US Army Corps of Engineers
Huntington District Website

Corps Announces 2013 Campground Season

Published April 10, 2013

HUNTINGTON, W.Va -- Campgrounds managed by the Huntington District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in portions of West Virginia, Kentucky and Virginia will begin opening for the 2013 season in April. Opening dates at Corps-managed campgrounds will vary depending on location. 

 

            The schedule of campground openings and daily fees are as follows:

 

West Virginia

Burnsville Lake                                                                                               (304) 853-2371

  ** Riffle Run                        Apr 19-Dec 1                         $16-$26            (304) 853-2583

  ** Bulltown                          Apr 19-Dec 1                         $20-$26            (304) 452-8006

                                                (Reservation Period May 23–Sep 1)

 

East Lynn Lake                                                                                             (304) 849-2355

   * * East Fork                        May 10- Oct 14                      $16-$22            (304) 849-5000

                                                (Reservation Period May 10–Sep 2)

The bridge to East Fork has a 6 ton weight limit.

 

 

R.D. Bailey Lake                                                                                            (304) 664-3229

  * * Guyandotte                     May 20-Sep 3                          $16-$24           Pay Phone Only

 

Summersville Lake                                                      (304) 872-3412

     * Battle Run                       May 1-Oct 14                          $16-$24           (304) 872-3459

                                                (Reservation Period May 23–Sep 1)

                                                (No pets in Battle Run

 

Sutton Lake                                                                                                    (304) 765-2816

    * Bakers Run                      Apr 19 - Oct 15                       $16-$24           (304) 765-5631

       Bee Run                           Apr 1   - Dec 10                      $8                    (304) 765-2816

    * G.R. Freeman                   Apr 19 - Dec 2                        $16-$26           (304) 765-7756

                                                (Reservation Period May 22–Sep 2)

                                                                                   

Kentucky

 

Fishtrap Lake                                                                                                  (606) 437-7496

  ** Grapevine                         May 24 -Sep 4                         $12-$20           (606) 437-7496

 

Dewey Lake                                                                             (606) 789-4521                                            

       Shoreline Area 1              May 20 - Nov 1                       $10                  

       (Boat-In Access)

Virginia

 

John W. Flannagan Dam & Reservoir                                                            (276) 835-9544

    * Cranesnest                        May 17-Sep   2                      $12-$14             No Phone

    * Lower Twin                     May 17-Sep   2                      $12-$14             (276) 865-4773

    * Pound River                     May 17-Sep   2                      $14-$16             (276) 926-5067

 

    * Electric Hook-ups Available

  ** Electric/Water Hook-Ups Available

            Campsites may be reserved at Burnsville (Bulltown), Sutton (Gerald R. Freeman), East Lynn (East Fork) and Summersville (Battle Run) by calling the National Recreation Reservation System (NRRS) at (877) 444-6777 or Internet: recreation.gov.  Call the lakes listed for further campsite information.  No showers available at Bee Run or Shoreline Area 1.

           

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the largest provider of water-based outdoor recreation in the nation.  The Huntington District’s lake and river projects provide a diverse range of recreational opportunities. Visitors of all ages can enjoy traditional activities like hiking, boating, fishing, camping and hunting. For those slightly more adventurous there is flat water kayaking, whitewater rafting, mountain biking and geo-caching.  Regardless of your favorite outdoor activity one thing is certain, recreation enriches people's lives.  A visit to an Army Corps of Engineers' recreation area can strengthen family ties and friendships; create unforgettable memories and connect people to nature in ways that will last a lifetime.

 

With more than 90 percent of our recreation areas located within 50 miles of a major metropolitan area, there is a Corps site near you. We invite you to visit us!


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Release no. PA13-13