Camp Creek State Park

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Camp Creek State Park

West Virginia

(304) 425-9481

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Overview

Camp Creek State Park was formed from Camp Creek State Forest in 1987, when a tract of approximately 550 acres was set aside to create this recreation area. Still adjacent to the park lies Camp Creek State Forest. Consisting of nearly 5,300 acres of forest land this property is managed to demonstrate sound forest management principles through the concept of multiple-use. A hunter will find many species of game including deer, native wild turkey, ruffed grouse and a variety of small game. Camp Creek, from which these areas take their name, is one of the best stocked trout streams in the state and can offer hours of fishing enjoyment.

Map of Camp Creek (WV)

Latitude, Longitude: 37.523491, -81.136154

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Activities

  • Bicycling

    Contact the park for more information.

  • Camping

    Camp Creek State Park offers three separate campgrounds.Campers that travel I-77 north and south in the winter and spring find Camp Creek a good stopping point close to I-77, Exit 20. The Mash Fork Campground contains 26 trailer/tent sites, 19 sites with electrical hookup and 7 sites with water and electric hookups, a heated bathhouse and two accessible sites. Camping units may be filled from water pumps before pulling onto sites. Picnic tables, grills and fire rings are at all campsites. This campsite is open year-round, but limited facilities from November 1 through April 1. The Blue Jay Campground consists of 13 rustic tent sites and amenities include pit toilets, water fountain, picnic tables, grills, and fire rings. This campground is open April 1 through November 1. A camping option is available for horseback riders and their horse. "Double C" Campground features access to approximately 35 miles of horseback trails. There are two, four, and six horse occupancy sites available in this area. Campers may only bring the number of horses in which their campsite stalls can accommodate. Double C Campground is open May 1 through October 31. This campground is by reservation only and offers vault toilets, fire rings and picnic tables. Showers are available for use at the Mash Fork Camping area. Camp Creek State Park offer laundry facilities and located in Mash Fork Campground bathhouse. This facility and bathhouses are open seasonally from April through November, weather dependent. A dump station is open year-round to Camp Creek State Park overnight guests and is located near the main office.

  • Fishing

    Hunting is allowed only in the state forest. West Virginia state hunting and/or fishing licenses with trout stamp are required and may be purchased at the park office.

  • Hiking

    Several scenic trails are found on the park and the adjacent state forest. Trails are open to hikers, mountain bikers, and some are open for equestrian use

  • Horseback Riding

    There are 30-35 miles of trails in the adjacent State Forest ia available for horseback riding. Equestrian camping is also available.

  • Hunting

    Hunting is allowed only on the state forest. West Virginia state hunting licenses with trout stamp are required for both areas. Licenses may be purchased at the park office.

  • Picnicking

    Many picnic areas are provided for guests. From groups of two to 200, facilities are available to accommodate any size of group. Picnic areas all contain tables, fireplaces or grills, restroom facilities and drinking water. Five picnic shelters are available for advance rental. Rentals are based on a first-come, first-served basis and can be rented the first day of each month for the following year. For reservations, please contact the park during offices hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays or 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day weekend only.

  • RVing

    Camp Creek State Park offers three separate campgrounds.Campers that travel I-77 north and south in the winter and spring find Camp Creek a good stopping point close to I-77, Exit 20. The Mash Fork Campground contains 26 trailer/tent sites, 19 sites with electrical hookup and 7 sites with water and electric hookups, a heated bathhouse and two accessible sites. Camping units may be filled from water pumps before pulling onto sites. Picnic tables, grills and fire rings are at all campsites. This campsite is open year-round, but limited facilities from November 1 through April 1. The Blue Jay Campground consists of 13 rustic tent sites and amenities include pit toilets, water fountain, picnic tables, grills, and fire rings. This campground is open April 1 through November 1. A camping option is available for horseback riders and their horse. "Double C" Campground features access to approximately 35 miles of horseback trails. There are two, four, and six horse occupancy sites available in this area. Campers may only bring the number of horses in which their campsite stalls can accommodate. Double C Campground is open May 1 through October 31. This campground is by reservation only and offers vault toilets, fire rings and picnic tables. Showers are available for use at the Mash Fork Camping area. Camp Creek State Park offer laundry facilities and located in Mash Fork Campground bathhouse. This facility and bathhouses are open seasonally from April through November, weather dependent. A dump station is open year-round to Camp Creek State Park overnight guests and is located near the main office.

Directions

Driving

Camp Creek State Park is located in the southern part of West Virginia, between Beckley and Princeton. From the West Virginia turnpike, (I-77), take the Camp Creek exit 20, onto US 19 south and follow the signs less than one mile to the park access road. Remain on this road for approximately 1.5 miles until you enter Camp Creek State Park.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(304) 425-9481

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