Enjoy a Winter Wonderland in Elkins, West Virginia

Brittle autumn leaves have fallen to the ground and cold, nippy winds give an inexpressible scent to the air. This means winter is right around the corner for West Virginia. Named as the Mountain State, our mountainous terrain and rolling hills make West Virginia the 4th snowiest state on the East Coast averaging 160 inches of snow per year. Avid skiers and snowboarders have been thinking about the first snowflakes since the leaves started changing. Elkins, West Virginia is conveniently located in the middle of 6 distinctive ski areas: Snowshoe Mountain Resort, Silver Creek Ski Area are within 45 miles while Canaan Valley Resort, Timberline Mountain, White Grass Ski Touring center, and Blackwater Falls Sled Run are only a mere 30 miles. Because of these ski areas, Randolph County is the ideal destination to winter vacation in the heart of West Virginia ski country.

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