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Hoy Murphy, Public Information Officer (304) 957-9365 firstname.lastname@example.org
January Outdoor Finery and Indoor Stay-ability at West Virginia’s State Parks
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Whether the natural elements are cold or moderate, many state parks in West Virginia are open for a trip-away option at lodges, cabins and even some campgrounds. January lodging and camping discounts are being offered at some facilities.
“Visits in winter months to parks are great opportunities to enjoy the outdoors and the comfort that rooms, cabins and restaurants offer,” said Emily Fleming, interim state parks chief and assistant to the director of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. January overnight and recreational opportunities at West Virginia’s state parks include:
WV50 - $50 per night lodging rate
WV50 offers a reduced room rate of $50 per night at seven lodges in January. It is available through the online reservation program or by calling any of these parks and asking for WV50. Participating state parks include Twin Falls, Pipestem, North Bend, Hawks Nest, Cacapon, Chief Logan and Tygart Lake. Customers affected by the current water outages in parts of West Virginia have been calling these parks for overnight accommodations and taking advantage of the WV50 discount.
Camping is primarily a spring-through-fall recreational pursuit, but winter camping is an option at Beech Fork State Park. Full hookup sites are open when campers heat-tape or properly insulate the camper waterlines. Full hookup includes water, electricity and sewer. Rates are $33 for full hook up. Beech Fork State Park is extending a half price campsite rental rate to campers who are affected by the water outages during the state of emergency in nine West Virginia counties.
Cabin and Lodge Discounts at State Parks
State Parks cabins are open all year and some offer attractive winter rates. Parks with cabins open year-round are Beech Fork, Blackwater Falls, Bluestone, Cacapon, Canaan Valley, Cass Scenic Railroad (houses), Lost River, North Bend, Pipestem, Stonewall, Twin Falls and Watoga.
For events, accommodations and activities at West Virginia’s state parks, visit www.wvstateparks.com. The state park system also sends infrequent email to individuals subscribing to the newsletter. To subscribe, visit the website and click Join Our Newsletter. Also, you can become a friend or follow West Virginia state parks and forests to get current news and information on Facebook and Twitter at WVStateParks.