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

RESORT EVENTS

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Local Events

LOCAL EVENTS

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national trailfest

Gilbert, WV

October 5-7, 2023

For over 20 years, National TrailFest has been a premier off-road event for Side by Side, ATV, and dirt bike enthusiasts. Held in the beautiful small town of Gilbert, WV each October, TrailFest combines a jam packed schedule of activities with direct trail access to some of the best trails in the world, on the world famous Hatfield-McCoy Trails. Each year thousands of people pack the town of Gilbert and take part in the fun. 

https://www.nationaltrailfest.com/

Pumpkins

fall homecoming festival

Matewan, WV

October 14, 2023

 

https://www.facebook.com/townofmatewan

Halloween Costumes

trunk or treat

Matewan, WV

October 26, 2023

 

https://www.facebook.com/townofmatewan

American Flag

veterans day parade

Matewan, WV

November 10, 2023

 

https://www.facebook.com/townofmatewan

Frosty Ornaments

annual tree lighting

Matewan, WV

November 25, 2023

 

https://www.facebook.com/townofmatewan

Christmas Parade Dancers

Christmas parade

Matewan, WV

December 9, 2023

 

https://www.facebook.com/townofmatewan

Things to Do

NEARBY 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.
 

visitcoalcountry.org

https://www.visitcoalcountry.org/things-to-do

WV Tourism site- hatfield-e1488824744994

WV TOURISM

Take a Hatfield-McCoy driving tour.

wvtourism.com/tour-mccoy-hatfield-feud/

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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.

 

historicmatewan.com

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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. 

info@hatfieldmccoyairboattours.com

Phone:  (304) 235-9090

Cell:  (304) 928-7702

https://hatfieldmccoyairboattours.com/

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tug fork of the big sandy river

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

 

https://fw.ky.gov/Fish/Documents/Tug%20Fork.pdf

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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

https://www.facebook.com/appalachian.lost.and.found/

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mine wars museum

 

336 Mate Street, Matewan, WV


wvminewars.com

 

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matewan depot replica museum & welcome center

 

100 Bridge Street, Matewan, WV

 

http://visithistoricmatewan.com/index.php/2016/04/08/the-matewan-depot/​​

 

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

 

drinkofthedevilmoonshine.com​​

 

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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.

 

http://www.mywvhome.com/1900s/hatfield.html

 

Location on Google Maps

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hatfield McCOY MUSEUM & TOURS

 

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. 

hatfieldmccoyfoundation.org

12790 Jerry West Hwy, Sarah Ann, WV

info@hatfieldmccoyfoundation.org

(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.

 

https://www.wvdnr.gov/fishing/public_access.asp?county=Wyoming&type=Lakes&point=I82

 

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.

Hours:

73 E 2nd Ave, Williamson, WV 25661

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

https://tugvalleychamber.com/visit-us

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death rock (williamson, wv)

 

 

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

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hatfield mccoy bowling center (williamson, wv)

 

11 miles from resort, between Williamson and Delbarton

111 Ten Pin Alley, Williamson, WV

(304) 235-5570

https://www.facebook.com/HatfieldMcCoyRecreationCenter/​​

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.

https://tourpikecounty.com/

Spa Massage

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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