Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Jess Judy Campground Entrance

Primitive group campground located adjacent to the South Branch of the Potomac River. Fishing and canoeing opportunities are plentiful. Also close by is North Fork Mountain trail available for hiking and mountain biking. Located in Smoke Hole Canyon on State Route 2 south of the Big Bend Campground.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 24/7
Reservations: Reservations can be made online or by calling (877) 444-6777.
Fees $50 per night. An additional fee is charged for each vehicle after the 10th vehicle.
Open Season: Late May - late October
Usage: Light
  • Maximum length of stay is 14 days and 40 people per site.
  • Pets must be on a leash.
Water: No drinking water available on site
Restroom: Accessible vault toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire: American Land and Leisure
Information Center: Potomac Ranger District or American Land and Leisure.

General Information


Follow 28/55 from Petersburg, WV, for 8 miles. Turn left onto the Smoke Hole Road, Route 28/11, and travel for 13 miles to County Route 2. Turn left onto the Smoke Hole Road, County Route 2, and follow for approximately 2 miles. Jess Judy Campground will be on your right.

Optional Directions: Follow US Route 220 from Petersburg, WV to the Upper Tract Bridge at County Route 2. Take a right at the Bridge and follow for 9 miles to the campground, which will be located on the right.

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Day Hiking

North Fork Mountain Trail. No water sources along entire trail. Trail crosses private land several times.