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New River Greenbrier Valley Region
Pipestem State Park
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Pipestem State Park Aerial Tram © Karen Stuebing
The enclosed cars carry you on a six minute ride of 3600 feet along some outstanding scenery to the Bluestone River Gorge below. This facility is operated seasonally, May to October 31.
Pipestem State Park Fall Foilage © Karen Stuebing
Long Branch Lake.
Pipestem State Park Luna Moth on Wall © Karen Stuebing
During the summer months, these beautiful moths are very prolific.
Pipestem State Park Horse Back Riding © Karen Stuebing
Guided horseback rides are available year-round at Pipestem. Rides range from 1/2 hour rides to overnight trips. Hayrides and wiener roasts available for group outings.
Pipestem State Park Heirtage Point © Karen Stuebing
The steep trail to Heritage Point, a rocky promintory overlooking the Bluestone River Gorge descends more than 500 feet. Despite the effort, the hike to the point attracts thousands of hikers annually.
Pipestem State Park Deer © Dave Hagy
Deer along entrance to park.
Pipestem State Park Pipestem Falls © Jason Vickers
Pipestem Falls drops nearly 30 feet over a sandstone ledge on Pipestem Creek near the rear entrance to Pipestem Resort State Park.
Pipestem State Park Deer Running © Karen Stuebing
Pipestem State Park is known as the home of the white tail deer.
Pipestem State Park Fog Rising © Karen Stuebing
Fog rising from the Bluestone River Gorge.
Pipestem State Park The Main Road © Karen Stuebing
Fall foilage along the main road through Pipestem State Park.
Pipestem State Park Fire Tower © Dave Hagy
Pipestem State Park Sunset © Karen Stuebing
Sunset from deck outside the lobby in McKeever lodge.
Pipestem State Park © Tommy G. Isaacs
Pipestem State Park Pipestem Falls © Tori Buck
Top of Falls Pipestem is an unincorporated rural community, or village, along WV-20 in Summers County. Pipestem is the location of Pipestem Resort State Park, among the most popular vacation parks in West Virginia. The community is located amid an area of level land near the head of Pipestem Creek. It takes its name from a plant, so-called pipestem, that grew in the area. Pipestem is also the location of Pipestem Falls. Pipestem Knob, and its observation tower, rise to the south of the village.
Pipestem State Park Upper Pipestem Falls © Jim Oakley
Pipestem State Park Upper Pipestem Falls © Jim Oakley
Pipestem State Park Howdy thar © Garvey Strong
Twin deer at Pipesteam park.
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P.O. Box 150
Pipestem, West Virginia   25979

Phone: 304-466-1800
Toll Free: 800-225-5982
Reservations: 800-225-5982
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Escape to the mountains at Pipestem Resort Park, the "Year round Crown Jewel of WV State Parks." From its beautiful scenic overlooks of the Bluestone Gorge to its two lodges, rental cottages, campgrounds, golf courses, restaurants, modern conference facilities, and much more. Pipestem Resort State Park has something for everyone!
Deluxe Cottages: Pipestem has 26 fully-equipped rental cottages complete with linens, cooking utensils, TV, telephone, air conditioning, microwave and fireplace. These units vary in size from two bedroom to four bedroom available year-round.
Campground: This area has 82 sites, 31 with full hookup, 19 electric only, a heated bathhouse, laundry, campground store, games, and a playground area open year round.
Pipestem's McKeever Lodge has 113 modern guest rooms and suites. Some rooms have gorge views with the executive suites offering wet bars, king size beds and one with Jacuzzi tub. Also, this lodge has an indoor heated pool, game room, saunas, and exercise room, a full service restaurant and snack bar.

Mountain Creek Lodge: Accessible only by a 3600 foot aerial tramway that carries you deep into the Bluestone Gorge, this unique 30 room lodge setting is open form May 1 to October 31. These rooms offer color TV , telephones and a relaxing view of the Bluestone River. The Mountain Creek restaurant offers complimentary continental breakfast for quests.
Meeting Rooms
Conference Facilities

From small family gatherings to large corporate conferences, Pipestem is a great choice. The park's professional sales staff will assist you with planning a major event or a small group function. Meeting rooms, including a new 600 seat conference facility, offer audio/visual equipment to meet your conference needs. Full banquets, dances, reunions or other special events can be arranged to meet your group needs. Overall, conference space is approximately 16,513 sq. ft. offered through a variety of different size rooms.

Pipestem State Park is located near Bluefield, Princeton and Blacksburg

Area Attractions
Pipestem has a variety of great dining opportunities. The Bluestone Dining Room is located in the McKeever Lodge and is open year round for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They offer a full buffet as well as made to order items. Also in the McKeever Lodge is the Black Bear Snack Bar offering pizza, sandwiches, ice cream and drinks. The Mulligans Sports Lounge is located at the 18th-hole golf clubhouse and is complete with a variety of specialty sandwiches and your favorite legal beverages. Guests staying at the Mountain Creek Lodge receive a free continental breakfast. Lunch offers a soup and sandwich bar. The Dining Room features fine dining each evening with gourmet specialities prepared by Chef Eric Stalnaker, a graduate of the Greenbrier Culinary School. Reservations Suggested.

The aerial tramway is one of the highlights at Pipestem. The enclosed cars carry you on a six minute ride of 3600 feet along some outstanding scenery to the Bluestone River Gorge below. This facility is operated seasonally.

Three gift shops offer a wide assortment of shopping possibilities. Canyon Rim Center, located above the Bluestone Gorge, features two gift shops. The Mountain Artisan Shop provides WV handcrafted items, furniture and quilts. Canyon Rim Gift Shop has a great selection of souvenirs, toys, clothing and features Reflections Glass Showcase. A wide variety of hand blown glass from throughout the state is available.

McKeever Lodge Lobby Shop offers unique gifts and provides sundries frequently needed by guests.

Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
October 7 Jay by A._J_W
park review stars; one to five
September 17 lots of options by Christi, Ohio
park review stars; one to five I went for a family reunion and stayed at the resort at Pipestem, we rode horses very fairly priced and played on the trails and had a big picnic under a shelter. We had loads of is beautiful and there is a trolley car that takes you up the mountain for amamzing views. The park is clean and scenic.
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Area Campgrounds
Pipestem RV Park & Campground
West Virginia 20
Pipestem, WV
Area Accommodations (over 20 miles away)
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Cottages and Cabins
Deluxe Log Cabins Rental, Tree Houses rental and Glamping Yurts cabins. All located a a remote scenic wooded area, near the New River national River and Gauley River National recreational area. Only 10 minutes from the New River Gorge Bridge Each cabin has a Hot tub and 3 cabins have a Red Heart Shaped Jacuzzi tub and gas fireplaces - Great for Romantic Get-a-Ways.
40 miles from park*
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Located in the southeastern section of the state, Pipestem Resort State Park is 14 miles north of Princeton and 12 miles south of Hinton on WV 20. From I-77, take Exit #14 and the park entrance is 14 miles north on Rt. 20. From the Sandstone Exit # 139 of I-64, the park entrance is 22 miles south on WV 20. In addition, the park is located near commercial airports at Bluefield, WV and Beckley, WV with rental car services nearby.

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