LAKE SHERWOOD RECREATION AREA
LAKE SHERWOOD RECREATION AREA
410 East Main Street
White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia 24986
Lake Sherwood Recreation Area is a complete family destination offering a wide variety of activities and camping options. Standard, tent-only and group camping facilities are perched along Lake Sherwood, the largest lake in the Monongahela National Forest.
Swimming beaches, a picnic area, boat ramp and several hiking trails are among the features of the area.Each campsite has a parking spur, tent pad, picnic table, fire ring and lantern post. Showers are accessible.
All camping areas are served by restrooms with running water, flush toilets, hot showers and electricity available during the summer season only. In the spring and fall, vault toilets and a hand pump well are available.
The parking aprons are gravel and some are up to 20 feet wide. No electrical, sewage or water hook-ups are available, but there is a dump station on-site. Other amenities include a playground, picnic shelters and volleyball courts.At an elevation of 2,600 feet, Lake Sherwood spans 156 acres. The recreation area is part Monongahela National Forest, which comprises about a million acres of forest in West Virginia, and attracts 1.3 million visitors each year.
A variety of animals make their home here, including black bear, coyote, wild turkey, white-tailed deer, red and gray fox, bobcat, fisher, otter and mink.The Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia is a 15 minute drive. The West Virginia State Fair, held in August each year, is located 30 minutes away in Lewsiburg, West Virginia.
Anglers seek tiger muskie, channel catfish, bullhead, bluegill and largemouth bass. Boating is a big draw as well.
Hikers have the option of exploring Lake Sherwood Trail, Upper Meadow Trail, Meadow Mountain Trail and Meadow Creek.
Big Bend Campground
Big Bend is a family-oriented campground along a bend on the South Branch Potomac River in Smoke Hole Canyon. With its convenient position on the river, the campground creates a recreation hub for fishing, tubing, kayaking and swimming.
About 1.3 million people visit the Monongahela National Forest each year. The forest is a drivable distance from....more
Blue Bend Campground
Blue Bend Recreation Area is a quaint wooded area filled with plenty of hiking, picnicking and camping opportunities. Constructed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, the rustic wood tables and shelters appeal to many day and overnight visitors.
The recreation area, along Anthony Creek, has a selection of single family campsites and 2....more
Blue Meadow Campground
Blue Meadow is a group campground.
In the event that this campground has not been reserved, it may be opened for overflow. At this time, sites 1-17 may be claimed as individual campsites on a first come, first serve basis.Blue Meadow's group campground is divided into 17 campsites, including 4 walk-to sites. It comes with picnic tables, grills, lantern....more