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Winter weekend at North Bend State Park to highlight ’60s

Visitors dine at North Bend State Park circa 1965
Scheduled for the weekend of Jan. 19-21, the annual Winter Wonder Weekend this year at North Bend State Park will feature hiking, crafts, and...

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Skiers cavort at Canaan Valley Resort in West Virginia
Sign up for the West Virginia Explorer newsletter by January 15, 2018, and be entered to win a two-day, two-night ski getaway at Canaan...

West Virginia’s New River Gorge an ultimate winter retreat

Vacationers arrive at cabin near Fayetteville., West Virginia
Though whitewater rafting on the New River may have ended for the season, winter in the New River Gorge is an ideal time for...

Snowshoe reports best ski-season launch in more than a decade

Snowshoe Skiers
Staff at Snowshoe Mountain Resort, in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, are taking advantage of the coldest December weather pattern in years, which resort officials...

Canaan Valley Resort ski area begins making snow

Canaan Valley Snow Tubing
It’s beginning to look a lot like ski season in north central West Virginia at Canaan Valley Resort ski area. Encouraged by the wintry weather, the resort...

W.Va. State Park gift cards include “something extra” to encourage visits

West Virginia State Parks
The perfect gift is one that keeps on giving, and state parks in West Virginia are including something extra this holiday season on gift-card...

W.Va. state parks offer veterans discount Oct. 29-Nov. 16

Twin Falls is one of several West Virginia state parks and forests offering veteran discounts
The West Virginia State Parks system is giving back to men and women who have served in the military by offering a special discount...

Skating, snow tubing at Canaan resort to open for Thanksgiving

Snowboarders overlook the Canaan Valley from Canaan Valley Resort.
Snow tubing and ice skating at Canaan Valley Resort will open briefly for Thanksgiving in November then reopen December 15 for the ski season,...

Four more weeks of rafting left during Gauley Season 2017

You don't need a passport to experience world-class whitewater rafting—it's available on the legendary Gauley River in West Virginia, but only for four more...

Canaan Valley park gearing up for brilliant Allegheny autumn

Officials at Canaan Valley are expecting a vivid Allegheny autumn in West Virginia
One of the most lofty resort-parks in the Allegheny Mountains in West Virginia, Canaan Valley State Park is gearing up for a vivid autumn,...

Eleven W.Va. state parks will offer eclipse celebrations

Eleven West Virginia state park will celebrate the near-total solar eclipse that will darken most of the country the afternoon of Monday, Aug. 21. Visitors to...

“Almost Heaven” vacation packages to be given away hourly June 20

Kelsie Tonkin-Boswell
In celebration of West Virginia’s 154th birthday, the state Division of Tourism will give away a vacation package every hour on Tuesday, June 20. The...

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