Elkins City Park

Sycamore Street, Elkins, WV 26241

This gem of a park near the center of town was deeded to the city in 1893 by Senator Henry Gassaway Davis and his wife Kate. When first designated a park, it was filled with 300-year-old oak trees and was essentially a primeval forest, complete with ferns and rhododendron.

Located near downtown Elkins and adjacent from Davis & Elkins College, the Elkins City Park has become the hub of activities for many events from Augusta Festival to the Forest Festival. Within the 9 acres, there are picnic sites, pavilions, horseshoe pits, and a basketball court, along with modern playground equipment and many other park amenities.

Its mature oaks and landscaped flower beds create a wonderful place to have family gatherings, whether a large reunion or a simple afternoon break with the kids. Through cooperative efforts of the community and funding from the city, the Elkins City Park is one of the nicest in the state.

Elkins City Park

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