NEW Tree Top Canopy Tours! River Riders has a variety of fun activities which include rafting, canoeing, kayaking, tubing and NEW this year the Tree Top Canopy Tours. This new adventure includes 8 Zip Lines and 2 High Bridges. The Tours will take approximately 2 1/2 hours to complete and is guaranteed to be awesome fun for the whole family. Reservations are required. For more information please call 800-326-7238, or visit them online at www.riverriders.com.
This museum was established in 1970 by Robert E. Wallich who began collecting trains when he was just a child and never gave up his hobby for 72 years. There are trains of every size and make on display. Don't miss the 75-foot long operating Standard Gauge layout. Kids and adults alike will enjoy an outdoor miniature train ride. Open weekends April through October (weather permitting). For more information call (304) 725-2521.
The races began in 1933. Long famed for its exciting thoroughbred horse racing has both day and nighttime racing of over 200 racing days a year in luxurious surroundings. The races are four days a week. They also offer full card simulcasting with greyhound dogs. Video lottery now available, renovation has been completed. For reservations and group information call 304-725-7001.
Began in 1969, the Summit Point Motor Sports Park has 2 mile road racing circuit. You can find amateur sports car, Go-Cart and motorcycle racing for 21 weekends and 2 weekends of Vintage sports cars each year. You can even race around the Go-Cart track in the NEW KOA Sponsored Carts. For more information call 304-725-8444.
Shepherdstown is the oldest municipality in West Virginia. It is the home of Shepherd College founded in 1871. There is a monument on the Potomac River where John Rumsey gave the first public steamboat demonstration in 1787. The world's oldest and largest waterwheel operated Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill in 1739.