Take in the View at Pendleton Point Overlook in Blackwater Falls SP

West Virginia Pendleton Point Parking

Added by Sarah Giek

This easily accessible overlook provides expansive views of Blackwater Canyon.

Pendleton Point Overlook in Blackwater Falls State Park provides visitors with expansive views of Blackwater Canyon.  The overlook is easily accessed via a short walk from the parking area and marks the widest and deepest point of the canyon.  The wooden platform has tower viewers so visitors can magnify the vista, but in my opinion the best vantage point is from the rocky outcrop 20 feet away.  In the winter, you can add to your adventure by cross country skiing from the overlook along the Pendleton Trace Trail.

Blackwater Falls State Park offers beautiful scenery as well as many amenities.  View the park map or visit their website for more information.  You can also pick up a map at the Trading Post.  Admission to the park is free.  

Pack List

  • Camera
Read More

Share

Activities:

Chillin, Photography

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Rating:

Features:

Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Picnic Area
Scenic

Are we missing something?

Suggest an edit

How to Get There

9 days ago

Great Views, Minimal Crowds

Great Park! I arrived on a Wednesday and nearly had to place to myself. Pair activities in the park with the nearby National Forest lands and you've got days of adventure and exploring!

9 days ago

Added by Sarah Giek

Teacher by day. Explorer by weekend.

More Adventures Nearby

Camp at Blackwater Falls State Park

West Virginia / Blackwater Falls Camp Ground

Blackwater Falls State Park is one of 36 state parks in West Virginia and is located just north of the Canaan Valley less than two miles from Davis, WV.

Brandon Dewey
12 Saves

Hike to the Nuttallburg Headhouse

West Virginia / Nuttallburg Head House

From Lansing-Edmond road, turn right onto Beauty Mountain Road. Go for 0.1 miles and the road will appear to split into three roads. The main road goes left, but take the middle road here.

Elyse Clark
2 Saves

Hike to Turkey Creek Falls in Hawks Nest SP

West Virginia / Hawks Nest Lake

Park in the boat ramp lot by Hawks Nest Lake. Note that the road to get down to this parking lot is a one lane (two-way traffic) steep gravel road, but it is passable with low-clearance vehicles.

Elyse Clark
4 Saves