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.

 West Virginia Trout Stocking Week of April 1-5

ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of April 1, 2013:

Anthony Creek
Bear Rocks Lake
Big Run Lake
Blackwater River
Brandywine Lake
Brushy Fork Lake
Buffalo Creek (Brooke)
Buffalo Creek (Logan)
Buffalo Fork Lake
Bullskin Run
Cacapon Park Lake
Camp Creek
Castlemans Run Lake
Cherry River
Clear Fork of Guyandotte River
Conaway Run Lake
Cranberry River
Deer Creek (Nicholas)
Deer Creek (Pocahontas)
Dillons Run
Dog Run Lake
Dry Fork (Tucker, Randolph)
Dunkard Fork Lake
Dunloup Creek
East Fork Greenbrier River
East River
Edwards Run
Elk River
Evitts Run
Fall Run
Fort Ashby Reservoir
French Creek Pond
Gandy Creek
Glady Fork
Greenbrier River
Hopkins Fork
Horse Creek Lake
Horseshoe Run
Jimmy Lewis Lake
Kimsey Run Lake
Knapps Creek
Laurel Creek of Cherry River
Laurel Fork (Randolph)
Left Fork of Holly River
Little River East Fork Greenbrier River
Long Marsh Run
Lost River
Mash Fork
Mash Fork of Camp Creek (Children & Class Q)
Meadow Creek of Anthony Creek
Meadow Creek of New River
Middle Creek
Middle Wheeling Lake
Mill Creek of Opequon Creek
Mill Creek of South Branch
Mill Creek Reservoir
Mill Run of Back Creek
Milligan Creek
Moores Run
New Creek
North Fork Fishing Creek
North Fork of Anthony Creek
North Fork of Cherry River
North Fork of Lunice
North Fork of Patterson Creek
North Fork South Branch
North River
Opequon Creek
Paint Creek
Panther Creek
Pinnacle Creek
Pipestem Lake
Pond Fork
R.D. Bailey Tailwaters
Red Creek
Rhine Creek
Rocky Marsh Run
Shavers Fork (Bemis)
Shavers Fork (lower section)
Shavers Fork (Stuart Park C&R)
South Branch (Franklin)
South Branch (Smoke Hole)
South Fork Fishing Creek
South Mill Creek Lake
Summit Lake
Teter Creek Lake
Thomas Park Lake
Tilhance Creek
Trout Run
Tuckahoe Lake
Tuscarora Creek
Tygart Valley River Headwaters
Waites Run
Warden Lake
Watoga Lake
Wheeling Creek

Contact Information

Mike Shingleton, Wildlife Resources Section