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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Cacapon River, Potomac Branches Region

Cacapon State Park to host ghost-story campfire Aug. 11

Cacapon Resort State Park will host West Virginia native and professional storyteller Adam Booth Aug. 11 for a family friendly evening of campfire ghost...
Adventurers participating in the Quest program gather at North Bend State Park.

North Bend offers outdoor skills programs July 21

Rangers at North Bend State Park on July 21 will helps guests learn new outdoors skills, offering introductory courses in backpacking, geocaching, and backcountry camping....
New cabin at Chief Logan State Park

Chief Logan State Park dedicates its first cabins July 16

The West Virginia State Parks system on July 16 will dedicate three new cabins at Chief Logan State Park in Logan County during a...
Guests at Canaan Valley State Park make ready for a hike on one of the resort's many trails.

Canaan resort launches mountaineer wilderness skills workshops

Visitors to Canaan Valley Resort in the highlands of northeastern West Virginia are learning the fundamentals of wilderness living from experts in the field,...
Re-enactors stroll the grounds of the Blennerhassett Mansion on Blennerhassett Island.

Blennerhassett Island to debut classical garden party June 23

Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park will debut an early 19th century-style garden party June 23 at the park’s recently restored Blennerhassett Pleasure Garden. The party...

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