Chief Logan State Park - Logan, WV - West Virginia State Parks

 
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Welcome to Chief Logan State Park
Chief Logan State Park is located in the heart of West Virginia's southern coalfields. Chief Logan State Park is four miles north of the town of Logan. The park and town share the name of the Chief of the Cayuga Tribe (also known as the Mingo tribe). This 4,000-acre park is one of the most visited in the state park system. The park features a 25-site campground, outdoor amphitheater, and wildlife center. The recreation enthusiast can enjoy miles of hiking trails, a swimming pool with water slide, tennis, and miniature golf. Picnic shelters and playgrounds are found throughout the park. The state park is home to the Liz Spurlock Amphitheater and the WV Division of Culture and History’s Museum in the Park. If you drop by to visit friends or family in the Logan area and you find they are not home, there’s a good chance they’re at Chief Logan State Park for a picnic or hike or perhaps fishing or camping.

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CAMPING
Open March through November, a 26-unit campground offers full hookups (water, sewage, and electric) on 14 sites and is suitable for tents, trailers and recreational vehicles.
The remaining 12 sites feature water and electric.
Each site features a picnic table and cooking grill.
A centrally located bathhouse provides campers with hot showers.
Advance reservations are accepted in accordance with state park guidelines and policy.

LODGE
All 75 rooms are tastefully furnished with down comforters, pillow top mattresses, and extra pillows to create a restful night’s sleep. Rooms feature either two queen-size beds or an individual king-size bed.
All rooms include these additional amenities:
Irons and ironing boards
Hair dryers
In-room coffee
Microwave
Mini-fridges
Alarm clocks
32-inch flat screen television
Cable TV
DVD player
Wireless Internet
Deluxe Express breakfast included with room rental

ACTIVITIES
Chief Logan State Park is a family oriented park with a variety of things to do. From camping and fishing to unique areas or offerings, at trip to the park is fun filled.

GAME COURTS
A variety of game courts, including miniature golf, tennis, and basketball is offered for a nominal fee. A bocce court is also available. Don’t worry if you forget your racquet, equipment may be rented at the game courts.

SWIMMING POOL
Chief Logan State Park’s swimming pool is open on a daily basis from Memorial Weekend, Saturday May 26 until Labor Day. It features a water slide. Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission price is $5.00 for adults and $4.00 for children.
Until August 16, the pool at Chief Logan State Park will be open from 10:00a.m. – 6:00p.m. seven days a week. After August 16, the swimming pool will operate on weekends until it closes for the season September 2, 2015.
Indoor swimming options are available at the Chief Logan Recreation Center, located minutes off US 119 as visitors approach Chief Logan Lodge. For information, hours and pool use fee at the Chief Logan Recreation Center, call 304-855-8591.

MINIATURE GOLF
Miniature Golf is open on Saturday of Memorial Weekend thru Labor Day Weekend, Monday. Hours are 12 noon to 8 p.m. Price is $3 per person.

FISHING

HIKING TRAILS
Traversing the park are 18 miles of trails that offer diverse hiking experiences from leisurely to challenging. The trails provide an excellent opportunity to enjoy the park's spring wildflowers and abundant wildlife. Some trails are recommended for mountain bike enthusiasts.

WILDLIFE EXHIBIT
An attraction at the park is a wildlife exhibit which features West Virginia-native animals. Visitors can observe black bears, bobcats, barred owls, red shouldered hawks, wild boar and reptiles. The center is an ideal stop for school children to learn more about the fauna of the area.

PICNIC SHELTERS – PAVILIONS
conveniently scattered throughout the park are secluded picnic sites for the family to enjoy, as well as, seven covered pavilions for family reunions and large gatherings. Shelters may be reserved, but are also available first-come, first served.

LIZ SPURLOCK AMPHITHEATER
Summer performance featuring The Aracoma Story and other contemporary performances are scheduled every summer.

MUSEUM IN THE PARK
A regional interest and coal history museum it located at Chief Logan State Park.

CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK
In a wonderful white world of Christmas you’ll find one of West Virginia’s nicest light displays. Lights go on from late November through January 1. The lights offer a great evening option for something to do as you drive through the park or as an itinerary stop and stay overnight at Chief Logan Lodge.

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Location

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376 Little Buffalo Creek Rd
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37.90
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-82.00
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Chief Logan State Park
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