The One Place In West Virginia That Looks Like Something From Middle Earth

Beartown State Park in West Virginia has a whimsical name, and even more unusual scenery. This place looks like it could be the Elven forest of Lothlórien from J. R. R. Tolkien’s imagination.

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Beartown State Park is located seven miles southwest of Hillsboro, WV on U.S. Route 219.

For more places in West Virginia that feel like a fantasy story, check out these 13 places that are straight out of a fairy tale.