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Check It Out!

We encourage our guests to check out and buy from the local stores and businesses to grow the economy and continue to make War, WV and the Warrior Trail a success!  Jump on your machine and ride down into town!

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Grants Galaxy
14297 Rocket Boys Drive

  Grab Groceries from Grants!  There's nothing like a juicy steak on the grill or a hearty meal simmering in the crock pot after a long day on the trails.  Our small local grocery store is well managed, clean and stocked.

 

Walgreens / Dollar General
14025 Rocket Boys Drive / Route 16, War WV

Forgot a toiletry, charging cord, memory card, or dry socks?  You don't have to go far for friendly and knowledgeable service to pick up those little items!

 

Holy Moly Cafe
13509 Rocket Boy Dr

Call for take out (no delivery)  (681) 225-0013

7 am until!

New Owners! (Formerly Coalfield Cafe) 

Don't want to cook?  No problem, four wheel it down for a sit down home cooked meal with the locals and other riders!  

 

Coffee Shop
Rocket Boys Drive, War WV

Sadly the coffee shop closed in late 2021 due to the passing of War’s beloved Orbie and her husband John after over 50 years of serving guests and locals.  

In loving Memory!

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A Scoop of Heavan
11929 Rocket Boys Dr, Rte. 16  War, WV

Thursday- Saturday from 12 noon to 9 pm.

Converted Air Stream serves hand dipped delicious ice cream creations and shaved ice!  Reopens March 2022! 

 

The Owl
11724 Rocket Boys Dr, War, WV

Drive up restaurant.  Order from the window or Call ahead and pick it up for the road trip (304)875-2245

 

Car Wash-Coin fed DIY
Rocket Boy Drive between Greg's Auto and the Coffee Shoppe

Currently Closed.

 

Hatfield- McCoy Trails 

Named after the infamous families that viciously feuded between 1863-1891, the Hatfield-McCoy trails cover 8 trail systems and over 1,000 miles through diverse landscapes, historic sites, and abandoned coal mines.  

From the newest trail system, Warrior, to Devil Anse, Pocahontas, Pinnacle Creek, Indian Ridge, Buffalo Mountain, Bearwallow, and RockHouse.  Happy Trail Riding!

 

Head of the Dragon
West Virginia State Route 16

Most people have heard of the Tail of the Dragon, but Motorcycle enthusiasts know that there are many parts to the whole Body of the Dragon.  The 91 mile Head of the Dragon runs through McDowell County and the town of War, WV.  Learn how to become a "Dragon Master"

 

Homer Hickman Rocket Launch Site...
In Coalwood, near the town park off Hwy 2 on the west side of town. West of Mudhole Branch Rd.

Homer Hickman, a local boy, become NASA engineer began his reach for the stars in Coalwood, WV.  See his boyhood home and a replica of his space shuttle.  The memoir of his life was made into a movie, "October Sky" (1999).

 

Berwind Lake
4 Miles South of War, WV

20 acre lake in a Beautiful and Serene Wildlife Management Area.  Stocked annual with warm water fish.  https://wvtourism.com/company/berwind-lake-wildlife-management-area/

 

Wilmore Dam 
historical landmark just off Coal Heritage Road (Hwy 52) between Welch and Iaeger, WV.
War Overlook 
Look carefully for the flagpole, high along the ridge coming into War off Hwy 16.. Ask the right locals how to hike to the overlook.  The views are spectacular!  War, WV.
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Taco Todd's Savage Tacos and More 

(an outreach of Tabernacle of Praise)

3 River Road, War WV

(304)  800-9086

Monday - Saturday 11:30 am to 7:00 pm

Monday - Saturday 11:30 am to 7:00 pm

Made to order tacos, nachos and more using fresh ingredients and hardwood smoked or grilled meats.