Blackwater Falls State Park, Davis

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Blackwater Falls State Park is located in the Allegheny Mountains of Tucker County, West Virginia, US. The centerpiece of the park is Blackwater Falls, a 62-foot (19 m) cascade where the Blackwater River leaves its leisurely course in Canaan Valley and enters rugged Blackwater Canyon. It is among the most photographed venues in the state and appears on calendars, stationery, and advertisements. The river is named for its tannin-darkened water.

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  • Went on a day trip and loved it, this place has plenty to offer for everyone. It has got some good hikes to water falls and also several view points. The hikes are mostly simple 
    Went on a day trip and loved it, this place has plenty to offer for everyone. It has got some good hikes to water falls and also several view points. The hikes are mostly simple  more »
  • Went to see the Falls which are rather pretty. Reportedly 200 or so steps down to lower viewing area--stairs are in good shape. Nice Lodge nearby and received courteous service at the restaurant in....  more
    Went to see the Falls which are rather pretty. Reportedly 200 or so steps down to lower viewing area--stairs are in good shape. Nice Lodge nearby and received courteous service at the restaurant in....  more »
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  • The main Falls are especially amazing in the bright sunshine of a spring day where there is excessive water flow where you can truly see in every droplet the brown tannins that give it its name. The summertime gives delightful detail to the constant flow with a central plume being the rich brown color. It is a wonderful Creeks to explore with your feet wet and the surrounding trails at the lodge are amazingly delightful with the combination of rocks and foliage. Do you take sack lunch and head up onto a large outcropping for a peaceful munch. The Overlook were you drive a little bit to reach is an outstanding View and again a very peaceful sense of the world. I have not camped there yet but would look forward to that.
  • I love how the king suite has a separate sitting room from the bedroom. The stay was comfortable. I have two flaws. I do not like the fact that the bathroom door was shared with the closet so there was really no privacy to the bathroom. Two, breakfast starts late not til 8am. There was no microwave in my suite which should have been one but not counted as a flaw because they got one to me in minutes. Overall my experience was great. The bed slept great, the staff was awesome and all smiles.

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