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Visit at state park this summer and enjoy the outdoors, find good accommodations and things to do. There is no admission fee to enter areas operated by the state. Visit every chance you get. Thank you for your patronage.

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West Virginia State Parks and Forests

…to “promote conservation by preserving and protecting natural areas of unique or exceptional scenic, scientific, cultural, archaeological, or historical significance and to provide outdoor recreational opportunities for the citizens of this state and its visitors.”  This mission statement, embodied in state law, has been the guiding principal for operating the West Virginia State Park system since its inception in the late 1920s.  Additionally, state parks and state forests continue to serve as major tourist attractions and travel destinations.

Getaways to Ponder

Deals & Packages
A page with multiple offers
A Long List of Deals & Package

September Camping
Many parks and forests offer 50% off campsite rates September 2 – 30, 2014. Learn when and where, click 'Camping' on this page.

North Bend State Park
Pedal & Paddle

Lost River State Park
Retreat to Relax

Boatin' Bluestone
Bluestone State Park Cabins

Special Notices

Things to Do “AT-A-PARK”
Pipestem, Cacapon, Blackwater Falls, North Bend, and Lost River

Leaf Peeps!
Discover fall color as reported by Park Superintendents and staff on Facebook –

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