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.


Recreation News

Below you will find a list of recent press releases that relate to Recreation. Click Read More to view the full text of the press release.

Blennerhassett Island State Park fall dinner and river boat cruises Sept. 27 and Oct. 18, 2014

September 18, 2014 - Fall dinner and riverboat cruises are planned by Blennerhassett Island State Park Sept. 27 and Oct. 18...

SeptemberFest at Blackwater Falls State Park mixes music, history and entertainment Sept. 22-25, 2014

September 18, 2014 - Blackwater Falls State Park will host SeptemberFest Sept. 22-25...

Electrical upgrades at Hawks Nest State Park scheduled Sept. 29, 2014

September 16, 2014 - Hawks Nest State Park near Ansted in Fayette County is scheduled for a planned power outage Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, beginning at 7:30 a.m....

Outdoor Youth Challenge – WV's Celebration of National Hunting & Fishing Day, Sept. 27 & 28 at Stonewall State Park

September 16, 2014 - Children ages 6 to 18 are encouraged to participate in the Outdoor Youth Challenge during West Virginia’s Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day Sept. 27 and 28 at Stonewall Resort State Park...