Day Run Campground


Day Run Campground (CG) is a small developed camping area with 12 spacious sites located along the scenic upper Williams River on Forest Road 86, via the Highland Scenic Highway (State Route 150), south of the Williams River Bridge turnoff.

Each site is equipped with a wooden picnic table, lantern post, and fire ring.  Several campsites also have a tent pad, although all sites are suitable for tent or trailer camping.

There are two bear-proof trash cages on site.

Popular activities at Day Run include picnicking, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, wildlife/bird watching and relaxing.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: See Recreation Site Information.
Fees See Recreation Site Information.
Permit Info: Sites are not reservable. Sites are on a first come, first serve basis.
Usage: Light
  • Maximum length of stay is 14 days.
  • Please remove all litter.  There is no trash collection service. 
Closest Towns: Marlinton, WV
Water: One hand pump
Restroom: Two vault toilets
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: More information on this campground is available through the Marlinton Ranger District, P.O. Box 210, Marlinton, WV 24954, (304) 799-4334.

General Information


From Marlinton take US Route 219 north 7 miles to State Route 150, which is the Highland Scenic Highway. Turn left onto Route 150 and drive 9 miles to the Williams River Bridge turnoff, located on the left. Turn right at the stop sign onto Forest Road 86 and drive 3 miles to the intersection of Forest Road 216. Take a hard right onto Forest Road 216 and drive 1 mile to Day Run Campground.

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Campsites are suitable for tent or trailer camping.

Hookup - WaterNone
No. of Sites12
Hookups - ElectricNone
Dump StationsNone
Hookup - SewerNone

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