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Chief Logan State Park

Chief Logan State Park is located on 3,988 acres about 4 miles north of Logan in Logan County, West Virginia.

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Logan, WV 25601
Phone: (304) 792-7125

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You find Chief Logan State Park located in the heart of West Virginia's southern coalfields and is four miles north of the town of Logan.

The park, the town and the county were all named after Chief Logan, a Mingo (or Ohio Iroquois) American Indian leader who lived in the region before the American Revolutionary War.

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West Virginia: Wild and WonderfulThe 3,988-acre park is one of the most visited in the state park system. It features a 25-site campground, modern restaurant, outdoor amphitheater, conference center and wildlife center. You can enjoy miles of hiking trails, a swimming pool with water slide, tennis, and miniature golf.  You find picnic shelters and playgrounds are found throughout the park.

The park is open March through November. Its 25-unit campground offers full hookups (water, sewage, and electric) on 14 sites and is suitable for tents, trailers and recreational vehicles. The remaining 10 sites feature water and electric. Each site features a picnic table and cooking grill. A centrally located bathhouse provides campers with hot showers. Advance reservations are accepted in accordance with state park policy.

The park offers an assortment of game courts, including miniature golf, tennis, and basketball are offered for a nominal fee. A bocce court is also available. You may rent equipment at the park office.

The park swimming pool is open on a daily basis from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The pool features a modern water slide. A kiddies pool with fountain is available for our younger visitors. Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Traversing the park are 18 miles of trails that offer diverse hiking experiences from leisurely to challenging.

Another popular pastime at Chief Logan is horseback riding. The park stables offer horses for riding on several trails. You can contact the stables directly for ride times and fees at (304)-752-3500.

A modern conference center and restaurant offers visitors to Chief Logan an excellent menu selection in a tasteful setting. Visitors can observe black bears, bobcats, barred owls, red shouldered hawks, wild boar and reptiles.

Conveniently scattered throughout the park are secluded picnic sites for the family to enjoy, as well as, six covered pavilions for family reunions and large get together. Shelters may be reserved but are available first-come, first served.

The new Museum in the Park features artwork and historical items from the collection of the West Virginia State Museum. The Museum in the Park will be open Thursdays and Fridays from 5:00 - 9:00 pm, Saturdays from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm and Sundays from Noon - 5:00 pm.

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