West Virginia State Parks cook up farm to table culinary tour

Taste the best of West Virginia’s farm-fresh food at a state park farm to table dinner.

farm to table west virginia state parksThe West Virginia State Parks farm to table dinner tours that debuted in June are continuing through September. These special dinners feature the best of West Virginia food and beverages — locally grown produce, meats and dairy paired with wines, beer or coffee.

The farm to table dinners take place on select Thursdays in August and September at some of West Virginia’s most scenic state parks. Dine on mouth-watering selections, like chilled Martinsburg Peach Soup with West Virginia honey, creamed new potatoes from Ripley and Valley Springs Farm slow-roasted pork. Each dinner is a five-star dining experience, and seating is limited. Book your reservation today! You don’t want to miss this!

Overnight Accommodations

Not only are these meals a great way to sample local food, they’re a perfect opportunity to explore our parks! For a truly unique travel and dining experience, make plans to attend one or more of the dinners below, then stay overnight to enjoy the park amenities. Lodging is separate from the dinner. Contact the park for information on available discounts or packages.

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Bring the Farm to Table Dinner Home with You!

Each meal will be served on a collectible dish, created by the Homer Laughlin China Company. Participating parks are selling the dishes in their gift shops. Stop by each gift shop and purchase one of your own. They’re a great collector’s piece!

Farm to Table Dinner Dates

Mark your calendars! Here’s a list of all remaining farm to table dinners. Come to a dinner at a park near you, or attend all six and experience some of the state’s premier state parks.

North Bend State Park on August 16. Musical entertainment and a horse-drawn wagon ride around the park is included in this meal price. Guests can also go for a bike ride on the North Bend Rail Trail or rent a boat on the park’s 305-acre lake. Overnight accommodations include lodging, cabins and camping.

Holly River State Park on August 30. Fish for trout on the Left Fork of Holly River. (Make sure you have a valid West Virginia fishing license.) Enjoy more than 40 miles of scenic hiking trails. Overnight accommodations include cabins and camping.

Hawks Nest State Park on September 20. Enjoy stunning views of the New River Gorge and ride the aerial tramway to the bottom of the gorge. Overnight accommodations are available at the park lodge.

Blackwater Falls State Park on September 27. Go for a hike and take in the stunning scenery of Blackwater Falls, Elakala Falls, Lindy Point and Pendleton Point. Overnight accommodations include lodging, cabins and camping.

Feeling Hungry? Purchase your ticket today!

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