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Chief Logan State Park

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Chief Logan State Park (map), in Logan County, north of Logan, WV, protects 4,000 acres in the heart of southern West Virginia's rugged coalfields. Chief Logan's amphitheatre is home to the outdoor drama "The Aracoma Story" in summer. Logan County tradition holds that a Shawnee "princess," Aracoma, moved to an island in the nearby Guyandotte River around 1760 with her European husband, Boling Baker.


Recreation: hiking, playground, swimming pool, miniature golf, horseback riding

Lodging: 25 camping sites

Dining: restaurant concessions, picnic areas

Highlights: Aracoma Story, Park Museum


See also: The Aracoma Story


Park Maps: Map : Topo Map : Aerial Photo : Tiger Map


Chief Logan State Park: Official Website
General Delivery, Logan, WV 25601 / Phone: (304) 792-7125