This primitive campground is a favorite among fisherman for being adjacent to Long Run and the East Fork of the Greenbrier River.
For hikers, this campground is located close to the East Fork Trail #365. This is an 8 mile trail with some difficult terrain to traverse. Also close by is the shorter Smoke Camp Trail #324. It is 1.8 miles in length for those looking for more of a day hike.
Island Campground is located approximately 5 miles north and east of Bartow, West Virginia.
At a Glance
|Operational Hours:||Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during open season.|
|Reservations:||Sites are non-reservable and operated on a first come, first served basis.|
|Fees:||Camping fees are $10/night for each site. Fees are payable at the campground.|
|Permit Info:||Sites are not reservable. Sites are on a first come, first serve basis.|
|Open Season:||Mid-April - beginning of December|
|Closest Towns:||Bartow, WV|
|Restroom:||One vault toilet|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
|Information Center:||Greenbrier Ranger Station|
General InformationDirections: From Bartow, WV, take US Route 250S for approximately 3 miles. Take a left on Route 28. Campground is on the left after approximately 3 more miles.
There are 10 small-sized drive-in tent sites and two walk-in tent sites. Each campsite has a table, lantern holder, and fire ring.
There are 10 small-sized drive-in RV sites. Each campsite has a table, lantern holder, and fire ring. There are no electric or water hook-ups available. There are no waste stations on site.