Coonskin Park

Charleston, WV

Located 10 minutes from downtown Charleston, the park includes over a thousand acres of woodland, hiking and biking trails, a handicapped accessible 18 hole par three golf course, an Olympic size pool, picnic shelters of all sizes, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, bike rentals, pedal boat rentals and a modern playground area. Meeting and reception room rentals are also available. Coonskin has a modern amphitheater, 2000 seat soccer stadium and a Wedding Garden.

Programs throughout the year include numerous golf events, athletic events, children's events, nature activities, birding, concerts and a winter light display.

Hours: Dawn to dusk every day.

Directions: Exit 1 off I-79 North or South.

Coming from the South:
Take I-79 North
Exit 1 Mink Shoals
Turn Right onto Pennsylvania Avenue
Approximately 1/2 mile to Coonskin Entrance on right.

Coming from the North:
Take I-79 South
Exit 1 Mink Shoals
Turn Left onto Pennsylvania Avenue
Approximately 1/2 mile to Coonskin Entrance on right.

Trip Inspiration

5 Bass Fishing Hideaways in Almost Heaven

West Virginia is well-known as a trout fishing hub but did you know that the Mountain State is also a bass fisherman's paradise? From ...

Read More

Up Your Road Trip Game with these 4 Tips

Looking to prepare for the greatest road trip of your life? You've come to the right place. Along the rolling hills of West Virginia, you ...

Read More

Race the School Bell: Last-Minute Summer Vacations

Summer in West Virginia brings about days of exploring, nights spent up with friends and memories that will last until the end. Although t...

Read More

Go State Park-Hopping in Almost Heaven One Region at a Time

When you find yourself longing for both the beauty and exhilaration of a true adventure, you'll quickly see that West Virginia is your ide...

Read More

Our Favorite Casino Games to Win Big in Almost Heaven

The Mountain State offers a variety of casino games– slots, poker, blackjack, roulette, craps, racing and many more ways to enjoy the...

Read More

Cookout West Virginia-Style this Summer

With summer just around the corner in Almost Heaven, now is the perfect time to fire up the grill and enjoy some classic West Virginia fl...

Read More

Go for Gold: Rock Climbing in Almost Heaven

With the Summer Olympics quickly approaching, it is the prime time to train as the competitors do. Having an abundance of rocky ridges, ste...

Read More

All Aboard for Summer Fun on the Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad

This summer, miles upon miles of lush greenery, sunny skies and emerging wildflowers await you. Wondering how you can see the most of this...

Read More

Discover the New River Gorge on Your Greatest Road Trip Yet

Close your eyes and imagine a place with thousands of acres of lush green forests, rushing waters and cascading waterfalls. Sound too good ...

Read More
More Inspiration