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.
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.
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
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.
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 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.
There is river access for swimming but there is no lifeguard on duty.