Best Tent Camping: West Virginia Guide Book

by Johnny Molloy (Menasha Ridge Press)
Best Tent Camping West Virginia  by Johnny Molloy

192pp/maps/photos
ISBN: 0897324951

From the diverse forests of the Allegheny Highlands to the hilly Feudin’ Country of the Hatfi elds and McCoys to the myriad lakes of the Heart of West Virginia, camping in the Mountain State has never been better. Hundreds of miles of trails and thousands of miles of rivers lace the countryside around these forest hideaways, opening the door to endless adventure. But do you know how to fi nd the right place? Here’s the answer, right in your hands. Maybe you seek a small, quiet campground near a fi sh-fi lled stream for a weekend of solitude . . . or maybe you and the family need a campground with all the amenities and lots of recreational options. In Best Tent Camping: West Virginia, outdoors writer and enthusiast Johnny Molloy has compiled the most uptodate research—in the region he knows so well—to steer you straight to the safe and scenic treasure spot you had in mind.

© 2014 Johnny Molloy/Menasha Ridge Press. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Best Tent Camping: West Virginia" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 50.
... Preview: The water, land, and history of the New River Gorge await you. A name like Army Camp leads you to believe this location has been camped on for some time. During World War II, the Army Corps of Enginee ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: West Virginia"
Glen Jean, WV - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: This may be the prettiest campground in the state. Audra was once logged. Loggers built a tram road along the river and this track is now used as the trail to Alum Cave. There is an overhanging bluff ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: West Virginia"
Buckhannon, WV - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Stay at Babcock and raft the wild rapids of the lower New River Gorge. Babcock is one of West Virginia’s first state parks. It was inaugurated July 1, 1937. The allure of this part of the Appalachian ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: West Virginia"
Clifftop, WV - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Bakers Run lies deep in the heart of West Virginia, along the mountain-rimmed impoundment of the Elk River. From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: West Virginia"
Sutton, WV - Campgrounds
... Preview: The 20,000-acre Otter Creek Wilderness is just minutes away from this small, secluded campground with a great view. From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: West Virginia"
Parsons, WV - Campgrounds
... Preview: Beech Fork has the largest campground in the state park system. And there is more than the lakeside setting to draw visitors. From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: West Virginia"
Barboursville, WV - Campgrounds
... Preview: Camp down in the canyon of the Smoke Hole. From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: West Virginia"
Petersburg, WV - Campgrounds
... Preview: Bishop Knob is an underutilized resource of the Monongahela National Forest. Other nearby campgrounds draw the crowds, leaving Bishop Knob to languish in obscurity. Don’t pass this place by—and for ei ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: West Virginia"
Richwood, WV - Campgrounds
... Preview: This is the highest state park campground in the book. And the surrounding scenery is some of the best too. From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: West Virginia"
Davis, WV - Campgrounds
... Preview: Blue Bend is an old-time, old-fashioned campground built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: West Virginia"
White Sulphur Springs, WV - Campgrounds
... Preview: Bluestone Lake was designed for flood control but is now a recreational haven for water lovers. From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: West Virginia"
Hinton, WV - Campgrounds
... Preview: Brandywine Lake is a fully developed national forest facility that has received a makeover. Now it’s even better. Sites are first come, first serve. Brandywine has an excellent hiking loop trail, picn ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: West Virginia"
Bridgewater, VA - Campgrounds
... Preview: This rustic and natural riverside campground is the polar opposite of the Brooklyn in New York. The state forest offers glimpses into a changing staying a few days and landscape that was once farms bu ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: West Virginia"
Glen Jean, WV - Campgrounds
... Preview: Bulltown is set in a historic locale yet features many modern recreational facilities. From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: West Virginia"
Burnsville, WV - Campgrounds
... Preview: Campers can enjoy two campgrounds in a forest with the stonework of the Depression-era Civilian Conservation Corps. From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: West Virginia"
Dunlow, WV - Campgrounds
... Preview: If you are traveling down I-77 and need a place to stop, Camp Creek is convenient, but you may find yourself staying a few days and getting off schedule. From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: West Virginia"
Camp Creek, WV - Campgrounds
... Preview: Camp Run is the least developed and most primitive campground in this guidebook. From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: West Virginia"
Bridgewater, VA - Campgrounds
... Preview: Located in the heart of West Virginia, this family-oriented, peaceful getaway is used time and again by return campers. If you are looking for a campground that exudes the peaceful side of life, come ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: West Virginia"
Glenville, WV - Campgrounds
... Preview: This state park integrates its historic past with modern facilities. From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: West Virginia"
Logan, WV - Campgrounds
... Preview: Camp in the impressive and historic high country near Morgantown, site of West Virginia University. From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: West Virginia"
Bruceton Mills, WV - Campgrounds