Tomlinson Run State Park

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Tomlinson Run State Park

West Virginia

(304) 564-3651

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Things To Do

Overview

Located at the extreme tip of West Virginia's northern panhandle, Tomlinson Run provides a wide range of recreational opportunites. The park's 1,398 acres extend along the stream from which it gets its name, both of which are named for a family of early settlers, to within a mile of the stream's confluence with the Ohio River. Roughly divided into two sections, the park offers a wilderness area of heavily forested hills, overhanging cliffs of sandstone and shale, and a profusion of wildflowers and fauna. Featured within the developed areas of the park are picnicking, boating, miniature golf, basketball and volleyball courts, swimming, a campground and a group camp. In addition, program events are scheduled from April through October.

Map of Tomlinson Run (WV)

Latitude, Longitude: 40.539134, -80.572466

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Activities

  • Boating

    Over 33 acres of water in the form of various ponds and lakes offer opportunities for boating. Also, boat docks with rental row and paddleboats are offered for your enjoyment.

  • Camping

    Tomlinson Run offers a 54-site campground with contact station, convenience store, dump station, and two bathhouses featuring hot showers and laundry facilities. All sites are suitable for tent or trailer and feature picnic tables and grills; while 39 sites feature electric hookups. Open April 1st through October 31. There is also a Rustic Camping Area which is a great area for scouts and other groups looking to rough it.

  • Fishing

    Over 33 acres of water in the form of various ponds and lakes offer excellent fishing for bass, catfish, bluegill and trout. Also a part of the water-oriented activities at the park are boat docks where rental row and paddleboats are offered for your enjoyment.

  • Golfing

    Contact the park for more information.

  • Hiking

    Tomlinson Run offers extensive hiking opportunities on its trails.

  • Picnicking

    The park offers three picnic shelters which can be reserved by the day for a modest fee. Otherwise, they are available on a first-come, first served basis.

  • RVing

    Contact the park for more information.

  • Water Sports

    Chief among Tomlinson Run's recreational facilities is the swimming pool, the waterslide/bathhouse complex and snack bar. The swimming pool is open from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day.

    The pool boasts a 182' figure eight-shaped water slide.

Directions

Driving

Located in the northern panhandle 19 miles north of Weirton on WV Rt. 2, Tomlinson Run State Park is easily accessible by taking WV 8, north, where it intersects with WV 2 at New Cumberland, and following signs to the park which is just north of New Manchester, WV.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(304) 564-3651

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