Ghent is located in Raleigh County
The city is full of outdoor activities at the Camp Creek State Forest and Park. There is plenty of camping in the forest area with many hiking paths, walking paths, and picnic areas in the park.
The nearby lake and the Winterplace Ski Resort are wonderful places to visit while in the area. The lake offers a great fishing and boating with many local shops in the area with merchandise available for all water activities. The ski area is wonderful, with a number of lifts and slopes varying in difficulty.
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07/09 Coming to The area
West Virginia Strawberry Festival Buckhannon WV May15-19 The Festival is a unique, traditional celebration to promote the strawberry harvest. Enthusiastic volunteers provide good, family style entertainment that offers exciting educational and cultural events for everyone.
Virginia Highlands Festival Abingdon VA August2-11 Showcasing Appalachian arts and crafts.
Appalachian Festival Beckley WV August23-25 The 17th Annual Appalachian Festival is three big days packed with arts, crafts, entertainment, music, food and fun!
Golden Delicious Festival Clay WV August30-September1 The Golden Delicious is the State Fruit of West Virginia. Clay County is the birthplace of the golden delicious. Antique Car Show, Art Auction Baking Contest,
5K Run/Walk, Golf Tournament.