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Highland Scenic Highway National Park

Phone: (304)-846-2695 Distance: 4.80 miles

Travel through a wild and undeveloped portion of the Monongahela National Forest. Hardwood forests cover rolling, mountainous terrain capped by dark spruce at high elevations. Traverse a narrow and steep-walled valley with views of clear mountain streams. Sights include Cranberry Glades Botanical Area, Summit Lake, and Falls of Hills Creek.

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Cranberry Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 6.16 miles

The Cranberry Wilderness now contains a total of 47,815 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of West Virginia. In 1983 the Cranberry Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...

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Highlands Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (540)-962-2214 Email: Mailroom_R8_George_Washington_Jefferson@fs.fe Distance: 10.25 miles

This National Forest Scenic Byway weaves through a landscape of diverse vegetation, scenic views, unique geological formations and an abundance of wildlife. In addition, there are numerous historic places-the remnants of a once thriving mining community.

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Moomaw Lake National Park

1 Activites Phone: (540)-962-1138 Distance: 23.77 miles

Situated within the George Washington National Forest, recreation facilities are managed by the US Forest Service. Visit their web site for more information (http://www.southernregion.fs.fed.us/gwj/jamesriver/default.htm). Hunting opportunities are provided National Forest lands that are managed by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.

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Big Draft Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 31.67 miles

The Big Draft Wilderness now contains a total of 5,144 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of West Virginia. In 2009 the Big Draft Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "....

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Roaring Plains West Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 31.67 miles

The Roaring Plains West Wilderness now contains a total of 6,792 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of West Virginia. In 2009 the Roaring Plains West Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solit...

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Spice Run Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 31.67 miles

The Spice Run Wilderness now contains a total of 6,030 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of West Virginia. In 2009 the Spice Run Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "....

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Summersville Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (304)-872-3412 Distance: 34.57 miles

Noted for its spectacular cliffs and white water on the Gauley River. Near Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park, a Civil War battlefield. On WV 129 at Mt. Nebo, 3 mi W of US 19.

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Rough Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 36.28 miles

The Rough Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 9,300 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1988 the Rough Mountain Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age ...

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Monongahela National Forest Park

15 Activites Email: r9_monong_website@fs.fed.us Distance: 37.22 miles

The Monongahela National Forest comprises roughly a million acreas of National Forest System lands in West Virginia and lies within 400 miles of an estimated 96,000,000 people.  An approximate 1.3 million visitors come to the Monongahela National Forest each year.The national importance of the recreation resource of the Monongahela has been recognized through the designation of the Spruce Knob – S...

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Sutton Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (304)-765-2816 Distance: 39.60 miles

With 40 mi of shoreline, this lake attracts fishing and boating enthusiasts. Located in the wooded hills of central West Virginia, the project office is 1 mi E of Sutton, off I-79.

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Rich Hole Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 40.60 miles

The Rich Hole Wilderness now contains a total of 6,450 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1988 the Rich Hole Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...inc...

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Midland Trail National Park

Phone: (800)-225-5982 Distance: 40.61 miles

Begin at the State Capitol and travel through Malden, boyhood home of Booker T. Washington. Then continue through white-water mountain country and the breathtaking scenery of New River Gorge and Hawks Nest State Park. On the eastern end, encounter colonial Lewisburg, and the oldest golf course in the US.

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Barbours Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 41.97 miles

The Barbours Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 5,382 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1988 the Barbours Creek Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age ...

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Shawvers Run Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 42.48 miles

The Shawvers Run Wilderness now contains a total of 5,686 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1988 the Shawvers Run Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...

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Laurel Fork South Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 46.03 miles

The Laurel Fork South Wilderness now contains a total of 5,874 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of West Virginia. In 1983 the Laurel Fork South Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude....

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Burnsville Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (304)-853-2371 Distance: 48.18 miles

There are numerous recreation opportunities at Burnsville Lake, including excellent hunting. At the Burnsville Lake Dam and the Riffle Run Campground/Day-Use/Boat Launch, you can take advantage of camping at one of sixty sites (non-reservable, electric & non-electric), take a picnic or plan a family reunion at one of the four reservable shelters. Boat rentals and storage are available at the marin...

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Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike

Phone: (304)-637-7424 Email: info@spturnpike.org Distance: 48.52 miles

Crucial in the First Campaign of the Civil War, this road now features pristine Civil War sites and charming historic towns. Hike through vast forests; fish in secluded waters; ride a wild mountain railroad. Explore this byway whose woods, small farms and beautiful mountain vistas take you back to an earlier time.

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Ramseys Draft Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 50.91 miles

The Ramseys Draft Wilderness now contains a total of 6,518 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1984 the Ramseys Draft Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of...

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Laurel Fork North Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 51.35 miles

The Laurel Fork North Wilderness now contains a total of 6,055 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of West Virginia. In 1983 the Laurel Fork North Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude....

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Bluestone Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (304)-466-1234 Distance: 52.04 miles

Bluestone Dam spans the New River, forming Bluestone Lake, the third largest lake in West Virginia. With a 2,040 acre surface area, the lake provides boaters, water skiers, and fishermen with great recreational opportunities. The State of West Virginia operates Bluestone State Park with cabin rentals, picnicking and camping facilities. Also, a swimming pool, gift shop, two boat ramps, and a marina...

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New River Gorge National River Park

Rank: 66 9 Activites Email: neri_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 52.38 miles

A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. The park encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.

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Gauley River National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 204 4 Activites Email: neri_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 52.38 miles

The 25 miles of free-flowing Gauley River and the six miles of the Meadow River pass through scenic gorges and valleys containing a wide variety of natural and cultural features. The Gauley River contains several class V+ rapids, making it one of the most adventurous white water boating rivers in the east.

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Bluestone National Scenic River Park

Rank: 293 8 Activites Email: neri_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 52.38 miles

The Bluestone River and the rugged and ancient gorge it has carved is a richly diverse and scenic area of the southern Appalachians. Bluestone National Scenic River is preserved as a living landscape that provides an unspoiled experience for visitors and a haven for a variety of plants and animals. The park protects a 10.5-mile section of the Bluestone River in southern West Virginia.

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Stonewall Jackson Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (304)-269-4588 Distance: 56.28 miles

Named for Thomas Jonathan ?Stonewall? Jackson, a famous general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War, who was born on January 21, 1824, in nearby Clarksburg, West Virginia. A major recreation area is located at the Stonewall Jackson State Park which provides visitors with numerous opportunities including a 374 slip marina, picnic facilities and a 18 hole championship golf course, lodge, ca...

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