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Kanawha State Forest, Charleston

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Kanawha State Forest is a 9300acre recreation area located near the community of Loudendale, West Virginia, which is about 7mi from downtown Charleston, West Virginia, United States. It is managed by the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources.While still classified as a "state forest", the West Virginia Legislature has directed that the facility be managed as a state park.The Davis Creek Road entrance to Kanawha State Forest is located at (38.28133, -81.64169).Recreational facilities include overnight camping, picnicking, hiking, a public shooting-range, mountain biking, cross-country skiing and a swimming pool and playground. Several geocaches are located in the forest.
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  • My son and I spent a restful weekend tent camping in early spring. We found a wonderful site (#45) near the mountain stream that goes through the campground. It was a bit cold (40's at night), so we w...  more »
  • We stopped here to break up our long spring break drive. My 4 children really enjoyed skipping rocks in the streams and hiking up the moderate trails. My husband liked the fact that the trails were cl...  more »
  • Had a great picnic it was very quite while we was there in march westher was pretty so we decided to go on a picnic very relaxing really enjoyed our selves on the hiking trail  more »