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 February 11-15

ELKINS, W.Va. – The following waters were stocked the week of February 11, 2013:

Back Fork of Elk River
Bear Rocks Lake
Blackwater River
Buckhannon River
Buffalo Fork Lake
Burnsville Tailwaters
Camp Creek
Conaway Run Lake
Curtisville Lake
Deer Creek (Pocahontas)
Desert Fork
Dog Run Lake
East Fork Greenbrier River
East River
Elk River
Greenbrier River
Hills Creek
Horseshoe Run
Indian Creek
Indian Rock Lake
Left Fork of Right Fork Buckhannon River
Little Beaver Lake
Little Kanawha Headwaters
Little River East Fork Greenbrier River
Long Marsh Run
Mash Fork
Mason Lake
Mash Fork of Camp Creek
Meadow Creek of New River
Mill Creek Reservoir
Mill Run of Back Creek
Milligan Creek
Mountwood Park Lake
North Fork of Fishing Creek
Panther Creek
Paw Paw Creek
Poorhouse Pond
Potts Creek
R.D. Bailey Tailwaters
Red Creek
Rich Creek
Right Fork of Buckhannon River
Right Fork of Little Kanawha Headwaters
Rockhouse Lake
Rollins Lake
South Fork of Cherry River
South Fork of Fishing Creek
South Fork of Potts Creek
Spruce Laurel Fork
Stonewall Jackson Tailwaters
Sugar Creek
Summersville Tailwaters
Summit Lake
Sutton Tailwaters
Tilhance Creek
Tuscarora Creek
West Fork of Twelvepole
Wheeling Creek
Whiteday Creek

Contact Information

Mike Shingleton, Wildlife Resources Section