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Directions

The Summit is accessible by bus or vehicle via I77 and I64 (via SR-19) just outside of Beckley, WV.

The closest major airport is Yeager Airport in Charleston, WV (about 1 hour 15 minutes from The Summit). Airports in Charlotte, NC and Pittsburgh, PA (3.5-4 hours) may also be an option.

Amtrak offers rail service to Prince, WV (about 15 minutes from The Summit) via the Cardinal Line.

Please check back for updated information about shuttle service from Yeager Airport and Prince Station to The Summit.

Amenities & Businesses

There is a ton of fun stuff to do in West Virginia. We could list all kinds of things here, but the truth is there are great organizations who’ve already done the heavy lifting.

For straight up info on lodging, dining and things to do check out the West Virginia State Tourism website. Plus, there are a host of amazing convention & visitors bureaus (CVBs) who can hook you up with more local information.

New River Gorge CVB
Fayetteville CVB
Southern West Virginia CVB

And wherever you go, there are visitor centers—federal, state and local.

Natural Resources

West Virginia is probably best known for its rugged landscape and natural beauty. Amazing trails, overlooks and visitor centers abound in the Mountain State.

Between West Virginia State Parks and the National Park Service, there is no end to the adventures that await.

Looking to throw your line in the water? West Virginia is loaded with prime fishing. Visit the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources to find out licensing requirements.

History

How about historical attractions? West Virginia’s got ‘em in spades.

Take classes and immerse yourself in mountain culture at experiencewv.org.

A great all-round resource is the West Virginia Division of Culture and History.

Didn’t find what you were looking for? Please contact us at summit.program@scouting.org

What’s Included

All prices include food, program equipment use, and camping in tents and cots provided by The Summit.