Cedar Creek State Park

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Cedar Creek State Park

West Virginia

(304) 462-7158

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Overview

Nestled in the heart of West Virginia, Cedar Creek State Park's 2,483 lush acres are just 25 miles west of Interstate 79. This pastoral setting of rolling hills and wide valleys provides an ideal backdrop for a wide variety of recreational opportunities from cycling to pleasant family strolls.

One of the unique aspects of the campground is the check-in station, a restored log cabin which was formerly a Gilmer County historical landmark. Further adding to the charming ambience of the park, a reconstructed one-room schoolhouse has been erected as a testimonial to the early years of education. The schoolhouse has been faithfully restored complete with student desks, inkwells and a potbellied stove. Guided tours of this nostalgic attraction are offered on Saturdays during the summer months.

Map of Cedar Creek (WV)

Latitude, Longitude: 38.882840, -80.861824

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Activities

  • Boating

    Paddle boating is available at Cedar Creek State Park

  • Camping

    The campground at Cedar Creek is open from early April through mid-October. There are three centrally located comfort stations, all meeting ADA requirements and include hot showers and laundry facilities.

    Firewood and ice are available at campground check-in station. The park store offers grocery items, souvenirs and camp supplies. There is one central dump station for all sites. Advanced reservations are accepted by application for reservable sites.

    Cedar Creek has 57 standard sites: 48 of the 57 sites have running water and electric hookups, basic electric site, parking pads, grill, and a picnic table. The campground has six campsites without electric or water. The ten site group camp features a group fire circle, grill pad, picnic tables, and water fountain. Four sites have electricity.

  • Fishing

    The three lakes at Cedar Creek are seasonally stocked for fishing. Trout are stocked in January and March and catfish are stocked in June. Other species in these waters include muskie, bass, and other fish. A fishing license is required to fish.

  • Hiking

    Fourteen miles of trails offer guests a range of hiking experiences from leisure to challenging. Hikes are an excellent opportunity to observe the park's abundant wildlife.

  • Historic Sites

    Contact the park for more information.

  • Picnicking

    Shelters are good for large group gatherings are available for reservations. Shelters may be reserved up to one year in advance of the reservation month. There are several picnic sites and three reservable shelters throughout the park. If shelters are not reserved, they are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Shelters 2 and 3 are ADA compliant.

  • Water Sports

    The Cedar Creek swimming pool is open Sunday, noon to 6:45 p.m., closed on Monday and Wednesday, except on holidays, and open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:46 p.m.

Seasonality/Weather

The campground at Cedar Creek is open from early April through mid-October

Directions

Driving

From Interstate 79, take the Burnsville/Glenville exit and follow West Virginia Rt. 5 west to Glenville. The park is located south of Glenville and four miles east of US route 33/119.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(304) 462-7158

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