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Cheat Summit Fort

Monongahela National Forest, Elkins, WV
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Awesome place in the mountains of west virginia

Love visiting this place. It is very educating on the civil war. Cheat mountain is a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2017
kimandalanhamrick
via mobile
Take the Train ride up Tunnel Mountain to Cheat Falls

This was a relaxing, leisurely trip along the Cheat River to the top of the mountain. The fall... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2015
ILee777
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Dublin, Virginia
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13 Jan 2017
“Awesome place in the mountains of west virginia”
21 Oct 2015
“Take the Train ride up Tunnel Mountain to Cheat Falls”
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Monongahela National Forest, Elkins, WV
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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Love visiting this place. It is very educating on the civil war. Cheat mountain is a beautiful place and would recommend a visit to anyone coming to West Virginia wanting a peaceful experience.

2  Thank kimandalanhamrick
Reviewed 22 October 2015

This was a relaxing, leisurely trip along the Cheat River to the top of the mountain. The fall colors were awesome and we enjoyed a buffet lunch on the train.

Thank ILee777
Reviewed 5 August 2015

There is very little signage/information at this location. After walking a long trail up the mountain side, we were disappointed to read that depending on the season of the year, you may sometimes be able to see the structure of where the cabin stood. Obviously,...More

Thank Schizodoc
Reviewed 1 May 2015

Loved the atmosphere and menu choices. High quality and yummy! Would definitely go there again! Very nice for special occasions and very nice to meet there with a large group of friends. Outdoor seating is available and you have a beautiful view of WV rolling...More

2  Thank juliemS5075GC
Reviewed 7 May 2014

Cheat Summit Fort is run by the USFS and is on a passable gravel road, the old Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike. Earthworks and a few interpretive signs remind visitors of the Union fortress in this howling wilderness of 1861-62. Should be seen in conjunction with Camp Allegheny...More

10  Thank civilwarguy
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