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Joe Manchin III, Governor

Frank Jezioro , Director

News Release : October 27, 2005


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

Contact: Ken Caplinger , Parks and Recreation Section (304) 558-2764


Holly River State Park Reservations Canceled Until October 30

  Holly River State Park in Webster County is canceling all cabin reservations until October 30 because of power outages, blocked roadways and damage caused by the early morning snowstorm of October 25, according to Ken Caplinger, deputy chief for the Parks and Recreation Section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.


  Three other parks, Tygart Lake State Park in Taylor County , Valley Falls State Park in Marion County and Coopers Rock State Forest in Monongalia/Preston County, were closed October 25 and will remain closed until further notice. Tygart also has canceled all reservations until October 30. All have been left without electrical power and telephone services.


  For more information about the reopening of these facilities, please visit or call 1-800-CALL-WVA.


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