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Visitors Services

May 16, 2013

First Aid

During regular working hours help is available through the Seneca Rocks Visitor Center. After-hours medical services are available at: Grant Memorial Hospital, Rt. 28 in Petersburg, (304) 257-1026

Emergency Services

In Grant County: (304) 257-1026; in Pendleton County: (304) 358-2200.

Climbers Rescue Unit

The Gendarme Climbing Shop located behind Harper's Store in the community of Seneca Rocks maintains a trained rock climbing rescue unit.


Information on motels, restaurants and other services available outside of the Forest Service facilities in the NRA may be obtained by calling the Grant County Chamber of Commerce at: (304) 257-2722. There is a variety of lodging and restaurants available in the vicinity of Seneca Rocks.

Camping in the NRA

There are two developed Forest Service campgrounds with in the NRA. Seneca Shadows is on Route 33, one mile south of Seneca Rocks. Big Bend is reached by State Route 2, off of U.S. Route 220, approximately nine miles north of Upper Tract. Camping is allowed in the NRA outside of designated areas. Pack out what you pack in and remove all traces of your visit. There are also many commercial camping facilities and other lodging accommodations in the surrounding Potomac Highlands region.

Community of Seneca Rocks

Harper's Country Store

Back Porch Restaurant

Yokum's Motel

Gendarme Climbing Shop

Seneca Rocks Mt. Guides

4-U Motel

Nearby Attractions

Smoke Hole Caverns

Seneca Caverns

Yokums' Vacationland

Visitor Center Hours

The Seneca Rocks Visitor Center is open April 1 - October 31 daily from 9 - 5:30, (and from November 1 - March 31 on weekends only from 9-4:30).

For further information contact:

Seneca Rocks Visitor Center

P.O. Box 13

Seneca Rocks, WV 26884

(304) 567-2827 (daily, except winter)

Potomac Ranger Station

Rt. 3, Box 240

Petersburg, WV 26847

(304) 257-4488

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