Blackwater Falls State Park
Fall Splendor At Its Peak
Blackwater Falls State Park is named for the falls of the Blackwater River whose amber-colored waters plunge five stories then twist and tumble through an eight-mile long gorge.
The "black" water is a result of tannic acid from fallen hemlock and red spruce needles. The falls are one of the most photographed sites in West Virginia.
Blackwater lodge, cabins and restaurant are open year-round and welcome visitors to enjoy winter sled riding, spring greening, cool summer evenings, and autumn foliage.
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Person Interviewed: Rob Gilligan
Date: Year round
Location: Tucker County, West Virginia
Address: PO Box 490, Davis, WV 26260
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