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Buckhannon & Upshur County, WV

In the heart of West Virginia and nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains is Buckhannon and Upshur County. This beautiful area offers the quiet simplicity and down-home friendliness of small-town life with an unusual and unexpected variety of attractions. From fairs and festivals to fishing, arts, local cuisine, and outdoor adventure, it’s easy to spend a long weekend in Buckhannon.

West Virginia Wildlife Center


163 Wildlife Rd., French Creek, WV 26218

Nestled in the forest, you’ll find a preserved piece of West Virginia’s heritage with black bears, mountain lions, white tail deer and more.

Ron Hinkle Glass


211 LibbyLu Lane, Buckhannon, WV 26201

Watch as ingredients are melted in a 2,400-degree furnace, hand-blown and slowly evolved into a finished work of art. 

McNemar House


112 Paradise Rd., Buckhannon, WV 26201

The McNemar House a great place to discover new musicians and artists. The intimate setting gives visitors the chance to see a show as well as meet with musicians and artists.

Buckhannon & Upshur County Visitor Center


14 E Main St., Buckhannon, WV 26201

Country Drives & Motorcycle Drives


14 E Main St., Buckhannon, WV 26201

Spring, summer, autumn or winter – no matter the season, the winding roads of West Virginia are always an adventure! 

Historic Buckhannon


14 E Main St., Buckhannon, WV 26201

See the Pringle Tree that was home of the Pringle Brothers from 1764 – 1767, or walk Main Street Trail for historic stories that paint a picture of how life use to be. 

¾ Café


29 E. Main St., Buckhannon, WV 26201

The coolest place in downtown Buckhannon. Fresh take on fresh ingredients.

C.J. Maggies


16 East Main St., Buckhannon, WV 26201

Since 1992, a local favorite. Eclectic décor, fresh ingredients and a fun place to hang out with family and friends.

Main Street Antiques


15 E Main St., Buckhannon, WV 26201

A fun and interesting place to find antique treasures.

Artistry on Main


27 East Main St., Buckhannon, WV 26201

Local artists and volunteers help create this unique retail experience.

Creative Classes at Artistry on Main


27 East Main St., Buckhannon, WV 26201

Many classes at Artistry on Main are great ways to meet local artists while getting step-by-step instructions to design your own artwork. 

Live Music


88 East Main St., Buckhannon, WV 26201 

Take in live music every Friday and Saturday night at 88 Restaurant & Lounge.  Good music, good food, good times.

Main Street Shopping, Dining & Antiquing


Main St., Buckhannon, WV 26201

Specialty shops, great dining and continuous downtown events draw people to browse the blocks of picturesque Main Street.

Float the Buckhannon River

http://www.tygartriveroutfitters.com/ and https://www.wvsup.com/

8070 Audra Park Rd., Belington, WV 26250

With multiple boat launches along the Buckhannon River and throughout West Virginia’s country-side, visitors can enjoy a leisurely paddle in the midst of scenic beauty. Rentals available.

Muskie Fishing


8070 Audra Park Rd., Belington, WV 26250

Anglers across the United States have discovered the Buckhannon River’s six-mile stretch that has yielded some remarkable fish.