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West Virginia State Parks

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West Virginia
New River Greenbrier Valley Region
Lake Sherwood Recreation Area
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LAKE SHERWOOD RECREATION AREA
LAKE SHERWOOD RECREATION AREA
410 East Main Street
White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia   24986
(lat:38.0063 lon:-80.0109)

Phone: 304-536-2144
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.




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Area Fishing Related Businesses
Bait Place
707 E Morris Hill Rd
Covington, VA
(540) 965-0633
Area Cabins and Lodges
Cliff View Golf Club & Inn
410 Friels Dr
Covington, VA
(540) 962-2200
Area Accommodations (over 20 miles away)
Cottages and Cabins
Deluxe Log Cabins Rental, Tree Houses rental and Glamping Yurts cabins. All located a a remote scenic wooded area, near the New River national River and Gauley River National recreational area. Only 10 minutes from the New River Gorge Bridge Each cabin has a Hot tub and 3 cabins have a Red Heart Shaped Jacuzzi tub and gas fireplaces - Great for Romantic Get-a-Ways.
54.6 miles from park*
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Directions
From White Sulphur Springs, travel north on State Route 92 for 15 miles to Neola, West Virginia. Turn east right on State Route 14 and travel 11 miles to the lake.

West Virginia
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West Virginia State Parks

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