Leave behind your everyday worries and escape to Berkeley County, WV, where small town meets big adventure. Berkeley County offers the ultimate outdoor experience, from our rugged hiking paths to the scenic nature paths, public parks, fishing streams and nature preserves.
Lose yourself in the area’s vibrant fall foliage along the numerous hiking, walking and biking trails, from the bright oranges and reds to awe-inspiring waterfalls and incredible rock formations. Whether you want your outdoor adventure to span days or hours, you’ll never grow bored of the area’s extensive nature trails, catering to everyone from amateurs to hiking experts.
Breathe in the crisp air as you explore the 23,000-acre Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area that contains hiking, camping, fishing and boating opportunities. The Route 9 walking and biking trail stretches between Martinsburg and the Charles Town/Ranson area and offers users immersive fall views and diverse terrain from flat land to sloping hills.
If observing nature is more your style, Berkeley County has two nature preserves that house wide variety of bird and plants. Stauffer’s Marsh Nature Preserve, in Back Creek Valley, and the Yankauer Nature Preserve each offer easy walking trails to allow visitors to observe the different plant species and trees that inhabit the reserves.
Continue your spirit of adventure from the outdoors to your plate as you fill your plate with the best of local dining. Roll up your sleeves with a messy burger from the Blue White Grill or taste seasonal specialties from Brix 27 – making sure to sample from their vast wine selection. End your meal on a sweet note with a slice, or two, of delectable cheesecake from Everything Cheesecake where you can stay true to the classic flavors or go wild with a tasty fall treat.
Change your view from the office window to the beautiful foliage of Berkeley County, WV. Plan your custom vacation and outdoor adventures through the Martinsburg-Berkeley County CVB’s website, www.travelwv.com or the CVB’s free app “Visit Martinsburg, WV.” The Martinsburg-Berkeley County CVB can be reached at 304-264-8801.