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Established Camping

Seneca Shadows

31 Reviews

Closed For the Season

This campground is closed for the season from October 30, 2023 through May 18, 2024.


National Forest

Seneca Shadows Campground overlooks Seneca Rocks and is surrounded by mountains on both the east and west. Hiking and nature study at Seneca Rocks are just a couple of the popular activities in the area. The North Fork South Branch Potomac River is nearby, making fishing a popular pastime. Two…

Fee Info

For Standard Electric sites, there is a $8 electric attribute fee in addition to the site use fee of $22 to $36.

Reservation Info

Reservations can be made by visiting Recreation.gov. Reservations must be made 4 days ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 months in advance for standard sites or 12 months in advance for group sites.

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
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For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly

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31 Reviews

Hayley J.
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2023

Seneca Shadows campground

It’s a nice campground. It has nice bathrooms. You can hear roads noise from the main road. The sites are mostly paved areas. The group sites are very cool with a good view of Seneca rocks.

Month of VisitAugust
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Kat G.
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2023

A Slice of Heaven

This Campground was great!!! No water hookups but we had electric in Loop C, which was expected. Seneca Rocks was majestic and lots of fun outdoors areas to explore in the area such as Dolly Sods and Spruce Knob. We drove up to Blackwater Falls and then Blackwater Outdoors Adventures to tube…

Month of VisitAugust
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DThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2022

A great site just off the highway!

I stayed here twice in August going to and returning from New River Gorge National Park in West Virginia. The first stay I had a reservation but since it was mid- week there were plenty of empty sites.

On the return trip I just showed up at 5:00 PM and the loop I stayed on had only one other…

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Month of VisitSeptember


Seneca Shadows is located in West Virginia

Detail location of campground


From Elkins WV, take US 33 east 34 miles. Turn right into the campground. From Petersburg, WV, take State Hwy 28 south 22 miles. Turn right into the campground. From Franklin, WV, take US 33 west 24 miles. Turn left into the campground.


38.821344543443566 N
79.38637500980286 W

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