Campsites and RV Parks in West Virginia

West Virginia offers unique travel opportunities that are closer than you imagine. Consider these suggestions about where to go and what to do during your Mountain State visit. Discover West Virginia's raging rivers and serene mountains, its rich and engaging history, and its friendly people.

Outdoor lovers call West Virginia the outdoor recreation capital of the East. That's not an exaggeration, considering the Mountain State's world-famous whitewater rivers, challenging mountain bike terrain, extensive trail system, great skiing, fantastic hunting and fishing, massive state and national parklands and the most extensive wilderness areas in this part of the country.

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Tygart Lake State Park is a cozy, quiet getaway for couples and families. It sits among West Virginia's rolling hills and alongside 10-mile long, 1,750-acre Tygart Lake. It's also perfect for small group conferences and retreats and is a favorite spot for family reunions. Tygart Lake visitors enjoy great fishing and boating (seasonal) on the mountain-stream fed waters of the lake. Tygart Lodge overlooks the lake and offers some of the most comfortable and appealing guest rooms in West Virginia's renowned state park system. In addition to the lake, Tygart features five hiking trails, camping, a restaurant offering tasty down-home favorites and original local fare, as well as two gift shops. During the summer, a park naturalist provides free guided nature programs and recreation activities for all guests. A golf course and a number of historical and popular attractions, including Pricketts Fort, Valley Falls, Philippi covered bridge and Fairmont State University, are nearby. The park is just minutes from the historic town of Grafton, W.Va., and a short drive from Interstate 79 in north central West Virginia. Choose Tygart Lake for maximum rest and relaxation. Tygart Lake Lodge is a smoke free facility.

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