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Have fun while learning about nature at WV state parks


Who says education has to be boring? Bring the kids to a state park nature program and they’ll have so much fun they won’t even realize they’re learning something. These programs are suitable for all ages from toddlers to grownups, so bring the whole family along!

West Virginia state parks and forests host a variety of nature-based activities like crafts and games, hikes and nature presentations. If the park you’re visiting has a Nature Center, be sure to stop by to view exhibits pertaining to local plants and animals and chat with the park naturalist about fun things to see and do.

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