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Over 6000 acres encompass Cacapon Resort State Park.  Over 20 miles of trails abound for the hiker visiting the park.  From a leisure walker to an avid hiker, Cacapon's got a trail to suit you.  Park map and trail guides are available at the front desk.

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Nature and Recreations Programs

The nature and recreation program offers a variety of activities at the park.  Guided nature hikes, crafts and movie's are just a few to mention.  Programs and tours can be arranged for groups.  Nature and cultural programs are offered to park guests year- round.


Swimming, Boating & Games

Swimming and boating are available at Cacapon Resort State Park Lake.  Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend the swimming area offers a wide sandy beach.  Lifeguards are on duty daily throughout the summer.  Row boats and paddle boats can be rented for a float across the lake.  Take advantage of the game courts available, newly resurfaced tennis courts, paved basketball court or sand volleyball court.




Two areas at the park, the lake and reservoir, offer fishing  opportunities.  The lake is stocked in the spring for trout fishing, but other fish that can be caught are bass, catfish and blue gill. The reservoir is not stocked. Nearby fishing opportunities include the Potomac River and Cacapon River.  Anyone under the age of 15 does not need a license to fish, those over 15 must obtain a West Virginia Fishing License.  Proper license and stamps are required.  Short term fishing licenses are sold at the Lodge.


At 2,300 feet, Cacapon Mountain is the dominant scenic feature of the park.  The challenging championship golf course, designed by the famous golf course designer Robert Trent Jones, Sr., makes prime use of the rolling foothills at the base of the ridge.  Rated as one of the 130 best-designed courses in the United States, the Cacapon course features 73 well placed sand bunkers.  There are three ponds on the course which come into play on four holes.  The course has several other water hazards in the form of small streams coming from the mountain side.   The course is known for a double green that is over 100 yards wide.

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  • The course plays 6827 yards for the championship tees with a par of 72, a course rating of 72.9 and a slope rating of 126.  The white tees have a yardage of 6267, a 70.4 rating with a slope rating of 123.  The yellow tees are 5,910 yards in length with a 68 rating and slope of 119 for men and a 73 rating and slope rating of 118 for ladies.  Red tees > are 5,647 yards with a slope rating of 118 and an > overall rating of 70.7.

    The course offers a fully equipped clubhouse with  pro shop, snack bar, locker rooms and rental carts.  A full-time PGA golf pro and a part-time LPGA teaching professional are on duty and available for both group and private lessons.  AFFORDABLE 3 day golf schools are also offered. More details by clicking here. The course is open year-round (weather permitting) and a variety of mid-week and off-season packages are available.

    Cacapon Golf Lessons Go Electronic

    Rita R. Slavetskas, with the LPGA Teaching and Club Professional Division, offer video lessons as well as private, group, and on-course lessons.  The video is state-of-the art, including frame-by-frame, slow motion, and a screen-writer telestrator as seen on national television.  Student can get immediate visual feedback on the range.  In addition, an optional VHS tape can be provided for further review and reinforcement.  If you would like more information, call Rita at the Cacapon Pro Shop at 1-800-CALL-WVA or directly at (304)-258-1022.  Her home office can be reached at (304)258-2257.

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    Cacapon Resort State Park

    818 Cacapon Lodge Drive

    Berkeley Springs, WV 25411

    (304) 258-1022

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