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.


The Mountaineer Hotel

Nearby Trails

The Mountaineer is a historic hotel that offers modern conveniences at an affordable price. Amenities include a flat screen television with cable service, wireless internet, refrigerator, iron/board and hair dryer. Guests also have access to a free gaming area, kitchenette, bottled water and indoor parking. Coffee service is available at the front desk.    The hotel has provided accommodations for many important figures of entertainment, industry, and politics. Some prominent names are:

 President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt  Greer Garson, Dorothy Lamour, and Paul Newman  June Carter-Cash, Loretta Lynn, George Morgan, Merle Travis, and Conway Twitty  The Oprah Winfrey Show

A complete list of the hotel’s famous guests can be found at:

For visitors of the Hatfield-McCoy Trails, the hotel is within a quarter of a mile of the Buffalo Mountain trailhead. Recreational vehicles can be driven from the hotel. It is an easy drive to the Devil Anse trailhead as well.

Trail permits can be purchased at the hotel’s front desk.

The hotel is next door to the historic Coal House, which serves as the area’s tourism center, and is within walking distance to restaurants, auto/ATV repair shops and a 7-11 convenience store.


For more information about the hotel, visit us at our website ( or on Facebook!