RV and CampingWest Virginia’s natural landscape and vast network of public lands provide one-of-a-kind camping opportunities across the state. Whether you’re looking to pitch a tent at the top of a mountain in one of our national or state parks or take the family on a rustic backpacking trip, there is a campsite waiting for you in West Virginia. Kick back under the stars and marvel at the beauty of Almost Heaven.
When traveling in West Virginia you do not have to worry about finding a camping spot. Take your pick between the private and public campgrounds throughout the state. Enjoy one or more of the numerous state parks and forests that Almost Heaven has to offer. Have your needs met, if you are looking for a tent site, RV spot, or a cozy cabin. Camp at our National Parks or backpack through our National Forests. Venture out and try a horseback ride and camp combination. Regardless of where you stay, kick back, relax, and enjoy our starry night skies in almost heaven.
Types of Campsites
Front Country Campsites
This type of camping can be called by many different names car camping, established campsites, standard campsites, or basic campsites. These campsites allow you to drive right up to your spot or only have a short walk. This is great for people who are looking for a nice and easy get-a-way in nature. Either tent campers, campervans, or RVs can use a front country campsite.
Backcountry campsite generally requires hiking into a remote area. Backcountry campsites are typically for tent camping only. There are spots where you can drive small campers into nature. Some backcountry sites have fire rings as well. Backcountry campgrounds will not have any facilities or running water. These take a little more energy to get to but the views you see on the way make it all worth it.
Primitive Campsites are very similar to backcountry campsites. These generally not have designated camping spots. These campsites are not maintained and do not include any amenities. These campsites are great for those who want to escape in nature. The majority of these campsites will be for tents only. Although you might be able to find a secluded spot for smaller campervans.
Group & Family Campsites
Group or Family Campsites are very similar to the front country campsite. The main difference is they are meant to accommodate a larger number of people. Depending on the side they can fit anywhere between 4-10 people. Most sites will include 1 or 2 parking sites, picnic tables, and a grill or fire pit. Some group or family sites are multiple sites side by side.
RV & Trailer Hookup Campsites
This is a great option for RVs and campers who want more amenities. Partial hookup campsites vary in what amenities they provide. A full hookup campsite is an RV or campervans area that will include water, electrical, and sewer hook-ups. Depending on the campground they can provide additional amenities for each spot. If you’re not sure what you need, a quick call to the campground will quickly clear up any confusion.
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