US Army Corps of Engineers
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Corps Announces 2014 Campground Season

Published April 14, 2014

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 2014 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

 

                                                           Fee                    Campground No.

Burnsville Lake                                                             304-853-2371

  ** Riffle Run    Apr 25-Nov 30          $16-$26             304-853-2583

  ** Bulltown      Apr 25-Nov 30          $20-$26              304-452-8006

                        (Reservation Period May 22–Aug 31)

 

East Lynn Lake                                                              304-849-2355

   ** East Fork    May 9- Oct 19            $16-$22             304-849-5000

                        (Reservation Period May 9–Sep 1)

 

R.D. Bailey Lake                                                             304-664-3229

  ** Guyandotte     May 19-Sep 2           $16-$24             Pay Phone Only

 

Summersville Lake                                                           304-872-3412 (No pets in Battle Run)

    * Battle Run     May 1-Oct 13               $16-$24            304-872-3459

                        (Reservation Period May 22–Aug 31)

 

Sutton Lake                                                                      304-765-2816

    * Bakers Run   Apr 18 - Oct 20             $16-$24           304-765-5631

       Bee Run        Apr 1   - Dec 8              $8                    304-765-2816

    * G.R. Freeman      Apr 18 - Dec 1        $16-$26           304-765-7756

                        (Reservation Period May 20–Sep 1)

 

Kentucky

 

Fishtrap Lake                                                                      (606) 437-7496

  ** Grapevine    May 23 -Sep 2               $12-$20              (606) 437-7496

 

Dewey Lake                                                                         (606) 789-4521                                             

       Shoreline Area 1     May 19 - Nov 1         $10     (Boat-In Access)

 

Virginia

 

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

    * Cranesnest    May 16-Sep   1                  $12-$14           No Phone

    * Lower Twin    May 16-Sep   1                  $12-$14          (276) 865-4773

    * Pound River   May 16-Sep   1                  $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 and 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!


Contact
Public Affairs
304-399-5353
pa2@usace.army.mil
502 Eighth Street, Huntington, WV 25701

Release no. PA14-13