W.Va.: Twin Falls Resort State Park began as rugged farmland

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PINEVILLE, W.Va. — Named for Marsh Fork Falls and Black Fork Falls, Twin Falls Resort State Park once possessed isolated farms spread across the rugged terrain.

The 4,000-acre park still boasts the tranquil beauty of unspoiled landscapes.

The conversion of the area into Twin Falls State Park began in 1964, when Western Pocahontas Corporation and Pocahontas Land Corporation gave the State of West Virginia a “gift of land” to develop a state park, according to Scott Durham, park superintendent.

Read the full story from Wyoming County Report.

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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