North Bend State Park
North Bend State Park is offering a Holiday Party Special for large and small groups October through December. (Photo courtesy of the West Virginia Department of Commerce.)

Create and celebrate your own holiday with a party at North Bend State Park

CAIRO, W.Va. — North Bend State Park in Ritchie County is offering a Holiday Party Special this October through December for small and large groups. The party special is designed for group events where friends, family or co-workers can get together and enjoy an outing that includes a great meal in a private dining area.

“Whether it’s a traditional fall holiday, or even if you want to create your own, we can provide a special party in a relaxed setting that everyone will remember,” said Group Services Specialist Kristi Steed. “The lodge is decorated, the lobby is open to the public and the fireplace area is a wonderful place to meet and greet guests as they arrive.”

The Holiday Party Special includes a two-entrée buffet, all the fixings, and special holiday deserts for groups of 35 or more. The cost is $18.95 per person, not including tax and gratuity. Rates for children and groups of 34 or fewer are available. Overnight lodging also is available.

For more information or to make reservations, contact Kristi Steed at 304-643-2931 or visit



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