The Sinister Story Behind This Popular West Virginia State Park Will Give You Chills

West Virginia’s beautiful scenery sometimes hides great tragedy. The Mountain State has seen more than its fair share of disasters and accidents over its history. One of the lesser known tragedies in our state took place near Hawks Nest State Park.

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Sadly, the Hawks Nest Tunnel disaster is not the only disaster to have struck West Virginia. Here are 10 more of the most horrifying disasters that ever happened in West Virginia.