West Virginia state parks include some of the best-known state parks in the U.S. More than 30 state parks and park areas here vary in size and kind. Some protect small historic landmarks and monuments. Others, many of which were first state forests in West Virginia, preserve large land areas for outdoor recreation. Many provide cabins and camping for overnight guests, and some include park lodges. Several include golf courses. Two parks boast aerial tramways.
- Audra State Park
- Babcock State Park
- Beartown State Park
- Beech Fork State Park
- Berkeley Springs State Park
- Blackwater Falls State Park
- Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park
- Bluestone State Park
- Cacapon Resort State Park
- Camp Creek State Park
- Canaan Valley Resort State Park
- Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park
- Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
- Cathedral State Park
- Cedar Creek State Park
- Chief Logan State Park
- Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park
- Elk River Trail State Park
- Fairfax Stone State Park
- Hawks Nest State Park
- Holly River State Park
- Little Beaver State Park
- Lost River State Park
- Moncove Lake State Park
- North Bend State Park
- Pinnacle Rock State Park
- Pipestem Resort State Park
- Pricketts Fort State Park
- Stonewall Jackson Lake State Park
- Tomlinson Run State Park
- Tu-Endie-Wei State Park
- Twin Falls Resort State Park
- Tygart Lake State Park
- Valley Falls State Park
- Watoga State Park
- Watters Smith Memorial State Park
- West Virginia Wildlife Center
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