A Dazzling View Awaits At This Little-Known Overlook Near West Virginia's Blackwater Falls
For good reason, the main feature of West Virginia’s Blackwater Falls State Park in Davis, West Virginia is the renowned Blackwater Falls itself, a massive 62-foot cascade at the entrance to the Blackwater Canyon. But you’d be remiss to go all the way to the park to see this stunning waterfall and don’t take the time to explore some of the other beautiful vistas Blackwater Falls State Park has to offer!
It's appropriate that Blackwater Falls is the feature for which Blackwater Falls State Park is named. The torrent of amber-colored water pouring over sandstone cliffs as it rushes into the Blackwater Canyon is a sight not soon forgotten! But there are many other amazing sights scattered throughout this beautiful state park that are also not to be missed.
One such attraction that's often eclipsed by its famous neighboring waterfall is Pendleton Overlook.
Located at the end of an easy, .02-mile trail, Pendleton Overlook is a perfect spot to relax and take in scenery you'll be hard pressed to match anywhere else in the country.
With panoramic views of the rugged Blackwater Canyon and the serpentine river of the same name that winds through it, this overlook provides a stunning glimpse of one of West Virginia's finest scenes.
In addition to views of the canyon and the river, you can also spot Blackwater Falls State Park Lodge from the overlook!
Come in any season to enjoy the beauty this spot has to offer.
Have you taken the short walk up to Pendleton Overlook on a visit to Blackwater Falls State Park? What did you think?
The Pendleton Point Overlook can be accessed from the Pendleton Point Overlook Parking Lot in Blackwater Falls State Park in Davis, West Virginia. You can see its exact location on Google Maps
Interested in another beautiful feature of Blackwater Falls State Park that’s often overlooked? Learn more about Elakala Falls
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