Hwy 32, Davis West Virginia 26260
The scenic Blackwater Falls are 65 feet high, and the gorge below is more than 525 feet deep. An observation point is on the gorge's rim; stairways descend to the foot of the falls. Recreational activities include cross-country skiing, paddle boating, hiking, picnicking, swimming, tennis, bicycling, volleyball and nature programs. Food is available. Park open daily 6am-10pm. Waterfall accessible 6am-dusk. Campgrounds available April-October, cabins and lodge facilities are available all year. Free to the public.
Other West Virginia State Parks nearby:
(Buckhannon) Audra State Park
(Davis) Blackwater Falls State Park
(Mathias) Lost River State Park
(Fairmont) Pricketts Fort State Park
(Grafton) Tygart Lake State Park
(Grafton) Tygart State Park
08/04 Coming to The Davis area
West Virginia Strawberry Festival Buckhannon WV May15-19 The Festival is a unique, traditional celebration to promote the strawberry harvest. Enthusiastic volunteers provide good, family style entertainment that offers exciting educational and cultural events for everyone.
Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival Harrisonburg VA June9-16 The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival is a week-long summer music festival devoted to promoting an appreciation and understanding of the music of Bach and a featured composer, country, era or people.
Mountainfest Morgantown WV July24-28
Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival Wheeling WV July26-28 Bocce tournament, pasta exhibit, wine competition, entertainment.
Appalachian Festival Beckley WV August23-25 The 17th Annual Appalachian Festival is three big days packed with arts, crafts, entertainment, music, food and fun!
Shippensburg Corn Festival Shippensburg PA August31 The downtown main streets are closed to vehicular traffic and transformed into a huge street fair for the day.