An outdoor enthusiast or someone looking to relax? Summers County's parks offer experiences and activities for you. Enjoy exhilarating outdoor recreation opportunities or soak up some quiet time with a Summers County community, state, or national park.
Bellepoint Park is located downstream of the Bluestone Dam offering a picturesque view of the New River. Bellepoint's amenities include game courts, paved walking trails, and a river-access. Benches, picnic tables, and a picnic shelter are available year-round.
BLUESTONE STATE PARK
Bluestone State Park is a lakeside retreat full of outdoor activities, including boating and fishing opportunities. At Bluestone State Park enjoy camping by the water or take in stunning views of the lake from your cabin’s porch.
BLUESTONE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA
Bluestone Wildlife Management Area encompasses 18,758 acres of bottomland and mountainsides along the New River, offering a naturally scenic river. With 20 miles of river available, this area has much to offer for kayaking and canoeing.
JOHN HENRY HISTORICAL PARK
The John Henry Historical Park is located at the site of John Henry's epic battle with the steam drill, and is open year round. The Park celebrates the legend of John Henry and offers informational kiosks, walking trails, a picnic shelter, and stage.
NEW RIVER GORGE NATIONAL PARK
A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. The park encompasses is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
PIPESTEM RESORT STATE PARK
Pipestem Resort State Park is a family adventure resort. Sitting on the east rim of the Bluestone River Gorge, Pipestem offers something for everyone including exhilarating zipline tours, guided trout fishing trips, mountain bike excursions and more.