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.

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