Gauley River Wild & Woolly Primitive Campground

Summersville, WV

Gauley River Wild & Woolly Primitive Campground is your base camp for outdoor adventure in the Gauley River National Recreation Area. Offering private primitive camping on a beautiful 126-acre sheep farm. Experience the uniqueness of PRIVATE primitive camping -- a truly relaxing getaway to the mountains. Enjoy peaceful and private, safe and secure primitive camping on our farm. Excluding the Gauley whitewater season, we provide a totally private primitive camping experience where you will have exclusive use of the campground. In other words, you will be the only campers here.
Drink in the beautiful views of the Gauley River gorge and hike the nature trails on our property while experiencing the sights and sounds of a real working farm. Hike to the top of the mountain to camp and experience incredible night skies. Or if you aren’t up to the 20 minute hike to the top, just pop up your tent at one of the shady, wooded campsites along the trail. You can even camp in one of our scenic pastures where you can camp in your tent or sleep in your car/van. Or you can choose to "glamp" it up in our two-room primitive cabin, The Nut House. Fry up some farm fresh eggs over the campfire or grill! Park-style grills, fire pit grills and camping cook stoves are provided for your use. You are, of course, welcome to bring your own small portable grill. And to make your "roughing it" camping experience not so rough, we've added a few amenities! Clean portajohns are provided as well as a "to die for" outdoor hot water shower! And get this, your first load of firewood is FREE! Heck, we'll even throw in some charcoal if you prefer.

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