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Apple Blossom Mall

Apple Blossom Mall
(540) 665-0201

Apple Blossom Mall offers a relaxed and comfortable shopping environment located at the TOP of the scenic Shenandoah Valley in Virginia.

1850 Apple Blossom Drive
Winchester, VA 22601

Turn right onto US-522 / N Washington St / WV-9. Continue to follow US-522 S (Crossing into Virginia). 33.5 miles
Merge onto VA-37 N via the ramp on the left toward Martinsburg. 2.3 miles
Merge onto I-81 S toward Roanoke. 3.9 miles
Merge onto US-17 N / Millwood Ave / US-50 W / US-522 N via exit 313B toward Winchester. 0.3 miles.
Turn slight left onto E Jubal Early DR. 0.1 miles.
Turn LEFT onto US-17 / APPLE BLOSSOM DR / US-50 / US-522. Continue to follow APPLE BLOSSOM DR. <0.1 miles.
End at 1850 Apple Blossom Dr.

Bicycling around town


Amazingly flat and beautiful, long bike trails next to the C&O canal towpath, created by paving old, unused railroad tracks. No need to bring your own bikes. Rent them affordably and then ride them right on the 21 mile Rail Trail adjoining C&O Bicycle, or ride on the even longer C&O Canal towpath. Choose from recumbent bikes, cruisers, tandems, or regular bikes.

The Western Maryland Rail Trail
Bicycling - Rails to Trails
Western Maryland Rail Trail

Amazingly flat and beautiful, long bike trails next to the C&O canal towpath, created by paving old, unused railroad tracks.
Berkeley Springs Bowlerama

7 miles South on Rt 522
Daily 12 lanes of 10 pin bowling with cosmic bowling on Fri and Sat nights.
Cacapon Mountain  Overlook
Cacapon Mountain Overlook at Cacapon State Park

Just a short drive up the rugged Cacapon Mountain, guests can enjoy an outstanding view of the valley below beholding Cacapon State Park. The overlook is accessible by vehicle May through October. Adventurous hikers can access this view year round.

Prospect Peak Scenic Overlook: now known as the Panorama Overlook

This overlook is easily accessible by vehicle off the park on Route 9 where there is a roadside pull off. Once visited frequently by George Washington this headland overlooks the Potomac and Great Cacapon Valleys and three states: WV, PA, MD.
Cacapon State Park

Cacapon State Park

Cacapon Resort Park received its name from being located in the shadows of the wide expanse of Cacapon Mountain. This mountain is the highest peak in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia reaching an elevation of 2,300 feet. The Cacapon River parallels the mountain in a meandering route beneath the mountains western slope.

Cacapon (pronounced CaCApon) is a derivative of a Shawnee Indian word meaning "medicine waters". It refers to the areas renowned medicinal waters, which have been acclaimed throughout history for their healing powers. These waters come to the surface approximately ten miles from Cacapon at the nearby Berkeley Springs State Park.

Listing of Outdoor Recreation Activities:

• Hiking
• Horseback Riding
• Nature and Recreations Programs
• Swimming, Paddle Boating, Canoeing, Playgrounds, & Games
• Fishing
• Golf
• Game Courts (basketball, tennis, volleyball, etc.)
• Picnic Areas
• Scenic Overlook

Clement's Outdoor Adventures

Clement's Outdoor Adventures

Guided Great Outdoor Trips: Hiking, Mountain Biking, Road and Trail Biking, Canoeing, Kayaking, Tubing, Fishing, Historical/Civil War Tours, Backpacking, and Winter Sports.

31 John Street
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411




Varying settings for fishing are found on the Potomac and Cacapon rivers, and area streams. Also the lakes at Cacapon State Park, Coolfont Resort and Sleepy Creek Wildlife Area have access to fishing. The Ridge Fish Hatchery breeds famous West Virginia trout used to stock local lakes. Sleepy Creek Lake has bass, sunfish, pike and crappie.

Fish Hatchery

Fish Hatchery

The Ridge Fish Hatchery breeds famous West Virginia trout used to stock local lakes. Sleepy Creek Lake has bass, sunfish, pike, and crappie. You can watch the hatchling fish (also call fry) in the ponds of the hatchery, see the species of trout native to the area and feed them.

Located right on Rt. 522 South, just north of the Virginia-West Virginia Line; from Berkeley Srings go south on Rt. 522 pass Cacapon State Park, pass the Timber Ridge Motel, you will see Fish Hatchery Road on your left there is also a big blue house in the intersection of Fish Hatchery Road and 522, make a left onto Fish Hatchery Road and then an immediate left into the parking area of the hatchery. The hatchery is open to the public year round until dusk each day.

Fort Frederick State Park
Fort Frederick State Park
11100 Fort Frederick Road, Big Pool, MD 21711, (301) 842-2155

The site of Maryland's frontier defense during the French and Indian War (1754-1763), the Fort's stone wall and two barracks have been restored to their 1758 appearance. Historic displays are in the Fort, barracks, and Visitor Center. The park annually holds military reenactments and other special events. Park lands adjoin the Potomac River, and the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal passes through park acreage. Tours are available by request. Daily Living History programming is available from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

The stone fort, named in honor of Maryland's Lord Proprietor, Frederick Calvert, Sixth Lord Baltimore, was erected by Governor Horatio Sharpe in 1756 to protect English settlers from the French and their Indian allies. Fort Frederick was unique because of its large size and strong stone wall. Most other forts of the period were built of wood and earth. The fort served as an important supply base for English campaigns. During 1763, an Ottawa Indian chief named Pontiac forged a massive Indian uprising. Several hundred settlers and militia force sought protection within the fort during this brief uprising.

Fort Frederick saw service again during the American Revolution as a prison for Hessian (German) and British soldiers. In 1791, the State of Maryland sold the fort. For the next 131 years, the fort and surrounding area were farmed.

In 1922, the State of Maryland re-purchased the fort. Throughout the 1920's, the State began development of Maryland's first state park. During the Great Depression of the 1930's, a company of the Civilian Conservation Corps was assigned to the park to reconstruct the dilapidated stone wall, perform archaeology with the reconstruction of the enlisted men's barracks stone wall, and locate the foundations of the original interior buildings. Restoration continued in 1975. Future plans include reconstruction of the Officer's Quarters and other defensive works.

DIRECTIONS: 16 Miles / 20 Minutes, Take I-70 EAST towards HAGERSTOWN, Take EXIT 12 (BIG POOL EXIT), Continue approximately 1 mile on MD- ROUTE 56 SOUTH
Game Courts

Game Courts

Public tennis, basketball, and volleyball courts are found at Cacapon State Park and Biser Street Park in town.

The former Coolfont Resort has tennis courts as does Cacapon State Park.

Paw Paw Town Park has a softball field and playground.

The Morgan County Recreation Area provides five ball fields for league play. Spectators are welcome.

Go Karts

Go Karts

Timber Ridge Go-Karts and Mini-Golf open for daily family fun during the summer months, weekends in spring and fall. Great track just south of Cacapon State park.

Timber Ridge Motel
12 miles south off Rt 522 304-258-4888. Days and hours seasonal call for schedule. "U-drive" go-karts and a 9 hole (24 par) mini-golf course.




There are two opportunities for you to golf close by Hummingbird Hill. The championship golf course, designed by the famous golf course designer Robert Trent Jones Sr., is located at Cacapon State Park which is directly across the road from the Cacapon South development where Hummingbird Hill is located.

The course at The Woods Resort offers an 18-hole championship Mountain View course for low handicappers and the new Stony Lick midlength course.

Miniature Golf

Golf, Minature

Cold Run Driving Range & Mini Golf
Rt 9W 1 mile off Rt 522

Open Mon, Thurs, Fri- noon-dark; Sat & Sun 9am-dark
Driving Range and 19 hole Mini Golf.
Picnic tables available for parties and reunions.

Timber Ridge Motel
12 miles south off Rt 522 304-258-4888. Days and hours seasonal call for schedule. "U-drive" go-karts and a 9 hole (24 par) mini-golf course.

Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry
P.O. Box 65 | Harpers Ferry, West Virginia 25425 | (304) 535-6298

The history of Harpers Ferry has few parallels in American history. It is more than one event, one date, or one individual. It is multi-layered – involving a diverse number of people and events that influenced the course of our nation's history. Harpers Ferry witnessed the first successful application of interchangeable manufacture, the arrival of the first successful American railroad, John Brown's attack on slavery, the largest surrender of Federal troops during the Civil War, and the education of former slaves in one of the earliest integrated schools in the United States.

John Brown's Raid
John Brown believed he could free the slaves, and he selected Harpers Ferry as his starting point. Determined to seize the 100,000 weapons at the Harpers Ferry Arsenal and to use the Blue Ridge Mountains for guerrilla warfare, abolitionist Brown launched his raid on Sunday evening, October 16, 1859. His 21-man "army of liberation" seized the Armory and several other strategic points. Thirty-six hours after the raid begun, with most of his men killed or wounded, Brown was captured in the Armory fire engine house (now known as "John Brown's Fort") when U.S. Marines stormed the building. Brought to trial at nearby Charles Town, Brown was found guilty of treason, of conspiring with slaves to rebel, and murder. He was hanged on December 2, 1859. John Brown's short-lived raid failed, but his trial and execution focused the nation's attention on the moral issue of slavery and headed the country toward civil war.

The Civil War
The Civil War had a profound and disastrous effect on Harpers Ferry, leaving a path of destruction that wrecked the town's economy and forced many residents to depart forever. Because of the town's strategic location on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at the northern end of the Shenandoah Valley, Union and Confederate troops moved through Harpers Ferry frequently. The town changed hands eight times between 1861 and 1865.

On April 18, 1861, less than 24 hours after Virginia seceded from the Union, Federal soldiers set fire to the Armory and Arsenal to keep them out of Confederate hands. The Arsenal and 15,000 weapons were destroyed, but the Armory flames were extinguished and the weapons-making equipment was shipped south. When the Confederates abandoned the town two months later, they burned most of the factory buildings and blew up the railroad bridge.

Federal forces re-occupied Harpers Ferry in 1862. During the Confederacy's first invasion of the North, on September 15, 1862, Maj. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson surrounded and captured the 12,500 non-Union garrison stationed here. When the Federals returned to Harpers Ferry after the Battle of Antietam, they began transforming the surrounding heights into fortified encampments to protect both the town and the railroad. In 1864, Union Gen. Philip H. Sheridan used Harpers Ferry as his base of operations against Confederate troops in the Shenandoah Valley.

African-American History
African-Americans have been a part of the Harpers Ferry story since before the American Revolution. The first black arrived here in the mid-1700s as a slave to Robert Harper. By the time of John Brown's Raid in 1859, about ten percent of the town's residents were black. The town's 150 slaves, considered property, could be rented out, sold, used as collateral for business transactions, or given away. Another 150 "free" blacks often worked as laborers or teamsters, but some prospered as skilled masons, plasterers, butchers, and blacksmiths.

During the Civil War, Harpers Ferry became one of many Union garrison towns where runaway slaves, or "contraband," sought refuge. Following the Civil War, New England Freewill Baptist missionaries acquired several vacant Armory buildings on Camp Hill and, in 1867, started Storer College, an integrated school designed primarily to educate former slaves but open to students of all races and both genders. Frederick Douglass served as a trustee of the college, and delivered a memorable oration on the subject of John Brown here in 1881.

By the end of the 19th century, the promise of freedom and equality for blacks had been buried by Jim Crow laws and legal segregation. To combat these injustices, Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois and other leading African-Americans created the Niagara Movement, which held its second conference on the campus of Storer College in 1906. The Niagara Movement was a forerunner to the NAACP.

In 1954, legal segregation was finally ended by the landmark school desegregation decision handed down by the Supreme Court in Brown v. The Board of Education. A year later Storer College closed its doors. Today the National Park Service continues the college's educational mission by using part of the old campus as a training facility.

The United States Armory and Arsenal, established here in 1799, transformed Harpers Ferry from a remote village into an industrial center. Between 1801 and the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861, the Armory produced more than 600,000 muskets, rifles, and pistols, and employed, at times, over 400 workers. Inventor John H. Hall pioneered interchangeable firearms manufacture at his Rifle Works between 1820-1840, and helped lead the change from craft-based production to manufacture by machine.

Before the Civil War, Virginius Island boasted a number of private industries, including a sawmill, flour mill, machine shop, two cotton mills, tannery, and iron foundry. Lewis Wernwag, a noted bridgebuilder from Philadelphia, was one of the island's first entrepreneurs. Following the war, two water-powered pulp mills were erected along the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers. Today only ruins remain of Harpers Ferry's 19th-century industrial heyday.

The convergence here of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, the Winchester & Potomac Railroad, and the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal in the mid-1830s inaugurated an era of economic and industrial growth that lasted until the Civil War. Trains and boats reduced travel time from days to hours and served as avenues for local commerce. German and Irish laborers who helped to build the railroad and canal later settled in the area and diversified the local culture. The ferry service operated by Robert Harper in the mid-1700s became obsolete as bridges spanned the rivers. Even George Washington promoted commerce in the region as first president of the Patowmack Company, which was formed in 1785 to permit boats of "shallow draft" to navigate the Potomac River. Today, only the railroad remains as an active reminder of the town's rich transportation heritage.

Natural Heritage
The Harpers Ferry water gap has attracted human attention for centuries. Native Americans, early settlers, railroad, and canal used the gap in the Blue Ridge as an avenue of travel and transport. The rivers that carved the gap also produced power for the town's mills and factories. Hardwoods from the mountains provided charcoal for industry and fuel for stoves. Harpers shale afforded excellent building material. Although severe floods have sometimes ravaged what human hands have built, the land here has proven resilient.

Today, wetlands fill abandoned canals and plants and animals use old ruins as homes. Throughout years of human alteration and natural reclamation, the picturesque landscape has remained a constant – inspiring writers, artists, and millions of visitors. Thomas Jefferson, for instance, described the scene here as "worth a voyage across the Atlantic" in his Notes on the State of Virginia.

DIRECTIONS, 47 Miles / 1 Hour:
Turn at the stoplight at the Sheetz Gas Station.
Take Interstate 81 SOUTH Take EXIT 12.
Make a LEFT onto WV-45 EAST / ROUTE 9 EAST at the bottom of the exit ramp.
Take 340 NORTH towards HARPERS FERRY, Continue on 340.
Turn RIGHT at the traffic light and proceed to the Harpers Ferry NHP Cavalier Heights Visitor Center (follow the signs).

There is a $5.00 park entrance fee (valid for three days)

Hiking Trails
Horseback Riding near Coolfont
Horseback Riding - Near Coolfont
*Now Privately Owned and Operated Stables

Hours Services Are Offered Currently Vary Due to Transition
Horseback Riding at Cacapon State Park

Horseback Riding - Cacapon State Park

From Easter through Thanksgiving, mountain trail rides originate from Cacapon State Park. One of the most popular rides starts in the state park and crosses along the top of Cacapon Mountain for 10 miles to the historically and geologically prominent Cacapon Rocks. With its spectacular views of the Cacapon River Valley, the Rocks were a common destination for 18th and 19th century riders, George Washington wrote often of his daily rides there.

Berkeley Springs State Park
Leisurely Stroll at Berkeley Springs State Park

Perhaps you arrived in the early afternoon and are looking for some activities. Visit “The Square” area of Berkeley Springs and enjoy the Berkeley Springs State Park where you can see for yourself where the warm mineral springs naturally bubble up, sample the sparkling and abundant natural water, wade in the soothing mineral springs as the colonials did since the mid-1700s, or swim in the community pool (in season).
WV Licenses


When hunting or fishing in West Virginia, whether on public or private land, you are required to have a state issued hunting or fishing license as per State Regulations.

Please consider one of the following places for acquiring a West Virginia Fishing or Hunting License:

Roy’s Service Center
404 South Washington Street
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411

Cacapon State Park (Fishing License Only)
Berkeley Springs, WV

Dori’s Deli
Great Cacapon, WV

Sleepy Creek Public Wildlife Management Area

Martinsburg Mall

Martinsburg Mall

800 Foxcroft Avenue
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Shopping Hours
Mon to Sat 10am - 9pm
Sun 12pm - 6pm

Turn LEFT onto US-522 / N WASHINGTON ST / WV-9.
Continue to follow US-522 N. 5.9 miles,
Merge onto I-70 E toward HAGERSTOWN. 24.2 miles,
Take the I-81 NORTH & S exit- EXIT 26- toward ROANOKE / HARRISBURG. 0.1 miles,
Merge onto I-81 S toward ROANOKE. 16.2 miles,
Take the CR-15 / KING STREET exit- EXIT 13- toward DOWNTOWN. 0.2 miles,
Turn LEFT onto CR-15. 0.2 miles,
Turn RIGHT onto FOXCROFT AVE / FAIRCROFT LN. Continue to follow FOXCROFT AVE. 0.3 miles, End at 800 Foxcroft Ave.

MOrgan County Observatory

Morgan County Observatory

Housing a rare Cassegrain telescope, the cedar-sided observatory with rotating dome is open for scheduled public viewing and star shows. On a ridge about 10 miles south of Berkeley Springs on Winchester Grade Road, next to Greenwood School. (304) 258-1013.

Directions to Morgan County Observatory: From Berkeley Springs, follow Rt 522 South 2 miles and take a left on Winchester Grade Rd (Rt 13), then travel 9 miles and park at the school on the left. For more information, see www.nitesky.org.

Old Bedford Village

Old Bedford Village
(814) 623-1156

Old Bedford Village welcomes you to discover America's history. Our living history village brings the past into the present. Old Bedford Village offers a rich variety of educational and entertainment activities. Visitors of all ages will enjoy our military and civilian re-enactments, colonial crafts, exhibits and instructions, festivals, murder/mystery evenings, old fashioned Christmas celebrations and more!

220 Sawblade Rd.
Bedford, PA 15522

Panorama Overlook

Panorama Overlook

Visit the Panorama Overlook located west along Rt. 9 approximately 3 miles from Berkeley Springs. A pull-off provides a scenic view of three states and two rivers rated by National Geographic as one of the five best in the East. The scene also encapsulates America's transportation history showing the C&O Canal on the Maryland side of the river and the B&O Railroad on the West Virginia side.

Paw Paw Tunnel

Paw Paw Tunnel

Two hours takes you on a round trip along winding roads west through interesting geology to the Paw Paw Tunnel, largest manmade structure on the C&O Canal.

Before there were highways, railways, and subways, there were canals. Engineers built hundreds of canals in the United States between 1790 and 1855, the Canal Age, because they were the cheapest and most reliable form of transportation at the time. Canal construction inspired some of America's first tunnels, long before the invention of drills and explosives. The Paw Paw Tunnel, on the Maryland-West Virginia border, remains one of the longest canal tunnels from this era.

Prine Outlets

Prime Outlets

This beautiful center provides more than 450,000 square feet of famous brand names at great prices. You will find more than 100 designer and specialty outlet stores featuring men's, women's and children's apparel, housewares, electronics, gifts, shoes. and other accessories.

495 Prime Outlets Boulevard
Hagerstown , Maryland 21740
(301) 790-0300
(888) 883-6288
Fax:(301) 790-2479

Monday – Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Center closed on Easter, Thanksgiving Day, & Christmas Day

From Berkeley Springs, go to the stop sign at the intersection of Independence St. and Washington St., Make a left onto Washington St. continue for approximately 6 miles past the town of Hancock, MD to I-70 East toward Hagerstown.
Take Exit 29 B, Route 65 and follow signs to Prime Outlets.

Pro Magic Jump Rentals

Pro Magic Jump Rentals

183 Morgan Lane
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
304-258-8301 Business
304-582-1555 Cell

Fun for Everyone! Parties, Festivities, Churches, Schools, Fire Halls, Charties,
Fund-Raisers Celebrations, Sports Organizations, Family Reunions, Fairs,& Carnivals

Quail Hollow Farm

Quail Hollow Farm - Herbs & Flowers

Quail Hollow Farm offers a sweeping panoramic vista of mountains, orchards, and fields to enjoy while checking out the wide selection of hard to find herbs, as well as many varieties of the familiar favorites.

River Riders

River Riders

White water rafting, tubing, kayaking, canoeing, mountain biking, fishing adventures, outdoor adventure camp, and team building by nature on the beautiful Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers (class I-III) in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia where Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia come together.

Rodeo Events

Rodeo Events

Rodeo fans can enjoy sanctioned events at the outdoor Triple B Arena along historic Sir Johns Run. Held on Sunday afternoons, activities feature team sorting, barrel racing, and team roping. Occasional special events include country music concerts and full-scale rodeos.

Sideling Hill Wildlife Management Area

Sideling Hill Wildlife Management Area

Location - Sideling Hill Visitor Center is located 33 miles west of Hagerstown, and 6 miles west of Hancock on Interstate 68. For outdoor enthusiasts, this is a prime location for mountain scenery and wildlife. More Information

The Star Movie Theater

Star Theater

Historic Movie Theater. See a movie at The Depression-Era Star Movie Theater. It lights up the block north of the springs with its neon marquee. A traditional neighborhood mom and pop movie house with the best popcorn in four states, the Star shows a movie every weekend night.

Summer Free Concert Series in Berkeley Springs State Park

Summer Concert Series

Since 1987, free concerts in Berkeley Springs State Park every Saturday in July and August at 5:30pm have been MAC's signature program. Families sit on blankets, children wade in the run, and senior citizens line up their lawn chairs under the trees. Professional musicians perform music ranging from reggae and steel drums to swing, blues, and jazz.

Swimming from the Cacapon State Park Beach


There are sand beaches and lake wwimming with lifeguards, during the summer season, at Cacapon State Park.

The public swimming pool in Berkeley Springs State Park is open daily from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Tom's Run Outfitters

Tom's Run Outfitters

Check out the canoeing and tubing trips on the Potomac River from Hancock Maryland (located only 5 miles north of Berkeley Springs) at Tom's Run Outfitters.

Valley Mall

Valley Mall

17301 Valley Mall Road
Hagerstown, MD21740
Phone: (301) 582-0700

Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Directions: Turn on N WASHINGTON ST[US-522], Continue to follow US-522, Take ramp onto I-70 EAST toward HAGERSTOWN, Take exit #26/I-81 NORTH & SOUTH onto I-81 NORTH toward HARRISBURG , Take exit #5A/HALFWAY BLVD onto HALFWAY BLVD toward HALFWAY - go 0.6 mi.

Animqted Christmas Tree

Select and Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

Choose and cut your own Christmas tree from local tree farms. Mock's Greenhouse & Landscaping offers a great way to spend a brisk winter afternoon, roaming through the variety of evergreens to choose your own Christmas tree and cut it down with a hand saw provided by the tree farm. The Mock Family owns and operates their tree farm. The family will be on their respective farms to assist you with shaking and wrapping your tree for transport. Mock's aslo has an assortment of pre-cut trees available as well.

DIRECTIONS to Mock's Greenhouse & Landscaping: Take Rt. 522 South to Tanglewood Lane approximately 2-3 miles, turn right onto Tanglewood Lane, follow signs to Mock's Greenhouse & Landscaping.

For the less ambitious there are a variety of vendors who sell pre-cut trees throughout the Christmas Season at various locations throughout town.


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