Bear Heaven Campground

Area Status: Closed
A sign says Bear Haven Campground in the foreground. In the background is a display of fall color.

A small primitive campground located approximately 14 miles northeast of Elkins, West Virginia, on Forest Road 91 (Stuart Drive) near the Otter Creek Wilderness. 8 available sites are nestled along rock outcroppings that offer unique landscapes.

There is stream fishing and hiking located nearby. Middle Point Trail #140, 3.7 miles in length is located along Forest Road 91 (Stuart Drive) west of the Campground. The Otter Creek Wilderness offers several trails and more challenging experiences just next door.  

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for season
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. 
Rentals & Guides: No rental items available.
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Fee charged for some activities, Picnic tables, Toilets, Parking
Fees: Camping fees are $5/night for each site. Fees are payable at the campground.
Open Season: Mid-April - November
Usage: Light
  • Maximum length of stay is 14 days.
  • Check-out time is 1:00 p.m.
  • Pets are permitted if on a leash at all times.
Closest Towns: Elkins, WV
Water: No potable water on site
Restroom: Vault toilet
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: Cheat Ranger District

General Information


From Elkins go east on State Highway 33 for approximately 11 miles, turn left on Forest Road 91 at the top of Shaver's Mountain. Follow Forest Road 91 for approximately 3 miles. Bear Heaven Campground will be on the left.

General Notes:

No dump station.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

There are 8 single sites available on a first come, first serve basis. Sites are irregularly spaced with some distance between them. Each campsite has a gravel parking spur, table, fire ring, tent pad, and lantern holder. Campsites are suitable for tent camping.

General Info:

General Notes

No dump station.


Picnic tables:
Tent camping:
Fee charged for some activities:
Toilets: vault toilets

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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