Spruce Knob is located in the Monongahela National Forest, near Elkins, West Virginia. In addition to gorgeous scenery, the area supplies activities and attractions for the entire family.
The Discovery Center in Seneca Rocks is operated by the Forest Service and provides information about all levels of activities in the area: scenic drives and biking, historical sites, mountain & valley activities. It also describes the natural history of geology, flora, and fauna you can experience in the vicinity.
Places to stay before or after AHSP
SKMC and the vicinity are fairly central to Pendleton County, WV. Some places to stay and other businesses are provided by the county here.
The closest campground, and a beautiful site is at Spruce Knob Lake. Information is at the MNF site.
Society of Amateur Radio Astronomers (SARA) has posted suggestions for motels, cabins, and camping south of AHSP in the vicinity of NRAO here. It includes a link to Pocahontas County resources, just south of Pendleton County.