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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

 Fall Classic Car Show at North Bend State Park, Oct. 12, 2013

Entrance to North Bend State ParkPhoto Courtesy of the West Virginia Department of Commerce.
Entrance to North Bend State Park
CAIRO, W.Va. - The Ritchie County Car Club and North Bend State Park invite the public to the fifth annual Fall Classic Car Show, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013.

“There is no better setting for a day of fun, music, food and beautiful cars than North Bend,” said Kristi Steed, group services coordinator at North Bend.

Registration starts at 9 a.m. and closes at noon for individuals showing cars. Trophies for the top 10 vehicles and the best of show will be awarded at 3 p.m. There will be t-shirts for the first 60 entries, door prizes and fun for all ages. There are no admission fees to visit North Bend State Park or the Fall Classic Car Show.
A full-service lodge, vacation cabins and campgrounds are park features. The park is known for the North Bend Rail Trail and North Bend Lake as well as hiking trails, environmental activities and special weekend events. To learn more about North Bend State Park, visit northbendsp@wv.gov or call 304-643-2931.

Contact Information

Kristi Steed, North Bend State Park