Seneca Shadows Campground


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Seneca Shadows is the newest campground in the Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area. Many sites offer outstanding views of the 900 foot Seneca Rocks. This campground is a popular base camp for visitors while traveling through the Potomac Highlands.

Located approximately one mile east of Seneca Rocks, West Virginia on US Route 33.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: See Recreation Site Information.
Fees See Recreation Site Information for fees on camping. Non-camping use fee is $2.00 per day.
Permit Info: Campsites 1-10 in Loop A, sites 32, 34, 36 in Loop C and walk-in sites 60-69 are not reservable and are on a first-come, first-served basis. Please check in with campground host upon arrival.

The following campsites are reservable: sites 11-25 in Loop B, sites 26-31, 33, 35, 37, 38 in Loop C and walk-in sites 41-59 and 70-80. Reservations can be made online or by calling (877) 444-6777.

Usage: Heavy
  • Maximum length of stay is 14 days.
  • Checkout time is 2:00 p.m.
  • Pets must be on a leash.
  • Tents must be on pads provided.
Closest Towns: Seneca Rocks, WV
Water: Showers
Restroom: Flush Toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire: American Land and Leisure (304) 567-3082
Information Center: More information on this campground is available through the Potomac Ranger District, HC 59, Box 240, Petersburg, WV 26847 (304)257-4488, extension 0 or by contacting American Land and Leisure at (304)567-3082.

General Information

Directions: Take US Route 33 south from Seneca Rocks, WV for one mile.

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Forty walk-in sites that offer a great view of the rocks are available at the north end of the campground. Each site has a picnic table, tent pad, lantern holder and fire ring.

RV Camping

There are 25 conventional drive-in campsites in Loops A & B. The 13 sites in Loop C include electric hookups. Each site has a picnic table, fire ring, tent pad, lantern holder and paved parking large enough to accommodate two vehicles and 8 people. Some double sites are offered that can accommodate 4 vehicles and 16 people. All loops have modern flush toilets with showers.

No. of Sites13
Hookups - ElectricYes
Dump StationsOne available

Group Camping

Group Sites D, E, and F can accommodate groups up to 40 people per site. Each group site has five tables and tent pads, a barbecue, fire ring and separate parking areas.

A wheelchair friendly bathhouse is available and an outdoor amphitheater is on hand for group meetings at no additional cost.


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