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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Early Summer at Babcock Mill, Babcock State Park, Fayette County, New River Gorge Region

W.Va. governor halts proposed entrance fee at state parks

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice announced late Tuesday that he is ending a plan proposed by the the Division of Natural Resources to charge visitors an...
Gristmill at Babcock State Park, Clifftop, WV, Fayette County, New River Gorge Region

Visitors to W.Va. forest and six parks to be charged entrance fees

Visitors to six West Virginia state parks and a state forest will be charged entrance fees this year, according to Stephen McDaniel, director of the...

Stonewall latest W.Va. state park to add electric-vehicle chargers

Stonewall Jackson Lake State Park will begin accommodating growing number of guests who drive electric vehicles this month, opening a series of charging stations...
Canaan Valley slopes in summer, Canaan Valley Resort State Park, Allegheny Highlands Region

Canaan Valley Resort releases line-up of spring, summer events 2017

High in the Alleghenies of northeastern West Virginia, Canaan Valley Resort State Park is welcoming the arrival of warm weather by releasing its calendar...
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