Twin Falls Resort State Park

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Twin Falls Resort State Park
Twin Falls Resort State Park.jpg
Golf course adjacent to the lodge.
Map showing the location of Twin Falls Resort State Park
Map showing the location of Twin Falls Resort State Park
Location of Twin Falls Resort State Park in West Virginia
LocationWyoming, West Virginia, United States
Coordinates37°37′25″N 81°27′33″W / 37.62361°N 81.45917°W / 37.62361; -81.45917Coordinates: 37°37′25″N 81°27′33″W / 37.62361°N 81.45917°W / 37.62361; -81.45917
Area3,776 acres (15.28 km2)
Elevation1,978 ft (603 m)
Established1964[2]
Websitewvstateparks.com/park/twin-falls-resort-state-park/

Twin Falls State Resort Park is a state park in Wyoming County, West Virginia. The park was opened in 1968 and was completed by 1975; the two namesake waterfalls are accessed by a hiking trail and are located about 1/2-mile apart[3] on the Marsh and Black Forks of Cabin Creek.[4]

The park is built on land donated by Pocahontas Land Corporation and Western Pocahontas Land Corporation as well as a few small privately owned plots; the entrance to Twin Falls State Park is about 12 miles (19 km)[5] from the Castle Rock Trailhead of the Hatfield–McCoy ATV Trail.[6]

The park's nature center, located in Twin Falls Lodge, features local and natural history displays and offers naturalist-led programs year round.

Features[edit]

  • Twin Falls Lodge with 47 guest rooms
  • 14 cottages
  • Restaurant
  • Nature center
  • Gift shop
  • 18 hole golf course
  • 50 site campground (25 with RV hook-ups)
  • Picnic grounds
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking[7]
  • Tennis court
  • Basketball court
  • Volleyball court
  • Indoor Pool Facility
  • Fitness Center
  • Bowers Ridge Pioneer Farm - a restored 1830s mountain homestead working farm

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Twin Falls State Park". Protected Planet. IUCN. Retrieved 30 April 2018.
  2. ^ Where People and Nature Meet: A History of the West Virginia State Parks. Charleston, West Virginia: Pictorial Histories Publishing Company. April 1988. ISBN 0-933126-91-3.
  3. ^ Hiking trail map
  4. ^ Get Outdoors web site, accessed July 25, 2006
  5. ^ Castle Rock Trailhead, Hatfields-McCoy Trail web site, accessed July 25, 2006
  6. ^ Hatfields-McCoy ATV Trail web site
  7. ^ Outdoor Travels web site review, accessed July 26, 2006

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