• river flowing through forest


    National Scenic River West Virginia


smallmouth bass

The Bluestone River is classified as a High Quality Warm Water Stream by the State of West Virginia. A good diversity of warm water game fish are found with in the park including smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, spotted bass, muskellunge, walleye, white bass, rock bass, crappie, several species of sunfish, channel catfish, and flathead catfish. Non-game fish include suckers, dace, minnows, chubs, and shiners.

Take a look at our Fishes of the Bluestone - 2006 report (3 MB Adobe Acrobat File).

Did You Know?

coiled timber rattlesnake

The timber rattlesnake is one of two venomous snakes found in West Virginia, the other being the copperhead.