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Sandstone Falls State Park 'Sandstone on ice' © Garvey Strong
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'Sandstone on ice'
© Garvey Strong

Winter at sandstone falls.This is the small side.

Valley Falls State Park
© Cathrine Curry

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Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area
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West Virginia's Potomac Highlands Region Parks


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Parks in this region are near these West Virginia Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)

Blackwater Falls State Park
Blackwater Falls State Park is named for the falls of the Blackwater River whose amber-colored waters plunge five stories then twist and tumble through an eight-mile long gorge. The black water is a result of tannic acid from fallen hemlock and red spruce needles. The falls are one of the most photographed ........more >
Calvin Price State Forest
Calvin Price State Forest was the last to be added to the West Virginia State Forest system. This State Forest is named in honor of the late Calvin W. Price, a Marlinton newspaper editor, prominent citizen, and leading proponent of the purchase and ultimate designation of this area as a State Forest. ........more >
Canaan Valley State Park
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Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
Nestled in the mountains of West Virginia, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park offers excursions that transport you back in time and let you relive an era when steam-driven locomotives were an essential part of everyday life. Trips to Cass are filled with rich histories of the past, unparalleled views of ........more >
Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park
Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park is located in the Greenbrier River Valley north of Lewisburg and is the site of West Virginia's last significant Civil War battle. On November 6, 1863, the federal army of Brigadier General William W. Averell, in his second attempt to disrupt the Virginia-Tennessee ........more >
Kumbrabow State Forest
Kumbrabow State Forest is located along the western edge of the allegheny Highlands atop Rich Mountain. The 9,474 acres of forest range from 3,000 to 3,930 feet above sea level, making Kumbrabow the state's highest forest. Acquired in 1934, the forest derives its unusual name from the three prominent ........more >
Lost River State Park
Nestled in the wooded mountains of Hardy County, Lost River State Park encompasses 3,712 acres. A vast array of recreational facilities create a vacation getaway perfect for families. Enjoy an invigorating hike to Cranny Crow with its commanding views of the surrounding ridges, stroll around park headquarters ........more >
Monongahela National Forest
Recreation ranges from self reliant treks in the wildernesses and backcountry areas to the challenges of mountain climbing to traditional developed site camping. There are 23 campgrounds, 17 picnic areas, and 500 plus miles of hiking trails. The extensive backwoods road and trail system is used for ........more >
Seneca State Forest
Oldest of West Virginia's state forests, Seneca borders the beautiful Greenbrier River in Pocahontas County. The forest offers pioneer guest cabins a four4 acre lake for trout, bass and bluegill fishing a small campground and 11,684 acres of lush woodlands for hiking, hunting or communing with nature. ........more >
Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area
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Watoga State Park
Watoga State Park is located in the mountains of Pocahontas County just 14 miles south of Marlinton, West Virginia. The park consists of 10,100 acres filled with a multitude of recreational activities including hiking, swimming, horseback riding, fishing and boating. There is something for everyone ........more >
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