Park Photography Workshop: Blackwater Falls

Blackwater Falls State Park

Note: Due to an unexpected illness, the photography workshop is cancelled. Attendees with reservations will be contacted. Blackwater Falls State Park is located in beautiful Tucker County, West Virginia, and is a favorite destination for photographers. Take advantage of this photography workshop with Frank Ceravalo, noted photographer of West Virginia. Frank Ceravalo has captured the […]

August Activities: Holly River

Holly River State Park

Naturalist Jane Birdsong invites one and all to activities at Holly River State Park planned for August 11-13, 2022. Attendance is free. Participation is fun. Because, by golly, it's Holly! […]

Nature Activities: Twin Falls

Twin Falls Resort State Park

Twin Falls features these programs August 11and 12, 2022. Take advantage of these nature-based activities. The nature center is open Thursday - Saturday from 3:00-7:00 PM and Sunday, 3:00 - 6:00 PM. There is no fee to attend programs or the nature center. Thursday, August 11, 2022 4:00 pm Twin Oaks Trail Hike Meet at […]

Inspired by Nature: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Inspired by Nature. Cacapon Resort State Park features nature-based programs and an evening with funny guy Bil Lepp on August 13, 2022. All activities and programs are free to attend and open to the public. Join Naturalist Valerie Chaney and summer team Garrett, Allen and Mary and park volunteers at the nature center (unless another […]

Farm-to-Table: Chief Logan

Chief Logan Lodge

The 2022 Farm-to-Table dinner at Chief Logan State Park is August 12. This event will be at Chief Logan Lodge and includes a Moon Watch following dinner using a motorized telescope. Dinner is buffet-style from 6-8:30 p.m. Dinner tickets are $24.99 for adults and $12.99 for kids 10 and older. To make reservations click here or call […]

Friday Fun: Bluestone

Bluestone State Park H.C. 78, Box 3, Hinton, WV

Bluestone State Park has some favorite afternoon and evening activities planned on Friday, August 12, 1022. Join Naturalist Jonathan Lipscomb for spoon carving, primitive fire starting and campfire. 4pm SPOON CARVING Join our heritage arts and naturalist Jonathan at the shelter behind the activities building to learn about historic spoon carving and some of the […]

2nd Weekend Activities: Coopers Rock

Coopers Rock State Forest 61 County Line Dr., Bruceton Mills, WV

Marching toward mid-August at Cooper Rock State Forest invites exploration and curiosity.. Join Naturalist and Certified Interpretive Guide Aubrey Bartman for these nature-based activities planned on August 12 - 14, 2022. Participation in any or all hikes and activities is without cost, however children must be accompanied by an adult. August 12, 2022 - Friday […]

Supermoon Spectacular: Chief Logan

Chief Logan Lodge

Tonight is the night for sky-watching! Look through a computerized telescope at various celestial bodies including the moon, planets, galaxies, and more. This program begins at 9:00 p.m. until midnight on August 12, 2022 at Chief Logan Lodge, fire pit. Naturalist Lauren Cole is your Supermoon host. Learn seasonal constellations and other cool facts about […]

Mountainside Music Series-Canaan Valley: Sour Mash String Band

Canaan Valley Resort State Park 230 Main Lodge Rd, Davis, WV

Enjoy a night of LIVE Mountainside Music at Canaan Valley Resort on the Quenchers Plaza. Free to attend and open to the public, the Mountainside Music Series is slopeside and live from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. The featured band on August 12, 2022 is “Sour Mash String Band." Grab a bite at Quenchers Pub. Purchase […]

Mountain Trail Challenge Returns: Watoga

Watoga State Park

Mark your running calendar for August 13, 2022 for the return of the Watoga State Park Mountain Trail Challenge Races Half Marathon and 5K. The Watoga State Park Mountain Trail Challenge Races bring trail runners to the park each August for a tough half marathon or a beautiful 5K race on shaded woodland trails. All […]

Mid-August Activities: Bluestone

Bluestone State Park H.C. 78, Box 3, Hinton, WV

Activities at Bluestone State Park for August 13-15, 2022 includes making giant bubbles, fishing, and some guided hikes. Naturalist Jonathan Lipscomb invites family and friends to participate in outdoor fun. Activities are open to the public and free to attend unless there is a small craft fee. Saturday, August 13, 2022 2PM — Boundary Trail […]

“Rock the Park”: Kanawha

Kanawha State Forest

"Rock the Park" returns to Kanawha State Forest August 13, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Kanawha State Forest Foundation and open to the public without fee. About this event Hop into your classic car and cruise on out for Rock The Park at Kanawha State Forest where […]

Wings of Wonder, Birds of Prey: Tygart Lake (Postponed)

Tygart Lake State Park 1240 Paul E. Malone Rd, Grafton, WV

This event has been postponed. Check back for an update. Live birds of prey at Tygart Lake State Park are presented by the Three Rivers Avian Center (TRAC) on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. The educational birds are a great opportunity to learn what birds say "who cooks for me, who cooks for […]

Bil Lepp aLive & Funny!: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Get ready to laugh yourself silly…Bil Lepp is a master storyteller, champion liar, funny guy, author, and tv host. Lepp is live on stage at Cacapon Resort State Park, August 13, 2022. His humorous tales curl the lips on the grumpiest of people. Sure to tickle your funny bone, the laughter and show begins at […]

Peak of the Bloom: Camp Creek

Camp Creek State Park

Parachute Brigade is preforming at Camp Creek State Park as part of Peak of the Bloom. Enjoy a concert at the beautiful Camp Creek State Park Amphitheater on August 13, 2022 with the talented artists of Parachute Brigade, plus artisan vendors, creative activities and more! Music starts at 7:00 p.m. Bring a blanket or arm […]

Full Sturgeon Moon Hike: Cass

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Hike by the light of a full moon at Cass on August 13, 2022. The “Sturgeon Moon” hike at Cass Scenic Railroad begins from the visitors center (to the left […]

Peak of the Bloom: Camp Creek

Camp Creek State Park

These activities are Peak of the Bloom schedule. Enjoy these on August 14, 2022 at Camp Creek State Park. There is no fee to attend and open to the public. Yoga in the Park — 10:00 a.m. Enjoy a yoga session with the talented Joanie of the Gaia Den in the beautiful setting of Camp Creek […]

Cruise-In: Valley Falls

Valley Falls State Park 720 Valley Falls Rd., Fairmont, WV

Classic vehicles line up for the show at Valley Falls State Park on August 14, 2022 from noon until 4:00 p.m. Open to the public the viewing is free and family-friendly. If you love antique and vintage cars, this is a Sunday afternoon treat. Interested in display your classic? Call 304-367-2719. Lodging is available nearby […]

Farm-to-Table: Tygart Lake

Tygart Lake State Park 1240 Paul E. Malone Rd, Grafton, WV

​The reflection of a waning crescent moon at Tygart Lake is possible if weather cooperates for the 2022 Farm-to-Table dinner at this State Park on August 18. This Farm-to-Table event is held at The Lodge restaurant and features locally sourced produce and products. This special dinner begings at 6 p.m. with light appetizers and cash […]

Mid-August Weekend Fun: Holly River

Holly River State Park

Naturalist Jane Birdsong invites one and all to activities at Holly River State Park planned for August 18-20, 2022. Summer is transitioning into autumn. Join us. Attendance is free. Participation is fun. Because, by golly, it's Holly! Thursday, August 18, 2022 2PM — NATURE CRAFT Pinecone Bird Feeders Meet the naturalist in Windy Gap Schoolyard (Balli […]

Farm-to-Table: North Bend

North Bend State Park

The 2022 Farm-to-Table dinner at North Bend State Park is August 18, 2022. The menu is amazing. The setting says ‘welcome home.’ Enjoy Appetizers. Sourdough bread with spinach dip, Salad with Strawberry vinaigrette field green, and a cool cucumber salad. Entrees are farm favorites. Pear glazed pork chops, Smothered cheddar loaves, country-fried potatoes, Homemade rolls, […]

An Awesome Weekend: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

An awesome weekend about the outdoors! Cacapon Resort State Park weekend activities include a medicinal weed walk, monarchs, bluebirds, Irish Road Bowling, and National Honey Bee Day. All activities and programs are free to attend, unless indicated, and open to the public. Join Naturalist Valerie Chaney and summer team Garrett, Allen and Mary and park […]

Mountainside Music Series-Canaan Valley: Crandall Creek

Canaan Valley Resort State Park 230 Main Lodge Rd, Davis, WV

Enjoy a night of LIVE Mountainside Music at Canaan Valley Resort on the Quenchers Plaza. Free to attend and open to the public, the Mountainside Music Series is slopeside and live from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. The featured band on August 19, 2022 is “Crandall Creek”. Grab a bite at Quenchers Pub. Purchase tickets at […]

Friday Fun: Bluestone

Bluestone State Park H.C. 78, Box 3, Hinton, WV

Activities at Bluestone State Park for Friday, August 19, 2022 includes great afternoon and evening programs including a campfire and sky watching. Naturalist Jonathan Lipscomb invites family and friends to participate in outdoor fun. Activities are open to the public and free to attend unless there is a small craft fee. Friday, August 19, 2022 […]

Reflections of the Putnam Daughters during an Afternoon Tea

Blennerhassett State Park

Learn historical tidbits about the Putnam and the Blennerhassett families along with proper afternoon tea etiquette of the 1800s. This event will be held at Maple Shade, the original home of the Putnams, now located on Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park. This August 20, 2022 program begins at 12:45 pm and is a one hour […]

Southern Stompers Clogging: Beech Fork

Beech Fork State Park

Southern Stompers Clogging Group will be foot loose and fancy free at Beech Fork State Park on Saturday, August 20, 2022. Find this energetic group at the activity room at Park Headquarters at 6:00 p.m. Dances include old and new country, but Southern Stompers also includes some rock, and pop. Audience participation is encouraged. This […]

Art in the Park: Berkeley Springs

Berkeley Springs State Park

In its 15th year, Art in the Park provides access to fine artists located in the Berkeley Springs region. Nationally known artists exhibit at this event, and the best part […]

Wings of Wonder, Birds of Prey: Twin Falls

Twin Falls Resort State Park

Live birds of prey at Twin Falls Resort State Park are presented by the Three Rivers Avian Center (TRAC) on Saturday, August 22, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. The educational birds are a great opportunity to learn what birds say "who cooks for me, who cooks for you all?" as well as meeting other raptors. The […]

Farm-to-Table: Canaan Resort

Canaan Valley Resort State Park 230 Main Lodge Rd, Davis, WV

Dark skies with little moonlight invite you to Canaan Valley for the 2022 Farm-to-Table dinner at this State Park in Tucker County W.Va., on August 26, 2022. In addition to a wonderful dinner, watching the skies tonight makes this upscale dining event a must-attend dinner with courses showcasing local produce and products. Tickets are $45. […]

Mountainside Music Series-Canaan Valley: Sodapop Gypsies

Canaan Valley Resort State Park 230 Main Lodge Rd, Davis, WV

Enjoy a night of LIVE Mountainside Music at Canaan Valley Resort on the Quenchers Plaza. Free to attend and open to the public, the Mountainside Music Series is slopeside and live from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. The featured band on Friday, August 26, 2022 is “Sodapop Gypsies." Grab a bite at Quenchers Pub. Purchase tickets […]