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This Day in WV History
  1. President Lyndon Johnson arrived in Huntington to launch his War on Poverty

    April 24, 1964: President Lyndon Johnson arrived in Huntington to launch his War on Poverty, an effort to end poverty in Appalachia. Location: Huntington...

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Ramps!
What is a ramp? Ramps are a wild leek that grows in the mountains of West Virginia. "Ramp Season" is usually from April to May. Watch for ramp fests and feeds where you can taste the wild delicacy in many different forms.
 


Motorcycle Riding/ATV

Motorcycle Riding/ATVWhat are you waiting for? Explore West Virginia! If off-road is what you like, southern West Virginia is an ATV rider’s paradise. With hundreds of miles of off-road trails and adventure, you’re sure to have the ride of your life.
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WV State Parks/Forests

WV State Parks/ForestsDid you know West Virginia is a playground for nature and outdoor lovers? The state has more than 1.6 million acres of state and national park lands, forests and wildlife refuges (about the size of the state of Delaware!) You can camp, hike, hunt and enjoy the great outdoors!
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Fishing

FishingGet out your rod and reel! Every year, streams and small public fishing lakes are stocked with rainbow, brown, brook and West Virginia golden rainbow trout. Cast your reel and see what you will pull in.  Click here for more!
Map it!

Map it!Are you looking for the best places to wet your line for trout or warm water fish? Use the new DNR mapping tool to find your spot!. Find one here!