Things to Do
Discover Tucker County, West Virginia
Tucker County is famous for its endless outdoor recreation opportunities and stunning scenic beauty, but that is not all we have to offer. Great food, local brews, and distilled liquors are all hand crafted by local owner operators ready to give you their best. Art galleries and unique shopping keep it authentic with resident artists bringing a new face to our mountain communities.
How will you get Tucker’d in Tucker County, West Virginia? Whether you thrive on adrenaline or are more laid back, Tucker County has endless ways to make the most of this high-mountain paradise and its cool mountain vibes. Each of the four changing seasons brings with it a distinctive and transformed Tucker landscape, so a visit here is never exactly the same experience twice.
Lively historic mountain towns dotting the rugged landscape are a bygone to the era of coal mining and timbering.
Home to one of the south-east’s most recognized waterfalls, as well as a plethora of other falls found on our public lands.
Views as far as the eye can see are the norm when visiting Tucker County’s overlooks and Allegheny Highlands.
Born from the desire to create quality craft beer with clean Appalachian water, Mountain State Brewery and Stumptown Ales are the antithesis of micro-breweries in West Virginia. The breweries are conveniently located two miles from each other in Thomas and Davis, making tastings an all afternoon affair.
Distilled spirits or homemade wine are not new, as mountain folk have been practicing the craft for generations. Today, the craft is legal and refined as two distilleries and a mead winery bring the taste and smells to you. Set up a tour along with samplings from the men and women creating West Virginia’s native spirits.
Music representative of Appalachia and an attitude toward Tucker County living can be found weekly at one of our small venues or annual music festivals. From Canaan Valley to Parsons, WV live music has become a constant part of the fabric making up the character of our communities.
Tucker County’s story began slowly when farmers and trappers were bold enough to venture into daunting rugged terrain. As time moved on coal and timber became the economic driver, and relics are found on display today in Davis and Thomas. The Civil War also found itself front and center at Corricks Ford in Parsons, WV where informative signage and walking paths take you back in time.
When looking for original creativity and a true community of artists, look no further than the town of Thomas. This hotbed has been making waves for over a decade and the storefronts of Front Street are now dominated by contemporary and traditional art galleries along with stops in Davis, WV. Each spring Art Spring takes over Memorial Day Weekend throughout the county in celebration of imagination.