The first breathtaking glimpse of the Potomac Highlands challenges visitors to conquer nature in their own special ways. Skiers gather at the Highlands’ downhill and cross country ski areas. Mountain bikers come to take advantage of the steep inclines at the Monongahela National Forest, George Washington National Forest and Lost River State Park. Whitewater fiends finds a worthy challenge in the gnarly little streams that become torrents with spring rains. Rock climbers and spelunkers come to push their personal limits above and below ground. And families come to share spectacular views and cozy cabins in the woods. This outdoor recreation mecca and scenic wonderland is waiting to be discovered by you.