Overnight visitors enjoy the forest's 46-site, fully equipped camping area. The campground is served by two bathhouses and coin-operated laundry facilities.
All sites have fireplaces and picnic tables and 25 sites feature electric and water hookups. All electric pedestals are 20-amp service. Firewood and ice are available. A dump station is available for campground guests.
The campground is open from mid-April through the first Saturday in December or deer rifle season, whichever is the later date. Only one tent or trailer is allowed per site and check-out time is 12 noon. An attendant is on duty from 2:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. daily. Campers may select a site that is not taken or reserved and the attendant will stop by and register you.
Roads leading to the forest are a challenge to campers greater than 26 feet in length. It is recommended to contact the forest office prior to arrival if your unit exceeds a length of twenty-six feet or more to discuss road access.
Reservations are accepted from Memorial Day through Labor Day Weekends.
Sites are on first come, first served for the remaining camping season.
September 2 – 30, 2014
Kanawha State Forest
Kanawha State Forest extends a 50% off campsite fees for Sunday – Thursday night campsite rentals from the day after Labor Day, September 2, through September 30th. A two night minimum is required. Sites at this time of year are first come, first served.