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Monongahela National Forest

Closes in 23 min: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Lake Sherwood was clean, quiet, good place to camp

Car camped in the Lake Sherwood area for the first time and were pleased with the quiet and clean... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018

The sights we saw were spectacular. Some of the side roads were so narrow, a large vehicle barely... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2016
Patriot P
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Jul 2, 2018
“Lake Sherwood was clean, quiet, good place to camp”
Jul 26, 2018
“Group Camping area”
An 830,000-acre preserve with campsites and hiking trails.
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

I gave you a rating of three (3) Group Camp Ground Area. I was very disappointed with the upkeep. 1. Picnic tables falling apart (WHICH HAS BEEN AN ISSUE OVER THE PAST SEVERAL YEARS) we had to fix the benched on two tables so that...More

1  Thank Jeff T
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Car camped in the Lake Sherwood area for the first time and were pleased with the quiet and clean location as well as the friendly regulars. It was nice to have flush toilets and showers, bear-proof dumpsters, a store selling firewood and access to boat/kayak...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2016

The sights we saw were spectacular. Some of the side roads were so narrow, a large vehicle barely fit.

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Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

Great park. Extremely large. I cannot exaggerate enough about the immense size of this national park/forrest. There is plenty to do here for the outdoorsman. You can seriously spend days here and not see everything. The mountain views and rolling hills are magnificent. I highly...More

5  Thank Philly G
Reviewed January 29, 2016

I am an avid camper and have been my whole life. This is easily the best car-camping campground I have ever visited. Sherwood Lake is located just outside White Sulphur Springs, WV. Some buddies and I have met here the past two years with our...More

3  Thank Beauregard70
Reviewed November 18, 2015

Monongahela National Forest makes the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois look like Chicago's Lincoln Park or New York's Central Park. MNF, located in the Allegheny Mountains of eastern West Virginia, was established in 1920. It protects over 921,000 acres of rugged landscape and spectacular...More

6  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed September 29, 2015

Monongahela forest was a huge surprise. If you're driving to Cass or Snowshoe at this time of the year-you're in for a surprise. Right after you pass George Washington National Forest, i.e. Seneca Rocks, you veer westwards on 28 south. that's when it all changes....More

2  Thank hemantphd
Reviewed September 28, 2015

this is a completely different experience from the other parts of wv. forested area,big rocks and cliffs.we still found a lot of green,we went to spruce knob and senecca rocks areas of the forest,through a lot of small towns, we saw a lot of hikers...More

3  Thank catherine b
Reviewed September 1, 2015

I and my family have been camping at Lake Sherwood for decades. The sites are very well spaced apart, not stacked upon each other as many modern campgrounds are. You have a superb sense of privacy and the campground hosts and park rangers make very...More

3  Thank Randy C
Reviewed June 17, 2015

My family and I spent a wonderful day at the "Kids Fishing Event" at the WVDNR fish hatchery. They hold the event every year and highly suggest it for families. My 9 year old son won a new fishing pole, tee shirt, and certificate with...More

3  Thank Mindy316
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April 30, 2017|
Response from James T |
Well, if that town is in the southern portion, visit the Cranberry Mountain Visitor Center. I've been there when hummingbirds at their feeders and they have a 45 boarded walkway over a cranberry bog. You can see... More
Abby R
May 8, 2016|
Response from Rickyracer42 |
Abby ,my hubby n I live here and hike it , but one could get easily turned around , and the territory is immense. I'd say yes to a GPS. beautiful mt scenery !! We live here but I'm soo partial to West Virginias beauty!! Have... More