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Pipestem State Park
PIPESTEM STATE PARK
PIPESTEM STATE PARK
P.O. Box 150
Pipestem, West Virginia   25979

Phone: 304-466-1800
Toll Free: 800-225-5982
Reservations: 800-225-5982
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Pipestem State Park
'Upper Pipestem Falls'

Pipestem State Park
'Upper Pipestem Falls'

Pipestem State Park
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Twin deer at Pipesteam park.

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Pipestem State Park
'Fire Tower'
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'Deer'
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Deer along entrance to park.

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'Pipestem Falls'
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Top of Falls Pipestem is an unincorporated rural community, or village, along WV-20 in Summers County. Pipestem is the location of Pipestem Resort State Park, among the most popular vacation parks in West Virginia. The community is located amid an area of level land near the head of Pipestem Creek. It takes its name from a plant, so-called pipestem, that grew in the area. Pipestem is also the location of Pipestem Falls. Pipestem Knob, and its observation tower, rise to the south of the village.

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'Pipestem Falls'
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Pipestem Falls drops nearly 30 feet over a sandstone ledge on Pipestem Creek near the rear entrance to Pipestem Resort State Park.

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'Horse Back Riding'
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Guided horseback rides are available year-round at Pipestem. Rides range from 1/2 hour rides to overnight trips. Hayrides and wiener roasts available for group outings.

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'Deer Running'
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Pipestem State Park is known as the home of the white tail deer.

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'Heirtage Point'
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The steep trail to Heritage Point, a rocky promintory overlooking the Bluestone River Gorge descends more than 500 feet. Despite the effort, the hike to the point attracts thousands of hikers annually.

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'Aerial Tram'
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The enclosed cars carry you on a six minute ride of 3600 feet along some outstanding scenery to the Bluestone River Gorge below. This facility is operated seasonally, May to October 31.

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'Sunset'
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Sunset from deck outside the lobby in McKeever lodge.

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'Luna Moth on Wall'
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During the summer months, these beautiful moths are very prolific.

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'Fall Foilage'
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Long Branch Lake.

Pipestem State Park
'The Main Road'
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Fall foilage along the main road through Pipestem State Park.

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'Fog Rising'
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Fog rising from the Bluestone River Gorge.

Escape to the mountains at Pipestem Resort Park, the "Year round Crown Jewel of WV State Parks." From its beautiful scenic overlooks of the Bluestone Gorge to its two lodges, rental cottages, campgrounds, golf courses, restaurants, modern conference facilities, and much more. Pipestem Resort State Park has something for everyone!
Camping
Campground: This area has 82 sites, 31 with full hookup, 19 electric only, a heated bathhouse, laundry, campground store, games, and a playground area open year round.
Cottages
Deluxe Cottages: Pipestem has 26 fully-equipped rental cottages complete with linens, cooking utensils, TV, telephone, air conditioning, microwave and fireplace. These units vary in size from two bedroom to four bedroom available year-round.


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Pipestem has a variety of great dining opportunities. The Bluestone Dining Room is located in the McKeever Lodge and is open year round for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They offer a full buffet as well as made to order items. Also in the McKeever Lodge is the Black Bear Snack Bar offering pizza, sandwiches, ice cream and drinks. The Mulligans Sports Lounge is located at the 18th-hole golf clubhouse and is complete with a variety of specialty sandwiches and your favorite legal beverages. Guests staying at the Mountain Creek Lodge receive a free continental breakfast. Lunch offers a soup and sandwich bar. The Dining Room features fine dining each evening with gourmet specialities prepared by Chef Eric Stalnaker, a graduate of the Greenbrier Culinary School. Reservations Suggested.

The aerial tramway is one of the highlights at Pipestem. The enclosed cars carry you on a six minute ride of 3600 feet along some outstanding scenery to the Bluestone River Gorge below. This facility is operated seasonally.

Three gift shops offer a wide assortment of shopping possibilities. Canyon Rim Center, located above the Bluestone Gorge, features two gift shops. The Mountain Artisan Shop provides WV handcrafted items, furniture and quilts. Canyon Rim Gift Shop has a great selection of souvenirs, toys, clothing and features Reflections Glass Showcase. A wide variety of hand blown glass from throughout the state is available.

McKeever Lodge Lobby Shop offers unique gifts and provides sundries frequently needed by guests.
Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
September 17 lots of options by Christi, Ohio
I went for a family reunion and stayed at the resort at Pipestem, we rode horses very fairly priced and played on the trails and had a big picnic under a shelter. We had loads of fun...it is beautiful and there is a trolley car that takes you up the mountain for amamzing views. The park is clean and scenic.


Area Accommodations (over 15 miles away)
Hemlock Haven Cabins - Hico, WVCottages and Cabins
We are luxury, dog friendly cabins located in Fayette County minutes from the New and Gauley Rivers. Each cabin has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, complete kitchens, washer and dryers, gas fireplaces, an outdoor 6-person hot tubs, gas grill, and a private fenced yard with a fire ring and benches.
Web Site: hemlockhavenwv.com
37.6 miles from park*
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Directions
Located in the southeastern section of the state, Pipestem Resort State Park is 14 miles north of Princeton and 12 miles south of Hinton on WV 20. From I-77, take Exit #14 and the park entrance is 14 miles north on Rt. 20. From the Sandstone Exit # 139 of I-64, the park entrance is 22 miles south on WV 20. In addition, the park is located near commercial airports at Bluefield, WV and Beckley, WV with rental car services nearby.

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