State Parks in West Virginia

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 , preserve large land areas for outdoor recreation. Many provide cabins and camping for overnight guests. Several include golf courses.

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A park ranger demonstrates fire-pit cooking at North Bend State Park near Cairo, West Virginia

North Bend State Park hosts 52nd annual Nature Wonder Weekend

North Bend State Park’s Nature Wonder Weekend—North America’s premier and longest-running wild foods event—will celebrate its 52nd year Sept. 20-22. “Participants this year will learn...
The lodge restaurant at Tygart Lake State Park offers scenic views.

New restaurant opens at Tygart Lake State Park near Grafton

The lodge at Tygart Lake State Park is not only a place to stay overnight near Grafton, West Virginia. It’s now the name of...
A monarch butterfly feeds in a West Virginia meadow. Photo courtesy Kyle Glenn.

Monarch butterflies need your help at Cacapon State Park

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va.—Volunteers are being recruited to help monarch butterflies by participating in Cacapon Resort State Park's monarch research study Friday, July 26, beginning...
Blennerhassett Mansion, Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

History Alive! programs come to state parks this summer

Historical figures from Mark Twain to Sacagawea will visit West Virginia state parks on weekends this summer as part of the West Virginia Humanities...
Greenbrier Valley Brewing Co. will launch its 35 Parks West Virginia Pale Ale at Pipestem Resort State Park.

Greenbrier Valley Brewing debuts 35-Parks WV Pale Ale

Greenbrier Valley Brewing Co.’s new "35 Parks WV Pale Ale" will be available at Pipestem Resort State Park beginning June 20 in celebration of...

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