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Breaks Park (KY/VA)

     Breaks Interstate Park Trails (KY/VA)


Wandering Waters Paddle Quest

There are 41 total state parks, with 31 offering the Paddle Quest program. You must visit the Know Before You Go section on each park page before visiting and check with the park about operating hours and availability. Park rentals are subject to change due to staffing and water/weather conditions.

Heart of Appalachia

Wilderness Road State Park

Clinch River State Park (St. Paul and Artrip Boat Launch)

Natural Tunnel State Park (Scott County) CRDRT

Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Interpretive Center

Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park (Big Stone Gap)

Blue Ridge Highlands

New River State Park

     There are several entrances  


Claytor Lake State Park (New River Valley)

Hungry Mother State Park (north of Marion)

Grayson Highlands State Park (east of Damascus near NC)

Shot Tower State Park (southeast of Wytheville) 

Fairy Stone State Park (Patrick County)

Virginia Mountains

Smith Mountain State Park (Beford and Franklin Counties)

Douthat State Park (Bath and Alleghany Counites)

Natural Bridge State Park (Rockbridge County)

Southern Shenandoah Valley

West Central Virginia

West Southern Virginia

Southern WV

West Virginia State Parks announces lodging discount partnership with

Walking Miracles Family Foundation

Bobcock State Park (next to New River Gorge National Park and Preserve)

Bluestone State Park (Hinton, southern part of New River Gorge NP&P)

Camp Creek State Park (north of Bluefield, and Princeton)

Greenbrier State Forest (very close to White Sulphur Springs)

Moncove Lake State Park (Union County, south of Lewisburg)

Cabwaylingo State Forest (Near the Pike County, KY)


Pipestem Resort State Park (northeast of Princeton)

Pipestem Adventures, LLC

Beech Fork State Park (12 miles south of Huntington)

Kanawha State Forest (just south of Charleston) 

Chief Logan State Park (Southwest WV, northeast of Matewan)

Little Beaver State Park (southwest of NRG NP& P)

Twin Falls Resort State Park (southwest WV, Wyoming County, in the woods)

Hawks Nest State Park (north of Fayetteville off New River)  

Pinnacle Rock State Park (near VA line, northwest of Bluefield)

Watoga State Park (1 hour north of Lewisburg)

State Parks Guide  (Mt. Bikes)


Eastern KY

State Parks Events Page

Natural Bridge State Resort Park

Jenny Wiley State Resort Park (near Prestonsburg)

Sugarcamp Mountain Trails

Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park (Perry County)

Levi Jackson Wilderness Road Park (London)

    Tree Top Adventures

Cumberland Falls State Park (near TN, and VA)

Carter Caves State Resort Park (near Ohio River)

Dale Hallow Lake State Park (near TN, near central time zone)

Greenbo Lake State Park (west of Ashland and Huntington)

Grayson Lake State Park (southwest of Ashland and Huntington)

Paintsville Lake State Park (southeastern, KY)

Lake Cumberland Falls State Park (Southwest of Corbin)

General Burnside Island State Resort Park (south of Somerset)

Yatesville Lake State Park (southwest of Huntington)

Carr Creek State Park (east of Hazard, north of Whitesburg)

Fish Trap Lake State Park (Pike County)

Kingdom Come State Park (Harlan County, near VA)

Pine Mountain Resort State Park (near TN, and VA)

Western NC

New River State Park (Laurel Springs, NC)

Stone Mountain State Park (Roaring Gap, NC)

South Mountains State Park (South of Morganton)

Gorges State Park (northwest of Greenville, SC)


Chimney Rock State Park (southeast of Asheville)

Mt. Mitchell State Park (northeast of Asheville)

Lake James State Park (55 minutes northeast of Asheville)

Elk Knob State Park ( north of Boone)

Grandfather Mountain State Park (southwest of Boone)


Northeastern TN

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Rocky Fork State Park

Warriors Path State Park

Pickett CCC Memorial State Park ( Near KY, and Big South Fork National River Rec. Area)

Big Ridge State Park (north of Knoxville) 

Cove Lake State Park (northwest of Knoxville)

Norris Dam State Park (northwest of Knoxville)

Indian Mountain State Park (north of Knoxville, on the KY line)

Hiwassee/Ocoee Scenic River State Park (East of Chattanooga) 

Frozen Head State Park (northwest of Oak Ridge)

Roan Mountain State Park (southeast of Johnson City, near NC)

Panther Creek State Park (between Kingsport and Knoxville)

David Crockett State Park (southwest of Johnson City)

Fort Loudoun State Historical Park ( 50 minutes southwest of Knoxville)

Seven Islands State Birding Park (east of Knoxville)

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