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Blackwater Falls hosts second annual Cardboard-and-Duct-Tape Boat Race

Blackwater Falls at Blackwater Falls State Park
Blackwater Falls State Park is taking its trademark winter Cardboard-and-Duct-Tape sled race to the water May 27 in its second annual Cardboard-and-Duct-Tape Boat Race. As...

Cacapon State Park presents Sacagawea program May 26

Sacagawae crossing Cacapon River
Sacagawea, who accompanied Lewis and Clark on their expedition into the West in 1805, has inspired countless enduring myths and legends and will be...

9.5-mile hike planned at Pipestem state park May 27

Tram at Pipestem Resort State Park, Pipestem, WV, Summers County, Bluestone Region
Hikers up for a challenge are invited to join in a free 9.5-mile trek at Pipestem Resort State Park on May 27, part of the...

Canaan Valley Resort presents full weekend of Memorial Day events

Lodge at Canaan Valley Resort
Summer officially starts June 21, but Canaan Valley Resort marks the season Memorial Day with an eventful long weekend that includes hikes, wagon rides,...

Saturday birding hikes return to Kanawha State Forest

The popular “Birding Around the Sun” nature hikes will return to Kanawha State Forest this May, and, for the third year, the hikes will...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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