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Mother’s Day escapes at West Virginia state parks and forests


Mother’s Day is around the corner! Treat your mom, or any beloved mother figure in your life, to a special getaway. Whether you’re looking for an adrenaline-filled adventure or a quiet place to relax and soak in the scenery, West Virginia state parks and forests can accommodate your plans. 

Outdoor Adventure 

Lace-up your hiking boots and load up your bicycles! West Virginia state parks and forests offer hundreds of miles of trails for hikers and bikers of all skills levels. Choose from challenging single-track climbs at Kanawha State Forest to wide and flat paths like the Greenbrier Rail Trail. Navigate through towering old-growth forests at Holly River State Park or hike to the waterfalls at Twin Falls Resort. 

Finish off your busy day with a cozy sit around the campfire or a hearty lodge meal. 

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