Best Campgrounds in West Virginia

This list represents the most popular campgrounds in West Virginia. Use this list to plan your next West Virginia campgrounds trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Sleepy Creek WMA

    2 Reviews

    Hedgesville, WV

    This is the best in tent camping in West Virginia’s far east.
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    This is the best in tent camping in West Virginia’s far east.

  • #2 Seneca Shadows

    4 Reviews

    Petersburg, WV

    The walk-in tent sites here have a majestic view of Seneca Rocks.
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    The walk-in tent sites here have a majestic view of Seneca Rocks.

  • #3 Spruce Knob Lake

    2 Reviews

    Petersburg, WV

    The highest campground in this book lies near the highest point in the state. Campers can enjoy the cool air of the high country at drive-up campsites or walk-in tent campsites. No matter where ...
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    The highest campground in this book lies near the highest point in the state. Campers can enjoy the cool air of the high ...

  • #4 Coopers Rock State Forest

    1 Reviews

    Bruceton Mills, WV

    Camp in the impressive and historic high country near Morgantown, site of West Virginia University.
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    Camp in the impressive and historic high country near Morgantown, site of West Virginia University.

  • #5 Trout Pond

    0 Reviews

    Lost City, WV

    Trout Pond is West Virginia’s only natural lake. Some man-made amenities add to the setting. Trout Pond Campground is situated on a mountain flat in a pretty dry forest of oak, hickory, dogwood, ...
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    Trout Pond is West Virginia’s only natural lake. Some man-made amenities add to the setting. Trout Pond Campground is situated ...

  • #6 Bulltown

    1 Reviews

    Burnsville, WV

    Bulltown is set in a historic locale yet features many modern recreational facilities.
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    Bulltown is set in a historic locale yet features many modern recreational facilities.

  • #7 Army Camp

    1 Reviews

    Glen Jean, WV

    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 ...
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    The water, land, and history of the New River Gorge await you. A name like Army Camp leads you to believe this location has ...

  • #8 Big Bend

    0 Reviews

    Petersburg, WV

    Camp down in the canyon of the Smoke Hole.
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    Camp down in the canyon of the Smoke Hole.

  • #9 Holly River State Park

    1 Reviews

    Hacker Valley, WV

    Many waterfalls and man-made facilities attract campers to the longest campground around. Over 80 campsites arestretched alongside Laurel Fork, before the waterway merges with Left Fork Holly ...
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    Many waterfalls and man-made facilities attract campers to the longest campground around. Over 80 campsites arestretched ...

  • #10 Beech Fork State Park

    1 Reviews

    Barboursville, WV

    Beech Fork has the largest campground in the state park system. And there is more than the lakeside setting to draw visitors.
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    Beech Fork has the largest campground in the state park system. And there is more than the lakeside setting to draw visi ...

  • #11 Blue Bend

    0 Reviews

    White Sulphur Springs, WV

    Blue Bend is an old-time, old-fashioned campground built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s.
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    Blue Bend is an old-time, old-fashioned campground built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s.

  • #12 Bear Heaven

    0 Reviews

    Parsons, WV

    The 20,000-acre Otter Creek Wilderness is just minutes away from this small, secluded campground with a great view.
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    The 20,000-acre Otter Creek Wilderness is just minutes away from this small, secluded campground with a great view.

  • #13 Brooklyn

    0 Reviews

    Glen Jean, WV

    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 ...
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    This rustic and natural riverside campground is the polar opposite of the Brooklyn in New York. The state forest offers glimpses ...

  • #14 Watoga State Park

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    Marlinton, WV

    Watoga was one of West Virginia’s first state parks. It is still one of the finest.
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    Watoga was one of West Virginia’s first state parks. It is still one of the finest.

  • #15 Lake Sherwood

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    White Sulphur Springs, WV

    There is plenty to do at this recreation area situated on West Virginia’s prettiest lake.
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    There is plenty to do at this recreation area situated on West Virginia’s prettiest lake.

  • #16 Bakers Run

    0 Reviews

    Sutton, WV

    Bakers Run lies deep in the heart of West Virginia, along the mountain-rimmed impoundment of the Elk River.
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    Bakers Run lies deep in the heart of West Virginia, along the mountain-rimmed impoundment of the Elk River.

  • #17 Kumbrabow State Forest

    1 Reviews

    Huttonsville, WV

    This is one of the state’s most underutilized natural resources.
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    This is one of the state’s most underutilized natural resources.

  • #18 Bluestone State Park

    0 Reviews

    Hinton, WV

    Bluestone Lake was designed for flood control but is now a recreational haven for water lovers.
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    Bluestone Lake was designed for flood control but is now a recreational haven for water lovers.

  • #19 Babcock State Park

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    Clifftop, WV

    Stay at Babcock and raft the wild rapids of the lower New River Gorge.
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    Stay at Babcock and raft the wild rapids of the lower New River Gorge.

  • #20 Cranberry

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    Richwood, WV

    This campground is the gateway to the Cranberry Backcountry—haven for hikers, bikers, and anglers.
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    This campground is the gateway to the Cranberry Backcountry—haven for hikers, bikers, and anglers.