Farm-to-Table at Hawks Nest Museum

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The Hawks Nest Farm-to-Table dinner is postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Craft & Flea Market

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The annual craft and flea market returns to Hawks Nest State Park. From 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on October 16, 2021 you'll find craft and things at this family friendly event. Located in the lower parking lot at Hawk Nest Lodge there is no fee for buyers to attend. Vendors should contact 304-658-5196 x […]

Gather at Hawks Nest

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Let Hawks Nest State Park do the cooking and baking for your gathering on the day of Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 25, 2021. A fabulous buffet is featured from noon until 5:00 p.m. Enjoy these traditional entrees and sides: House Salad Roast Turkey & Dressing Melt-In-Your-Mouth Pot Roast Mashed Potatoes & Gravy Buttered Corn Green Beans […]

Tiny Gingerbread House Contest

The home improvement shows have tiny houses, however Hawks Nest is looking for some Tiny Gingerbread Houses as a fun Christmas and holiday activity. Create and decorate a tiny house that is no larger than 9x9x9 inches (including the plate or base it is constructed on) or smaller. Make it festive and bright or reflect […]

Breakfast at Hawks Nest with Santa

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The Jolly Old Elf will be stopping at Hawks Nest State Park Vista Restaurant this morning. Santa loves a good breakfast and meeting families and children of all ages from 9:00- 11:00AM. You can talk with Santa regardless of having breakfast. Breakfast cost per person is $7.99 and includes Hot Pancakes and Syrups, Scrambled Eggs, […]

Breakfast at Hawks Nest with Santa

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The Jolly Old Elf will be stopping again at Hawks Nest State Park Vista Restaurant this morning. Santa loves a good breakfast and meeting families and children of all ages from 9:00- 11:00AM n December 18, 2021. You can talk with Santa regardless of having breakfast. Breakfast cost per person is $7.99 and includes Hot […]

Christmas Day Buffet at Hawks Nest

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The holidays are brighter when someone else does the cooking. A Christmas Day Buffet at Hawks Nest State Park is planned from 11:00AM until 3:00PM. Reservations are not required but are welcomed at 304-658-5212 extension 0. Christmas Day Buffet at Hawks Nest State Parks Vista Restaurant features: Baked Ham Fried Chicken Meaty Lasagna Creamy Macaroni […]

Dinner Theater at Hawks Nest

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January is the perfect month to visit Hawks Nest State Park to enjoy a dinner theater. A dramatic presentation of the true story of Mary Ingles Draper unfolds Saturday, January 22, 2022 as portrayed by Edwina Zeigler. The overnight package includes dinner for two, an overnight stay at Hawks Nest Lodge and breakfast for two […]

Valentine Weekend at Hawks Nest

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Spend a weekend at Hawks Nest State Park on Valentine Weekend. Enjoy dinner Saturday evening, breakfast buffet on Sunday morning, cash bar or cocoa and stars while spending overnight at Hawks Nest Lodge. The Valentine's package is for two and includes lodging, dinner (entrée choices of New York strip or chicken cordon bleu), and an […]

Valentine’s Dinner: Hawks Nest

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Enjoy a "Be My Valentine" dinner at Hawks Nest State Park on Saturday, February 12, 2022. The Overlook at New River Gorge restaurant is located at the Hawks Nest Lodge. Dinner will be served from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Reservations are recommended by calling 304-658-5212 extension 0. The special dinner offering is not buffet but […]

Paint & Sip at Hawks Nest

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Hawks Nest State Park is hosting a Paint and Sip on Sunday, February 13, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The painting is acrylic medium and small canvas art. The activity is designed for two people participating, so when each completed canvas comes together it creates a scene, however individual participation is welcomed. The […]

Swinging with Sinatra: Hawks Nest

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Known as the "Sultan of Swoon," "The Voice," or "Ol' Blue Eyes," his songs will be the show at Hawks Nest State Park, Saturday, March 12, 2022. Frank Sinatra classics are part of Lee Dean's stage performance at the renewed Museum that is heralded as a new venue for shows and events like this Dinner […]

Craft & Flea: Hawks Nest

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With springtime approaching, Hawks Nest State Park Craft and Flea Market event welcomes vendors and attendees alike from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Hawks Nest Lodge on April 30, 2022. Vendors wanting to set up must make advance registration for a 17’x18’ space. There is a $10 fee for participating. Vendor set up starts […]

Spring Nature Fling-NPS: Hawks Nest

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A warbler walk. Early April through mid-May 2022 in Southern West Virginia celebrates the glories of spring in Appalachia from the rim of the gorge to the river! Explore the area’s natural diversity and contribute as a citizen scientist at New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, Tamarack Marketplace, Beckley Art Center, and the state […]

Farm-to-Table: Hawks Nest

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SOLD OUT! Hawks Nest State Park's Farm-to-Table dinner featuring local produce and food products is scheduled for Sept. 10, 2022. This year's dinner will be at the park's Event Center, formerly known as the Hawk Nest Museum. This event venue is fully accessible and has plenty of parking. Reservations will be required and seating is […]

Hawks Nest Halloween

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The Ansted Events Committee has teamed up with Hawks Nest State Park to bring back “Hawks Nest Halloween” on October 22, 2022 from noon until 3:00 p.m. Activities planned will be at Hawks Nest Lodge main parking area with trick or treat booths set up, prizes and more. If you want to set up a […]

Thanksgiving w/ a scenic view: Hawks Nest

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November 24 is a day to give thanks which can include a traditional Thanksgiving meal at Hawks Nest State Park. The restaurant at Hawks Nest Lodge overlooks the New River area. The scenic views and the buffet planned are both exceptional. Thanksgiving dinner at Hawks Nest is by reservation only. There are two seating options: […]

A Gorge View New Years Eve: Hawks Nest

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Plan on spending New Year’s Eve night at Hawks Nest State Park. The newly remodeled lodge, a great dinner followed by socializing with music and appetizers and cocktails sets the stage to bring in 2023. Dinner is from 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. An appetizer choice leads to a wonderful dinner. Dinner entrees are a choice […]