Attractions Near Paw Paw, WV

Paw Paw is a small town rich in history and beautiful sights. Hiking, biking, exploring, or just enjoying a lazy day on the river, we offer so much for a “small town”. Read on for some of the attractions near Paw Paw, WV.

Potomac River at Paw Paw

There is a concrete boat launch located here. Free parking and river access. Fishing Licenses are required.

C&O Canal

Paw Paw Tunnel

Paw Paw Tunnel Visit Paw Paw WvThe Paw Paw Tunnel isn’t really in Paw Paw. In fact, it’s located along the C&O Canal just a short drive, walk or bike ride into Maryland. But it offers beautiful sights, hiking trails, picnic grounds and even some ghost stories! It was constructed over 14 years and completed in 1850.

Town Creek Aqueduct

Located on the 162 mile marker of the C&O Canal, Town Creek Aqueduct offers a scenic view of the South Branch of the Potomac River.

The Crossings

Public river access to the Cacapon River about 6 miles outside of Paw Paw in Pin Oak.

Pin Oak Fountain

pin oak fountain wvAlso located just outside of Paw Paw, is the historic Pin Oak Fountain. It was built in 1932; handcrafted from stone from the hillside nearby. Be sure to look to the “ceiling” and check out the quartz lining it!