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Greenbrier State Forest
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Greenbrier State Forest old fields trail © Jeff Lee
Greenbrier State Forest © Jeff Lee
Greenbrier State Forest spined micrathena spider © Jeff Lee
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HC 30 Box 154
Caldwell, West Virginia   24925

Phone: 304-536-1944
Toll Free: 800-225-5982
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Located in the southeastern corner of the state near the border of Virginia, Greenbrier State Forest provides over 5,100 acres of heavily forested, mountainous terrain for outdoor recreation. Magnificent views of the surrounding countryside are afforded by the impressive and imposing 3,280 high Kate's Mountain.
Vacationers may select from among 12 standard, one and two bedroom cabins and one, two-bedroom accessible cabin. Each cabin features electric lighting, a wood-burning fireplace, fully equipped kitchen with modern appliances, and bath with shower. Cabins are equipped with linens, towels, cookware, utensils, flatware, dishes, drip coffee maker and microwave oven.

Cots and cribs may be rented at an additional charge and may be reserved in advance to avoid a handling fee.

Greenbrier State Forest cabins open the second Friday in April and close October 31. Check-in time is 4 p.m. and check-out time is 10 a.m. No pets are allowed in cabins or cabin area.
Greenbrier State Forest offers a 16-unit campground, suitable for tents, trailers, and other recreational vehicles. Each site features electric hookup, a picnic table and stone fireplace with a grill. A central bathhouse provides guests with hot showers and restroom facilities. Water is available at a central location. Facilities are fully accessible. Firewood and ice are available from the attendant on duty.

The campground opens the second Friday in April and closes November 30th. Only one tent or trailer is allowed per site, and check-out time is noon.
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During the summer season, from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, the forest's heated pool provides an ideal spot to exercise or just relax. A wading pool for children is also available. Bathhouse and pool are fully accessible.
In season, hunting is permitted on the forest. The nearby Greenbrier River affords some of the finest smallmouth bass fishing opportunities in the eastern U. S. Stream and lake fishing is available nearby. Some of the more popular species include trout, largemouth and smallmouth bass, crappie, bluegill, catfish and walleye. West Virginia state hunting/fishing licenses are required.

Greenbrier State Forest is located near Covington, Blacksburg

Numerous picnic sites are offered for forest guests. This area is furnished with tables, fireplaces, drinking water, toilet facilities and two reservable shelters. Accessible shelter and picnic sites available.
Thirteen miles of trails crisscross the forest offering everything from glimpses of rare Kate's Mountain flora to a fitness trail near the picnic area. Several miles of forest management roads provide additional hiking and biking opportunities.
Nature Programs
Forest visitors are welcome to participate in a variety of nature and recreational events planned by a naturalist each week during the summer months.
Area Attractions
Nearby Recreation and Attractions:

-Historic Lewisburg

-Greenbrier River Trail

-Moncove Lake State Park

-Organ Cave

-Lost World Caverns

-Greenbrier River (fishing and canoeing)

-National Fish Hatchery

-Old Stone Church

-Carnegie Hall, local not-for-profit fine arts and education center.Presenting performances, museum exhibits, film series, etc.

-North House Museum, Greenbrier County Historical Society

-Greenbrier Valley Theatre

-West Virginia State Fair (August)

-Outfitters offer mountain bikes, float trips and shuttle service.

-Public golf courses.

-Monongahela National Forest

-Covered Bridges

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Serenity Now Outfitters Inc
425 1/2 N Jefferson St
Lewisburg, WV
(304) 647-9779
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Cottages and Cabins
Deluxe Log Cabins Rental, Tree Houses rental and Glamping Yurts cabins. All located a a remote scenic wooded area, near the New River national River and Gauley River National recreational area. Only 10 minutes from the New River Gorge Bridge Each cabin has a Hot tub and 3 cabins have a Red Heart Shaped Jacuzzi tub and gas fireplaces - Great for Romantic Get-a-Ways.
45 miles from park*

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