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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Hundreds attend May wildflower weekend at Blackwater Falls

Blackwater Falls State Park, near Davis, West Virginia, will welcome hundreds of wildflower enthusiasts to the area May 10-13 for a weekend of springtime...
Spring Beauty

Chief Logan State Park to host 35th annual Browning wildflower hike

The 35th annual Sue Browning Wildflower Hike is scheduled for Saturday, April 7, at Chief Logan State Park near Logan, West Virginia. The popular...
Campgrounds on New River, New River Gorge Region

W.Va. state parks anticipate banner camping year

Expecting an increased demand for campsites in 2018, staff at West Virginia state parks and forests will begin processing site reservations on Feb. 15,...
West Virginia State Parks

W.Va. State Park gift cards include “something extra” to encourage visits

The perfect gift is one that keeps on giving, and state parks in West Virginia are including something extra this holiday season on gift-card...
Restored pioneer farm at Twin Falls Resort State Park, Wyoming County, Hatfield & McCoy Region

Songwriter’s Retreat at Twin Falls state park scheduled Nov. 10-12

Nationally known songwriters Jim Ritchey and Kelly Hunt will host the third annual retreat for songwriters at Twin Falls Resort State Park Nov. 10-12. The...