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Places to Camp near Craigsville, WV

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Are you in need of a campground near Craigsville, WV? Aside from great camping spots, you'll find hiking and many more outdoor experiences. Thinking of traveling with kids? You're in luck—Craigsville is surrounded by family-friendly activities. Get the dirt on all the best camping near Craigsville. Browse campgrounds by amenities, site types, and more.

Best Camping Sites Near Craigsville, WV (121)

  1. Camper-submitted photo from Battle Run

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    Battle Run

    15 Reviews
    180 Photos
    129 Saves
    Keslers Cross Lanes, West Virginia

    Overview

    Battle Run Campground is conveniently located just south of Summersville, West Virginia, on the shores of the largest lake in the state. Superb water quality and sheer sandstone cliffs make Summersville Lake a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

    Recreation

    The 2790-acre lake provides excellent boating, water skiing, swimming, and scuba diving. Anglers will find large and smallmouth bass, walleye, panfish, and catfish. Trout are stocked below the dam in spring and fall. Visitors also enjoy the great hiking, biking, hunting, geocaching, and picnicking opportunities on the lands surrounding the lake. For high adventure seekers, whitewater rafting is available year-round on the world class Gauley River. The Summersville Lake area also offers technical rock climbing.

    Facilities

    This large waterfront campground offers 110 campsites with electric hookups, along with seven primitive walk-to tent sites. Amenities include flush toilets, showers, drinking water, laundry facilities and a dump station. An accessible boat ramp and fishing dock are on-site. Younger campers love the park's playground, nature trails, and large shade trees.

    Natural Features

    Scenic Summersville Lake is known for its striking cliffs and quiet coves along 60 beautiful miles of shoreline. Dense forests of maple, oak, hickory, beech and birch trees cover the region. Wildlife, including black bear, deer, grouse and turkey, is abundant in the area.

    Nearby Attractions

    The historic Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park is a 10-minute drive from the campground. The park offers a museum, three Gauley River overlooks and hiking trails as well as a Civil War Battle Reenactment every other year. Summersville Lake Marina and Sarge's Dive Shop are 11 miles away, offering kayak and pontoon boat rentals. The town of Summersville, another five miles north, has several grocery stores, restaurants and service stations. Mountain Lake Campground is a privately managed campground with lake access. Summersville Lake Retreat is three miles east on Route 129 offering cabins and lighthouse tours. World-renowned rock climbing on the New River Gorge- just 18 miles south. Within the 63,000 acres of New River Gorge River are over 1,400 established rock climbs. "The New" has become one of the most popular climbing areas in the country. The cliffs at New River Gorge are made up of a very hard sandstone, and range from 30 to 120 feet in height.

    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $24 / night

  2. Camper-submitted photo from Mountain Lake Campground and Cabins

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    Mountain Lake Campground and Cabins

    14 Reviews
    58 Photos
    110 Saves
    Summersville Lake, West Virginia

    Mountain Lake Campground and Cabins is located just two miles off route 19 in Summersville, West Virginia. Over 250 sites which include lake front-end 4 of the area's ONLY lakefront cabins! 30/50 amp sites, cozy cabins, and yurts! Themed weekends with activities for all ages to enjoy! PET FRIENDLY! (with certain restrictions) We accept cash and major credit cards. 

    Amenities we offer:

    • Seasonal pool
    •  WiFi
    • mining sluice
    • miniature golf
    • jumping pillow
    • golf cart rentals
    • laundry rooms
    • outdoor theater
    • multiple playgrounds
    • themed weekends
    • after-hours security
    • tank service
    • tow on/off service
    • boat/camper storage
    • on-site restaurant
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  3. Camper-submitted photo from Babcock State Park

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    Babcock State Park

    20 Reviews
    209 Photos
    148 Saves
    Winona, West Virginia
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $33 / night

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    Chestnut Creek Campground

    19 Reviews
    44 Photos
    217 Saves
    Lansing, West Virginia

    The closest campground to the New River Gorge Bridge. Chestnut Creek Campground offers quiet primitive camping in the woods. We are a mere half a mile (0.5mi) from the New River Gorge Bridge! That's walking distance folks. Our hygienic facility has hot showers, lavatory stalls, hand washing sinks, and a wash basin located outside for dish washing and filling up water jugs. Firewood and Ice are available on site as well. Each campsite has a picnic table and a fire pit. A general store and burrito bar are located literally around the corner; Both are within walking distance. Hiking and Climbing trail-heads (Fern Buttress, Endless Wall, Beauty Mountain; to name a few) are just down the way and access to the river is a stone's throw away (our drive is just across from Fayette Station Rd). If you're wanting to venture further to more local restaurants/shops; we are only a 5 minute drive from downtown Fayetteville. We are a pet friendly establishment for those with dogs who love to travel as much as you do. We keep quiet hours from 11pm-7am (starts @ midnight on weekends). Mainly we accommodate rustic tent camping, however; some sites are able to accommodate pop-up campers and trailers up to 20ft (we do not have hookups/electric). Call today to reserve a site for your upcoming adventure at the New River Gorge.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • Tents
    • Group

    $10 - $11 / night

  5. Camper-submitted photo from Rifrafters Campground

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    Rifrafters Campground

    24 Reviews
    83 Photos
    163 Saves
    Fayetteville, West Virginia

    Rifrafters Campground provides tent and RV camping and economy cabins in the woodlands near Fayetteville, West Virginia (WV) -- only two-miles south of the New River Gorge Bridge. Our cleanliness, accessibility, and quiet family atmosphere have earned us a place among West Virginia's most-popular camping areas. You'll also find a friendly full-time staff, exceptionally clean showers and restrooms, and plenty of space for small gatherings and walks in the woods behind the campground. Use our website to explore our camping amenities and find out more about the New River.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $15 - $44 / night

  6. Camper-submitted photo from Holly River State Park

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    Holly River State Park

    15 Reviews
    58 Photos
    100 Saves
    Hacker Valley, West Virginia
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  7. Camper-submitted photo from Flatwoods KOA

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    Flatwoods KOA

    14 Reviews
    29 Photos
    17 Saves
    Sutton Lake, West Virginia

    This KOA is close to the interstate exit, yet a world away. The campground is perfect for an easy-in/easy-out overnight stay. Or extend your visit to enjoy the beautiful region and outlet shopping. You'll find free Wi-Fi, paved roads with long gravel pull thrus, a superclean bathhouse, laundry facility, playground for the kids, hiking trails and a game room. All sites are full hookup. This KOA is directly behind its sister property, a 200-room Days Inn & Suites (where you check in), with amenities available to registered campers that include indoor and outdoor pools, a restaurant, tavern, exercise room, gift shop and business center. Shopping is available at the nearby Flatwoods Center. Ready for a different experience? Flatwoods KOA also offers a two-bedroom/one bathroom Deluxe Cabin for rent. Enjoy the view from your own front porch swing. Pool (outdoor): Memorial Weekend - Labor Day Weekend. Max pull thru: 85 feet.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $55 / night

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    Summersville Lake Retreat & Lighthouse

    7 Reviews
    112 Photos
    68 Saves
    Summersville Lake, West Virginia

    Summersville Lake Retreat is your jumping off point to all that there is to do in beautiful Southern West Virginia from spending the day on Summersville lake to exploring the New River Gorge National Park, we are 15 minutes from everything! You can stay with us in a variety of ways across our 57 acre wooded retreat with many sites that overlook Summersville Lake or have other fantastic views. We offer camping in one of our cabins or in your own RV, camper, tent, or hammock. Our large cabins are built onsite by Appalachian craftsmen out of native hemlock and are fully outfitted from the cookware to the linens and some are even equipped with hot tubs and fireplaces. Our Tiny Cabins and Vintage camper rentals are just right for your weekend glamping needs. Our RV sites are a variety of full hook up, water/electric, and primitive wooded sites to cover all camping styles. We are Open Year Round for Cabins & RV's.

    We take great pride in our wonderful amenities from our clean bathrooms and showers, pirate ship playground, huge dog park, hammock hangout, table tennis area, community fire pits, picnic shelters, cornhole arena, horseshoe pits, gift shop and camp store, and of course our working lighthouse that you can climb 10 stories to the see the views for miles.

    We also have both motorized boat rentals as well as kayaks, canoes, and SUP's for your enjoyment of Summersville Lake.

    Of course you can see photos of everything and book online from our website.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $40 - $56 / night

  9. Camper-submitted photo from Gauley Tailwaters Campground — Gauley River National Recreation Area
  10. Camper-submitted photo from New River Campground

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    New River Campground

    15 Reviews
    76 Photos
    178 Saves
    Gauley Bridge, West Virginia
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $30 - $40 / night


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