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Lake Sherwood

5 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

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…

Fee Info

West Shore Loop (campsites 1-26) $20/night; $40/night for double site. Pine Run Loop (campsties 27-61) $20/night Meadow Creek Loop (campsites 62-97) $20/night Cales Knoll Loop (campsites 98-108) $16/night. Cales Knoll is tent only and is not reservable Group Camping $100/night Picnic Shelter…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin
  • Yurts
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • WiFi
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 55 ft.

Reviews

5 Reviews of Lake Sherwood

Ratings Breakdown

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Andrew S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2021

Very peaceful scenic campground.

The campground is butted up against Sherwood lake and a small mtn ridge range that divides West Virginia and Virginia.  Even though I didn't get to go fishing it looked like a very nice lake to fish in.  The campsites themselves are very nice and the majority is right on the lake.  There is very…

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Month of VisitJuly
Anne F.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2021

We loved it

Great campground with many sites right on the lake. A place to swim and kayak. Great hiking trails - we chose the one with multiple water crossings. No hook ups but that’s ok with us. Very out of the way so take everything you need. Beautiful drive there too.

  • perfect camp site
  • very wet feet
Site19
Month of VisitJuly
Susie M.
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2018

Nice, wooded, spacious campsites

We visited the Pine Run camping Area of Lake Sherwood Campground in July 2016. We stayed with my sister’s family on sites 48 & 49 and they were perfect pair sites to share. I found our site private and spacious and perfectly distanced from the bathrooms (not too close, not too far). We drove…

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Site48 & 49
Month of VisitAugust

Location

Lake Sherwood is located in West Virginia

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.

Coordinates

38.00666611 N
80.01055581 W

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About This Campground

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.

Recreation

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.

Facilities

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.

Natural Features

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.

Nearby Attractions

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.

ADA Access: N

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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