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West Virginia
Eastern Panhandle Region
Cacapon State Park
CACAPON STATE PARK
CACAPON STATE PARK
818 Cacapon Lodge Drive
Berkeley Springs, West Virginia   25411

Phone: 304-258-1022
Toll Free: 800-225-5982
Reservations: 800-225-5982
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Cacapon State Park
© Dodi Kingsfield 2008

Cacapon State Park
© Dodi Kingsfield 2008

Cacapon State Park
© Dodi Kingsfield 2008

Cacapon Resort Park received its name from being located in the shadows of the wide expanse of Cacapon Mountain. This mountain is the highest peak in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia reaching an elevation of 2,300 feet. The Cacapon River parallels the mountain in a meandering route beneath the mountains western slope.

Cacapon (pronounced CaCApon) is a derivative of a Shawnee Indian word meaning "medicine waters". It refers to the areas renowned medicinal waters, which have been acclaimed throughout history for their healing powers. These waters come to the surface approximately ten miles from Cacapon at the nearby Berkeley Springs State Park.

Be sure to check out and stay updated with Cacapon's new additions. Throughout 1999 several projects were completed. Among these new expansions was a new conference facility capable of seating up to 250 people and an elevator located in the lodge. Other additions are two new fully accessible guest cabins, upgraded and accessible day use restrooms and facilities.

We hope you will come visit and take advantage of everything Cacapon State Park has to offer.
Cabins
The modern cabins are frame structures insulated for year-round comfort featuring handsome wood-paneled walls, stone fireplaces, baths with showers, kitchens with modern appliances and central heat and air conditioning. We currently have thirteen (13) modern cabins. Recently added were two (2) fully accessible cabins to the park.

Located at the base of Cacapon Mountain away from the hub of activity near the Lodge and Golf Course, twelve (12) standard cabins are situated in lovely wooded areas. Similarly equipped as the modern cabins, these quaint cabins with stone fireplaces and window mounted heat and air conditioning units are of log construction and are open March - November.

he unique efficiency bungalows are a combination living/dining/bedroom with built-in double bunks, shower bath and screened in porch. These cabins do not have a fireplace. They are all now equipped with window mounted heating and air conditioning. They are open from April through October.

Cabins at Cacapon Resort State Park are completely equipped for housekeeping. They must be reserved for a minimum of one week during the summer, beginning the second Monday in June through Labor Day. Daily or weekend reservations may be made before the second Monday in June or after the first Monday in September. Please call 1-800-CALL-WVA for assistance in making reservations. We'd be glad to help you make your plans.

*Cabins are rented by the week (Monday to Monday) during the summer months; June to after Labor Day

*check-in at 4 PM - check-out at 10 AM

*cots, cribs available;

*sorry, pets are not permitted in the cabins

*Senior Citizen's Discount Available

*major credit cards accepted (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club, Discover)

*non-smoking - smoking rooms preference

*no outside or ground fires permitted in the cabin areas or lawns.

*reservations accepted up to one year in advance

*winter and spring packages available
Swimming
Swimming and boating are available at Cacapon Resort State Park Lake. Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend the swimming area offers a wide sandy beach. Lifeguards are on duty daily throughout the summer. Row boats and paddle boats can be rented for a float across the lake. Take advantage of the game courts available, newly resurfaced tennis courts, paved basketball court or sand volleyball court.


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Picnicking
Cacapon State Park offers four reservable shelters. Three shelters, the Boat Dock Shelter, CCC Shelter, and Gazebo are located in the picnic area and one, the Batt Picnic Shelter is further up the mountain. Each is an ideal location for group functions, barbecues, reunions and family gatherings.
Trails
Over 6000 acres encompass Cacapon Resort State Park. Over 20 miles of trails abound for the hiker visiting the park. From a leisure walker to an avid hiker, Cacapon's got a trail to suit you. Park map and trail guides are available at the front desk.
Nature Programs
The nature and recreation program offers a variety of activities at the park. Guided nature hikes, crafts and movie's are just a few to mention. Programs and tours can be arranged for groups. Nature and cultural programs are offered to park guests year- round.
Area Attractions
Cacapon Mountain Overlook

Just a short drive up the rugged Cacapon Mountain guests can enjoy an outstanding view of the valley below beholding Cacapon State Park. The overlook is accessible by vehicle May through October. Adventurous hikers can access this view year round.

Prospect Peak Scenic Overlook: now known as the Panorama Overlook

This overlook is easily accessible by vehicle off the park on Route 9 where there is a roadside pull off. Once visited frequently by George Washington this headland overlooks the Potomac and Great Cacapon Valleys and three states; WV, PA, MD.
Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
October 3 WVA state park cabins are always great by c rich
we stayed at Cacapon in a 4 bedroom and a 2 bedroom cabin- great amenities- always clean and comfortable and cozy fireplaces; spa at Berkley Springs great also
July 27 Want to come back every year!!!!
We loved CRSP, only 100 miles from Falls Church, Wash DC area, beautiful, lots of deer, fishing, swimming, golf, hiking, see the OVERLOOK, ride the horses (Rich & Casey Cox are great outfitters, great horses, great trails). It was awesome and so much fun.


Area Cabins and Lodges

Coolfont Resort & Conference Center
3621 Cold Run Valley Rd
Berkeley Springs, WV
(304) 258-4500


Treetop House Restaurant
3621 Cold Run Valley Rd
Berkeley Springs, WV
(304) 258-4500


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Directions
Cacapon State Park is in close proximity to the major population center of the east coast, as well as many scenic and historic features. From Washington DC, take the Beltway to I 270 North, Merge onto I 70 West toward Hagerstown, Merge onto US - 522 South to Cacapon State Park. Approximate distance: 105 miles.

From Interstate 81 (Winchester, VA) take U.S. Route 522 north 27 miles to the park.

From the north on Interstate 81 (Pennsylvania) take Interstate 70 west to Hancock, MD then U.S. Route 522 south at Hancock, towards Berkeley Springs. The park is located 9 miles south from the town of Berkeley Springs.

From the west on Interstate 68 to Hancock, MD to 522 South towards Berkeley Springs.

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