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.

 Tygart Lake State Park Smart Code Yields Reduced Room Rates

GRAFTON, W.Va. – People are using their smartphones for nearly everything, and the latest innovation involves getting an automatic discount when making lodging reservations online at Tygart Lake State Park. It’s called a “Smart Code” and there are two available.
Reservations made online for Tygart Lake Lodge room rentals or cabin rentals and using the Smart Code “Falling Prices” will receive a 25 percent discount for second night rentals at the park lodge through Dec. 23, 2013.

The second code, 3RDNF, is good for lodge rooms or cabins and offers a third consecutive night free through Dec. 19, 2013. The discounts are available through the online reservation system only and accessible through the Tygart Lake State Park website www.tygartlake.com, “Online Reservations.”

Tygart Lake State Park Supt. Brennon O’Sullivan, like other state park superintendents, looks for interesting ways to direct visitor attention to the park – accommodations, history and activities. “Parks never stop reminding residents and visitors that lodges are open year-round and the facilities are wonderful. We encourage people to stay overnight and enjoy themselves,” O’Sullivan said.

Tygart Lake State Park is located near Grafton. The lodge restaurant is operated by the popular Boston Beanery. Tygart Lake Lodge is a 20-room retreat with recent furnishing updates. It overlooks Tygart Lake and has all the amenities of any hotel. Eleven vacation cabins dot the park and are fully equipped with linens, dining and cooking ware and fireplaces. State parks with lodges and cabins, including Cass Scenic Railroad, offer online reservations and they are optimized for smartphone use or via the website.

To learn more about Tygart Lake State Park visit www.tygartlake.com.

Contact Information

Brennon O’Sullivan, Tygart Lake State Park Superintendent