…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.
A Long List of Deals & Package
Free Fishing Weekend is June 8-9
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History Traveler Packages
Voyage to Blennerhassett
Prickett’s Fort Frontier
North Bend State Park
Welcome National Scout Jamboree
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National Trails Day
Take a hike on June 1. Learn more
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Panther Wildlife Management Area
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