Island Campground

Area Status: Open
Island Campground

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

Current Conditions: April 15 is first night of camping.
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 - November
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Bartow, WV
Water: None
Restroom: One vault toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Greenbrier Ranger Station

General Information

Directions: 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.


Campground Camping

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. 

RV Camping

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. 

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