Traveling Across
West Virginia

Blackwater Falls State Park

Home >> West Virginia Home Page >> West Virginia State and National Parks

Did You Know
Jokes
Puzzles
Recipes
Tributes

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
DC
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

Blackwater Falls State Park
Davis, West Virginia 26260
Voice: 304-259-5216

Superior fishing and camping opportunities in Spring, cool mountain air in the Summer, snowy wonderland in Winter, exceptional scenic vistas in Fall. Make your trip to Blackwater Falls State Park an affordable, family adventure anytime of year!

The park offers over 20 miles of hiking trails. Map and trail guides are available which will assist guests in planning a hike of the right length and duration.

Stables are open from May to mid-September. Horseback, Pony rides and a Petting Zoo are part of the program. Facilities are geared toward younger children and families.

The park naturalist offers a variety of programs on the park's natural and cultural history. Also, programs and tours can be arranged for groups. These are available year round. The Nature Center is open daily from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend. The Nature Center offers displays, programs and information on the park's natural resources.

Boating is offered at Pendleton Lake from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day. Game courts and equipment such as tennis, volleyball and basketball are also available during the summer months. Water quality issues have caused the lake to close to public swimming in past years and the same expected by early July again this year. *Please note, that families making vacation plans - there may be no outdoor swimming at Pendleton Lake after early July.

The Blackwater River is stocked weekly with trout from early spring through early summer. The section of the Blackwater River that runs through the park is a catch and release area. It is stocked regularly with trout. Fishing is also allowed at Pendleton Lake. Proper license and stamps are required.

Over ten miles of park trails can be enjoyed by beginning as well as more experienced cross country skiers in the winter. Many of these are groomed and maintained specifically for cross country skiing. A full service cross country ski center offers ski lessons and equipment rental. The sledding hill is one-quarter mile long and sledders get to the top by a rope tow, available on weekends when snows are sufficient. The hill and tow area are groomed and maintained for sledding. Sleds are available for rent at the cross country ski center.

   


Pictures and information were provided by West Virginia Parks

West Virginia Home Page | West Virginia Forts and Battlefields | West Virginia Gardens | West Virginia Historical Buildings | West Virginia Museums
West Virginia Scenic Places | West Virginia Shopping | West Virginia State and National Parks | West Virginia Theme Parks | West Virginia Wineries

About Us | Contact Us | Did You Know Facts | Jokes | Puzzles | Recipes | Suggest a Site | Tributes

Copyright A View of America 1998 all rights reserved any and all content on this site is protected by law. Any use without written permission is strictly prohibited.