WV State Parks prepping for Valentine's Day weekend events
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, falls on a Thursday on 2013, and West Virginia State Parks are offering special Sweetheart Deals before, during and after that special day. Here are some examples of what park guests and visitors will find at these West Virginia State Parks:
February 8-10, 2013 - Sweetheart Weekend at Pipestem Resort State Park This weekend will include two nights lodging at McKeever Lodge, dance lessons for the weekend, and dinner on Saturday evening for two. The cost for this package is $157.56 for single or $215.80 for 2 people. This price includes taxes and gratuity. There will be a cash bar available on Saturday evening. DJ for the weekend is Sean Ritchie from Oak Hill, W.Va. To make reservations, please call 304-466-1800. Information about the event and Pipestem State Park is online at www.pipestemresort.com/special.html.
February 8-10, 2013 - Sweetheart Weekend at North Bend State Park This will be a special weekend to share at one of the state’s most romantic parks. The schedule includes dinner and the Sweetheart Dance on Saturday evening. Participants also may schedule hikes, crafts, tours, and more. An overnight package is available. Reservations are required and it is recommended they be made soon as this weekend event books quickly. Call 304-643-2931. Information about North Bend is available online at www.northbendsp.com/Special/special.html.
February 8-10, 2013 - Sweetheart Weekend at Twin Falls Resort State Park Celebrate this romantic time of the year with dinner, dancing, singing, and games. Reservations are strongly suggested. Call 304-294-4000 for event details and to make reservations. More information about Twin Falls Resort is online at www.twinfallsresort.com/calendar.html.
February 14, 2013 - Valentine's Day Getaway at Cacapon Resort State Park
Valentine's Day (Thursday) is a perfect time for a romantic getaway. Fill your Valentine’s evening with loving memories that you and your partner will cherish forever. Cacapon is a special place to visit and celebrate with a special someone. A romantic meal will be prepared for your delight with an enhancement of a live violin performance by Tiffany Thomas. Overnight package includes one romantic night at the Cacapon Lodge, dinner for two, and entertainment.
Call 304-258-1022 for reservations. More information about Cacapon Resort State Park is available online at www.cacaponresort.com/events.htm.
February 15, 2013 - Valentine Dinner and “Elvis” at Chief Logan Lodge Don't get all shook up if you missed Valentine's Day! Chief Logan Lodge has a Valentine’s dinner and show scheduled for Friday, February 15, this year. Enjoy dinner, a show by Wrenn Mangum, an "Elvis" impersonator, and overnight accommodations at Chief Logan Lodge.
Make reservations for a king or queen room for Friday or for Friday and Saturday; enjoy dinner at 6:30 p.m. and show at 8 p.m. on Friday evening. One-night package rate for two people is $115; two-night package for two people is $165. Overnight guests enjoy express breakfast for two. For dinner and Elvis-‘50s Show only, the cost is $65 for two people. Reservations are required. For more information about Chief Logan Lodge and facilities, call 304-855-6100 or visit online www.chiefloganlodge.com.
February 15, 2013 - Luminaries Sweetheart Hike at Blackwater Falls State Park Bundle up and bring your sweetheart on a leisurely stroll along forest road 13 to Lindy Point trail in the soft light of dusk. Meet at the Sled Run Building to depart. The hike will follow the trail for about three miles. Following your luminaries, return to the Sled Run, enjoy the comforts of a cozy fire and hot chocolate. The hike is informal with a park naturalist available to answer questions. Pre-registration not required. Call 304-259-4833 for trail condition information 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information about Blackwater Falls State Park, visit online www.blackwaterfalls.com/special.htm or call 304-259-5216.