Parks In The Three Rivers Region Of Southern West Virginia
One of the great things about a visit to West Virginia is the abundance of parks. Full of mountains, rivers, and lakes, the Three Rivers Region is truly mother nature’s playground.
And we’ve laid it our for everyone to enjoy. Below, you’ll find listings of all the state and national parks in our area…
This year round park has close to 600,000 visitors annually. Facilities include two lodges, 26 fully equipped cabins, camping, golfing, restaurants, gift shops, aerial trip, swimming pools, tennis, nature programs, horseback riding and much, much more.
A 10.5 mile section of the Bluestone River in Southern West Virginia. For more information contact the Sandstone Falls Vistors Center at 304-466-0417
The John Henry Memorial Park is under construction and will be opening in the Summer of 2012. If you have questions or if you are interested in helping get the park completed please call or visit the website for more information. This park will mark the location of the epic contest between man and machine took place at the Great Bend Tunnel in Talcott, WV in 1870. Once construction is complete the park will celebrate the legend of John Henry by offering various educational interpretations of John Henry’s battle with the steam drill and the local railroad history. In addition to the educational components, the park will also offer outdoor recreational amenities year round, including walking trails, picnic shelters and an amphitheater.
267 feet of wild, splashing fun! Near Hinton's National Historic District. Volleyball, basketball courts and picnic tables. Private parties available. Open Memorial Day through August.
Features map of the entire New River watershed on the lobby floor, exhibits, picnic tables, vidoe program and beautiful views. Open year-round 9 to 5.
Encompassing more then 2100 acres of rugged, heavily forested, mountainous terrain. Bluestone State Park provides a wide variety of water-oriented activities for guests and residents of southern WV. Just 5 miles south of Hinton, Bluestone offers 26 fully eqipped modern cabins, a campground, hiking, fishing, swimming and more. Adjacent to Bluestone Lake, the state's third largest body of water.
Primitive camping area with over 300 sites. Hunting, fishing, hiking on 17,632 acres. Adjacent to Bluestone Lake. One rustic pavilion and stables.