Sites 6-10 are reservable. Reservations can be made on-line or by calling (877) 444-6777.
Pavilion reservations must be made at least 5 days prior to your arrival and can be made up to 360 days in advance.
Maximum length of stay is 14 days.
Check-out time is 1:00 p.m.
Picnic area is limited to day-use only.
Dogs are permitted if on a leash at all times.
Vault toilets and Flush toilets
Ohio-WV YMCA (304) 478-2481
More information on this campground is available through the Cheat Ranger District, PO Box 368, Parsons WV 26287 (304)478-2000, extension 0 or by contacting the Ohio-WV YMCA at (304)478-2481
From Parsons take State Route 72 northeast to State Route 5 to St. George. As you enter St. George, turn south on State Route 1. Follow State Route 1 to the intersection of State Route 7. Turn left on State Route 7 and continue past the YMCA Camp Horseshoe to the Horseshoe Recreation Area entrance.
Campsites are suitable for tent or trailer camping and can accomodate a 53 foot tow vehicle combination. Sites 9 and 10 are more accessible than other sites.
No. of Sites
Can accomodate a 53 foot tow/vehicle combination
No. of Accessible sites
2 Sites 9-10
There are 25 single sites. Sites 6 -10 are reservable but all other sites are on a first come, first serve basis. Each campsite has a parking spur, table, fire ring, tent pad, and lantern holder. Most campsites are suitable for both tent and trailer camping and can accomodate a 53 foot tow vehicle combination. Sites 9 and 10 are more accessible than other sites.
River and Stream Fishing
Fishing is allowed along Horseshoe Run. A valid West Virginia State Fishing License is required, along with a National Forest stamp, a Conservation stamp, and a trout stamp. Please contact the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources for more information on fishing and hunting licensing requirements.
There is a large open field for horseshoe games and field sports.
There are several hiking trails in this area - A section of Allegheny Trail follows part of the old McKinley Run, 1.0 mile in length; Losh Trail, #155, 1.8 miles in length; Dorman Ridge, #153, 1.3 miles in length; and Two Camp, #111, .3 miles in length.
There is large and small reservable pavilions available for group and family outings. The pavilions may be reserved online or by calling (877) 444-6777. The large electric pavilion has an occupancy limit of 75. The small non-electric pavilion has an occupancy limit of 10. Both pavilions are accessible.
Check-in time is 9:00 a.m. Check-out time is 9:00 p.m. After Labor Day check-out time changes to 6:00 p.m.
Amenities include: picnic tables, grill, water pump, large stone fireplace, accessible toilets, and a handicapped accessible ramp.
Each site offers picnic tables, grills, and waste receptacles. There are accessible vault toilets and non-accessible flush toilets. Handpumps and a drinking fountain with faucet is available.
There are two reservable pavilions available for group and family outings. The pavilions may be reserved online or by calling (877) 444-6777. Pavilion reservations must be made at least 5 days prior to your arrival and can be made up to 360 days in advance.
There is river access for swimming but there is no lifeguard on duty.