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Pet Travel Information

To make your stay more enjoyable, West Virginia State Parks and Forests designates specific cabins and select lodge rooms, and Cass Company Houses at many state operated areas for guests who travel with their pets. Dogs and cats are the only pets permitted in West Virginia State Parks and Forests. Pets are welcomed in pet designated accommodations. Pets have always been permitted in campgrounds with owners observing leash laws and other area guidelines and requirements regarding pet travel.

Please review the specific park info regarding types of overnight accommodations available. Thank you for observing payment requirements, leash laws and pet health care guidelines.

PET FRIENDLY CABINS

Babcock State Park
Beech Fork State Park
Bluestone State Park
Cabwaylingo State Forest
Blackwater Falls State Park
Cacapon Resort State Park
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
Greenbrier State Forest
Hawks Nest State Park
Holly River State Park
Kumbrabow State Forest
Lost River State Park
North Bend State Park
Pipestem Resort State Park
Seneca State Forest
Twin Falls Resort State Park
Tygart Lake State Park
Watoga State Park

PET FRIENDLY LODGES

Blackwater Falls State Park Lodge
Cacapon Resort State Park Lodge
Chief Logan Lodge
Hawks Nest State Park Lodge
North Bend State Park Lodge
Pipestem Resort State Park - McKeever Lodge
Twin Falls Resort State Park Lodge
Tygart Lake State Park Lodge

LODGES:

A $25.00 charge per pet for the first night of the stay and $10.00 per pet for each additional night, maximum $75.00 per visit for all pet friendly lodge rooms.

CABINS AND COMPANY HOUSES:

A $50.00 charge per pet for the first night of the stay and $5 per pet for each additional night per visit for all pet friendly cabins or Cass Company Houses.

DAMAGES:

A credit card is required at check-in. You will be responsible for any damages, and your credit card may be charged a minimum of $200 for any repairs or deep cleaning necessary. Additionally, any subsequent loss of future room revenue may also be your responsibility if room reservations must be cancelled due to the damage.

LODGE ROOMS:

Pets shall be permitted in the pet friendly designated lodge rooms only.

NUMBER AND SIZE OF PET(S):

A maximum of two (2) pets are permitted, designated accommodation. A weight limit of 15 pounds per pet in lodge rooms is enforced.

CRATE PETS:

Pets should always be accompanied in lodge rooms. If you leave your pet in your lodge room please crate your pet and kindly let the front desk know in case we need to contact you.

HOUSEKEEPING:

To maintain proper health and safety standards, lodge rooms are serviced daily; however, for employee safety, service to your room only occurs when the room is vacant or when the pet is securely crated. We reserve the right, with providing you advance notice, to inspect and/or clean your lodge room during your stay.

PUBLIC SAFETY:

Pets shall be restrained at all times in public areas on a sturdy leash maximum ten (10) feet in length and in accordance with the general rules. Public areas include lobbies and guest room corridors that are used to access the assigned pet friendly room.

SANITATION:

Guests must clean up after their pet(s) including the lawn around outside the lodge room. If designated walking area in or near the lodge area are provided, it must be used.

PET FOOD:

Secure pet food inside the designated accommodations. Food left outdoors attracts nuisance wildlife.

OUTDOORS:

Please keep your pet from being chained or tied on balconies, porches or in lawns.

PET HEALTH:

Pets must be current on vaccinations and in good health. A veterinarian certification of rabies vaccination is required.

Parks and Forests reserve the right to terminate a stay without refund of any guest whose pet(s) are considered a nuisance. Violation of this policy or damage to the facility may prevent further participation in the pet program at West Virginia State Parks and Forests.

West Virginia State Parks and Forests offering pet-friendly cabins or cottages

Babcock State Park
Located in Fayette County in south central West Virginia, adjacent to the New River Gorge National 'River.

Beech Fork State Park
Located in the south western section of West Virginia 12 miles south of Huntington and Barboursville.

Blackwater Falls State Park
Located in Davis near Canaan Valley Resort.

Bluestone State Park
Located in the southeastern section of the state just 5 miles south of Hinton and adjacent to Bluestone Lake.

Cabwaylingo State Forest
Located in Wayne County in south western West Virginia midway between Huntington and Williamson.

Cacapon Resort Park
Located in the shadows of the wide range of Cacapon Mountain.

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
Located in the mountains of West Virginia in Pocahontas County. Company house open year-round.

Greenbrier State Forest
Located in the southeastern corner of the state near the border of Virginia.

Holly River State Park
Located on WV 20, 32 miles south of Buckhannon and 20 miles north of Webster Springs.

Kumbrabow State Forest
Located along the western edge of the Allegheny Highlands off US 219, 24 miles south of Elkins and seven miles south of Huttonsville.

Lost River State Park
Located in Hardy County in West Virginia's eastern panhandle, ten miles north of the Virginia State line and 23 miles south of Wardensville, WV.

North Bend State Park
Located in the north-western section of the state between Parkersburg and Clarksburg, WV, U.S. Rte. 50 to Rte 16. Ritchie County.

Pipestem Resort State Park
Located in the southeastern section of the state 14 miles north of Princeton and 12 miles south of Hinton on WV 20.

Seneca State Forest
Located on WV. Rt. 28, four miles south of Dunmore.

Twin Falls Resort State Park
Located in the mountains of Southern West Virginia southwest of Beckley near Mullens and Pineville, WV.

Tygart Lake State Park
Located minutes from the historic town of Grafton and a short drive from Interstate 79 in north central West Virginia.

Watoga State Park
Located in the mountains of Pocahontas County just 14 miles south of Marlinton.

Print this pet policy liability form and present completed form upon check-in.

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