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Celebrate the season with a stay at a cozy State Parks lodge


West Virginia takes on a different kind of beauty in the winter. Snow blankets the hills and brings a quiet calm to the woods. Waterfalls may freeze and sparkle in the cool bright sunlight. Step into the winter wonderland of your dreams at these state parks. Book a lodge room and enjoy comforts from full-service restaurants to indoor swimming pools.

At Blackwater Falls State Park you can brave a ride down the longest sled run on the East Coast, then sip a cup of hot chocolate in the warming hut. The park also has more than 10 miles of trails for cross-country skiing. Plan a stay at Blackwater Falls Lodge, which sits on the canyon’s south rim and provides sweeping views of the stunning frosty landscape.

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