Beartown State Park, West Virginia.

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Beartown State Park

West Virginia

A wooden boardwalk drops, climbs and twists for a half-mile through a wonderland of moss-covered boulders in a leafy forest. On the slopes of Droop Mountain, the 110-acre park is named for the deep crevices in the rock that look like ideal bear dens. The park is 25 miles north of Lewisburg.

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