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Things to Do


Chief Logan State Park is a family oriented park with a variety of things to do.  From camping and fishing to unique areas or offerings, at trip to the park is fun filled.

Game courts

A variety of game courts, including miniature golf, tennis, and basketball is offered for a nominal fee. A bocce court is also available. Don’t worry if you forget your racquet, equipment may be rented at the game courts.

Swimming pool

Chief Logan State Park’s swimming pool is open on a daily basis from Memorial Weekend, Saturday May 26 until Labor Day. It features a water slide. Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission prices are listed on the rates page.  

Until mid-August, the pool at Chief Logan State Park will be open from 10:00a.m. – 6:00p.m. seven days a week, and then the swimming pool will operate on weekends until it closes for the season September 4, 2017.

Indoor swimming options are available at the Chief Logan Recreation Center, located minutes off US 119 as visitors approach Chief Logan Lodge.  For information, hours and pool use fee at the Chief Logan Recreation Center, call 304-855-8591.

Miniature Golf

Miniature Golf is open on Saturday of Memorial Weekend thru Labor Day Weekend, Monday. Hours are 12 noon to 8 p.m. Price is $3 per person.


Hiking Trails

Traversing the park are 18 miles of trails that offer diverse hiking experiences from leisurely to challenging. The trails provide an excellent opportunity to enjoy the park's spring wildflowers and abundant wildlife. Some trails are recommended for mountain bike enthusiasts.

Download:  Chief Logan State Park Map and Trail guide.

Wildlife exhibit

An attraction at the park is a wildlife exhibit which features West Virginia-native animals. Visitors can observe black bears, bobcats, barred owls, red shouldered hawks, wild boar and reptiles. The center is an ideal stop for school children to learn more about the fauna of the area.

Picnic Shelters – Pavilions

conveniently scattered throughout the park are secluded picnic sites for the family to enjoy, as well as, seven covered pavilions for family reunions and large gatherings. Shelters may be reserved, but are also available first-come, first served.

Liz Spurlock Amphitheater

Summer performance featuring The Aracoma Story and other contemporary performances are scheduled every summer.  Learn more

Museum in the Park

A regional interest and coal history museum it located at Chief Logan State Park.  Learn more>>

Christmas in the Park

In a wonderful white world of Christmas you’ll find one of West Virginia’s nicest light displays. Lights go on from late November through January 1. The lights offer a great evening option for something to do as you drive through the park or as an itinerary stop and stay overnight at Chief Logan Lodge.  Learn more


The Hatfield and McCoy Trail is nearby and open to ATVs, motorcycles, mountain bikers, horses and hikers. Visit the web site at for more details about trailheads, fees and trail information.

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