Add These West Virginia Lodge Stays to Your Summer Bucket List

Nestled within the lush, rolling hills and breathtaking landscapes of the Mountain State, West Virginia State Parks offer a unique blend of natural beauty, serene wilderness and unforgettable lodge stays.

This is your quintessential guide to discovering the hidden gems and luxurious retreats tucked away in West Virginia’s vast expanses of natural splendor. Whether you’re an avid hiker, a nature lover or simply in search of a peaceful getaway, the lodges promise an unparalleled experience.

Blackwater Falls State Park Lodge

Nestled on the south rim of the enchanting Blackwater Canyon, the lodge at Blackwater Falls State Park invites guests into its warm embrace with 54 comfortable rooms boasting sweeping views over the dense, forested gorge below.

The lodge doesn’t just offer a place to rest; it’s a gateway to a plethora of amenities and park attractions designed to enhance every aspect of your stay. From dining at The Smokehouse, a full-service restaurant, to engaging in a variety of outdoor activities, guests are spoilt for choice. 

Whether you’re looking to immerse yourself in nature, find adventure in outdoor activities or simply relax in a setting that whispers the stories of yesteryears, the lodge at Blackwater Falls State Park offers an unforgettable summer retreat.

Tygart Lake State Park

Plan your perfect summer escape at Tygart Lake State Park’s inviting lodge! Nestled atop a scenic peninsula overlooking the tranquil lake, our 20-room lodge offers a picturesque retreat. Enjoy a range of outdoor activities at Tygart. The adventure lake at Tygart Lake State Park features twenty-five giant inflatables and a sandy beach area with lounge chairs. Whether you want to catch some rays or jump right in the water this is the place for families to have easy summer fun.

Plus, select rooms are pet-friendly, ensuring your whole family can join in the adventure. From full-service dining at The Lodge Restaurant to amenities such as a marina, hiking trails and even electronic vehicle servicing equipment, you’ll have everything you need for a comfortable stay. 

Don’t miss out on cooling off at our adventure lake, featuring giant inflatables and a sandy beach—ideal for families looking for summer fun in a beautiful natural setting.

Chief Logan State Park

After a day on the trails, there’s nothing better than coming back to a cozy cabin or spacious lodge room and relaxing for the evening. Chief Logan boasts both a 75-room lodge and three four-bedroom cottages. The lodge offers a full-service restaurant, The Whispering Ridge restaurant, a lounge, an indoor swimming pool and fitness center, ample meeting facilities and gift shops. The park offers a plethora of hiking opportunities, as well as an outdoor pool with water features, picnic shelters, campground, game courts, miniature golf and a museum.   

The rugged ATV trails of southern West Virginia are legendary, and Chief Logan is a great place to stay if you want to experience the best of them. While ATV use is not permitted in Chief Logan, the park is less than an hour from 6 of the 10 trails in the Hatfield McCoy Trails system. So, if you want to spin your wheels on more than one trail, Chief Logan is the perfect home base. 

Explore Nearby Hatfield McCoy Trails

Book your stay now and start planning your Almost Heaven getaway today!