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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More than 100 hikers showed up for a First Day Hike at Kanawha State Forest. Photo by Kenny Kemp for the West Virginia Gazette provided by the W.Va. Dept. of Commerce.

Seven West Virginia state parks and forests to host Jan. 1 hikes

It's time to make New Year's resolutions, and seven West Virginia state parks and forests are inviting people to join a First Day Hike...
Restored pioneer farm at Twin Falls Resort State Park, Wyoming County, Hatfield & McCoy Region

New W.Va. state parks gift cards include eight bonus coupons

The ultimate gift for a West Virginia state park fanatic, park system gift-cards for 2019 include eight bonus coupons for park amenities if purchased...
Cacapon State Park Lodge, Morgan County, Eastern Panhandle Region

Cacapon growth to boost Berkeley Springs spas, dining, shopping

The expansion of facilities at Cacapon Resort State Park is expected to have a promising impact on tourism at nearby Berkeley Springs, a resort...
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....



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