LOST RIVER FARMERS MARKET. Great local produce, fantastic breakfast sandwiches, specialty baked goods, and wines and great local events. Be sure to check their hours.
The Wardensville Garden Market is also great stop on the way in from DC to stock up on locally grown produce, great baked goods, and other local fare. All done for a great cause.
Kerr's in Wardensville is a good spot on the way from DC. Moorefield has a Walmart and Food Lion. A handful of fast food options in Moorefield as well.
HIKING- So much great hiking in the area but these are a few of our favorites.
Cranny Crow Overlook. A lot of great trails in the park but this one is our favorite. An absolute must do.
Seneca Rocks. A beautiful drive south from the Barn to Seneca Rocks and an amazing hike.
DOLLY SODS. a truly unique landscape with a cool history that is definitely worth the visit.
Below is a great Washington Post article about this special place.
Tons of great kayaking in the area. The Trough is one of the best local spots. The Trough General Store rents Kayaks.
A handful of options to pick from. Kimsey's Run Lake is the closest option. A DNR stocked reservoir. Trout, Bass, and Panfish aplenty.
Parker Hollow Lake and Upper Cove are also DNR stocked.
Great options for Kayak fishing in the South Fork of the Potomac and the Cheat River as well. Please check out a few of the websites below for more info.South Fork Fishing Review
Please also check out more local resources at VISITHARDYWV.COM
LOST RIVER TRADING POST is open seven days a week located in Wardensville, WV and features all American-made products along with over 200 local artists, crafters, and woodworkers. Sit a spell inside or on the deck or front porch and enjoy a treat from the scratch bakery or craft beer, wine and espresso bar.
Arts and Entertainment
Don’t forget to visit the Lost River Artisans Cooperative, filled with a range of quality items from hand thrown pottery; forged metal tools and art; fused glass; jewelry; and hand spun wool to locally made maple syrup and much more. There’s also a museum of local artifacts on the bottom floor of the cooperative, which is in an old barn.
Friends and Supporters
Lost River Barn features shea butter soap by Savannah Essentials. We discovered them years ago at their Eastern Market booth and we’ve been getting their soaps ever since.