WV National Hunting and Fishing Days Returns!

Enjoy family time and outdoor thrills during West Virginia’s National Hunting and Fishing Days at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in Beckley on September 9-10! Sample wild game and farm-fresh food, listen to live music, meet outdoor TV personalities and let your kids participate in the exciting Outdoor Youth Challenge and win prizes. Tickets are $10 and kids ages 15 and younger get in for free. Don’t miss out! Get your tickets today!

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Get your National Hunting and Fishing Days tickets by 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 4 and receive 5 complimentary tickets to sample signature dishes at our newest event: A Taste of West Virginia State Parks! Don’t miss out on this incredible deal. Buy your tickets today while there’s still time!


Outdoor Adventures for Everyone

National Hunting and Fishing Days has plenty of fun activities for kids! Register them for the Outdoor Youth Challenge, where they can try out several activities and win prizes, such as conservation camp scholarships and a lifetime hunting and fishing license.

Hunting Stations/Challenges

* Located at the Summit Shooting Range. Shuttle service available.

Fishing Stations/Challenges
Outdoor Stations/Challenges
Wildlife Stations/Challenges


A Taste of West Virginia State Parks

Sample wild game, Appalachian favorites and signature dishes at this unique culinary tour of West Virginia State Parks.

  • Food samples will be offered on Saturday only from 2-4 p.m.
  • Participants will be able to vote for their favorite dish.
  • Available to purchase at West Virginia State Park Mobile Gift Shop Station
  • Regular Pack: 5 for $5
  • Family Pack: 20 for $15

Cacapon Resort State Park

  • Cacapon Crab Cakes

Chief Logan State Park

  • Elk Meatballs with Sweet and Spicy West Virginia Honey Sauce
  • Garlic Herb Roasted West Virginia Grown Vegetables

Hawks Nest State Park

  • Tangy Barbeque Chicken Stuffed Baked Potatoes
  • Apple Pie Beans
  • Apple Cheesecake Bites

Twin Falls State Park

  • Farm Fresh Blackberry Cobbler

Event Information

Location and Directions

Summit Bechtel Reserve
Glen Jean, WV

Dates and Times

Saturday, September 9
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday, September 10
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Schedule and Map

Coming Soon!

  • Free with Ticket Purchase
  • Handicap/Accessible Parking Available
New! Kids Fishing Derby
  • Saturday: 12-2 p.m.
  • Open to all kids ages 15 and younger
  • First Catch Certificates
  • All participants entered into a drawing for a free fishing pole (5 Winners)
Additional Activities

In addition to National Hunting and Fishing Days activities, the Summit has has many opportunities to enjoy other free and fee-based outdoor adventures. More details to come!

  • Summit Bechtel Camping
  • Nearby Hotels
Prizes and Giveaways

Outdoor Youth Challenge (Day 1)
Saturday, September 9 at 6 p.m.

The Chase/Flyrod Chronicles/Whitetail Frenzy
Saturday, September 9
4 p.m.

Elk Tour Drawing
Saturday, September 9
4:30 p.m.

Outdoor Youth Challenge (Day 2)
Sunday, September 10 at 4 p.m.

Special Guest Appearances

The Chase
Available for Autographs
Saturday, September 9
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Flyrod Chronicles
Available for Autographs
Saturday, September 9
12-2 p.m.

Whitetail Frenzy
Available for Autographs
Saturday, September 9
2-4 p.m.

Vendors and Outfitters
  • Rural King
  • U.S. Army National Guard
  • WQBE Radio
  • West Virginia State Parks Mobile Gift Shop
  • More vendor and outfitter announcements coming soon!
Wholesale Tickets, Accessibility Arrangements

Contact Chris Scraggs

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