GREENBRIER STATE FOREST
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.
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.
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.
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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.