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Blue Bend Recreation Area

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Great place to fish, camp, swim and hike in the woods

Beautiful Anthony Creek with good size swimming hole and plenty of fishing spots. Walk over the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dan E
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Lewisburg, West Virginia
Fun Fun Fun!

What's not to like? It's open, available and part of the great park system. The camping areas are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MaryV1211
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Petersburg, Virginia
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1 week ago
“Great place to fish, camp, swim and hike in the woods”
2 weeks ago
“Fun Fun Fun!”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Anthony Creek with good size swimming hole and plenty of fishing spots. Walk over the swinging bridge and hike the mountain trail. Nice campground with some spots right on the creek. Children's playground area and the best picnic spots, including a shelter.

Thank Dan E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What's not to like? It's open, available and part of the great park system. The camping areas are kept clean. The swimming area is usally clean. The water is on the cold side, but it's still worth it. The hiking trails are maintained very well....More

Thank MaryV1211
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Plan for a picture, picnic and peace. Beautiful swimming hole with fresh, cold spring water throughout. It a “anytime of the year” retreat, kid tested and grandmother approved-take the whole family!

Thank Anna P
Reviewed September 30, 2017

I hikes the Raven Rock trail from the Greenbier. The trail was well maintained and easy to follow. There was a couple of spots with views but mostly you are in the forest.

2  Thank Deb W
Reviewed August 14, 2016

I have been to Blue Bend several times and camped each time. I am always amazed at how beautiful this area is. The campground, while not having electric hookups, is still well worth the visit. A very clean restroom/shower house is available, and a campground...More

4  Thank Patricia D
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

I stopped here after being at Lake Sherwood. I didn't expect it to be this nice! There is a swinging bridge which was a first for me. The only thing I must say is keep a close eye on children as there are drop offs...More

2  Thank Brittany C
Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

I took my kids here for a weekend trip. We spent one day on the river at blue bend. Ate lunch we had packed. Did a little fishing and jumped from some small cliffs. You can see through the water and see the little fish...More

1  Thank Beth M
Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Had the pleasure of visiting for a short day outing with the family. The area ia beautiful and so much fun to hike pr just enjoy the woods for a while . Put this on your places to visit.

1  Thank Capefool
Reviewed October 14, 2015

We love visiting Blue Bend Recreation Area. It is always clean and the atmosphere is beautiful. I highly recommend stopping here.

1  Thank Gaytha Q
Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Other than deep in the eastern mountains there are few easily accessible wildernesses like this. It has it all, beautiful wooded areas, rivers, lakes, ponds, brooks, meadows, flora and wildlife. It is simply a magnificent wonderland of nature that once covered most of the eastern...More

3  Thank Richard C
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