Parks & Recreation
Twin Falls Resort State Park
Set in the rugged mountains of Southern West Virginia, Twin Falls Resort State Park is the ideal site for nature seekers. Visitors to Twin Falls can enjoy overnight accommodations ranging from a 47-room lodge located on the mountain top to secluded cottages or spacious camping sites at the campground.
For golfers looking for a challenge, Twin Falls provides a sprawling 18-hole, Par 71 championship golf course. Other leisure activities at Twin Falls include twelve scenic hiking and biking trails, picnicking, swimming in an outdoor pool, full-service restaurant, or just relaxing with a piece of history at the Pioneer Farm.
Twin Falls' down home hospitality will delight any visitor. Whether it's a family vacation, a reunion or a wedding, Twin Falls is the perfect location. Centrally located in the eastern United States, this park is easily accessible to visitors.
RD Bailey Lake
Authorized by Congress in the Federal Flood Control Act of 1962, the lake also provides downstream water quality, fish and wildlife habitat, and many recreation opportunities. The dam is on the Guyandotte River near the southwestern West Virginia town of Justice. The lake is in Wyoming County. Work on the dam began in 1974; construction began in 1967 and was completed in 1980. The entire project cost of $180 million was spent on relocations, planning and engineering, purchase of real estate, and construction. Through the first eight years of its operation, the dam prevented $59 million worth of flood damages.
Horse Creek Lake
Horse Creek Lake is a 12-acre impoundment in Wyoming County located 3 miles from Baileysville and is accessible by WV Route 9 and Delta Route 36.
The lake was built in the mid-1950’s with a maximum depth of 20 feet and an average depth of 10 feet. A trail surrounding the entire lake provides bank fishing access. Boating is permitted and electric motors only are allowed. The use of live minnows as bait and camping are prohibited.
Horse Creek Lake provides a warm water fishery for largemouth bass, bluegill, and channel catfish. Trout are stocked once each month February through May. A few large bass are taken in early spring or late fall on spinners, deep-running lures, and worms.
Lizard Creek Community Park
Lizard Creek Community Park is home to the Thunder Mountain Speedway. It is located in Hanover, WV. The park has a playground, ballfield, picnic areas, a stage and community building, as well as sheds for rent. Lizard Creek Community Park also has a Flea Market and Gun Traders every Saturday from 8am-4pm. If you would like to reserve a shed or rent a space for the flea market, please contact Ronnie Toler at 664-8490 or 732-6806.