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Tent camping is available - 21 sites
RV hookups are available - Water and electric at 25 sites, dump station available.
Pets are allowed - Must be on a leash.
Campfires are allowed - In designated fire rings.
Pool - Memorial Day to Labor Day
No Game Room
Restaurant(s) nearby
Nearby attractions
No boating
Activities for kids
No Store
Laundry Facilities
Picnic and Barbecue area is available
Electric power hookups are available

Activities: fishing, hiking and biking

Kanawha State Forest has a laundromat where you may launder
    socks, and showers are offered at Kanawha State Forest. Kanawha State Forest is a top selection campground with folks in Charleston. There are RV hookups for your RV here; activities for little ones are available to keep them happy.
 Fires are welcome; there's an invigorating pool, so you can swim a couple of laps. Among the things you can do in the vicinity of Kanawha State Forest are playing golf, swimming, whitewater paddling, and fishing, so almost certainly you want to stay for a while.
This section of West Virginia has a splendid deal of outdoors activities offered. The great pick of local attractions, and such a large number of things to do will undeniably have you coming back many times. Hope you love fishing, the fishing is great ; there are tent sites here where you can pitch a tent.
You can feel free to take your old doggie along if you choose, you are welcome to take pets. Ok, time to get out and
breathe some fresh air, time to get out, and Kanawha State Forest in West Virginia is such a splendid location.
A number of folks stay at Kanawha State Forest to be near Kanawha State Forest.


Camping 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. In addition, 25 sites feature electricity 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 deer rifle season. 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 atwenty-six or more feet in length to discuss access.

Reservations are only being accepted for periods that include a major holiday, two day minimum.

2009 Campsite rates

Campsites without water and electric: $18 per night

Campsites with water and electric: $24 per night

Senior citizens (60 or older w/verification receive a 10% discount).

Each additional camper over six (maximum of ten people per site) is $3 each per night.

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Other campgrounds near Kanawha State Forest, West Virginia:

   West Virginia State Parks, South Charleston, 3 miles away
   Kanawha State Forest, Hernshaw, 5 miles away
   St. Albans Roadside Park, Saint Albans, 12 miles away
   Bob's Wheel Estate, St Albans, 12 miles away
   Rippling waters Church of God Campground, Kenna, 14 miles away

Marinas near Kanawha State Forest, West Virginia:

   Chesapeake Boat Club and Marina, Charleston, 10 miles away

   Turtle Cove Marina, Bancroft, 16 miles away

Paddling Rivers Near Kanawha State Forest, West Virginia:

   Little Coal River. Pond Fork, Boone County, 20 miles away
      Class I-II - 12.2 miles long (Van to Madison)

   Big Coal River - Clear Fork, Raleigh County, 26 miles away
      Class I-II - 7.1 miles long (Ameagle to Whitesville)

   Armstrong Creek, Fayette County, 26 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.1 miles long (Powellton to Kimberly)

   Little Coal River - Pond Fork, Boone County, 27 miles away
      Class I-III - 13.8 miles long (Rocklick to Van)

   Big Coal River - Marsh Fork, Raleigh County, 27 miles away
      Class I-II - 9 miles long (Sundial to Whitesville)

Public Lands near Kanawha State Forest, West Virginia:

   Bluestone National Scenic River, Glen Jean - WV, 42 miles away
   Gauley River National Recreation Area, Glen Jean - WV, 42 miles away
   New River Gorge National River, Glen Jean - WV, 42 miles away
   Kanawha State Forest, West Virginia, 4 miles away

   Chief Logan State Park, West Virginia, 34 miles away

   Hawks Nest State Park, West Virginia, 39 miles away

Golf Courses Near Kanawha State Forest, West Virginia:

   Coonskin Golf Course, Charleston, 2 miles away

   Cato Park Golf Course, Charleston, 3 miles away

   Berry Hills Country Club, Charleston, 3 miles away

   South Charleston Golf & Conference Center, South Charleston, 4 miles away

   Coonskin, Charleston, 8 miles away

Lakes Near Kanawha State Forest, West Virginia:

   Lake Chaweva, Kanawha County, 10 miles away

   Lake Dinty Moore, Kanawha County, 11 miles away

Current weather conditions and forecast for Kanawha State Forest, West Virginia
Local climate location: WINFIELD LOCKS 7 miles away

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