Lake Sherwood Recreation Area and Campground

  

Lake Sherwood

Lake Sherwood is a complete family recreation area offering a wide variety of activities. Lake Sherwood, the largest lake in the Monongahela National Forest, is a 165 acre impoundment at an elevation of 2700 feet above sea level. The recreation area includes a large campground, swimming beaches, a picnic area, and trails.

Located at the end of State Route 14 near Neola, West Virginia.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: See Recreation Site Information.
Fees See Recreation Site Information.
Permit Info:
  • Camping reservations for 49 campsites can be made online or by calling (877) 444-6777.
  • Individual picnic sites are not reservable.
  • Pavilion reservations may be made online or by calling (877) 444-6777.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions:
Closest Towns: Neola, WV and White Sulphur Springs, WV
Water: Running Water available summer season only. Hand Pumps available in Spring/Fall.
Restroom: Flush toilets available. Vault toilets are all that is available in Spring and Fall.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: More information on this campground is available through the White Sulphur Ranger District, 410 E. Main Street, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986 (304) 536-2144.

General Information

Directions:

From White Sulphur Springs travel north on State Route 92 for 15 miles to Neola, West Virginia. Turn east (right) on State Route 14 and travel 11 miles to the lake.


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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Lake Sherwood has three single-unit camping areas and one group camping area. There are a total of 94 family units. Each unit has a capacity of eight people and there is one double site with a capacity of 16 people. Two vehicles are allowed per site. Each campsite has a parking spur, tent pad, picnic table, fireplace and lantern post.

All camping areas are served by restrooms with running water, flush toilets, hot showers and electricity (available during the summer season only). In the winter vault toilets and a hand pump well are available.

Most sites will accomodate trailers, however there are no electrical, sewage or water hook-ups.

RV Camping

Lake Sherwood has three single-unit camping areas and one group camping area. There are a total of 94 family units. Each unit has a capacity of eight people and there is one double site with a capacity of 16 people. Two vehicles are allowed per site. Each campsite has a parking spur, tent pad, picnic table, fireplace and lantern post.

All camping areas are served by restrooms with running water, flush toilets, hot showers and electricity (available during the summer season only). In the winter vault toilets and a hand pump well are available.

Most sites will accomodate trailers, however there are no electrical, sewage or water hook-ups.
 

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Group Camping

A group camping area is available for groups of up to 100 campers. This area is furnished with fire grates, tables, vault toilets and trash receptacles. Horseshoe pits are located throughout the campgrounds.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.008940
  Longitude : 
-80.012290