Amelias at Windwood Fly-Inn Resort
Cross the dam and proceed to paved road (Cortland Road). Take a right and go 1.75 miles. Follow sign to Amelias (Windwood) on the left.
Breakfast/Dinners are straight forward with very good quality. Superior service. Reservations not usually required. Phone 304.866.7456
Mutley’s (in Davis, WV)
Approximately 3.5 miles north (Route 32) in Davis main drag.
Very good selection of steaks, poultry and some pasta. Make reservations always. Phone 304.259.4858
Timberline Restaurant
At the slopes at Timberline. Approximately 4.5 miles south on Route 32. Follow the signs.
Food is good. Relaxing atmosphere. Live music on Friday and Saturday (usually). Phone 800.766.9464
Whitegrass (open winters only)
From Northlake cabin… turn south on Route 32 and go approximately 3.5 miles. Take a left on Route 37/1 and go approximately 1.5 miles to Whitegrass.
Food is exceptional. Choice of 2 – 3 entrees only. Superior service. Reservations suggested. Phone 304.866.4114


Ride the ski lift, summer and fall. Time required from Northlake Cabin: 2 hours
Both Timberline and Canaan Ski areas operate lifts during the summer and fall for $7.00 per ride. Take Route 32 south from Northlake Cabin 4.5 miles south to Timberline or 5.5 miles south to Canaan on left.
Go to the Falls: Time required 1.5 hours
Drive 4.2 miles north just beyond Davis and take a left to Blackwater Falls State Park. Follow signs to the Falls.
Go to Dolly Sods
It’s 10,000 acres are a mecca for backcountry hikers. Not designed necessarily for casual hikers. Be prepared with compasses, topographical maps and proper attire.
Go canoeing on the Blackwater River: 3 – 6 hours
Drive 25 minutes to Parsons – Route 72 from Thomas
Ride Horses: 3 – 8 hours
Drive to Timberline 4.5 miles south on Route 32. Follow signs on left.
Ride Mountain Bikes
Call Blackwater Bikes to obtain information on various cycling venues or call Timberline Resort who also rents bikes.
Go to Whitegrass Touring Center (winters only)
Go cross country skiing or just have lunch because the food is great. 5 miles south (on the left).
Go Ice Skating
Available winters only at Canaan Valley Skate Park
Go Birding
Go to the Conservation Center, just 3.5 miles south on Route 32 on right. (just past the Exxon station) Review exhibits and request information on the best birding areas.
Go to Seneca Rocks:
4 – 8 hours
South 13 miles to Harman, then 15 miles east on 33. Hike the top of the rocks or simply go to the visitors center. It’s worth the drive. Visit the School of Rockcraft.
Go to MountainMade
Located in Thomas just 3 miles north of Davis. Follow the signs and visit West Virginia artisan products. Shop other stores in Thomas while you are there. Go to the Purple Fiddle (love the coffee).
See the Windmills:
45 minutes
Drive north past Thomas (follow signs for 219) until you see the Windmills, keep going until you are right on top