Chief Logan State Park, Logan
Categories: State Parks, Nature & Parks
Chief Logan State Park is located on about 4mi north of Logan in Logan County, West Virginia, United States. The park, the town and the county were all named after Chief Logan, a Mingo (or Ohio Iroquois) Native American leader who lived in the region before the American Revolutionary War. Each summer the Liz Spurlock Amphitheater at Chief Logan State Park is the site for outdoor dramas, including the historical drama "The Aracoma Story" about Shawnee tribal members who lived at the present-day location of the town of Logan. The outdoor drama theater produces the Aracoma story and 2-3 other plays or musicals every year.The new Chief Logan Lodge and Conference Center opened at the park during the summer of 2006.Museum in the ParkThe Museum in the Park features changing art and history exhibits drawn from the collections of the West Virginia State Museum, including one exhibit on local and regional history. The museum is open from Wednesday through Sunday, and also offers special programs.Features Chief Logan Lodge and Conference Center Restaurant Outdoor swimming pool Liz Spurlock Outdoor Amphitheater 25 camping sites Miniature golf Hiking trails 7 picnic pavilions Wildlife exhibit featuring animals native to West Virginia, including black bears, bobcats, barred owls, red-shouldered hawks, wild boar and native reptiles C & O Kanawha class steam locomotive #2755A visit to Chief Logan State Park represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Logan trip generator to plot your vacation.
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Greatest of Staff and the rooms that make you know you are welcomed. They even sell Jumping Beans and that is an added plus. Easy to venture out to the Famed ATV riding trails and sight see the old to... read more »
This State Park is above and beyond beautiful. One of my favorite places in my hometown. Needs some work especially on the campsites and the bath house. I would love to see more pride taken into this ... read more »
We frequent the park often. We go for so many different reasons...picnics...music in the park...reinactments, walking, playgrounds for the kids, small zoo, fishing lake, etc.
The park was pretty however the staff and lifeguards at the pool have got to be some of the rudest people I've ever encountered. Instead of sitting in the chairs and watching the swimmers they congregate around a picnic table and socialize with one another. A little boy was drowning and other swimmers pulled him out of the water and the "life guards" had no idea it happened. Horrible experience and I wouldn't recommend the place!
Love this park and everything that it offers. Also if you have kids it's a wonderful place to take them to view wild animals like deer and other Critters also sites for picnicking with playgrounds for the children to play on. Furthermore they also have a pool that is open to the public for those hot summer days. Not to mention camping.
I took my son camping during his spring break. We had a great time, the camp grounds were nice. My only complaint was that the park guy never came around to see if we needed fire wood. I wanted to buy some upon check in and was told the park ranger would come around hourly, to see if we needed anything and he would be the one to sell the wood........ we NEVER saw him. Other than that LITTLE inconvenience, I REALLY enjoyed and would recommend this place to anyone wanting to go camping
Love this place. My kids love this park. Lots of rooms an play areas. Great fishing spot. Great place for families to get together. Lots of deer everywhere.
Good place to go for a picnic. Just happened to be the closest public swimming pool where I live. Which has a nice big slide, and two diving boards. The park is old, and due to the decline in coal, it's lost funding. It needs a face lift, and some TLC. There is the Hatfield/McCoy trail for ATV riders up in the mountains.
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