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One Family’s Take on A Staycation at Opossum Creek

February 7, 2012 11:27 am 1 Comment

Recent guest Clinton Curtis wrote this blog post about his recent stay at Opossum Creek with his family. My wife... View Article

The Personal Touch – Meetings at Opossum Creek Retreat

February 1, 2012 6:38 pm Leave your thoughts

Doug Arbogast is an adjunct faculty member of Bridgemont Community and Technical College and Principal of Travel Green Appalachia.  He... View Article

ATTACK of the Wooly Adelgid! But never fear, the Cavalry is coming!

December 14, 2011 8:20 am Leave your thoughts

At Opossum Creek Retreat we are blessed with a location that allows us to provide maximum privacy and seclusion with... View Article

Why 250,000 Boy Scouts are Coming to The New River Gorge And You Should Too (Just Not at the Same Time!)

November 29, 2011 5:13 pm Leave your thoughts

The beauty of this area is all it takes to understand why the Boy Scouts of America chose to locate... View Article

An Often Missed Treasure: Kanawha Falls

August 9, 2011 2:37 pm Leave your thoughts

Have you been whitewater rafting in West Virginia? More than 100,000 people a year visit this area, seeking adventure to... View Article

What does the river mean to you?

July 12, 2011 1:10 pm Leave your thoughts

Being on, and around, a body of water has an interesting effect on people. For some, it becomes an extension... View Article

West Virginia Ghost Towns

May 4, 2011 2:36 pm 1 Comment

West Virginia is spotted with ghost towns, not of the haunted variety, but deserted. Coal and timber boom towns along... View Article

Ramps: Have You Tried the Wild Leek?

April 6, 2011 11:23 am Leave your thoughts

By: Rachel Davis From the moist, shady floors of Appalachian forests in late March and early April you can find... View Article

The Robin Snow

March 24, 2011 12:36 pm 1 Comment

Special Guest Post By: Rachel Davis Around here crocuses and daffodils are among the first spring flowers to emerge and... View Article

It’s Valentine’s Day Which Makes it Couples Season

February 14, 2011 8:42 am Leave your thoughts

It’s couples season. For everyone. Which, naturally, means spring is near. Bear with me, this will seem a bit of... View Article