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Joe Manchin III, Governor

Frank Jezioro, Director


News Release : June 29, 2005


Hoy Murphy , Public Information Officer (304) 558-3380

Contact: Canaan Valley Resort State Park (304) 622-4121 Ext. 2688


Mid-Summer Walk Between Parks July 9, 2005

At Canaan Valley Resort and Blackwater Falls State Parks

  Families, groups and individuals are invited to participate in the Mid-Summer Walk Between Parks on July 9 at Canaan Valley Resort State Park and Blackwater Falls State Park in Tucker County .


  This event features an 8-mile hike between Blackwater Falls State Park and Canaan Valley Resort State Park .  Preregistration is at Canaan Valley Resort State Park 's Beech Club on July 8 from noon until 8 p.m. and again on July 9 from 8 a.m. until 9:15 a.m. Registration starts at 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. on July 9 at the Blackwater Falls State Park Riding Stables. The hike will depart soon after and will last approximately four hours. A shuttle bus will be provided for the event.  All participants should bring their own snacks, plenty of water and lunch.


  Registration fee is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger. Preregistration is recommended. For more information, please call (800) 622-4121 ext. 2688.


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