West Virginia is an outdoor-lover’s dream. You can find some of the most beautiful and unspoiled natural sites in the state. West Virginia is home to several protected areas with nearly every type of terrain and ecosystem represented. There are five national parks, three national forests, several national memorials, national scenic trails, and more. These national parks in West Virginia offer you a chance to explore some of the state’s most amazing natural places and leave the hustle and bustle of city life behind.