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“Great State Park” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Hawks Nest State Park

Hawks Nest State Park
49 Hawks Nest Park Road, Ansted, WV 25812
(304) 658-5212
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Ranked #1 of 3 attractions in Ansted
Type: State Parks
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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59 reviews 59 reviews
31 attraction reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Great State Park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Even in the rain enjoyable, lots of trails, food available, a tram ride down to the jet boat ride to the bridge lots of helpful people and beautiful site.

Visited October 2013
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Cleveland, Ohio
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“Beautiful, quiet and affordable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The hotel was older but in very good condition, clean and quiet. $93 for two queen sized beds and a view of the gorge and river. Set back on lovely grounds of playground and tennis courts and pool. Friendly staff. About 20 minutes from rafting starting point. Much better than renting a platform tent for $80! Free breakfast was not very healthy but coffee and a donut was fine.

Visited August 2013
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Columbus, Ohio
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126 reviews 126 reviews
25 attraction reviews
Reviews in 53 cities Reviews in 53 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Stayed overnight in the lodge”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Our room was clean, but nothing fancy. Plenty of free parking. Our room overlooked the gorge. Had breakfast in their restaurant. There's a Tudor's Biscuit world right down the road.

Visited September 2013
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West Virginia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
49 attraction reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Better than other WV state parks”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Many rooms have a balcony with a great river view. The staff were helpful and efficient. My room was clean and modern, unlike other some other parks in the state. Good walking trails and overlooks. The only negative was the food at the restaurant, which was just OK, but some tables have an excellent view of the river below.

Visited August 2013
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Snow Hill Nc
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15 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Great Views of the New River”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

This is another beautiful site to see, and hike in. There is also Jet Boat rides up the New River, although this time we were there on a Wed. and they do not run Wednesdays. Have taken it before and it is an awsome ride, up to or near the bridge. There is a restaurant, lodging, and gift shop. If in the area do not miss this.

Visited August 2013
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