Grandview State Park located in southern West Virginia provides all kinds of different recreation activities and breathtaking views of the natural habitat of West Virginia. You can visit the park off of I-77 close to Beaver, West Virginia in Raleigh County. The National Park Service acquired the park from the state in 1990.
There are 519 Full sites and 6 partial sites. The maximum size of your RV is 45′ long. They have 30 amps electricity, water at the sites as well as sewer. Quiet time is between 11 pm and 8am. Contact them for rental accommodations.
Off Liberty street and in the heart of Sumter, Swan Lake/Iris Gardens is home to all eight known species of swan in the world. Visitors will meander around a looped dirt path that is even, shady and well-marked. The path winds around a small lake, over foot bridges and near grassy areas where walking or picnicking on the grass is permitted. Visitors are also encouraged to bring bread to feed the waterfowl. Picnic tables, benches and restrooms dot the trail and at the main entrance near the parking lot there is also the Iris Market where refreshments can be bought, restrooms, playground and Visitor’s Center. The trail is wheelchair, stroller or wagon friendly. There are many events that take place at Swan Lake, the most popular being the Iris Fest on Memorial weekend.
Another good activity is to make an interactive story about an ant. Have your students sit in a circle. Have the first student start the story by telling two sentences, then continue with the next student until you get to the last student whom ends the story.
To be a good volleyball player, you need to cultivate good contact skills. The optimum method to do this is by engaging in foosball. The challenging competitive nature and quick reflexes required by foosball will help your hand-eye coordination and improve your game. These same skills work on the volleyball positions. Play a lot of foosball and your volleyball game will improve as well.
Chesney’s Bar and Grill; Bunker Hill. Chesney’s is a quiet place during the week. However on Friday and Saturday nights, DJ’s get it hopping. Plenty of video games and even a brass pole for ladies that like to dance with a pole. Some people refer to it as a dive. However, it is a great place to come as you are. People must like it, because they draw terrific weekend crowds. Parking is limited to the street in front. The Grill opens at 7 am on weekends and 8 am on weekdays. It closes at 7 pm. The bar is open 11 am till 2 am.
Nemo’s Reef (pictured above) offers water play for the little ones in a shady, soft-surfaced area. There will be pop jets, bubblers and characters from “Finding Nemo” like Dory, Marlin and even Nemo himself. The slide shaped like Mr. Ray will likely be a favorite with young guests.
If you are wanting the volleyball lines to last a long time you should go with the 2 inch webbing boundary lines. They are durable and they will last you for years. The ropes might last a while but they look cheap (because they are) and it is harder to tell if the ball hits them or not. With the webbing, it lays down flat on the sand and you will be able to see the ball mark on the sand easier.