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OUTDOOR QUEST

Quest is an ala carte outdoor adventure, customized by you to meet your leisure time and interest.  Build and package your quest by choosing from backcountry camping, canoe/kayaking, biking, backpacking, hiking, yoga, navigation, nature interpretation and other adventure activities at North Bend State Park. Adding shuttle services is part of the Quest experience.

To learn more about Quest and activities, click the graphic to the right to open the menu.

Call Quest Leaders at 304-643-2931 or email.

John's Favorite QUEST
ROCK CLIMBING or RAPPELLING QUEST

Offered in:  April 2017 and September 2017
Two hours of rock climbing or rappelling designed to introduce and improve skills.
Rock climbing or rappelling basics for two.

  • Learn about the gear, balance, basics, and safety while explore the rock formations at North Bend State Park.
  • Includes one night of camping, equipment, guided instruction, taxes and fees for two individuals.
  • Available during the months of April and September 2017.
  • Package price for two: $175
  • Call for reservations – 304-643-2931
  • Make 2017 Your Climbing and Rappelling Quest

Kathy's Favorite QUEST
OVERNIGHT – SELF CONTAINED CYCLING TOUR

Offered in:  May 2017
Bring and friend and explore the North Bend Rail Trail via bike.

  • The North Bend Rail Trail is a multi-use recreational trail. 
  • Once a main line for the CSX this scenic trail passes through 10 tunnels and 35 bridges along its 72 mile stretch and is part of the American Discovery Trail.
  • Includes one night of camping, a meal, camping equipment, guide, taxes and fees for two. 
  • Bike rental available for fee.
  • Available during the month May 2017.
  • Package price for two: $175
  • Call for reservations – 304-643-2931
  • Make 2017 Your Cycling Tour Quest

Kristi's Favorite QUEST
KAYAKING EXCURSION

Offered in:  June 2017 and again October 2017
A two hour kayaking excursion designed to introduce you to and improve basic flat water skills.  Kayaking basics for two.

  • Learn about the gear, balance, basic paddle stokes, and safety while paddling on the North Bend Lake.
  • The North Bend Lake is tranquil and brimming with wildlife, birds, and aquatic wonders.
  • Includes one night of lodging for two, kayak rentals, instructional guide, taxes, and fees. 
  • Suitable for youth to adults trying new adventure; couples to kids and grands!
  • Available during the month June and October 2017.
  • Package price for two: $175
  • Call for reservations – 304-643-2931
  • Make 2017 Your Kayaking Quest

Steve's Favorite QUEST
MOUNTAIN BIKING BASICS

Offered in:  August 2017
Two hour mountain biking basics designed to introduce and build upon your mountain biking skills. Mountain biking basics for two.

  • Learn about maintenance, bike fits adjustments, paddling cadence, how to get the most out of your gears, controlling your speed, balance, the ready position, and simple obstacles. Great for people who are new to mountain biking.
  • Instructors are patient and enjoy getting folks ready for trails.
  • Additional fee for mountain bike rental
  • Includes one night of lodging, lessons, taxes and fees for two. 
  • Available during the month August 2017.
  • Package price for two: $175
  • Call for reservations – 304-643-2931
  • Make 2017 Your Mountain Biking Quest

Kens's Favorite QUEST
BACKCOUNTRY CAMPING

Offered in:  July 2017
Spend the night in the wild at North Bend State Park.

  • Introduction to backcountry camping is for two.
  • Hike to your backcountry camp site located in a remote area of North Bend State Park accompanied by a guide.
  • Backcountry camp for the night.
  • Includes backcountry camping dinner and breakfast. 
  • Demonstration and hands-on backcountry camping skill development.
  • Learn the principles of Leave No Trace.
  • All gear provided-wear boots for hiking.
  • Backcountry Camping miles hikes eligible for 2017 Chief Challenge miles.
  • Available during the month July 2017.
  • Package price for two: $175
  • Call for reservations – 304-643-2931
  • Make 2017 Your Backcountry Camping Quest
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