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Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park

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The site of a major battle during the Civil War, Carnifex Ferry Battlefield preserves an integral part of the historic heritage of West Virginia. The Patteson House, which was situated between Union and Confederate lines during the skirmish, has been restored as an interpretive museum containing Civil War relics from the area, and a film about the battle is offered. Hiking trails to scenic overlooks, picnicking, game courts and a playground are also featured at this historical site. An annual battle reenactment is held in the fall.

Location: Rt. 2, Box 435, 1194 Carnifex Ferry Rd., Summersville West Virginia 26651 Telephone 304-872-0825 Toll Free: 800-CALL WVA

Other West Virginia State Parks nearby:
(Clifftop) Babcock State Park
(Danese) Babcock State Park
(Hillsboro) Beartown State Park
(Summersville) Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park
(Ansted) Hawk's Nest State Park
(Hacker Valley) Holly River State Park

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