Planning a Trip to Grant County

Lodging

Hermitage Motor Inn*
203 Virginia Ave.
PO Box 1077
Petersburg, WV26847
(304)257-1711

Homestead Inn and Motel*
HC59, Box 146
1.5 mi. W on SR 55 and 28
26847
(304) 257-1049

South Branch Inn*
1.3 mi. N. on US 220/SR28
PO Box 664
Moorefield , WV  26836
(304) 538-2033

Additional lodging information can be found at: http://wvweb.com/www/travel_recreation/potomachighlands.html

County Courthouse information

Grant County Courthouse
5 Highland Avenue
Petersburg, WV 26847
(304)257-4550

Grant Public Library

Grant County Public Library
1 N. Main Street
Petersburg, WV 26847

Places to see

Smoke Hole Caverns* 8 mi. SW on SR2 28/55.Unusual formations include one of the world's longest ribbons stalactites and an underground lake and stream. 

Dolly Sods
http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/mnf/sp/dolly_sods_wilderness.htm
For Image: http://www.fsvisimages.com/doso1/doso1.html

Smoke Hole lies along Smoke Hole Rd. N of Upper Tract (Pendleton county).  It is a half mile deep gorge formed by the South Branch of the Potomac River.  A road leads  NW from US 220, traverses a portion of the gorge and ends at the Big Bend Campground.  Access to Smoke Hole is south via FR 74 from the SR28 intersection at Cabins. 

Spruce Knob - Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area*
Seneca Rocks is US33 and SR28 at the town of Seneca Rocks.  Seneca Rocks Interpretive Center offers a variety of programs including slides, films, hikes and outdoor demonstrations

Spruce Knob is W of US33 by a forest road about 2.5 mi S. of Riverton.  Spruce Knob is the highest point in West Virginia.  Features an observation tower and interpretive trail.  Note:  Road is only partially paved with no shoulders in some areas. 
http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/mnf/sp/sksrnra.html

* Source AAA Tour Book.

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