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Attractions

Welcome to the Attractions news directory at West Virginia Explorer. Be sure to visit our Attractions Travel Guide for more information about attractions in West Virginia.

Babcock State Park offers May cabin discount

Cabin at Babcock State Park
At the peak of woodland wildflower season in West Virginia, Babcock State Park is offering midweek discounts at its rustic and classic cabins. Guests...

May is a magical month in the Alleghenies at Canaan Valley

View from ski lift at Canaan Valley State Park, Tucker County, Allegheny Highlands Region
May is a magical month in the Canaan Valley, where visitors may stroll fields of Allegheny wildflowers while being serenaded by songbirds. Officials at its premier...

Wildflowers walks this weekend could feature unexpected surprises

Spring Beauty
As a result of the year's strange weather, annual wildflower walks being led by park rangers in southern West Virginia this weekend are expected...

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

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

New River Gorge resort offers new customizable packages

Guests of Adventures of the Gorge
With its lineup of customizable two-, three-, and four-night "Explore the Gorge" packages, featuring action-packed and more-relaxed options, it’s never been easier arrange a...

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

Gristmill at Babcock State Park, Clifftop, WV, Fayette County, New River Gorge Region
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...

David Sibray visits rim of New River Gorge, centerpiece of national...

Defined by its cliff-lined rim, the spectacular New River Gorge is the centerpiece of the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve in southern...

Rangers in W.Va. say public input is leading them to Thurmond...

Thanks to input from the public, rangers in southern West Virginia say they are confident they'll find the suspects who vandalized a historic home...

W.Va. resort named top in U.S. News & World Report feature

Tunneling through treetops, Adventures on the Gorge
Adventures on the Gorge has been numbered among the top six adventure resorts in the country in a U.S. News & World Report story. On...

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 Resort releases line-up of spring, summer events 2017

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

Interest growing in W.Va. haunted places, says Web developer

Woodburn Hall in inverted color
PAX, W.Va. -- Interest in West Virginia's haunted places is growing, says a Web developer whose guide to West Virginia ghosts is now ranked...

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