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You probably don’t think of West Virginia when you think of going to the beach, but we do have some sandy shores on the edges of our beautiful lakes. There’s one lake with an especially beautiful beach area: Cacapon Resort State Park. This is one beach that is highly underrated in West Virginia.

Have you visited this underrated beach in West Virginia before? If so, please tell us about your experience in the comments and share any pictures you have.

You’ll find Cacapon Resort State Park at:

Address: 818 Cacapon Lodge Dr, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411-3300

If you’d like to see more around the Berkeley Springs area, see why this town is like something out of a fairy tale.

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