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For those outdoor loving families, West Virginia is your new best friend! Hiking, biking, rock climbing, whitewater rafting and caving will all give the kids something exciting to tell their friends about. A true adventure!

There are SO many places to experience these thrills. ExploreWV GeoChallenge is a unique and fun way to work together as a family exploring the beautiful mountain trails. ACE Adventure Resort gives you almost TOO many options - rafting, biking, ATV, mud obstacle courses….you name it! The Greenbrier River Trail offers cross-country skiing (yep - it’s an all year round state!) as well as horseback riding, and Hatfield McCoy Trails give dirt bike and ATV riders incredible scenery to navigate through.

Of course, the adventure isn’t all above ground! Lost World Caverns and Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine give kids a chance to explore the incredible formations below the earth’s surface.

Top that off with animal attractions, museums, indoor play, amazing national parks and stunning state parks, and good old fashioned water parks - West Virginia really is jam packed with kids fun! Good luck choosing what to do first!

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  • Skateland Buckhannon

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    (0 miles)Buckhannon

    Skateland in Buckhannon, WV has been entertaining skaters of all ages since 1950. A family owned and operated business, Skateland has catered to families, church organizations, schools, and various ...

  • Audra State Park

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    (4 miles)Buckhannon

    Before the turn of the century, West Virginians were drawn to the natural beauty of the Middle Fork River and its surroundings. This area is now Audra State Park, a heavily wooded riverside ...

  • Splash Zone

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    (21 miles)Clarksburg

    Offers an extensive water play area with varying depths, tipping buckets, interactive jet features and more.

  • Holly River State Park

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    (23 miles)Hacker Valley

    The dense forests of Holly River State Park provide guests with a natural feeling of peaceful solitude. Located near the center of the state in Webster County, it is far from the hustle and bustle of ...

  • Tygart Lake State Park

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    (24 miles)Grafton

    Tygart Lake State Park is a cozy, quiet getaway for couples and families. It sits among West Virginia's rolling hills and alongside 10-mile long, 1,750-acre Tygart Lake.

  • Prickett's Fort

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    (27 miles)Fairmont

    Perched on a small rise overlooking the confluence of Prickett's Creek and the Monongahela River, this rustic log fort is a re-creation of the original Prickett's Fort of 1774, which served as a ...

  • Valley Worlds Of Fun

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    (31 miles)Fairmont

    We are a family entertainment center dedicated to wholesome fun for kids of all ages. Furthermore, we are a tobacco and alcohol free facility. Seven acres of fun including 24 Bowling Lanes, Lasertag, ...

  • Blackwater Falls State Park

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    (41 miles)Davis

    Blackwater Falls State Park 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.

  • Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

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    (41 miles)Cass

    Nestled in the mountains of West Virginia, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park offers excursions that transport you back in time to relive an era when steam-driven locomotives were an essential part of ...

  • Seneca State Forest

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    (44 miles)Dunmore

    Oldest of West Virginia's state forests, Seneca borders the beautiful Greenbrier River in Pocahontas County.

  • Hovatters Wildlife Zoo

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    (44 miles)Kingwood

    Home to over 30 different species of native and exotic animals from all over the world, and even better you can feed over half the animals in the zoo!

  • Yokums Vacationland

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    (47 miles)Seneca Rocks

    A family friendly RV Park with a wide array of accommodations to choose from, from tent camping to motel rooms and luxurious log cabins. Located in the beautiful Seneca Rocks in West Virginia - a ...

  • West Virginia State Wildlife Center

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    (48 miles)Rock Cave

    The West Virginia State Wildlife Center is a modern zoological facility displaying native and introduced state wildlife. The Wildlife Center is dedicated to presenting visitors a realistic and ...

  • Watogo State Park

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    (54 miles)Marlinton

    Watoga State Park is located in the mountains of Pocahontas County just 14 miles south of Marlinton, West Virginia. The park consists of 10,100 acres filled with a multitude of recreational ...

  • The Greenbrier River Trail

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    (54 miles)Marlinton

    The Greenbrier River Trail is a 78-mile long rail trail operated by West Virginia State Parks. Trail uses include bicycling, backpacking, cross-country skiing and horseback riding.

  • Harlan County Campground

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    (55 miles)N Putney

    Harlan County Campground & Cabin Rentals is family owned and operated by the Foster family. We're conveniently located ten minutes from either Harlan or Cumberland and we are the Putney Trailhead for ...

  • Coopers Rock State Forest

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    (56 miles)Bruceton Mills

    Coopers Rock State Forest is 13 miles east of Morgantown and 8 miles west of Bruceton Mills. Its 12,713 acres are bisected by Interstate 68. Although the forest serves as a recreation and ...

  • Mountain lake Campground

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    (56 miles)Summersville

    Can you imagine yourself relaxing on the banks of beautiful Summersville Lake while your kids are playing making new friends? Then we invite you to choose from one of our lakefront campsites or one ...

  • Mon View Park and Pool

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    (58 miles)Greensboro

    A family friendly park with a 200,000-gallon pool, diving board and diving pool, as well as sports courts and a roller rink.

  • Beartown State Park

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    (59 miles)Hillsboro

    Beartown State Park is a natural area of 107 acres located on the eastern summit of Droop Mountain, seven miles southwest of Hillsboro, West Virginia. Development of the park has been minimal in ...

  • Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park

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    (59 miles)Hillsboro

    - located in the Greenbrier River Valley north of Lewisburg and is the site of West Virginia's last significant Civil War battle. Good idea if you're after fun places to go with kids in West ...

  • Carmichaels Pool and Wana B Park

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    (61 miles)Carmichaels

    Pool and park fun with a 300,000-gallon pool, a diving board and diving pool, slides, ball fields and play areas.

  • Alpha Aquatics

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    (63 miles)Waynesburg

    Summer family fun with a competition size pool, kiddie leisure pool and fun water activities such as slides and a lazy river.

  • Fort Necessity

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    (67 miles)Wharton

    Talks, tours, and historic weapons demonstrations can be found around the visitor centre, plus outdoor exhibits around historically significant areas. An informative and interesting visit.

  • West Virginia Penitentiary Tours

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    (69 miles)Moundsville

    Unlike most of the people who've previously walked through the gates of the West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville, you can be fairly certain you'll be walking out again a few hours later.

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