Coonskin Park



Coonskin Park Multi use Facility
2000 Coonskin Drive Charleston WV 25311

(304) 341-8000

Park Hours: Dawn to dusk every day.  Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

Operated and maintained by the Kanawha Parks and Recreation Department.

The Park is located just to the Northeast of Charleston, West Virginia and North of the state Capitol Complex. Located only minutes from downtown and most surrounding areas.

Coonskin Park offers many activities for locals and visitors in a Large “community park” setting.

With over 5 decades of service to the community Coonskin Park has developed to one of the most complete recreational facilities in the state and region.

The park contains over a thousand acres of woodland with hiking trails, biking trails and bike rentals  picnic shelters of varied configurations to accommodate groups of all sizes,  a lake with pedal boat’s you can rent per 1/2 hour and fishing  a modern playground area.

Coonskin Park’s 18 hole par three golf course offers a Driving Range, Putting Green and Pro Shop. Men’s and Ladies Tees are 2,240 yards.

The Park features an 50 meter Olympic size pool adjacent to the Golf Clubhouse open from Memorial Day to Labor day.

Coonskin Park’s newest features include a 2000 seat Soccer Stadium an Amphitheater and a Wedding Garden.

The entrance to Coonskin Park will change in 2015 to accommodate security concerns with the West Virginia National Guard Base located near the current park entrance. Projected bridge opening, October 2015.

Programs throughout the season include;

  • Golfing Events
  • Competitive Athletic Events
  • Children’s Programs
  • Outdoor Nature Activities
  • Photography opportunities’
  • Birding
  • Concerts
  • Winter Light Display

This multi use facility in Central Kanawha County WV provides a wide variety of amenities that include;

  • Park
  • Amphitheater (2000 seat)
  • Wedding Garden
  • Family Center (Fee Based)
  • Clubhouse, Hearth Room (Fee Based)
  • Clubhouse, Oak Room (Fee Based)
  • Bicycle Trail
  • Bike Rentals (Fee Based)
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Fishing
  • Golfing 18 hole (Fee Based)
  • Miniature golf (Fee Based)
  • Peddle Boats (Fee Based)
  • Playground Equipment
  • Picnic Area
  • Skating-Inline Skate park
  • Soccer Field (Fee Based)
  • Event Tent Rental (Fee Based)
  • Swimming Pool (Fee Based)
  • Tennis Courts (Fee Based)
  • Sand Volleyball Courts
  • Trails; Walking / Hiking / Nature
  • Handicapped accessible

Shelter Reservations:  The popular shelters book very early.  Full payment is due at the time of rental. Reservations by phone for shelters.

Reference Link:  Coonskin Park

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