Old House Picnic Area


Old House Picnic Area

One of the eastern gateways to the Monongahela National Forest, this small picnic area offers travelers a beautiful place to stop as they enter West Virginia.

Located approximately 5 miles east of Bartow, West Virginia, along US Route 250.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: See Recreation Site Information
Fees See Recreation Site Information
Permit Info: Sites are not reservable. Sites are on a first come, first serve basis.
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Bartow, WV
Restroom: One Accessible Vault Toilets
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: More information on this picnic area is available through the Greenbrier Ranger District, PO Bo 67, Bartow WV 24920 (304)456-3335, extension 0.

General Information

Directions: From Bartow travel US Route 250 east approximately 5 miles.

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Day Hiking

Smoke Camp Trail, #324, is 1.8 miles in length and East Fork Trail, #365, is 8.0 miles in length, and are located in the general vicinity.


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