10 Best Places to Propose in West Virginia (2023)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



West Virginia is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for lakes, bridges, parks, gardens, natural scenic beauty, or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. This guide describes some of the best places in West Virginia to ask that special woman or man to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in West Virginia
  • Blackwater Falls State Park
  • Hawks Nest State Park
  • Beautiful Lakes
  • Summersville Lake
  • Cheat Lake
  • Outdoor Locations to Propose in West Virginia
  • Seneca Rocks
  • New River Gorge Bridge
  • Coopers Rock State Forest
  • Spruce Knob
  • Snowshoe Mountain Resort
  • The Char - Beckley
  • Best Places to Propose in West Virginia

Romantic Locations in West Virginia

1. Blackwater Falls State Park

With its stunning waterfall and scenic landscapes, this state park offers a picturesque backdrop for a memorable proposal.


2. Hawks Nest State Park

Perched atop a rugged gorge, Hawks Nest State Park offers breathtaking views, making it an ideal spot for a romantic proposal.


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Beautiful Lakes

3. Summersville Lake

With its crystal-clear waters and surrounding cliffs, Summersville Lake offers a picturesque and tranquil setting for a romantic proposal. Instead of asking this ultimate question verbally, make a visual proposal by spelling out “Will You Marry Me?” in a unique way.


4. Cheat Lake

Located near Morgantown, Cheat Lake provides a charming and idyllic spot for a proposal with its beautiful shoreline and scenic views.


Outdoor Locations to Propose in West Virginia

West Virginia is full of romantic gardens, trails, and lakes. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal on a romantic walk, viewing waterfalls or enjoying a glass of wine or champagne in a secluded spot for the perfect proposal.

5. Seneca Rocks

The iconic Seneca Rocks formation provides a dramatic and awe-inspiring setting to pop the question. Anywhere there are outstanding views can be the setting for an outstanding proposal. 


6. New River Gorge Bridge

Walk along the bridge's catwalk for a thrilling proposal with panoramic views of the New River Gorge below.


7. Coopers Rock State Forest

The overlooks at Coopers Rock provide a romantic setting amidst rocky cliffs and dense forests for a one of a kind memorable proposal.


8. Spruce Knob

As the highest point in West Virginia, Spruce Knob offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, making it a magical spot for a proposal. Go the extra mile for a fantastic proposal by hiring extra help. A photographer could arrange to be on hand to discreetly capture the special “yes” moment.

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9. Snowshoe Mountain Resort

Whether in winter or summer, Snowshoe Mountain Resort offers a picturesque setting for a proposal amidst nature's beauty.


10. The Char - Beckley

This upscale restaurant offers a sophisticated dining experience with a focus on prime steaks and seafood, perfect for a special proposal.


Best Places to Propose in West Virginia

While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, West Virginia has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.



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Suzanne Sachs

Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.


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