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Blackwater Falls State Park

Davis, WV
+1 304-259-5216
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Relaxing Couples Get-a-way!

My husband and I just returned from a 3 day stay in Davis, WV where visited Black Water Falls State... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Katherine C
Falls visit

The Blackwater Falls is a great visit if in the area. You can complete this in one or two hours... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Davis, WV
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I just returned from a 3 day stay in Davis, WV where visited Black Water Falls State Park. We arrived on 7/24/17 late in the day and checked out on 7/27/17. We stayed at Golden Anchor Cabins, in Davis, the entire time...highly...More

Thank Katherine C
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Blackwater Falls is a great visit if in the area. You can complete this in one or two hours. The walk down is relatively easy with several vantage points to see the falls. Walking back up can be a challenge for some, especially with...More

Thank SJPederson
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really cool and beautiful with plenty of walking paths. Perfect for photo taking. Not many people either

Thank Jillian K
Reviewed 4 days ago

We did not get a chance to hike to the falls because it rained, but our first stop was the Kayaking and swimming area. The kayaking was nice, however the lake was a very small area. Also, they only had sit-on top type kayaks. The...More

Thank Marg715
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to see the falls while in the area. We took our dogs on leashes down the steps to the area where the falls were and then on the paved trails. Beautiful vegetation and tropical looking flowers. The falls are beautiful and worth the...More

Thank emh43016
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good value. Campground nice, but they really like to put rocks where you need to maneuver an rv. One water station.

Thank KWhyte1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful falls. Stairs go down close to falls with several spots for photo ops. There are 200 stairs with one section that is wheelchair accessible.

Thank Mmg G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The State park was very accomidating. We visited a few trails and did a little geocaching. The Falls were beautiful.

Thank buckferrin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The falls were slightly frozen, which made for a very beautiful scene. Highly recommended... any time of the year!

Thank Kristin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is not difficult to find this location. Bathrooms, gift shop, all clean, hospitable. We appreciated the ice cream stand, picnic tables, walking paths, and plenty of parking. The falls are an easy walk for most; not a cavern at all. A pleasant area with...More

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Michael S
19 June 2017|
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Response from Christenthia L | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The falls are inaccessible for bathing. The boardwalk offers a close up view of the majestic and thunderous pour and this in itself could be a deterrent from wanting to going swimming.
28 March 2017|
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Response from Kim W | Reviewed this property |
Blackwater Falls is beautiful. There are other trails, some with beautiful vistas. About Dolly Sods, it is a hike in, hike out type of place. There is a gravel road that surrounds the area. It would be beautiful for a... More
28 September 2016|
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Response from Sue P | Reviewed this property |
There are 214 steps down from the gift shop to the Falls viewing platform -- and then you have to climb up all those stairs! The gentle trail, off of the main entrance road, has a nice view of the Falls in the near... More