Celebrate Halloween at West Virginia State Parks

Treat yourself to Halloween chills and thrills this October with parties, mysteries and ghost stories hosted by West Virginia State Parks!

October 21 – Mystery, Mayhem and Murder in West Virginia – Ghost Stories

Blackwater Falls State Park: (304) 259-5216

Special guest Jo Ann Dadisman presents an evening of ghost tales that reveal the darker side of Appalachian folklore, mysteries and the “paranormal” events that shaped an emerging state and its people.

October 21-22 – Terror on the Tygart: Haunted Hayride

Tygart Lake State Park: (304) 265-6144

What awaits you in the forest at Tygart Lake State Park? Rides begin at dark and end at 10 p.m. Event is sponsored by and all proceeds benefit the Tygart Lake State Park Foundation.

October 22 – 20th Annual Halloween Party & Kid-Friendly Haunted House

Blackwater Falls State Park: (304) 259-5216

Scary fun and games for children up to 7th grade. Halloween costume judging and a walk through the Haunted Area. Event is scheduled for 7 p.m. and is open to the public.

October 28 – Nightmare on the Mountain Haunted House

Canaan Valley Resort State Park: (304) 866-4121

Have a scream on us at Bear Paw Lodge, Canaan Valley Resort ski area. Wear your favorite costume. Enjoy treats, marshmallow roast, door prizes and a bonfire. The admission is one canned food item per attendee for the local food pantry.

October 29 – Cass Halloween Train

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Celebrate Halloween at Cass with a costume contest, activities for all ages, haunted places and more. Hot dog roast and more at Whittaker Station. For train tickets and special rides, call (877)-686-7245 or reserve online and select Option 5.

October 29 – Halloween Party

North Bend State Park: (304) 643-2931

Celebrate with a family-friendly Halloween movie and party at Shelter #3.  Costume contest, movie and refreshments will be available.

Get in the spirit of fun with West Virginia State Parks!