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Summer at the lake: Top 7 WV lakes for family fun

There’s no better place to spend the hottest days of summer than by a cool lake, and West Virginia has

Rock N Roll Rafting

Williams River Sites (USDA Forest Service)

30 separate, rustic campsites located along the Williams River Road, designated as FR 86 and 216. Many sites are close

Whittaker Campground

Whittaker Campground is far back in the beautiful mountains of West Virginia. Located in Pocahontas County we are considered one

White Oak Village Campground

Offering log cabins, lodge rooms, tent and RV camping in West Virginia’s beautiful Pocahontas County~ White Oak Village is located

Watoga State Park

Riverside Campground has 50 sites and is open from April 1 to October 31. Twenty five sites are reservable from

Tygart Lake State Park

Off season office hours: Monday – Friday, 8 – 4 p.m. The lake stretches 11 miles, offering boating, swimming, fishing

Twin Falls Resort State Park

Set in the rugged mountains of Southern West Virginia, Twin Falls Resort State Park is the ideal site for nature

Tri Lakes Convenience Store, Campground and Chalets

Convenience store | campgrounds CAMPING SEASON: year-round Facilities include electric, water and dump station.

Teter Creek Lake Wildlife Management Area – Barbour

137 acres – Hunting limited due to size of area. Teter Creek Lake provides trout and warmwater fishing. Boat launch

Tea Creek Campground (USDA Forest Service)

Campground located at juncture of beautiful Williams River and scenic Tea Creek. Each campsite has parking spur, picnic table, fire

Summersville Music Park Campground

250 tent or trailer sites. Location: I-79,Exit 57 |amp; US Route l9 to Route 4l North-Go l.5 miles from stoplight

State Fair Event Center

Full hook-ups available. Dumping station available during fair week in August. One mile from downtown Lewisburg. Open May to October.

St. Albans Roadside Park

St. Albans Roadside Park offers a boat ramp, dock and four overnight camp sites with electricity. No reservations or tents.

Sleepy Creek – WMA – Berkeley

Primitive camping with 60 sites. Fire rings, lantern pole and gravel parking pad. A pit type toilet and trash cans

Sand Springs Camping Area

Open May 1 – Oct. 31. Campsites: 35 rv sites, 40 tent sites, full hookup, pull throughs, electric and water

Robert Newlon Airport RV Camping and Fly In Cafe

Walk across the field to the Ohio River and fish. Pull though 79 ft 20-30-50 amps, water, and sewer hook

Riverside Cabins & RV Park

Fully furnished 2 bedroom cabins on the South Branch River Full hook up RV sites and tent camping close to

Rippling Waters Campground

Campground owned and operated by the General Assembly of the Church of God in WV. Open year-round to public (Dec.

Riffle Run Campground

Reservations are not accepted. Opens late April, closes Thanksgiving weekend. Fees: $26 for full hookup site or $12 for primitive

Pocahontas Campground (USDA Forest Service)

This campground includes 9 rustic campsites located in a beautiful grove of white pine trees. Each campsite has a parking

Panther State Forest

Located in the rugged hills near West Virginia’s southern border with Virginia and Kentucky, Panther Wildlife Management Area offers a

Mullet’s Campground

30 Riverside campsites with water/electric/sewer hookups.

Mt. Herman Campground

80 acres of beautiful woodlands for RV or tent camping. Two cabins and one mobile home are available for rent.

Mountain Escape Chalet

Private Cabin Rental. Sleeps 6. Walking distance to Summersville Lake. Minutes from rafting, dining, trails, etc. 6 person hot tub.

Monongahela National Forest – Cheat Ranger District Office

U.S. Forest Service Office is located in the Monongahela National Forest and home of the Northern Research Station. This facility

Monongahela National Forest

Information on activities at Monongahela National Forest can be found at the Supervisor’s Office at this location. This facility is

Moncove Lake State Park

Moncove Lake State Park is tucked away among the hills on the southeastern edge of the state. Located in the

Lost River State Park

Featuring 26 vacation cabins. Nearby camping, hiking and overlook. This facility is included in “A Guide to Accessible Recreation in

Lost River Campground

Little Coal River Campground & Cabin

The 16’X18′ cabin has an 8’X16′ covered front porch. It will sleep 6 people in two bedrooms.  The larger bedroom

Little Beaver State Park

Little Beaver State Park is a 562-acre day-use park that features many outdoor recreational opportunities. At the center of the

Lewis Wetzel Wildlife Management Area WMA

Wildlife management area with over 13,500 acres of moderate to steep slopes with 30 miles of trails through pristine hardwood

Lewis County Park

County Park offering swimming, miniature golf, tennis, volleyball, basketball, playground, pavilions (to rent), and many other features Starting Memorial day

Lake Sherwood Recreation Area

For reservations call 877-444-6777 or visit . Campsites: 105 tent or trailer sites. Boating, hiking, fishing, hunting. Location: i-64, exit

Kumbrabow State Forest

This facility is included in “A Guide to Accessible Recreation in West Virginia.” Please check the Guide or the site

Krodel Park Campground

April 1 – Nov. 1. 50 campsites in summer and 14 campsites in the winter. Four electric sites. 65 trailer

Robert W. Craig Campground at Jennings Randolph Lake

Jennings Randolph Lake offers extensive recreational opportunity with 952 acres and more than 13 miles of shoreline for picnics, camping,

Jackson’s Mill Campground

Island Campground (USDA Forest Service)

Adjacent to Long Run and the East Fork of the Greenbrier River, this primitive campground is a favorite among fisherman.

Holly River State Park

Overnight facilities open from first Friday in April to last weekend in November. Swimming pool and activities building open from

Harpers Ferry KOA

Glade Farms Campground

Open May 1 – Nov. 1. Twenty-five tent campsites, 65 trailer sites with full hookups. Laundry, ADA compliant and fishing.

Fly And Tie Airport

Fly and Tie is a camping site at the Grant County Airport. Private planes fly in, park in a field,

Five River Campground

We offer new full-service sites with city water, 50/30/20 amp electric, sewage, wireless Internet and expanded cable TV. We offer

Ernie’s Acres Campground

EJ’s Cottages and Overnight Stabling

Located near the Greenbrier River Trail, EJ’s Cottages also provide stabling for your horses. You can ride your horses on

East Fork Campground

Located on the East Fork of the Greenbrier River, this family oriented campground is fun for everyone. You can swim

Eagle’s Nest Campground

New campground in Glen Jean, WV located 10 miles from Beckley and The New River Gorge Bridge. We have full

Curtisville Lake Park and Campground

695 Acres of lush scenery.|nbsp; Hiking |amp; picnicking areas surround the 30 acre lake.|nbsp; Tent sites with cement pads, picnic

Creekside Camping, LLC

Creekside Camping, LLC is a family owned and operated campground, located in Triadelphia, WV, just a couple miles from Wheeling.

Cranberry Glades Botanical Area

Cox Camping

Cox Camping is located on 60 acres of wooded land. We have 35 campsites w/water and electric at each site.

Cooters Cabins & Campin’

Cabins |amp; Campin’ |amp; R.V.’s-motorcyclists welcome as well as pets Centrally located and close to golfing, rafting |amp; horseback riding.

Coopers Rock State Forest

Coopers Rock State Forest is a multipurpose area. The park’s main attraction is the beautiful overlook of the Cheat River

Chief Logan State Park

Campground with 26 sites all with electric and water hookups. 14 sites also have sewage hookups. This facility is included

Chestnut Creek Campground

Tents, campers and RVs in a forest setting. No electric or water hookups. Campground facilities include a modern bath house

Cedar Creek State Park

Nestled in the heart of West Virginia, Cedar Creek State Park’s 2,483 lush acres are just 25 miles west of

Cave Country Store & Camping, LLC

Season: Mid-March through December 50 sites water, electric and sewer South Branch of Potomac runs along backside of campgrounds- stocked

Canaan Valley Resort State Park

Nestled in the Allegheny Mountains, Canaan Valley Resort offers the finest, most comfortable West Virginia lodging. This celebrated retreat is

Cabwaylingo State Forest

The forest winds through the mountains of the S.W. area of West Virginia. They offer trails for hiking, stocked streams

Burnsville Lake

Wild Life Management Area located in Burnsville, Braxton County. DNR:(304)924-6211 ARMY CORP OF ENGINEERS:(304)853-2822 (LAKE)

Bunner Ridge Horse Park

The park hosts events from festivals to meetings. Activities: Country music from Oct-May Saturdays, tennis, basketball, and horseshoe courts, outdoor

Bulltown Campground

Reservations: 1-877-444-6777 or at . Opens late April, closes Thanksgiving weekend. Reservation Season: Memorial Day through Labor Day. RATES: $20

Boyer Motel, Restaurant and Campground

A 20 unit motel with seven single rooms, thirteen double rooms, a campground with 6 full hook-ups, 30 electric hook-ups,

Bluestone State Park

Bluestone State Park offers its guests with numerous recreational opportunities. Some of the activities available are hiking, boating, fishing, swimming,

Blue Bend Recreation Area (USDA Forest Service)

Season: open year-round. Campsites: 40 tent or trailer sites. Facilities: drinking water, restroom facilities, swimming, hiking trails, fishing, hunting blue

Blackwater WMA-Tucker/Preston

58,978 acres – Hunting for bear, turkey, deer, hare, squirrel, and grouse. Trapping for fisher, beaver, fox, raccoon, and bobcat.

Blackwater Outdoor Adventures

Blackwater Outdoor Adventures is an outfitter located on the Cheat River near Blackwater Falls and the Canaan Valley, WV. We specialize

Bishop Knob Campground (USDA Forest Service)

A 61-unit wooded, semi-primitive campground centrally located on a ridgetop between the Cranberry and Williams Rivers. Season: 4/15 – 11/30.

Big Rock Campground (USDA Forest Service)

Season: 4/15 – 11/30 Facilities: 5 semi-private campsites. Each site includes a picnic table, fire ring, and lantern post with

Big Ridge Campground

Season: may 1- October 1 Campsites: 22 tent, 7 trailer, 15 tent or trailer Location: i-81 exit 257, adjoining lost

Big Bend Campground (USDA Forest Service)

50 tent or trailer. Season

Big Bear Lake Camplands

Big Bear Lake is a privately owned campground with 1,000 deeded lots and 25 rental camping sites. We also have

Bear Heaven Recreation Area (USDA Forest Service)

8 tent sites. Drinking water, vault toilets, hiking. Season: 4/15 – 12/01. $5 fee. Location: from Elkins take us 33

USA Raft

Specializing in half-day Express Trips for time-sensitive and budget-savvy travelers. Trips daily from April – October for ages 6 on

The Ridges – West Virginia’s Newest Zipline Adventure

Experience West Virginia’s newest zipline located on site at River Expeditions.|nbsp; Thrill-seeker meets nature-lover for this exciting 2 to 2.5-hour

Tawney Farm, LLC

Looking for a peaceful and private, safe and secure place to camp on the Gauley? Look no further! The Tawney

River & Trail Outfitters

River and Trail Outfitters of Knoxville, Maryland has been family owned and operated since 1972. River and Trail offers guided

North Bend State Park

Named for the horseshoe curve of the North Fork of the Hughes River, North Bend State Park in West Virginia,

4-H Camp Grounds

Abram’s Creek Lodge & Campground

Audra State Park

Babcock State Park

Blackwater Falls State Park

Country Road Cabins

Just Plane Adventures Lodging and Campground

Summersville Lake Retreat and Lighthouse

Seneca State Forest

Twin Hollow Campground and Cabins

River Expeditions

Camp Run Campground

Trout Pond Recreation Area

Bakers Run Campground

Battle Run Campground

Riffle Farms – American Bison

Greenbrier River Campground and Cabins

Devil’s Backbone Adventure Resort

Buffalo Gap Retreat

Revelle’s River Resort