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WV State Parks offering holiday deal on gift cards

West Virginia Press Association

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia State Parks is offering a special promotion that rewards shoppers for purchasing state park gift cards by adding an extra amount to the card balance. The promotion is valid on gift cards purchased online at WVstateparks.com between Nov. 20 and Dec. 18, 2023. Here’s how it works: 

  • Buy a $25 gift card, receive an extra $5 added to the card
  • Buy a $50 gift card, receive an extra $10 added to the card
  • Buy a $100 gift card, receive an extra $20 added to the card
  • Buy a $200 gift card, receive an extra $45 added to the card
  • Buy a $300 gift card, receive an extra $65 added to the card
  • Buy a $400 gift card, receive an extra $100 added to the card

An offer code is not required at checkout and the additional amount will automatically be added to each gift card after orders are placed. Deal expires December 18, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. EST on WVstateparks.com.

“Purchasing the perfect gift for friends and family can be stressful and that’s why we’re offering an easy way for folks to wrap up their holiday shopping by giving the gift of the outdoors with a West Virginia State Parks gift card,” said West Virginia State Parks Chief Brad Reed. “The gift of an outdoor adventure or a peaceful getaway is an ideal gift because it allows your loved ones to visit the parks they love most and enjoy the activities they’re most interested in.”

West Virginia State Parks gift cards are redeemable at any state park or forest at any time of the year and can be used on lodge rooms, cabin and cottage rentals, campsite reservations, golf season passes, gift shop purchases and meals at park restaurants. Gift cards purchased by the promotion deadline on Dec. 18 should arrive by Christmas. Placing an order as early as possible is recommended.

West Virginia Holiday Gift Guide
In addition to offering gift cards, West Virginia State Parks has teamed up with the West Virginia Department of Tourism to provide additional West Virginia holiday gift ideas for nature enthusiasts. The guide can be found at WVtourism.com/gift and includes:

  • WVDNR Gift Certificates: Available for the first time, WVDNR gift certificates can be used to purchase licenses, stamps and other hunting and fishing privileges available through the WVDNR’s Electronic License System.
  • Online Lifetime Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Licenses: Available online for the first time, a lifetime license makes a great gift for kids and grandkids and provides a lifetime of hunting and fishing opportunities in the state.
  • Official Almost Heaven Gear: This all-new collection embodies the spirit and essence of West Virginia’s Almost Heaven beauty and allows recipients to show off their love for the state.
  • West Virginia Wildlife Calendars: Award-winning calendar provides 12 months of beautiful artwork and helpful hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation dates, tips and articles.
  • Wonderful West Virginia Magazine Subscriptions: This flagship publication of the WVDNR features immersive storytelling and breathtaking visuals that showcase the beauty and goodness of West Virginia.

About West Virginia State Parks
West Virginia’s state parks and forests are the vacation destination of choice for more than 7 million people each year. Made up of 36 parks, 9 forests and three rail trails, the West Virginia State Parks system provides endless opportunities for family fun and adventure. Make memories that last forever. Book your adventure at WVstateparks.com.

West Virginia State Parks is managed by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, a division of the West Virginia Department of Commerce.