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Babcock State Park

Opens in 19 min: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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This place is absolutely beautiful!!!

This place is absolutely beautiful!!! We took a walk down one of the roads and noticed they had... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
Jennifer P
Babcock State Park in the Fall

Babcock state park is full of beauty and breath taking colors in the fall. Weekends can get quite... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
ThruHim
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A state park known for its dark and enchanting forests.
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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486 Babcock Rd, Clifftop, WV 25831-7240
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+1 304-438-3004
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On November 25, 2918, we checked on a cabin rental at Babcock State Park. It showed available online so I called the clerk at Babcock State Park. She assured me the cabin was available for the dates we wanted at the end of May, 2019....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

This place is absolutely beautiful!!! We took a walk down one of the roads and noticed they had cabins located right next to the river. My plan is to stay in one of those cabins next time I go because it looked so peaceful!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Babcock state park is full of beauty and breath taking colors in the fall. Weekends can get quite crowded, especially if you're a photographer, but there's so much to see. Take time to grab a bench and relax and enjoy the scenery.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2018

We got here on a rather rainy day and with too little time to see anything else beside the famed Glade Creek Grist Mill. The water level of Glade Creek was extremely high, causing flooding to several overlook points. After a few snapshots, which took...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

For the past four years, I've tried to catch parts of the New River Gorge at the height of the fall foliage. Last year I was going to do some a little different and go the Glade Creek Grist Mill in Babcock State Park but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LKNCHOWHOUND
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Our first time in West Virginia, Stayed at Babcock State Park, cabin 24. Tiny but efficient and immaculate. The Glad Creek grist mill is located IN the state park, lots of parking but it fills up quickly, especially during the peak fall color season. Many...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank laurel d
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Have been here twice now. Love this place as it is so beautiful and peaceful. As a professional photographer this place is one of my Favorites for nature photography. Next visit I would like to stay in one of the cabins and have more time...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stevezeinner
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this park! Lots of great places to take photos and climb out on the rocks. The mill only appears to run on Sat-Sun.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ErinWadeD
Reviewed October 5, 2018

We had cabin 10 a few days ago. Cabin was rustic and was to be expected but could really use new matrices on the beds.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank justhere45102
Reviewed October 3, 2018

What can I say. If you would like to take a photograph that results in a picture right out of a Thomas Kinkade art gallery, GO! The Glade Creek Grist Mill (at the park) is a landscape photographer's dream photo-op!! Especially just downstream of the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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gabbysheets
June 1, 2018|
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There’s a pool at the park but it was closed due to budget cuts on our last visit.
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March 13, 2018|
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Response from Lanora G | Reviewed this property |
It will have begun, but as with most weather related things, it depends on the weather as to how much it has come out.
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