Brandywine Recreation Area


Residing on the 10 acre Brandywine Lake, this wooded recreation area affords access to multiple hiking and mountain biking trails, a swimming beach, and a campground with an onsite host.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m
Reservations: ***This campground operates on a first-come-first-serve basis***
Fees Day use: $5.00 per walk-in or vehicle. Camping: $16.00 per site per night.
Open Season: Mid May to mid November
Restrictions: Not suitable for large RVs. Dump station is available. Showers available for Brandywine campers only. 
Closest Towns: Brandywine, WV
Water: Drinking water available
Restroom: Bath houses have hot showers and flush toilets
Operated By: North River Ranger District: 540-432-0187

General Information

Directions: From Harrisonburg, VA: Take Route 33 West, 26 miles into West Virginia. The recreation area is 4.2 miles West of the Virginia-West Virginia state line and about 2 miles East of the town of Brandywine, WV.

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