Blackwater Falls State Park

Davis, West Virginia

Blackwater Falls State Park is a campground located in Davis. Blackwater Falls State Park is named for the falls of the Blackwater River whose amber-colored waters plunge five stories then twist and tumble through an eight-mile long gorge. The "black" water is a result of tannic acid from fallen hemlock and red spruce needles. The falls are one of the most photographed sites in West Virginia.

The 65-unit tent and trailer campground has individual sites with centrally located hot showers, Laundromat and dumping station. A total of 30 sites have electric hookups. The campground is open from the last weekend in April through October 31annually with a maximum camping period of two weeks. Reservations are accepted for 20 of Blackwater Falls' campsites from Memorial Day through Labor Day. In addition to the usual fee, a $5 handling fee will be charged. Your advanced reservations will be secured with VISA, Maser Card, American Express or Diners Club. Reservations are recommended during summer months. Please call 1-800-CALL-WVA, M-F/ 8am-4pm,and we'll be glad to help you with your plans.

One tent or camping unit per site.
Pets permitted on a leash
Ice & Firewood Sales
Playground located near Pendleton Lake Recreation Area
Bathhouse and Shower Facilities
Reservations Available Memorial Day to Labor Day on electric sites only

Nearby restaurants include Sirianni's Cafe, and Muttley's.

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PO Drawer 490
West Virginia

Tel: (304) 259-5216
Fax: (304) 259-5881

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Situated in a lovely wooded area about one mile from the lodge are 26 deluxe year-round vacation cabins. They are all made with handsome wood-paneled walls, stone fireplaces and forced air furnaces for year-round comfort. Each cabin has a bath with shower and is completely furnished. Blackwater Falls State Park offers three (3) pet friendly cabins available on a first-come, first-served basis. Cabins at Blackwater Falls are completely furnished for housekeeping. They must be reserved for a minimum of one week during the summer, beginning the second Monday in June through Labor Day. Before and after the summer season, cabins may be rented by the day, two-day weekend or longer. Please call 1-800-CALL-WVA and we'll be glad to assist with your plans.
Check In 4pm/ check out 10am
Cots/Cribs $5 charge per day
Sorry, pets not permitted in cabins other than pet friendly cabins.
Reservations Accepted up to One Year in Advance
Major Credit Cards Accepted
Senior Citizen's Discounts Available
Winter & Spring Packages Available

Blackwater Lodge sits on the canyon's south rim, providing a sweeping view of the densely forested gorge. Each of the 54 air-conditioned guest rooms has a private bath, phone and color television. The lodge also features a game room and a sitting room with a cozy fireplace. The new 200 seat Harr Conference Center and indoor pool make Blackwater Lodge a comfortable retreat in a mountain setting.

Check in 3 PM/ Check-out 12 Noon
Under 12 Stay Free
Sorry, No pets permitted in Lodge
Senior Citizen's Discount Available
Major Credit Cards Accepted
Cots Not permitted in rooms/ Cribs available at no charge
Non-Smoking Rooms Available
Group & Conference Facilities


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