Little Beaver State Park

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Little Beaver State Park
West Virginia State Park
Little Beaver State Park.jpg
Little Beaver Lake
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Raleigh
Elevation 2,450 ft (746.8 m)
Coordinates 37°45′21″N 81°04′50″W / 37.75583°N 81.08056°W / 37.75583; -81.08056Coordinates: 37°45′21″N 81°04′50″W / 37.75583°N 81.08056°W / 37.75583; -81.08056
Area 562 acres (227.4 ha)
Acquired 1970 [1]
 - Opened 1972 [1]
Owner West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
Nearest city Beckley, West Virginia
Location of Little Beaver State Park in West Virginia
Website: Little Beaver State Park

Little Beaver State Park is state park in Raleigh County, West Virginia. It is located near Beckley, West Virginia, about 2 miles (3.2 km) south of I-64 at Grandview Road, exit 129A. The park sits on the shores of 18-acre (0.07 km²) Little Beaver Lake.


  • Picnic area
  • Playground
  • Hiking trails
  • Mountain biking trails
  • Fishing in Little Beaver Lake
  • Boat rentals at Little Beaver Lake
  • 46-site Campground[2]


Originally a day-use facility, Little Beaver received a 46-site campground in 2011. 30 sites, opened on July 1 of that year, have electric and water hookups with an additional 16 water-only sites planned to open later in the year.[2]


Accessibility for the disabled was assessed by West Virginia University. The 2005 assessment found the park to be accessible.[3]

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  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ a b "Little Beaver State Park Has a Holiday Surprise for Campers". West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. June 30, 2011. Retrieved July 12, 2011. 
  3. ^ Guide to Accessible Recreation and Travel in WV, WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities web site, accessed September 3, 2006 Archived July 20, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.

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