National Parks

Six national parks dot the landscape of West Virginia. These parks, designated by the federal government, are scenic or historically significant areas in West Virginia that are created to preserve the natural beauty and wildlife of the region. From National Historic Parks to rugged National Rivers, these parks tell the rich history of the state and showcase the breathtaking beauty of Almost Heaven.

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5 undiscovered (but just as amazing) trails near the nation's #1 National Park hike

  The New River Gorge National River has plenty of iconic trails, including the “Nation’s #1 National Park Hike”— but it’s...

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5 best ol-time stops in this National Park’s living history village

  Harpers Ferry is perhaps one of the most unique places in the United States. The upper portion of Harpers Ferry is a traditio...

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Awe-Inspiring Destinations and Unmatched Adventure. Your guide to the Monongahela National Forest.

570 miles of road. 825 miles of trails. 23 campgrounds. The Monongahela National Forest is home to some of the most incredible places the Mo...

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Traversing the Mon: 9 must-see sites in WV's massive national forest

The Monongahela National Forest: nearly 1 million acres of breathtaking scenery and mountain recreation. The woodland wonderland covers ...

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