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Joe Manchin III, Governor

Frank Jezioro, Director

 

News Release : May 25, 2007

 

Hoy Murphy , Public Information Officer (304) 558-3381 hoymurphy@wvdnr.gov
Contact:
Mike Foster, Panther State Forest Asst. Supt. (304) 938-2252 panther@wvdnr.gov

Panther State Forest Swimming Pool Opening Delayed

A circulation pump motor problem at the Panther State Forest swimming pool means the pool will not be able to open as scheduled Memorial Day weekend, according to Panther SF Asst. Supt. Mike Foster. A new pump motor has been ordered but it is not expected to arrive and be installed until sometime during the week of June 4, 2007.

Located in the rugged hills of McDowell County near West Virginia's southern border with Virginia and Kentucky, Panther State Forest offers a small campground in heavily wooded surroundings. Hiking trails to scenic overlooks, trout fishing, picnicking, swimming and hunting are featured at the forest.

Panther State Forest
Box 287
Panther, WV 24872
(304) 938-2252
panther@wvdnr.gov
1-800-CALL WVA

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