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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...

North Bend offers kayak, rappel, mtn.-bike courses June 10

Encouraging visitors to try new outdoor activities, rangers at North Bend State Park this weekend are offering introductory courses in kayaking, rappelling, mountain biking. Park...

"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...

W.Va. resort ranked among top five Mother's Day destinations

Mothers Day at Adventures on the Gorge
Adventures on the Gorge has been named one of the top five Mother’s Day destinations in the U.S. by national travel and realty magazine...

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...

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,...

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,...

Mountain Music Festival adds rafting, zip-lining options

BIG Something performs at Mountain Music Festival
Now in its fifth year, West Virginia's fast-growing Mountain Music Festival, scheduled for May 31-June 2, is adding zip-lining and whitewater rafting to its...

Month of May ideal for high whitewater on New River

Rafters plunge into a West Virginia rapid
Perhaps no month is as ideal as May for whitewater rafting on the New River in West Virginia, if high water and big waves...

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...

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...

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...

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