Where to Stay
A few ideas on where to lay your head
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Mountain Creek Cabins Mountain Creek Cabin
Imagine a cozy log cabin in the heart of West Virginia’s majestic mountains, where you will awaken to romantic misty mornings, accompanied by a soft symphony of birds and a mountain stream, here, at Mountain Creek Cabins, located near Coopers Rock State Forest. Located only 25 minutes from Morgantown, the home of West Virginia University, Mountain Creek Cabins are a perfect place for you and your family to cheer on the Mountaineers and relax in your own mountain getaway. All seven cabins are fully furnished with everything you need for an overnight stay or an extended vacation. Check them out at www.mountaincreekcabins.com / 304-379-7548
Chestnut Ridge Regional Park
Picturesque Chestnut Ridge Park & Campground is surrounded by Coopers Rock State Forest and the West Virginia University Forest, creating an outdoor recreational area of over 16,000 acres. Located just 10 miles east of Morgantown West Virginia on Interstate 68 (exit 15 / Coopers Rock). Check them out at www.chestnutridgepark.com/ 304-594-1773
Other Accommodation Options
When you raft with Cheat River Outfitters, you can camp at our primitive campground (porta-john, picnic table, fire ring and field on the river) for FREE! There is no running water and you must bring everything you need and pack up your trash before departing Albright.
Looking for camping with more options?
- Cheat Canyon Campground – 304-329-6522
- Chestnut Ridge Regional Park – 304-594-1773
- Big Bear Lake – 304-379-4382
- Glade Farms Campground- 304-379-2267
- Pinehill Campground – 304-379-4612
- Coopers Rock State Forest – 304-594-1561
- Swallow Falls State Park (Maryland) – 1-888-432-2267
Do you love to raft don’t want to “rough it”? Try one of northern West Virginia’s fine resorts! The Waterfront Place Hotel by Marriott offers conference facilities, indoor pool, fitness center, full-service spa, the Rat Pack Lounge and the Regatta Grill. Lakeview Resort and Conference Center boasts 2 golf courses, indoor/outdoor pool, fitness center and several restaurants on-site. The Alpine Lake Resort is a smaller facility tucked into the mountains of Preston County.
There are several options when it comes to hotels/motels in the area. Just 20 minutes away, at Exit #29 off I-68 is a Microtel Inn and Suites a part of the Wyndam chain of hotels. The Sunset Inn is 25 minutes away in Friendsville, Maryland. COMING SOON (SPRING 2020) A BRAND NEW INN AND RESTAURANT IN KINGWOOD, WV. JUST 10 MINUTES AWAY FROM CRO. (We will keep you updated on name and opening date).
Morgantown, West Virginia is just 45 minutes away and is home to numerous chain hotels including Holiday Inn Express, Super 8, Fairfield Inn, Hampton Inn, and many more. Check out the Morgantown CVB for full listings.
Inns/B & B’s/Cabins
If something small and personal is more your style, try the Preston County Inn in Kingwood, WV (10 min.), Mountain Creek Cabins near Bruceton Mills, the Cheat River Lodge & Inn in Elkins (1.5 hour drive), the new Lake Manor Bed and Breakfast in Morgantown, or vacation cabin and home rentals at Alpine Lake with Clutter Realty. And always check out the everchanging AirBNB listings.