Canyons are defined by rivers that wind their way down from mountains. And since West Virginia is filled with both mountains and rivers, it follows that it should be filled with canyons as well. Beautiful, rugged, wild canyons that will take your breath away each and every time you see them. We’ve chosen three among many to feature here, and each is well worth an entire day spent exploring the scenic views and diverse attractions they have to offer. Three canyons in three days – now that’s a West Virginia weekend road trip we can’t wait to add to the calendar!

Have you visited the New River Gorge, Blackwater Canyon, or Cheat Canyon before? Catch all three in one fell swoop; here’s the route.

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