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campground help

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campground help

I am looking for a campground in West Virginia where the sites are waterfront. We are looking for a small creek/river we can go fishing in and maybe find some crawdads! We know nothing about West Virginia and would like the campground to be near some fun activities. Any Suggestions? Thank you!

Canton, Ohio
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1. Re: campground help

Hi, and welcome to TA!

I have some questions that will help us answer your questions:

What area of West Virginia are you visiting, or do you just want to visit the State of West Virginia? (open to surrounding states?)

What type of campground do you want? Are you tent camping, have a trailer, have an RV?

Do you need anything special for the campground or just a place to put your tent next to a creek? (Out houses / latrines, restrooms, showers, full hookup for RVs, ...)

How long are you staying?

What do you define as "fun activities"? (Amusement park, nice hiking, awesome overlooks, waterfalls, white water rafting, big city atmosphere, bars and clubs, ...)

charleston, wv
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Best bang for buck for activities would be somewhere around Fayetteville. Someplace like Adventures On The Gorge or Ace Adventures will have camping and wide variety of activities.

Can't think of any stream side camp grounds. Might find some sites next to a lake. Summersville and Sutton probably the biggest and most popular. Smaller lakes would be Burnsville and Lake Sherwood.

Not sure what the camping is there now but might research Cranberry up around Richwood. Think it's 20 mile section of trout stream with no motor vehicles allowed. Seem to remember some camping at the south end. Probably the most remote/off main highways of any of my suggestions

Still thinking here......Research Greenbrier River Trail. Not sure about the camping options but very popular for hiking and biking along old rail trail that follows the Greenbrier River.

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3. Re: campground help

On the New River.....



Edited: 10:20 am, May 18, 2014
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