Blackwater Falls State Park

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West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and other state officials say the state is faring well with handling the coronavirus compared to other hot spots around the globe, but that residents need to continue to stay the course by staying at home. 

At a virtual news conference held Monday, March 30, the governor announced additional executive orders to help stop the spread of the virus. 

Twin Falls State Park entrance

Some West Virginia state parks are encouraging friends, families and meeting planners to use their facilities through a January promotion.

Fall foliage at Forest Lake, WV
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Four West Virginia state parks have scheduled New Year's Day hikes to encourage people to get outdoors.

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Blackwater Falls State Park is hosting a free viewing of an annual meteor shower Monday, August 11th and Tuesday, August 12th.