Bear Heaven Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

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

A small primitive campground with 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

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 $10/night for each site. Fees are payable at the campground.
Open Season: Mid-April - Beginning of December
Usage: Light
Restrictions:
  • 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

Directions:

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

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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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.


Amenities

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


https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/mnf/recreation/camping-cabins/recarea/?recid=6981&actid=29