Pocahontas Campground

Area Status: Open

With a convenient location just off State Route 92 this campground is great for families and outdoor enthusiasts. Two Lick Trailhead is located within the campground and providing easy and accessible access. Also each campsite is furnished with a fire ring, picnic table, and lantern ring.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Nov. 30 is last night of camping
Reservations: All sites are non-reservable and operate under a first come, first served basis. 
  • Camping fee is $8.00 per site per night, payable at the camping self-service fee station.
Open Season: Mid-March - end of November
Usage: Light
  • Maximum length of stay is 14 days.
  • Check-out time is 2:00 p.m.
  • Dogs are only permitted if on a leash.
Closest Towns: Marlinton and Rimel, WV
Restroom: Vault toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Marlinton Ranger Station

General Information


From Marlinton take US Route 39 south east for 12 miles. Turn right (south) on State Route 92. Proceed two miles to Pocahontas Campground.

Recreation Map

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Campground Camping

Each campsite has a parking spur, picnic table, fire ring with a grill and a lantern hookup. Waste receptacles are provided. Several campsites also have a tent pad, although all sites are suitable for tent or trailer camping.

RV Camping

Campsites are suitable for tent or trailer camping.

No. of Sites 8
Hookup - Water None
Hookup - Sewer None
Dump Stations None
Hookups - Electric None

Day Hiking

Area trails provide hiking and biking opportunities who do not want to venture far from camp. The trailhead for Two Lick Trail #456 and Two Lick Bottom Trail #457 is located the entrance of the campground. Only three miles from the campground is the Rimel Area Trailhead and Picnic Area. Visitors can access Laurel Creek Trail #466 and Middle Mountain Trail #608 from here.

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