State Parks in West Virginia

Gristmill at Babcock State Park, Clifftop, WV, Fayette County, New River Gorge Region
Gristmill at Babcock State Park

The West Virginia state park system includes more than 30 state parks and park areas that vary in size and kind. Some protect small landmarks. Others, many of which were first state forests, preserve large land areas for outdoor recreation. Many provide cabins and camping for overnight guests. Several include golf courses.

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Sacagawae crossing Cacapon River

Cacapon State Park presents Sacagawea program May 26

Sacagawea, who accompanied Lewis and Clark on their expedition into the West in 1805, has inspired countless enduring myths and legends and will be...
Tram at Pipestem Resort State Park, Pipestem, WV, Summers County, Bluestone Region

9.5-mile hike planned at Pipestem state park May 27

Hikers up for a challenge are invited to join in a free 9.5-mile trek at Pipestem Resort State Park on May 27, part of the...
Lodge at Canaan Valley Resort

Canaan Valley Resort presents full weekend of Memorial Day events

Summer officially starts June 21, but Canaan Valley Resort marks the season Memorial Day with an eventful long weekend that includes hikes, wagon rides,...

Saturday birding hikes return to Kanawha State Forest

The popular “Birding Around the Sun” nature hikes will return to Kanawha State Forest this May, and, for the third year, the hikes will...
Cabin at Babcock State Park

Babcock State Park offers May cabin discount

At the peak of woodland wildflower season in West Virginia, Babcock State Park is offering midweek discounts at its rustic and classic cabins. Guests...
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