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The businesses listed on our website are for informational purposes and are not affiliated with the resort.


Local Events



July 4th fireworks

Devil's Backbone Adventure Resort

July 4, 2024

Starting soon after dark.



highwall music festival

Devil's Backbone Adventure Resort

August 2-3, 2024



National trailfest

Gilbert, WV

October 10-13, 2024

Things to Do


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Tug Valley Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

For more information on things to do, places to eat, hiking, fishing, events, suggested itineraries, and historical spots both on and off the trails.

WV Tourism site- hatfield-e1488824744994


Take a Hatfield-McCoy driving tour.


matewan, wv

Only 5.5 miles from Devil's Backbone Adventure Resort by road or ride the trails over and connect to the Buffalo Mountain Trail System! Matewan offers shopping, geochaching, bike riding, kayaking, dining at the Trailhead Bar & Grill, Wingo's Grill, or Mi Pueblito Mexican Restaurant, and historical sites such as the Depot Museum and Mine Wars Museum.

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hatfield & mccoy airboat tours

Tours offered Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11am to 6pm or by appointment. Visit website for recent updates to hours.

Phone:  (304) 235-9090

Cell:  (304) 928-7702

Tug Fork- Matewan to South

tug fork of the big sandy river

Catch a smallmouth bass, muskie, or flathead catfish while exploring the border between West Virginia and Kentucky.

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Appalachian lost and found antique and artisan shop


Past Appalachian culture rediscovered through metal detecting, photography, and descriptions.

Keesee Bldg, Matewan, WV

(304) 928-9778

Hours: Monday-Saturday 12-8, Sunday 1-8


mine wars museum


336 Mate Street, Matewan, WV


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matewan depot replica museum & welcome center


100 Bridge Street, Matewan, WV​​


Matewan Depot Replica Museum & Welcome Center Facebook page


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hatfield & mccoy moonshine distillery tours & gift shop


297 James Ave, Gilbert

West Virginia 25621

(304) 664-2821

Hours: Mon-Fri  10am - 6pm​​


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ellison hatfield cemetery


Ellison Hatfield (Devil Anse's younger brother) and his parents are buried here. Next door to the birthplace of Devil Anse Hatfield. 


Location on Google Maps

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hatfield family cemetery


Resting place of Devil Anse Hatfield, Jonse Hatfield, and several other Hatfields, in the Sarah Ann Hatfield Cemetery.


Location on Google Maps

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Experience the legendary families of the feud by visiting the last homeplace of Devil Anse Hatfield and area feud sites! Guided tours of the museum and Hatfield Family Cemetery, gift shop, and food truck.

12790 Jerry West Hwy, Sarah Ann, WV

(304) 896-1212

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laurel lake (near dingess, wv)

29-acre impoundment with gravel boat ramp, bathrooms, picnic tables, and trail surrounding the lake with fishing access. 


WV DNR Information Page

Location on Google Maps​​ (approximately 45 minutes by car)

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r.d. bailey lake (near gilbert, wv)

630-acre lake with boating, fishing, trails, and visitor's center.


R.D. Bailey Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers Facebook page


Location on Google Maps​​ (approximately 45 minutes by car)

Coal House- Tug Valley Chamber of Commer

coal house (williamson, wv)



This historic Coal House was built in 1933 from 65 tons of bituminous coal.


73 E 2nd Ave, Williamson, WV 25661

Hours:  Tuesday-Friday 10am-2pm, Saturday 9am-1pm

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death rock (williamson, wv)



Picturesque view of KY and WV. Located off Trail 37 overlooking Williamson, WV.


hatfield mccoy bowling center (williamson, wv)


11 miles from resort, between Williamson and Delbarton

111 Ten Pin Alley, Williamson, WV

(304) 235-5570​​

Pike Co. Hatfields and McCoys Driving To

pike county, ky


Pike County is just across the river from Mingo County, WV where many infamous disputes occurred between the Hatfield and McCoy families. You can get more information on a self-guided driving tour by contacting the Pike County Visitors Center or download the tour below.

Spa Massage



Renew Massage will travel to the resort and offers massage services by Kyla Smith, a licensed massage therapist. 

Delbarton, WV

(304) 785-4285

Please call or text for additional information.

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