Fantastic Fall Camping in Almost Heaven

This fall, experience the magic of West Virginia with a camping trip in the mountains. Countless state parks and camp grounds around the state have the accommodations you need to create the perfect Almost Heaven getaway for the entire family. The Mountain State earned recognition from Pittsburgh Magazine as many northerners are pitching their tents deeper in Appalachian territory. When planning your Mountain State escape, consider these great locations.

Stonewall Resort State Park

Located in Lewis County, Stonewall Resort State Park features 40 camp sites with electric hookups, RV sites, and even offers guests complimentary wifi. The park is home to activities such as boating, hiking, biking, swimming and more. Stonewall Resort also features an iconic Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course. Visit the Lewis County CVB for more information on Stonewall Resort State Park and other campgrounds in the area.

Cacapon Resort State Park

If you’re looking for a cozy camping experience, make a visit to the Eastern Panhandle and Cacapon Resort State Park. The park doesn’t offer tent camping, but it does offer three different types of cabins to choose from. Visitors can choose from Economy, Legacy and Classic cabins – each featuring water, electric, bathrooms, showers and varying forms of heat & air conditioning. To pick the perfect cabin for your trip, or to learn about other vacation options in the area, visit Travel Berkeley Springs.

Greenbrier State Forest

Greenbrier State Forest is just a short drive from historic Lewisburg and is home to a 16-unit campground equipped with electric hookups and a bathhouse. The park encompasses 5,100 acres of forested and mountainous terrain, and it is the perfect place for hiking, biking and swimming. For more information, visit the Greenbrier County CVB.

Camp Creek State Park

Camp Creek State Park is located in Mercer County just between Princeton and Beckley. The park features several different campgrounds depending on visitors’ interests. The Mash Fork Campground contains 26 trailer and tent sites with electric hookups while the Blue Jay Campground has 12 rustic sites for tent camping. There is also a campground available that can only be accessed by hiking as well as one that accommodates horseback riders. Check out Visit Mercer County for more information and to begin planning your trip.

New River Gorge

The New River Gorge is one of the most iconic destinations in West Virginia for outdoor adventure, but it is also a fantastic place to camp. If you’re looking to plan a rafting trip, many of the outfitters in the area also have great camping accommodations. Check out ACE Adventure Resort, Adventures on the Gorge, River Expeditions, New River Gorge CVB or Visit Southern West Virginia for more information and to view more options before planning your trip.

These destinations make it easier than ever to plan your camping getaway in Almost Heaven. This leaves you with one last important decision to make: how toasted do you like your s’mores?

Fall in Almost Heaven

This post was last updated on August 31, 2023