Virginia's New River Gorge
Camping and Campgrounds
provide camping and campgrounds throughout the New River Gorge area,
with many being located near the Fayetteville,
WV area near the New
River Gorge Bridge. Public campsites and primitive camping areas may be
found in the area's national parks and state parks. Most public camping
sites in the New River Gorge provide for tent camping and RV camping
sites and include toilet facilities, but not bath houses or dump
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Ace Adventure Center
P.O. Box 1168, Oak Hill WV, 25901
Tel: 304-469-2651 or (toll free) 1-888-ACE-RAFT
The 1,400-acre ACE Adventure Center, overlooking the New River Gorge, is an adventure-vacation destination in itself as well as one of the area's most spacious campgrounds. Families with young children will find our wooded park the ideal place for a vacation. We offer lots of activities suitable for children as young as five and, for adults, our guided caving, kayaking, rock climbing, mountain biking, and horseback riding programs. Our park includes a five-acre swimming lake with a sandy beach and floating playground and volleyball court. Canoeing and paddle boating on the lake are free and sit-on-top kayaks for the kids. We also maintain 25 miles of trails for hiking and biking that connect with the National Park Service's trails. Catch bluegill, catfish, and trophy largemouth bass in our five stocked ponds, where you won't need a license (though fishing is catch and release).
Bent Mountain Campground
1310 Bent Mountain Rd, Lerona, WV 25971
Outdoor enthusiasts visiting the national parklands of the New and Bluestone rivers will never forget their stay in the campgrounds at Bent Mountain Resort. Overlooking the pastures and woodlands near Pipestem, our campgrounds, cabins, and lodge are suited to groups of all sizes. Only 15-minutes south of New River Gorge National River and five minutes from Pipestem State Park, guests enjoy convenience that doesn't forsake the remote atmosphere. Developed tent and RV sites offer fire rings and picnic tables. However, campers who prefer to rough it or seek greater privacy have more than 177 acres of field and wood to roam. A small pub adjacent to the lodge serves guests of the lodge, cabins, and campgrounds. Our nightly bonfires
Camping: New River Gorge: Ray's Campground
Hico, West Virginia (WV) 25854
Located at Hico, WV, midway between the New River and Gauley River, our campground provides exceptional tent camping and RV campsites and economy cabins near the New River Gorge region's best whitewater rafting and rock climbing areas. As a result, we're a great base for rafting, hiking, climbing, and kayaking.
Camping: New River Gorge: Rifrafters Campground
Route 2, Box 140-A
Fayetteville, West Virginia (WV) 25840
Tel: 304-574-1065 -- Fax: 304-574-1007
Only two miles from the New River Gorge Bridge, our spacious, full-service campground is conveniently located just off the U.S. 19 expressway at Laurel Creek Road in historic Fayetteville, WV. We provide eight economy cabins with electricity, seven RV sites with water and 30-amp power hookups, and 30 tent sites -- plus 40 acres of remote, primitive camping. Hot showers and exceptionally clean restrooms and an on-site office ensure your stay is peaceful and worry free We also arrange rafting, hiking, biking, kayaking, climbing, and horseback trips. Visit our site for rates, directions, and pictures.
Class VI - Camping
PO Box 78, Lansing, West Virginia (WV) 25862
Phone: 1-866-658-5333 or (304) 574-0704
The 850-acre Class-VI Vacation Center on the New River Gorge provides for family camping as well as for cabins and cottages. Money-saving campground packages include dining at Smokey's-on-the-Gorge and your choice of biking, hiking, fishing, climbing, or paddling excursions, including family float trips on the New River or high-adventure whitewater rafting on the lower New. Camping-area trails lead into the hiking and climbing trails of the national parkland near the Canyon Rim Visitor Center.
Crossroads RV Park
5950 Robert C. Byrd Dr.
Bradley, WV 25818
The Beckley area's most convenient RV park is located just off the U.S. 19 freeway in North Beckley, one-mile north of Crossroads Mall and fewer than five minutes from I-77/64. Five paved, level parking sites ensure privacy and include water, electric, and sewage hookups. You won't find a more accessible RV location. Only 15-minutes south of the New River Gorge Bridge.
Gorge Gateway Center RV & Camping
RR 3 Box 68-B, Fayetteville, WV 25840
Tel.: (304) 574-1802
The Gorge Gateway Center RV & Camping provides guests a choice of three camping areas near Fayetteville, including RV and tent sites, open and wooded sites, and sites suited to family-style or more-spirited groups. All are located near shower houses and are a short walk from game courts, recreation areas, and a camp store, pub, and dining area.
Flatwoods RV Park
Interstate 79 Exit 67, Flatwoods, WV 26621
Toll Free: 1-866-700-7284
Adjacent to the Flatwoods Hotel & Conference Center on I-79, our new RV park provides 50 deluxe sites with full water, sewer, and electric services only a 50-minute expressway drive north of the New River Gorge. All sites are accessible by broad, paved roads and include grills, fire pits, and concrete patios. Most are pull-through. Guests are granted access to amenities at the adjacent 200-room hotel, including its indoor and outdoor pools. We're only a quarter mile from the Flatwoods Factory Outlet Stores.
New River Scenic Whitewater Tours
Glen Jean, West Virginia (WV) -- Tel: 800-822-1386
New River Scenic provides one of the most accessible tent and RV campgrounds near the New River Gorge National River. On the U.S. 19 expressway at Glen Jean, WV, our campsites are convenient to the New and Gauley rivers and to lodging, dining, and shopping in Beckley, Oak Hilll, and Fayetteville. Our campground includes a modern bathhouse and nearby grocery stores. We also host rafting and fishing trips through the remote upper New River Gorge and scenic New River Valley near Hinton. Travel packages may be arranged to include lodging, cookouts, horsebacking, and rock-climbing adventures. Ask about our adventure packages for seniors. We accept all major credit cards.
North American River Runners
U.S. 60, Hico, WV 25854
Tel: 304-658-5276 -- Toll Free: 800-950-2585
Since 1975, North American River Runners has organized whitewater vacations that are the pinnacle of fun and excitement. NARR is an adventure resort with a campground, cabin tents and bunkhouse. The large, modern bathhouses provide no-waiting showers. Other amenities include a screened activity/picnic pavilion, campfire pits, and tent rentals. In addition, the NARR resort offers America’s best whitewater rafting, fishing trips, and forest rope courses as well as a giant climbing wall, a super swing, paintball games, and basketball and volleyball courts. We're located on U.S. 60 (Midland Trail Scenic Highway), one quarter-mile west of U.
HC 66, Box 12-A Sunday Road
Hico, West Virginia (WV) 25854
River Retreat's campgrounds and rustic cabins are midway between the New and Gauley whitewater rafting areas -- a 15-minute drive from the New River, Gauley River, Meadow River, and Summersville Lake areas. We provide beautiful wooded tent-camping sites with plenty of privacy and great bath houses. Designed for groups, our eight rustic cabins are situated in intimate groups of four. Each group of four shares a bath house with hot, private showers and exceptionally clean restrooms. A pavillion with a game room for children and teens stands near enough the cabin groups for adult supervision. Resident supervisors ensure your stay is safe and pleasurable at any hour. Group and per-cabin rates available. Quiet hours: 11 p.m.-6 a.m. Open April-October. Near all whitewater rafting outfitters. Visit our website for an update on our new campground wading pond with treated water and sandy bottom -- better than a swimming pool after a hot day.
WV Bridge Day: Campgrounds and Camping: New River Gorge
West Virginia Bridge Day's guide to campgrounds and camping in the New River Gorge region provides information on locations offering camping accommodations near the annual Bridge Day Festival, held near Fayetteville, WV. You'll also find info on motels, hotels, B&Bs, cabins, lodges and resorts!
Babcock State Park
A beautiful, rugged park bordering the New River Gorge, Babcock State Park offers a 52-unit campground complete with tent or trailer campsites, picnic tables, ground grills and a central bathhouse with toilet facilities, hot showers and coin-operated washers and dryers. Two potable water fill-up stations and two sewage dump stations are available for campers and RV's.
The campground opens in mid-April and remains open until October 31st (weather permitting).
Bluestone State Park
A variety of camping opportunites are available for the avid outdoorsman visiting Bluestone, from a 32 unit tent and trailer campground featuring 22 sites with electric hookups, central bathhouse, hot showers, and dumping station; to a rustic camping area with 47 sites for either tents or trailers and a central bathhouse with cold showers; to a group tenting area that will accommodate up to eight families. Also, located on the eastern shore of Bluestone Lake is a primitive, 50 site campground that is accessible by boat only. The campgrounds are located in the flood storage basin of Bluestone Lake and are open from early May to late October, depending upon the water level.
Camp Creek State Park
Two separate campgrounds provide the variety campers enjoy. Mash Fork campground contains 26 trailer/tent sites with electrical hookup, a heated bathhouse and two accessible sites. Camping units may be filled from water pumps before pulling onto sites. Picnic tables, grills and fire rings are at all campsites. Blue Jay campground consists of 12 rustic tent sites. Amenities include pit toilets, water fountain, picnic tables, grills, and fire rings. The park is situated just two miles off Interstate 77 at Exit 20.
Camping: NRG National River
New River Gorge National River provides opportunities for primitive camping, in four camping areas are located along the New River. These primitive camping areas have no drinking water or hookups, and limited restroom facilities. All sites are managed on a first-come, first-served basis. There are no fees for camping, but campers are required to register with a ranger at the earliest opportunity. Stays are limited to 14 days in the same area.
Map: Primitive Camping Areas: NR Gorge
National Park Service (NPS) map showing primitive camping sites and areas in the New River Gorge of West Virginia.
Plum Orchard Lake WMA
Plum Orchard Lake Wildlife Management Area, located off I-77 near Pax, WV, encompasses 3,201 acres. Camping facilities include 23 rustic camping sites at Beech Bottom campground and 19 rustic camping sites above the dam. Each campsite has a tent pad, grill and picnic table. There is a centrally located restroom and wells for drinking water.
Twin Falls Resort State Park
Twin Falls' campground includes 50 campsites, 25 with electrical hookups. Twenty five of the campsites are available for reservation. The seasonal Contact Center houses a laundramat, small store with convenience items and camper registration area. There are two bathhouses, one heated for winter use, and a dump station. All campsites are paved, with grills and picnic tables. Campers have a choice between wooded or open area sites. The park is located about 25 miles from Beckley, West Virginia.
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