COVID-19 Update

Under Gov. Justice’s reopening plan, West Virginia Strong – The Comeback, the Hatfield-McCoy Trails will be permitted to have a limited reopening effective Thursday, May 21, 2020.

While riders will be allowed on the trails, all trailhead facilities and welcome centers, as well as the visitor center for the trail system, will remain closed. All parking areas at the trailheads will remain open for use.


Mercer County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Nearby Trails

The rich history and culture of Appalachia is captured in Mercer County, WV. In the southern WV coalfields, the stories of the miners and the rich culture that emerged speak to us even a century later. Let us share our story of Miners and Millionaires. See the hardships of the coal miners and the lavish lives of the mine operators. Experience America’s authentic coal story in our museums and historic sites. Unwind in the beautiful scenery of the Appalachian Mountains. Four seasons country is right in our back yard, with a beautiful display of natural beauty in the spring as well as vivid color in the foliage of the fall. Among the beautiful scenery and sites, lie many opportunities for outdoor adventure. To really get your heart pounding, roar through the mountains on an ATV or mountain bike, or ski down the mountain with the wind in your hair. Adventure is just around the corner in the southern gateway region. Come enjoy one of our fairs and festivals, such as Princeton Autumnfest, Italian Festival or Bramwell Oktoberfest, just to name a few. Relax in a historic bed and breakfast and enjoy amenities of the area. Golf on some of the finest courses in Southern West Virginia or fish in the spectacular scenery of the mountains. Take in a baseball game with one of our two Appalachian league Professional baseball teams, the Princeton Rays and the Bluefield Orioles. Shop in our unique galleries and specialty shops. Visit us in Mercer County, WV for some small town, southern hospitality. You will love it so much, you may want to stay! Mercer County, WV