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  1. July 28, 2014
    Hands-on activities popular with visitors to Watoga, West Virginia’s largest state park

    POCAHONTAS COUNTY, West Virginia --West Virginia’s largest state park in acreage is Watoga State Park. Located in Pocahontas County, Watoga is known for its mountain terrain, meandering streams and lake. “The cabins and campgrounds are...

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  2. July 23, 2014
    Two state parks long-distance rail trails attract hikers and bikers

    The Greenbrier River Trail is popular with bikers and hikers. Photo Courtesy of the West Virginia Department of Commerce.     SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – The North Bend Rail Trail and the Greenbrier River Trail are parts of the West...

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  3. July 22, 2014
    Governor Tomblin Names New Head of West Virginia State Park System, DNR Law Enforcement Chief

      CHARLESTON, W.Va. (July 22, 2014) - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today named Sam England as the chief of the Parks and Recreation section and Jerry Jenkins as the chief of the Law Enforcement section of the West Virginia...

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  4. July 21, 2014
    Limited Bear Firearms Season Permit Applications Now Available

    Applications for the limited bear firearms season in 17 counties must be submitted by Aug. 18, 2014. Photo Courtesy of the West Virginia Department of Commerce.     SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – Applications are now available for...

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  5. July 18, 2014
    Natural Resources Commission Quarterly Meeting 1 p.m., Sunday, July 27, 2014 Stonewall Resort State Park, Roanoke, W.Va.

        ROANOKE, W.Va. – The next quarterly meeting of the West Virginia Natural Resources Commission is scheduled for Sunday, July 27, 2014, beginning at 1 p.m. at Stonewall Resort State Park in Roanoke, W.Va. in Lewis County.  ...

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