Arbor Day Celebration

Raleigh County Parks and Recreation, West Virginia State University, Girl Scouts of Raleigh County and WVU Raleigh County 4H are teaming up to celebrate Arbor Day. Come out to Lake Stephens overlook to help plant trees or receive an oak tree sapling to plant off site. Finn and Finessa, our resident sharks, will also be […]

Raleigh County Parks and Recreation Hosting Public Clue Game

Starting on March 4, 2021 Raleigh County Parks and Recreation will be hosting a Clue Game for the public. Similar to the board game there will be suspects, weapons, and location clues. Clues can be found at 4 parks, Lake Stephens, Dry Hill Prosperity Park, Stoco Community Park and Fitzpatrick Park. The object of the […]

July 31, 2020

Click here to view the original statement. July 31, 2020 On July 31, 2020 one of our employees tested positive for Covid 19. We are working directly with the Raleigh County Health Department. All staff considered to be exposed are quarantined and all facilities have been or are currently being deep cleaned and disinfected. Some […]

Update: June 26 – June 29, 2020 Lake Stephens Missing Swimmer Incident

June 26 – June 27, 2020 Lake Stephens Missing Swimmer Incident June 26, 2020 2:00PM Last evening a call came in for a missing swimmer at Lake Stephens. Lake Staff, Raleigh County Sheriff Department, WV DNR, Jan Care, and Trap Hill Fire Rescue Dive Team responded. The individual was not found last night. The search […]

RV Campground Guidelines for Covid-19

Download the Guidelines PDF To assist with the reopening, Gov. Justice has issued the following guidelines to mitigate the exposure and spread of COVID-19 among workers and campers. These guidelines, in addition to the guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), will help campground owners and managers establish proper protocols and procedures to […]

No May Regular Parks and Recreation Board Meeting

Subject: No May Regular Parks and Recreation Board Meeting Date: 5/13/2020 There will be no regular Raleigh County Parks and Recreation Authority Board meeting for the month of May. The next Raleigh County Parks and Recreation Authority Board Meeting will be June 16, 2020 at 11:00am at the Raleigh County Commission Office, which is the […]