Looking for some treasure? If you have a smartphone with GPS 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 www.geocaching.com.

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

It’s a Cave, Man!
The Coolest Tree in Audra
Monty Pylon

Babcock State Park

Old Stone Building
Glade Creek Waterfall

Beartown State Park

Goldilock’s Worst Nightmare Earthcache

Blackwater Falls State Park

Shay’s Run
C. E. WIL2ON Cache
Bridge Over Tannin Waters

Cacapon Resort State Park

Cacapon Oriskany Sandstone Earthcache
The Walk
The Hike
The Stroll
Cacapon Mountain – The Overlook TB Hotel
Cacapon Mountain – The Meander
Cacapon Mountain – The Trek
Cacapon Mountain – The Journey’s End
Stone Gate
Patriotic Ruins

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
RxScientist’s Elementary Cache

Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park

Carnifex Mystery
Patterson’s Picnic
Spectacular Views

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

ExploreWV Geocoin Challenge #27

Cathedral State Park

Troll’s Treasure at Cathedral State Park

Cedar Creek State Park

Cedar Chest
Three the Hard Way
And Baby Makes Three

Chief Logan State Park

Steam Power (Letterbox)

Coopers Rock State Forest

Top of the Rocks
Wanna Go To The Can On Ridge Trail
Scott Run Excursion
Clay Run Copper
havelotsfun CLAYRUNHIKE
Chestnut Ridge Lake Cache
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
Henry Clay Iron Furnace

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
Tater Cache

Kanawha State Forest

Tea Time
Follow the River Home
Polly Want a Cache?
Gator Bait Returns
The Road Not Taken – Final Answer

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

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

Buckeye Creek
Welcome to Salem
Sherwood Like a Flashlight
Middle Island Creek is Born
Fun in the Bend 2

North Bend State Park

Friends of WV State Parks
Where The Wild Things Are
There are Giants in these Woods

Pinnacle Rock State Park

Pinnacle Rock: A Geological Landmark
WV Pinnacle Rock

Pipestem Resort State Park

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

Tomlinson Run State Park

Fairview Woolen Mill
Hartford’s Grist Mill
Mineral Springs

Tu-Endie-Wei State Park

Confluence – Ohio & Kanawha Rivers

Twin Falls Resort State Park

Cliffside Cache

Tygart Lake State Park

Dogwood Trail
Old Foundation
TLSP #2: Welcome to the Park
TLSP #3 Scab Run
TLSP #5: High Water
TLSP #6: Shady Meadow
TLSP #7: Enchanted Forest
TLSP #8: Hard Times
Hillside Treasure
Taylor County Geotrail: Tygart Lake State Park

Watoga State Park

Ranger’s Cache
Lenna’s Cache

Watters Smith Memorial State Park

Watters Smith Memorial
Hershey-White Oak Trail

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