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Best West Virginia state parks for a winter retreat


Mountains blanketed in white. Crackling fireplaces and hot cocoa. Snowball fights. Sound good? Our state parks and forests are beautiful any time of the year, but there’s just something magical about wintertime. Here are some of the best West Virginia state parks for a winter retreat:
If winter sports are your thing, you’ll love Canaan Valley Resort State Park. Not only does the park offer breathtaking views of the valley and surrounding hills, it’s an outdoor lover’s delight. Winter activities include both cross-country and downhill skiing, snow tubing and even ice skating. Rentals are available at each area.
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