West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful

About West Virginia

West Virginia is noted for its mountains and diverse topography, its historically significant logging and coal mining industries, and its political and labor history. It is one of the most densely karstic areas in the world, making it a choice area for recreational caving and scientific research.

Business

West Virginia is full of opportunity for any business with a growing economy and a highly dedicated workforce. Whether you are running an existing business or thinking of starting a new business you can find all of the information you need throughout this business section.

Education

West Virginia is fortunate to have a tremendous education system with a high standard of excellence. Please use the information provided here to learn more about the wealth of educational opportunities in our great state.

Employment

West Virginia is home to one of the finest workforces in the country based on our hard work and commitment to quality. Whether you are looking for new job opportunities, enhancing your job skills or researching future employment trends you can find all of the information you need throughout this employment section.

Family

West Virginia offers the perfect balance of a rural and urban setting that suits a variety of lifestyles. This is a state where you can go whitewater rafting in the morning, go to an art exhibit in the afternoon and attend a concert in the evening. Whether you just moved to the Mountain State or your family has been here since it was founded, you are part of our community.

Health

Maintaining proper health is vital to ensuring the highest quality of life possible. West Virginia strives to provide one of the best health care systems in the country that is affordable and available to all residents of the state. This section contains numerous resources to assist you in accessing the health care services provided in the state.

Tourism

Exhilarate in the lasting beauty and natural wonder scattered throughout West Virginia. From unmatched outdoor recreation to world-class resorts, breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, West Virginia is an ideal spot to plan your next adventure. Discover for yourself what makes West Virginia wild and wonderful.

 Cabin Rentals More Affordable Mid-week at Select West Virginia State Parks

4/29/2013
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Select West Virginia State Parks and Forests with cabins extend a 20 percent discount on overnight stays of two or more consecutive nights, Sunday-Thursday, through May 16, 2013, Ask for the “spring cabin special” when making reservations. Greenbrier State Forest and Beech Fork and Lost River state parks have additional dates and rental options available. Cabin styles include modern, standard and pioneer, each with varying degrees of amenities.

Twin Falls Resort State Park – 304-294-4000
Cabwaylingo State Forest – 304-385-4255
North Bend State Park – 304-643-2931
Blackwater Falls State Park – 304-259-5216
Pipestem Resort State Park – 304-466-1800
Watoga State Park – 304-799-4087
Babcock State Park – 304-438-3003
Tygart Lake State Park – 304-265-6144
Bluestone State Park –304-466-2805
Cacapon Resort State Park – 304-258-1022
Greenbrier State Forest – 304-536-1944
Beech Fork State Park – 304-528-5794
Lost River State Park – 304-897-5372

To learn more about lodge and cabins for vacation travel, visit www.wvstateparks.com

Contact Information

WV State Parks
304-558-2764
parks.dnr@wv.gov