Pipestem Resort State Park

3405 Pipestem Drive
Pipestem, WV - 25979

Type: Parks
(304) 466-1800
  • Roger Robertson
    Roger Robertson
  • Bruce Kramer
    Bruce Kramer
  • Timothy Watkins
    Timothy Watkins
  • Chad Lee
    Chad Lee
  • Debra Hamlin
    Debra Hamlin

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Pipestem Resort State Park, situated in the southern part of West Virginia, is a picturesque destination offering a wide range of outdoor recreation, lodging, and dining options amidst the scenic beauty of the Appalachian Mountains. Named after the native pipestem plant that grows abundantly in the area, the park spans over 4,000 acres and boasts stunning views, rugged terrain, and a variety of attractions for visitors to enjoy.

One of the highlights of Pipestem Resort State Park is its iconic aerial tramway, which transports visitors from the canyon rim to the valley below, providing breathtaking views of the Bluestone River Gorge and the surrounding landscape. The tramway offers a unique and exhilarating way to experience the park's natural beauty, with opportunities for sightseeing, wildlife viewing, and photography along the way.

In addition to the aerial tramway, Pipestem Resort State Park offers a variety of outdoor recreational activities for visitors to enjoy. The park features over 20 miles of hiking trails that wind through wooded hillsides, along rushing streams, and to scenic overlooks, providing opportunities for hikers of all skill levels to explore the park's diverse terrain and ecosystems.

Pipestem Resort State Park is also a popular destination for water-based recreation, with the Bluestone River offering opportunities for fishing, kayaking, and canoeing. The park's lake and swimming pool provide additional opportunities for swimming and water play, making it a refreshing destination for visitors looking to beat the summer heat.

For those seeking overnight accommodations, Pipestem Resort State Park offers a variety of lodging options, including a lodge with comfortable guest rooms and cabins nestled in the woods. The park's lodge also features a restaurant serving delicious meals with panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, as well as a gift shop where guests can purchase souvenirs and outdoor gear.

Throughout the year, Pipestem Resort State Park hosts a variety of events and programs for visitors to enjoy, including guided hikes, nature walks, and interpretive programs highlighting the park's natural and cultural history. Whether you're seeking adventure, relaxation, or simply a scenic getaway in the heart of West Virginia's wilderness, Pipestem Resort State Park offers something for everyone to enjoy. With its stunning views, outdoor recreation opportunities, and comfortable accommodations, it's no wonder why Pipestem Resort is a beloved destination for visitors from near and far.

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