Things to Do in Little Beaver State Park

In the heart of Beaver, West Virginia, Little Beaver State Park is a 562-acre park featuring an 18-acre lake at the center, with activities ranging from camping to hiking to paddle boats and all sorts of outdoor recreational attractions. With an indoor facility located onsite, playgrounds, geocaching, five picnic shelters that can be reserved, and 46 different campsites on the Little Beaver Campground, there is something to do for everyone here.

On the campgrounds, Little Beaver State Park offers thirty sites with water and electricity hookups, as well as an additional sixteen sites with just water hookups. Sites can accommodate RVs up to 40 feet long. All sites and roads on the campgrounds are gravel-based, and firewood and ice, as well as a wireless connection, are available at the camp store.

Little Beaver Lake offers year-round fishing opportunities and seasonal boat rentals, as well as paddle boat rentals. Additionally, there’re eighteen different trails for biking, hiking, and walking near the lake, and the picnic areas and shelters are located near an enclosed playground. The park is also located near four other major state parks, a national park, as well as local attractions like Tamarack, the Crossroads Mall, the Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine, and Theatre WV Outdoor Dramas.

Little Beaver State Park is a great place to go if you’re looking for a place nested in the heart of nature and tucked away in the woods. Civilization feels so far away, but it’s located near US 64, which makes nearby towns and cities easily accessible in case of emergency. Whether you’re looking for a weekend of camping or just one day of fun on the lake, Little Beaver State Park has something for you to do.

Little Beaver State Park

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Start Fall Out Right: Visit These Pumpkin Patches Near Beckley

Are you looking to create a new family tradition? A long-lasting memory among friends? Consider taking a trip to your local pumpkin patch, where everyone gets to pick out their favorite pumpkin!

 

Whether you carve your pumpkin into a jack-o’-lantern, roast its seeds for a treat, or simply leave it intact for a festive decoration, there’s nothing else that can get you in the mood for Halloween like a pumpkin.

 

Here are some pumpkin patches near Beckley and spreading further out, where you can begin your journey:

 

  • Okes Family Farms
  • Cooper Family Farms
  • Old McDonald’s Pumpkin Patch
  • Orr’s Farm Market
  • Byrnside Branch Farm
  • Morgan Orchard

 

Wherever you go, be sure to wear sunscreen and wear long sleeves. Even though it’s October, long exposure to sunlight can do damage.

 

What’s your favorite thing to do with a pumpkin? Let us know your thoughts in the comments. And if your trip takes you past Mountaineer Mitsubishi, consider stopping in to check out all the great models we have on the lot—or to show us your pumpkin masterpiece!

Pumpkin Patches Near Beckley

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