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Activities near Durbin, WV


Recreation


Hunting

West Virginia Department of Natural Resources Web Page

Fishing

Daily Trout Stocking Report

Weather

Canoeing/Kayaking

The Greenbrier, Cheat and Potomac headwaters all offer spectacular boating opportunities within minutes of Durbin.   Rivers vary in difficulty from flatwater to Class 5 water for advanced boaters.   Prime boating season is from March through May, although late summer/early fall rains can bring water levels up.  River levels can be accessed via the American Whitewater Association website. 

Hiking

The Durbin area has numerous hiking opportunities easily accessed from town.   The West Fork Trail begins on the west end of Durbin and follows an old railroad bed along West Fork of the Greenbrier river to the community of Glady, WV.   The Allegheny Trail is a popular hiking trail for both through hikers and day hikers.  

Mountain Biking

A number of mountain biking routes lead into the Monongahela Forest  from Durbin.  Joeys Bike Shop in Elkins WV is an excellent resource for Durbin area mountain biking information. 

Festivals


Durbin Days Heritage Festival

Remember the fun times of long ago when you went to fireman's parade's and entered your grand daughter in the beauty contest? Well those times are still around in Durbin WV. Come enjoy the fun. Antique car show, carnival, craft show, train rides, a Grand Parade, fireworks, live entertainment and much, much more. This is the one event where people who now live all over the country return to enjoy these special festivities.

Camp Barefoot 8

Camp Barfeoot 8, aka CB8, is a 3-day camping event featuring local, regional and national musical acts. The styles range from Bluegrass, Jazz, Electronic, Rock and Reggae, just to name a few. NEW for this year - on Sunday afternoon we'll have a Bluegrass Jamboree with lots of great music! In addition to the music, CB8 also features the finest food,art and craft vendors, with many artists painting live to the music. CB8 is not just about the music, there is plenty to do for adults, children, and families!