Tomlinson Run State Park
|Tomlinson Run State Park|
|West Virginia State Park|
Tomlinson Run Lake
|Elevation||1,109 ft (338.0 m)|
|Area||1,398 acres (565.8 ha)|
|Owner||West Virginia Division of Natural Resources|
|Nearest city||New Cumberland, West Virginia|
Tomlinson Run State Park sits on 1,398 acres (5.7 km2) along the small Ohio River tributary of the same name. This state park lies near the foremost tip of the panhandle, in Hancock County. This is the only state park in West Virginia that offers overnight accommodations in a yurt.
The park features a lake and several ponds, totaling 33 acres (13 ha), for fishing and boating.
- 54 camp sites (33 with electrical hookup)
- 2 Campers' Cabins (Sleep 5 and have electricity and lights)
- 4 yurts (2 sleep two persons and 2 sleep 5 persons)
- Group camp (11 cabins can host up to a 112-person group)
- Picnic area with 2 shelters (1 with limited electricity)
- Picnic shelter at miniature golf area with electricity
- Picnic shelter at swimming pool with electricity
- Swimming pool with 182-ft (55 m) water slide
- Miniature golf
- Boat rentals
- Hiking trails
- Basketball and volleyball courts
The Tomlinson Run State Park Foundation was established in the 1990s by citizens of Hancock County to raise funds for the improvement of the park. Over the years, foundation funding has been used for numerous park improvements including a new maintenance building, playground equipment, picnic shelters, and flag poles.
- Date taken from signage at park on 2008-06-15.
- Tomlinson Run State Park accommodations web page
- Guide to Accessible Recreation and Travel in WV, WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities web site, accessed July 31, 2006
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