7 West Virginia State Parks with Big Family Friendly Accommodations

     
    West Virginia State Parks with Big Family Cabins

    If your big family loves the outdoors, then they’ll love the Mountain State’s beautiful state parks. West Virginia State parks oversee recreation areas within eight forest and five wildlife management areas. We found 7 state parks with great cabins for your big family. Enjoy mountain biking, golf, visiting historic Civil War sites, fishing, boating, and more. Be sure to check out the many special state park events by visiting wvstateparks.com.
     
     

    Beech Fork State Park – Barboursville, WV

    Beech Fork State Park was officially opened in the winter of 1979 and offers 3,144 acres of some of the best recreation experience in the southwestern section of West Virginia.  Beech Fork State Park is located 12 miles south of Huntington and Barboursville and is just a short drive from Charleston WV, Cincinnati OH, and Lexington KY.

    • Multi-room cabins – 2 bedroom cabin sleeps 6 (one available), 3 bedroom cabin sleeps 8 ( 4 available), 4 bedroom cabin sleeps 12 (1 available)
     
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    Blackwater Falls – Davis, WV

    Blackwater Falls is named for the falls of the Blackwater River whose amber-colored waters plunge five stories then twist and tumble through an eight-mile-long gorge. The “black” water is a result of tannic acid from fallen hemlock and red spruce needles. The falls are one of the most photographed sites in West Virginia.

    • 8 person cabin – Located in a private setting and fully furnished for eight. Two bedrooms have 1 queen bed in each and two bedrooms with 2 twin beds in each. A wood burning fireplace and full-size kitchen are included. All linens, towels, and dishware provided. No telephones or television to offer distraction, just the serene park to enjoy the atmosphere. These cabins do not have air conditioners however, the high altitude normally offers mild summer temperatures and air conditioners are usually not needed.
    • Deluxe Cabin – Located in a private setting and fully furnished for eight. Two bedrooms have 1 queen bed in each and two bedrooms with 2 twin beds in each. Each cabin has 2 full-size baths and central heat and air conditioning.  All linens, towels, and dishware provided. Cabins are located in small cul de sacs for privacy with groups. Each cabin has a 42″ flat screen, wireless internet, telephone, dishwasher, washer, and dryer.
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    Cass Scenic Railroad– Cass, WV

    Nestled in the mountains of West Virginia, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park offers excursions that transport you back in time. The town of Cass remains relatively unchanged. The restored company houses now rented as vacation cottages, add to the charm and atmosphere of the town. From the company store and museum to the train depot, you’ll find an abundance of things to do prior to your departure on the historic Cass Railroad.

    All cottages feature a bathroom and fully equipped kitchen, television, cooking utensils, tableware, towels, dishcloths and linens, and Wi-Fi. Houses are heated for winter rentals.

    • 3 Bedroom Cottage  – 2 Double Beds and 2 Twins in a 2 story company house that can accommodate up to 6 persons. In these cottages, you must walk through a bedroom to access another bedroom. All bedrooms and bath with shower are located on the second floor.
    • 3 Bedroom Cottage  – 3 Double Beds in a 2 story company house that can accommodate up to 6 persons. All bedrooms and bath with shower are located on the second floor.
    • 3 Bedroom Cottage  –  1 Double Bed and 4 Twins is a 2 story company house that can accommodate up to 6 persons. In these cottages, you must walk through a bedroom to access another bedroom. All bedrooms and bath with shower are located on the second floor.
    • 5 Bedroom Cottage –  4 bedrooms upstairs with double beds in 2 rooms and 2 twins in 2 bedrooms. By walking through 1 bedroom with a full bed, you enter the second bedroom with a full bed. You then walk through the second bedroom into a third bedroom with twin beds. A fifth bedroom is available on the first floor.  There are 2 bathrooms with showers. 
    • 5 Bedroom Cottage – 4 bedrooms upstairs with double beds in 3 rooms and 2 twins in 1 bedroom. One bedroom with a full bed is accessible by walking through one of the bedrooms for access. A fifth bedroom is available on the first floor. The cottage can hold up to 10 persons.
    • 6 Bedroom Cottage – 5 bedrooms upstairs with double beds in 2 bedrooms and 2 twins each in 3 bedrooms. A sixth bedroom is available on the first floor with an adjacent restroom equipped for persons with disabilities. Sleeps 12.
    • 4 bedroom accessible cottage–  2 bedrooms upstairs with double beds in each. The third bedroom with 2 twins is accessible by walking through one of the bedrooms for access. A fourth bedroom is available on the first floor with an adjacent restroom equipped for persons with disabilities.
    • 3 Bedroom Grandon House –  1 Double Bed and 5 Twins in a 2 story company house that can accommodate up to 7 persons.
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    Canaan Valley Resort – A West Virginia State Park – Davis, WV

    Situated in one of the most scenic and tranquil settings in the Mid-Atlantic, with unlimited recreation and family-focused activities, Canaan Valley Resort is a four-season mountain destination providing the perfect escape from daily life. Less than 3 hours from the metro Washington, D.C. area, Charleston, WV, and Pittsburgh, PA – your winter recreation and relaxation options are plentiful. Downhill skiers and snowboarders of all levels will love the 47 slopes and trails.

    Each of the 23 private cabins and cottages at Canaan Valley Resort is equipped with a fireplace, linens, and a full kitchen. Stretch out in our two-, three-, or four-bedroom cabins, or enjoy a spacious four-bedroom West Virginia cottage.

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    A windswept plateau and scenic river gorge in southeastern West Virginia provide the setting for this park’s astonishing array of accommodations and recreational facilities. The unique name for the resort is taken from the native Pipestem bush (Clematis lasiantha) with its hollow, woody stems, which were used by Indian tribes in the making of pipes. Your family will enjoy the Nature Center, golf courses, hiking and biking trails, horseback riding, swimming pools, and Long Branch Lake.

    • 3 Bedroom Cabin – Sleeps 6 – Offers 1 queen bed and 4 twin beds. A kitchen for 8 has a full-size stove and refrigerator. Kitchens also have a microwave, coffee pot, cookware, and dishes. Bed linens, towels, and washcloths are provided. A cozy fireplace with wood provided adds to the charm of this cabin. All cabins have central heat and air conditioning, telephone, and cable television. One bathroom with a shower.
    • 4 Bedroom Cabin – Sleeps 8 – Offers 3 queen beds and 2 twin beds. A kitchen for 10 has a full-size stove and refrigerator. Kitchens also have a microwave, coffee pot, cookware, and dishes. Bed linens, towels, and washcloths are provided. A cozy fireplace with wood provided adds to the charm of this cabin. All cabins have central heat and air conditioning, telephone, and cable television. One bathroom with a shower and a half bath.
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    Stonewall Resort – Roanoke, WV

    The peaceful nature of West Virginia’s rolling mountains and tranquil lake waters embrace you at the welcoming entrance of Stonewall Resort State Park. Just 3 miles from I-79, this vast and beautiful park is home to Stonewall Resort and its many amenities. Explore over 1,900 acres that offer abundant outdoor recreation, relaxation, and adventure.

    • 2 Bedroom Cottages -960 sq ft cottage sleeps up to 6 people. One bedroom has one queen-size bed and the second bedroom has 2 twin beds. The living room couch folds out to a double bed. One full bath includes a tub, shower, and double sink vanity.
    • 2 Bedroom Accessible Cottage – 960 sq ft ADA cottage sleeps up to 6 people. A ramp leads to the front door from the parking area. Each bedroom has one queen-size bed. The living room couch folds out to a double bed. One full bath includes a tub, shower, and sink vanity. There are grab bars for the toilet and tub.
    • 3 Bedroom Cottages – 1,216 sq ft cottage sleeps up to 8 people. Two of the 3 bedroom cottages are situated lakeside while two cottages have a view of the lake and surrounding woodlands. One bedroom has one queen bed, the second bedroom has one king bed, and the third bedroom has twin bunk beds. The living room couch folds out to a double bed. Two full baths include a tub, shower, and double sink vanity.
    • 4 Bedroom Cottages – 1,456 sq ft cottage sleeps up to 10 people. One bedroom has one queen bed, the second bedroom has one king bed, the third bedroom has twin bunk beds and the fourth bedroom has 2 twin beds. The living room couch folds out to a double bed. Two full baths include a tub, shower, and double sink vanity.

    Twin Falls Resort State Park – Mullens, WV

    Set in the rugged mountains of Southern West Virginia, Twin Falls Resort State Park is the ideal site for big families who love nature. A year-round nature and outdoor recreation program are offered at Twin Falls. During the summer, nature and recreational activities ranging from campfires with stories and songs to night hikes are scheduled. The Nature Center, located in Twin Falls Lodge, has local nature and historical displays.

    All cabins have wireless internet, electric baseboard heat, ceiling fans, and cable television.

    • 2 Doubles 2 Twin Beds 3 Bedroom Cottage – Sleeps six. A kitchen for 9 has a full-size stove and refrigerator. Kitchens also have a microwave, coffee pot, cookware, and dishes. Bed linens, towels, and washcloths are provided. A cozy fireplace with wood provided adds to the charm of this cabin.  One bathroom with a shower.
    • 5 Double Beds 4 Bedroom Cottage – Sleeps 10 with 5 double beds. A kitchen for 12 has a full-size stove and refrigerator. Kitchens also have a microwave, coffee pot, cookware, and dishes. Bed linens, towels, and washcloths are provided. A cozy fireplace with wood provided adds to the charm of this cabin. One bathroom with shower and a second half bath.

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