Blackwater Falls State Park

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Blackwater Falls State Park


Location:2 miles southwest of Davis off WV 32.
Facilities:65 standard campsites (30 with electrical hookups), 26 deluxe cabins, 54-room lodge (with restaurant, game room, and swimming pool), picnic areas, picnic shelter, snack bar, hiking trails (20+ miles), swimming beach, bathhouses, boat rentals, ski trails (10+ miles), toboggan run, warming hut, game courts, playgrounds, nature center, scenic vistas, gift shops.
Activities:Camping, boating, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, cross-country skiing, sledding, tennis, nature and recreation programs (year round).
Special Features:Several vantage points on the edge of the gorge offer panoramic views of Blackwater River's spectacular waterfalls. The name blackwater refers to the amber-colored waters, which are a result of tannic acid from fallen hemlock and red spruce needles.
Address:PO Drawer 490
Davis, WV 26260

Phone:304-259-5216
Web: www.blackwaterfalls.com
Size: 1,688 acres.

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