Looking for some treasure? If you have a smartphone and a sense of adventure, then treasure awaits you in West Virginia’s state parks! Individuals and organizations set up caches all over the world and share their locations on the internet. GPS users then use location coordinates to find the caches. Once found, a cache provides the site visitor with a wide variety of rewards. All the visitor is asked to do is leave something for the cache if they take something. For more information about this fun activity, visit

If you are interested in placing a cache in an area managed by West Virginia State Parks, fill out and submit this application. A permit issued by West Virginia State Parks is required before placing a cache. Permits are good for one year from the date issued. Our guidelines ensure a safe caching experience. Below, is a list of caches at West Virginia state parks and forests. Happy searching!

Audra State Park

Audra Campground Cache
Rocks Unite: We Need to Stick Together

Babcock State Park

Old Stone Building
Glade Creek Waterfall

Beech Fork State Park

Buttons and Lights
BFSP ParkTour- (1 of 4) The Beginning
BFSP ParkTour- (2 of 4) Watering the Grass
BFSP ParkTour- (3 of 4) Just a Normal Bathroom
BFSP ParkTour- (4 of 4) Campfire Circle

Beartown State Park

Goldilock’s Worst Nightmare Earthcache

Blackwater Falls State Park

Shay’s Run
Bridge Over Tannin Waters
SBGT WV: Black Water Falls State Park

Cacapon Resort State Park

Cacapon Oriskany Sandstone Earthcache
Stone Gate
SBGT WV: Cacapon State Park
SBGT WV: Cacapon State Park Lake

Camp Creek State Park

My Favorite Kennedy
My Favorite Washington
My Favorite Penny

Canaan Valley Resort State Park

Mossy Oak Cache
The Links
Easy Does It
Triple Club
Scenic View One + Two
On the Edge of the Nines

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

ExploreWV Geocoin Challenge #27
SBGT WV: Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Cathedral State Park

Troll’s Treasure at Cathedral State Park

Cedar Creek State Park

Cedar Chest
Three the Hard Way

Chief Logan State Park

SBGT WV: Chief Logan State Park Lake

Coopers Rock State Forest

Wanna Go To The Can On Ridge Trail
Scott Run Excursion
Clay Run Copper
havelotsfun CLAYRUNHIKE
Abandon Hope…
Jen in Wonderland
Indycam’s Picnic Spot
Raven’s rock trail, favMos first cache
Patrick’s Scout Project
The Gold Bug
The Space Between
Top of the Rocks
Henry Clay Iron Furnace
You Can’t Fight Evil With a Macaroni Duck
Mountaineers are Always Free

Fairfax Stone State Park

Fairfax Stone

Forks of Coal State Natural Area

Forks of Coal

Holly River State Park

Holly River Cache
Dreamers Meadow Cache
Oak Ridge Overlook
Tater Cache

Kanawha State Forest

Tea Time
Polly Want a Cache?
Gator Bait Returns

Kumbrabow State Forest

Hanging Around Kumbrabow SF

Lost River State Park

Cranny Crow
Cheeks Rocks
Fire Tower Cabin
The Lee Spring
Nature Refuge
Piney Ridge Road
Service Road Bridge
SBGT WV: Lost River State Park

Moncove Lake State Park

Devil’s Creek Cache 1 of 4
Devil’s Creek Cache 2 of 4
Devil’s Creek Cache 3 of 4
Devil’s Creek Cache 4 of 4

North Bend Rail Trail

Sherwood Like a Flashlight
Middle Island Creek is Born

North Bend State Park

Anchor’s Away
Where The Wild Things Are
There are Giants in these Woods

Pinnacle Rock State Park

Pinnacle Rock: A Geological Landmark

Pipestem Resort State Park

Farm Pond
Barney Law Homesite
County Line Cache
Lake Shore Trail Cache

Prickett’s Fort State Park

5 Hole Flute at the Fort

Stonewall Resort State Park

At the Beech
Intersecting Trails
Fit Enough?
Hidden Gem
Picnic Time
The Secret Bench
Tee Time

Tomlinson Run State Park

Fairview Woolen Mill
Hartford’s Grist Mill
Mineral Springs
New Manchester Pioneer Turnpike
tomlinsonx1 Tribute
Thunder on the Run Tribute

Tu-Endie-Wei State Park

Confluence – Ohio & Kanawha Rivers

Twin Falls Resort State Park

Cliffside Cache
Summit Cache

Tygart Lake State Park

Old Foundation
TLSP #2: Welcome to the Park
TLSP #3 Scab Run
TLSP #5: High Water
TLSP #7: Enchanted Forest
TLSP #8: Hard Times
Hillside Treasure
Taylor County Geotrail: Tygart Lake State Park

Valley Falls State Park

Valley Falls

Watoga State Park

Arboretum Shelter
Arboretum Trail
Beaver Creek Campground
Beaver Creek Campsite
Buck’s Run Cabin Area
Island Lick Cabin Area
Old Cabin 3 at Watoga
Pine Run Cabin Area
Ranger’s Cache
Lenna’s Cache
Watoga Lake
Watoga CCC Tribute
Watoga Primitive Campsite
Watoga Recreation Hall
Watoga Riverside Campground
Watoga Riverside Campground Trailhead
Watoga Southside Building
Watoga Stables
Watoga Swimming Pool
Watoga Trail Overlook

Watters Smith Memorial State Park

SBGT WV: Watters Smith Memorial State Park
Watters Smith Memorial

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