More than a dozen campgrounds and public and private camping accommodations are located in and near Fayetteville, West Virginia (WV). Camping is very popular along the New River and in the New River Gorge region where outdoor recreation is a year-round draw. Some campgrounds remain open year-round. Most welcome guests from March until November.
Private Camping & Campgrounds
ACE Adventure Resort
Oak Hill, WV — Phone 304-469-2651
ACE’s 1,500-acre adventure resort in the New River Gorge is a vacation destination in itself and includes one of the area’s largest campgrounds. Facilities include a five-acre lake with a beach and a floating playground and more than 25 miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails. Rafting, climbing, and kayaking programs are also available.
Adventures on the Gorge
Lansing, WV — Phone 304-574-0704
Adventures on the Gorge’s 850-acre vacation center on the New River Gorge provides for family camping as well as for cabins and cottages. Money-saving camping packages include dining at our restaurant and your choice of biking, hiking, fishing, climbing, or paddling excursions. Campground trails lead into the national parkland near the Canyon Rim Visitor Center.
Gorge Gateway Center
Fayetteville, WV — Phone: 304-574-1802
The Gorge Gateway Center RV & Camping provides guests a choice of three camping areas that include RV and tent sites, open and wooded camping areas. All campsite are located near shower houses and are a short walk from game courts, recreation areas, and a camp store, pub, and dining area. The center and campground are located off the U.S. 19 expressway at Fayetteville.
Fayetteville, WV — Phone 304-574-1065
Rifrafters’ full-service campground off the U.S. 19 expressway is only two miles from the New River Bridge. We provide guests 30 tent sites, seven RV sites with water and 30-amp power hookups, and 40 acres of remote, primitive camping. Guests love our clean restrooms, hot showers, and on-site office. Eight economy cabins are also available.
Public Camping & Campgrounds
Public campgrounds are located in five state and federal park and wildlife-management areas within a 30 minute drive of Fayetteville.
- Babcock State Park
- Plum Orchard Lake Wildlife Management Area
- Gauley River National Recreation Area
- New River Gorge National River
Video: Camping in and near Fayetteville, West Virginia (WV)
“If you’re looking for a camping getaway in West Virginia, Fayetteville would be among my top recommendations. More than a dozen campgrounds here offer variety as well as access to the New River Gorge and some of the state’s best restaurants. Deluxe camping and primitive camping are both accommodated in and near the national park. And, of course, while you’re here you’ll find plenty or rocks to climb, streams to paddle, and trails to hike and bike.” — David Sibray, Editor, for Fayetteville (WV) Camping