hardy County, West Virginia
Vetlands’ first property is an 8-acre parcel located on Shenandoah Mountain in Hardy Count, West Virginia. It is part of the Patomac Valley Overlook private mountain community which borders on the northern end of the George Washington National Forest and offers scenic views, mountain streams, and abundant wildlife. The property is within a short walk of the South Branch of the Potomac River. A cabin has been built on this property and has been commemorated to Cpl. Joshua Wilfong from Walker, West Virginia, who was killed while serving with the United States Marines in Iraq. The cabin is now available for use free of charge by all veterans and members of the United States Military, and families of those who died during war time while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. Those wishing to use the cabin must become members of Vetlands, through the Vetlands website. Membership is free. Instructions on how to reserve the cabin are available under the membership tab that is visible to all members.
The cabin is located in the Potomac Valley Overlook Community which is on County road 7, also called South Fork Road, in MilamWV. Potomac Valley Overlook is 22 miles south of Moorefield, WV, on CR 7. There is a big gated entrance with a large sign. The cabin is off of Hidden Valley Lanein the Community. Once you drive through the entrance, you follow Grace Mountain Lane(the main road) for about 1 mile or so and Hidden Valley Laneis on the left. The Vetlands cabin is a quarter mile or so down Hidden Valley Lanewhich is a steep, dirt road. In the winter, you should check the weather before going. The roads in the Community are not plowed in the winter time.
Here is a google maps link for directions from Moorefield, WV.
These photos show the entrance to Potomac Valley Overlook, the common area at the lake, and the cabin. The mountains behind the lake are part of the millions of acres that make up George Washington National Forest. Local records show that George Washington surveyed near this area .