Camden Park began in 1903 as a picnic area for the Camden Interstate Railway. Today, it remains the only amusement park in West Virginia.
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Jimmy, left, Stevie, 13, and Stephanie Strong, 12, of Winfield take a ride on the Spider at Camden Park in August 2002. Camden Park is just one of many local and regional spots that people are enjoying this summer versus long-distrance travel.