Cedar Creek State Park

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Coordinates: 38°52′55″N 80°51′43″W / 38.88194°N 80.86194°W / 38.88194; -80.86194
Cedar Creek State Park
West Virginia State Park
Cedar Creek State Park.jpg
Cedar Creek State Park has lakes for fishing and boating.
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Gilmer
Elevation 1,010 ft (307.8 m)
Coordinates 38°52′55″N 80°51′43″W / 38.88194°N 80.86194°W / 38.88194; -80.86194
Area 2,588 acres (1,047.3 ha) [1]
Opened 1955 [2]
 - Land acquired 1953 [2]
Owner West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
Nearest city Glenville, West Virginia
Location of Cedar Creek State Park in West Virginia
Website: Cedar Creek State Park

Cedar Creek State Park is sited on 2,588 acres (1,047 ha)[1] along Cedar Creek[3] in Gilmer County, West Virginia, located about 4 miles (6.4 km) south of Glenville and about 25 miles (40 km) west of Burnsville/Glenville exit of I-79. Two of the buildings at the park are historical restorations of West Virginia's pioneer days, including a log cabin now used as the campground check-in station, and the Pine Run One Room School, an old one-room schoolhouse complete with restored school desks and potbellied stove. The schoolhouse is open for tours on Saturdays in the summer.

Features[edit]

  • 67 camping sites (36 with electric and water hookups)
  • Swimming pool
  • Picnic area with shelters
  • 3 fishing lakes
  • Paddleboat rentals
  • Miniature golf

Accessibility[edit]

Accessibility for the disabled was assessed by West Virginia University. The assessment Cedar Creek State Park to be generally accessible.[4] The 2005 evaluation found issues regarding signage in a parking lot, and also found that assistance may be needed to access the ramp to the swimming pool and a pond.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b West Virginia State Parks Facilities Grid, accessed March 29, 2008
  2. ^ a b Where People and Nature Meet: A History of the West Virginia State Parks. Charleston, West Virginia: Pictorial Histories Publishing Company. April 1988. ISBN 0-933126-91-3. 
  3. ^ West Virginia Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Me.: DeLorme. 1997. p. 35. ISBN 0-89933-246-3. 
  4. ^ Guide to Accessible Recreation and Travel in WV, WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities web site, accessed August 21, 2006

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