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Holly River State Park & Picnic Menu

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West Virginia Country Roads Cooking RecipesHolly River State Park is located in Webster County, West Virginia, USA, approximately 20 miles north of Webster Springs. It is the second largest park in the West Virginia state park system with a total of 8,294 acres. It features an 88-unit campground that has electric hookups, picnic tables, and grills at each site.


Holly River features a variety of recreational activities including:

  • swimming pool (open seasonally)
  • basketball courts
  • volleyball courts
  • softball field
  • tennis courts
  • badminton
  • horseshoes
  • shuffleboard

During the summer, park staff leads special activities such as nature hikes, hayrides, marshmallow roasts and other sports events.


Holly River features ten furnished cabins constructed of natural stone and logs. Situated along a tributary of Laurel Fork Holly River, each cabin includes a stone fireplace.

Holly River's 88-unit campground features electric hookups, picnic tables, and cooking grills at each site. A dumping station and four bathhouses are also provided on site. The campgrounds are normally open from the beginning of April through November.

Store and Restaurant
A basic store is located in the park providing staple groceries and sundries. A locally-operated restaurant is also located in the parks.

Picnic pavilions
Holly River has three picnic pavilions that can be reserved for a free. The 1930s-era Old Pavilion and modern Carpenter Pavilion are suitable for large groups, while the smaller Balli Pavilion can hold up to 30 people.

Holly River State Park Picnic Menu

The recipes in this menu include:

  • Cream Cheese Fiesta Spread
  • Baked Corn Flakes Chicken
  • Sonny's Vegetable Salad
  • Aunt June�s Fried Potatoes
  • Carrot Walnut Cake
  • Apple-Cider Tea

Appetizer & Snacks
Cream Cheese Fiesta Spread

Ingredients: package (8 ounces) cream cheese or fat-free cream cheese, salsa, apricot preserves or orange marmalade, chopped fresh cilantro, finely shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese, chopped avocado, chopped ripe olives, and assorted crackers, if desired.
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Baked Corn Flakes Chicken

Ingredients: coarsely crushed Corn Flakes, flour, seasoned salt, egg white, water, and boneless skinless chicken breast halves (about 2-pounds).
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Sonny's Vegetable Salad

Ingredients: broccoli flowerets, cauliflower flowerets, Cheddar cheese (shredded), onion, and bacon strips (cooked & crumbed). Dressing: mayonnaise, sugar, and vinegar.
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Side Dishes
Aunt June's Fried Potatoes
Ingredients: new potatoes, shortening or oil, diced onions, and salt.
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Carrot Walnut Cake

Ingredients: all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, eggs, oil, large carrots, black walnuts, vanilla, and Cream Cheese Icing (if desired).
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Apple - Cider Tea

Ingredients: apple cider, cloves, cinnamon sticks (2-inch pieces), orange & spice tea bags, sugar, and lemon slices.
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