Stuart Day Use Area and Campground


Stuart Recreation Day Use Area

Constructed in the 1930's by the Civilian Conservation Corps, Stuart is nestled in the mountains of West Virginia along the Shavers Fork River.

Located approximately 6 miles NE of Elkins at the junction of WV Route 6 and Forest Road 91 (Stuart Drive).

Stuart Recreation Day Use Area Stuart Recreation Swimming Area Stuart Campground Entrance Open Field at Stuart Group Campground Stuart Shower Building

At a Glance

Operational Hours: We are back open as of June 28, 2013!  Most storm clean-up is finished with the exception of some minor things.  However, the water is not cleared to drink but showers and toilets are operational.  Drinking water is being handed out on site. See Recreation Site Information.
Fees See Recreation Site Information.
Permit Info: Camp sites 7-15 are reservable.
Reservations can be made online or by calling (877) 444-6777.

Individual picnic sites in Day Use Area are not reservable.
Pavilion reservations can be made online or by calling (877) 444-6777.
Usage: Heavy
  • Maximum length of stay in campground is 14 days.
  • Check-out time is 1:00 p.m.
  • Dogs are permitted if on a leash at all times.
Closest Towns: Elkins, WV
Water: Water Spigots
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: Concessionaire: American Land and Leisure (304) 636-5070
Information Center: More information on this recreation area is available through the Cheat Ranger District, PO Box 368, Parsons WV 26287 - (304)478-2000, ext. 0 or by contacting American Land and Leisure at (304 636-5070.

General Information


From Elkins take US Route 33 east for approximately 4 miles. Turn north on WV 33/8 (old US Route 33) and follow signs. Turn north on WV Route 6 and drive 1/2 mile to the entrance.  See Map.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Camping & Cabins

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Group Camping

A large grassy area for group tent camping is located just north of the entrance on State Route 6. It is open year round and has picnic tables, fire rings, accessible vault toilets, and a water spigot.  A shower facility is available.

RV Camping

Campsites are suitable for tent or trailer camping.

Hookups - ElectricYes
Dump StationsOne available
Size RestrictionsCan accomodate a 53 foot tow/vehicle combination

Campground Camping

Each campsite has a parking spur, table, fire ring, tent pad, lantern holder, and electric hookup. Water spigots are available throughout the campground. All campsites are suitable for both tent and trailer camping and can accomodate a 53-foot tow/vehicle combination.  A shower facility is available.


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