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Cacapon Resort State Park
IUCN Category V (Protected Landscape/Seascape)
Cacapon Resort State Park - Cacapon Mountain.jpg
Looking southeast from atop Cacapon Mountain
Cacapon Resort State Park is located in West Virginia
Cacapon Resort State Park
Cacapon Resort State Park
Location in West Virginia
Location Morgan, West Virginia, United States
Area 6,115 acres (24.75 km2)
Elevation 948 ft (289 m)
Established 1937-07-01

Opened in 1933, the 6,115-acre (2,475 ha) Cacapon Resort State Park is located on the eastern slopes of Cacapon Mountain in Morgan County, West Virginia, USA. Panorama Overlook, at the southern end of the park and 2,320 feet (710 m) above sea level, is the highest point in the park and in Morgan County.

Features

  • 48-room Lodge
  • 12-room Old Inn
  • 25 cabins (two fully accessible for the disabled)
  • Efficiency bungalows
  • 18 hole, par 72 golf course, designed by Robert Trent Jones
  • Lake swimming
  • Rowboat and paddle boat rentals
  • Horseback riding
  • Fishing
  • Conference rooms
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Gift Shop
  • Tennis courts
  • Basketball court
  • Volleyball court
  • Nearby activities

Accessibility

Accessibility for the disabled was assessed by West Virginia University. The assessment found the campground, picnic areas, and lake swimming to be accessible. During the 2005 assessment some issues were identified concerning signage and the width of the sidewalk to the playground. Two of the newest park cabins were specifically designed to be accessible.

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