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WV State Wildlife Center turns 100! Celebrate Sept. 16.


Nature enthusiasts and families, mark your calendars for September 16 as we celebrate a remarkable milestone: the 100th anniversary of the West Virginia State Wildlife Center! Nestled in the heart of West Virginia’s scenic beauty, the West Virginia State Wildlife Center has been a sanctuary for native wildlife and a hub for educational experiences. Join us for a day of festivities, fun and appreciation for the wonders of our natural world.

The West Virginia State Wildlife Center is the perfect setting for a family outing and the 100th anniversary is a celebration of all it has to offer. In addition to exhibits, there is a large wooded picnic area with grills and a shelter. Look for waterfowl or fish for trout, bass, catfish and bluegill in the well-stocked pond below the picnic area. And the gift shop is available to satisfy your souvenir and refreshment needs. The West Virginia State Wildlife Center is a facility where visitors can see, enjoy and learn more about West Virginia’s rich wildlife heritage.

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