Pinnacle Rock State Park

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Pinnacle Rock State Park
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Pinnacle Rock
Map showing the location of Pinnacle Rock State Park
Map showing the location of Pinnacle Rock State Park
Location of Pinnacle Rock State Park in West Virginia
LocationMercer, West Virginia, United States
Coordinates37°19′16″N 81°17′32″W / 37.32111°N 81.29222°W / 37.32111; -81.29222Coordinates: 37°19′16″N 81°17′32″W / 37.32111°N 81.29222°W / 37.32111; -81.29222
Area374 acres (151 ha)[2]
Elevation2,745 ft (837 m)
Established1938[3]
Websitewvstateparks.com/park/pinnacle-rock-state-park/

Pinnacle Rock State Park is a 374-acre (151 ha)[2] day use state park in Mercer County, West Virginia. The park surrounds Pinnacle Rock, a sandstone formation that rises above the surrounding terrain.

Features

  • Pinnacle Rock
  • Jimmy Lewis Lake
  • Large stone picnic shelter
  • 2-mile (3.2 km) hiking trail
  • Picnic area
  • Fishing

Accessibility

Accessibility for the disabled was assessed by West Virginia University. The 2005 assessment found the park offices to be accessible.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Pinnacle Rock State Park". Protected Planet. IUCN. Retrieved 30 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b West Virginia State Parks Facilities Grid, accessed March 29, 2008 Archived June 26, 2008, at WebCite
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ Guide to Accessible Recreation and Travel in WV, WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities web site, accessed July 31, 2006 Archived July 20, 2006, at the Wayback Machine

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