Hawk Recreation Area
Hawk Campground sits nestled in the Alleghany Mountains surround by a spectacular nature setting. Experience an exciting hiking experience with easy access to the Tuscarora Trail right from the campground. In the fall, this inviting location offers hunters a secluded environment to stay overnight. Fall asleep to the mellow sounds of the trees gently swaying overhead and the simple harmony of nearby crickets.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||This site will close for the season on January 15, 2024.|
|Open Season:||Late April through mid-December|
|Restrictions:||Alcoholic beverages prohibited.|
|Closest Towns:||Wardensville, WV|
|Water:||Drinking water unavailable|
|Operated By:||Lee Ranger District: 540-984-4101|
General InformationDirections: From I-81: Take exit 296 and turn west on VA 55. Drive 14.5 miles and cross into West Virginia at top of mountain (VA 55 becomes WV 55). Descend for 1.0 mile and make a sharp right turn onto Forest Road 502 (gravel road). After 2.7 miles, turn left onto Forest Road 347. Camp entrance is on the right.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
|No. of Sites||15|
Big Game Hunting
Please note that hunting is not permitted in designated campgrounds or developed recreation areas. Hunting activities on National Forest land in Virginia are regulated by the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources. Visit the Virginia DWR website for licensing information and for hunting regulations and detailed game unit information.
|No. of Sites||Picnicking sites available|
|Reservation Info||No Reservations Required|
|No. of Sites||Group picnicking sites available|