Charleston, West Virginia

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Charleston, West Virginia, USA

Recreation in Charleston, West Virginia

State Parks

  • Kanawha State Forest

    Route 2, Box 285 (Kanawha Forest Drive)
    Charleston, WV 25314
    304-558-3500
    In close proximity to the heavily populated Kanawha Valley, just seven miles south of Charleston, this 9,300-acre forest offers a wide range of activities for the whole family to enjoy, including...
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Recreation Areas

  • Little Creek Park

    1 Little Creek Park Road
    South Charleston, WVLocated off Spring Hill Avenue
    Situated on the west side of South Charleston, Little Creek Park offers 11 picnic shelters, basketball courts, and tennis courts. The park is open from March 1 through October 31.
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Sports Centers

  • South Charleston Recreation Center

    601 Jefferson Road
    South Charleston, WV 25309
    304-744-4731
    This community recreation center features a 25-meter indoor swimming pool, two racquetball courts, basketball courts, tanning beds, and a fully-equipped health club.
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Bowling

  • Galaxy Lanes

    6545 MacCorkle Avenue Southeast
    Charleston, WV 25304
    304-925-1156
    Friendly service is paramount at this family-friendly, smoking & alcohol free bowling center.
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  • Venture Lanes

    6300 MacCorkle Avenue
    St. Albans, WV 25177
    Located 10 Miles West
    304-768-7307
    Venture Lanes features 32 lanes for bowling.
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Golf

  • Berry Hills Golf Course

    1 Berry Hills Road
    Charleston, WV 25314-9749
    304-744-8790
    Have some fun playing a round of golf at Berry Hills Golf Course.
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  • Cato Park Golf Course

    100 Baker Lane
    Charleston, WV 25302
    304-348-6859
    The only public golf course within the city limits, this nine-hole, par three golf course is well-maintained and is an enjoyable course for all levels of golfers. There are no sand bunkers on the...
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  • Coonskin Golf Course

    2000 Coonskin Drive
    Charleston, WV 25311
    304-341-8013
    Situated along the Elk River, this public 18-hole executive golf course was built on flat terrain but is located in the hills.
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  • Scarlet Oaks Country Club

    2 Dairy Road
    Poca, WV 25159
    304-755-0408
    Enjoy a relaxing and peaceful day of golf at this semi-private 18-hole, par 72 golf course.
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  • Shawnee Golf Course

    Route 25
    Institute, WV 25112
    Located at Shawnee Regional Park
    304-341-8030
    Shawnee is a nine-hole, par 36 public golf course with three water hazards.
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Rafting & Canoeing

  • Appalachian Wildwaters

    P.O. Box 100
    Rowlesburg, WV304-454-2475
    Enjoy guided day and overnight whitewater rafting trips on the New River Gorge, Gauley River and Cheat River in West Virginia, as well as the Nolichucky River in Tennessee and the Upper Yough in...
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Skating

  • South Charleston Memorial Arena

    20 RHL Boulevard
    South Charleston, WV 25303
    Located at the Shops of Trace Fork
    304-744-4423
    Open to the public, the South Charleston Memorial Arena features an official size rink for both hockey team play and figure skating clubs. Learn-to-skate programs are available for all ages. A...
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