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.

 Got Talent? Family Fun at Beech Fork State Park June 28

Beech Fork State Park
Beech Fork State Park will host a talent show June 28.
Beech Fork State Park is giving performers a chance to show off their talents June 28, 2014. Singers, dancers, comedians or individuals and families with other special talents are welcome.
The acts must be appropriate for children, as this a family friendly event. Acts will have four minutes to perform in front of the visiting audience. Park prizes will be awarded.
The event is organized by Park Naturalist Melissa Cardina and performers must sign up by June 26 for a scheduled time in the talent show. Email beechforksp@wv.gov and put “Talent Show” in the subject line to begin the registration process.
Beech Fork State Park features 275-site campground, vacation cabins, and a large outdoor swimming pool. Picnicking and hiking are popular and the park is open year-round. Cardina is summer naturalist and intern who organizes a variety of activities for park visitors and the general public to enjoy. Learn more at www.beechforksp.com  or call 304-528-5794.

Contact Information

Melissa Cardina