West Virginia’s Best Kept Camping Secret Is This Waterfront Spot With More Than 85 Glorious Campsites

Tucked away about 12 miles east of Parkersburg, West Virginia, on US Route 50 is a county park that might just be one of the Mountain State’s best kept secrets. With its large campground, shaded picnic areas, a large lake, over 50 miles of hiking and biking trails, and frequent events, Mountwood Park is the perfect place to spend the day (or night) in West Virginia.

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Beautiful, educational, affordable – all this and more make Mountwood Park a great option for your next camping trip. And don’t miss the Volcano Days festival held here on the last week of September each year! For more information, visit Mountwood Park’s website or Facebook page. For another great campground near Morgantown that’s open year-round, try Chestnut Ridge Park.

Address: Mountwood Park Lake, West Virginia 26180, USA