Making your home in Marlinton, WV, allows you to experience all that wild, wonderful West Virginia has to offer while still being close enough to civilization to send your kids to school! You’re a stone’s throw (roughly 27.8 miles) from a luxury resort with 278 acres of skiable mountain slopes. You can hop in a canoe, on a bike or just lace up your jogging shoes to take on the Greenbrier River Trail. You can visit two state parks and a national forest in a single day. If you really want to mix it up, you can attend an evening of arts and culture at the Pocahontas County Opera House and the very next day sample iguana nachos at the West Virginia Roadkill Cook-off. Variety is the spice of life, after all.
Marlinton WV Real Estate
Real estate in Marlinton, WV, is about rolling hills, views for days, hidden creeks, private lakes and an easy drive to Snowshoe. Though you may not find it all in one property, you never know what hidden gems you’ll find in homes and land for sale in Marlinton, WV.
Local Attractions in Marlinton, WV
Marlinton is close to a number of the must-see attractions in Pocahontas County. Those that can be found in Marlinton itself include the Marlinton Ranger Station in the Monongahela National Forest and two state parks. The local community has also restored a train depot that is over 100 years old and converted into an artisan co-op and business incubator. Stillwell Park is where families gather for activities like picnics and baseball. The cultural heart of the community is found in the Pocahontas County Opera House. Explore the links below to learn more about each of these Marlinton, WV, attractions.
|Monongahela National Forest||Watoga State Park||Pocahontas County Opera House|
|Beartown State Park||Stillwell Park||Artisan Co-op in Marlinton Railroad Depot|
Community Events in Marlinton, WV
There’s plenty of things to do in Marlinton, WV. If you’re the athletic type, you can participate in the Great Greenbrier River Race. It’s optionally a solo or team event involving canoeing, biking and running. You’ll also have the opportunity to compete in a full, 26.2-mile marathon along the Greenbrier River Trail. The finish line is in Marlinton’s Stillwell Park. If you’d rather be eating than running (or just hungry after racing), try the Wild Edibles Festival. For the bravest among you, Marlinton hosts the annual West Virginia Roadkill Cook-off during its Autumn Harvest Festival. Come and sample exotic dishes like squirrel gravy over biscuits, teriyaki-marinated bear, iguana nachos, wild boar, elk, turtle, partridge, grouse or just a simple deer sausage.
|Great Greenbrier River Race||Autumn Harvest Festival and Annual Roadkill Cook-off||Pioneer Days|
|Allegheny Echoes||Greenbrier River Trail Marathon||Wild Edibles Festival|
Schools in Marlinton, WV
If you’re moving to Marlinton, WV, with school-age children, you’ll be happy to know that Marlinton has both an elementary and a middle school. and is only about a 15-minute drive from the county’s only high school. Learn more about the Pocahontas County Board of Education or explore the websites of Marlinton’s schools below.
Getting to Marlinton, WV
Marlinton is located in Pocahontas County, WV, just off Route 219. Get directions to Marlinton, WV.