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Happy Camper Campground (BaitShack)

· Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia
1 acre hosted by Marshall S.
1 lodging site · 5 tent sites
Experience a camping getaway right along the scenic Tygart River, nestled at the base of the Dam. Enjoy the convenience of modern amenities including flush toilets and running water. We offer a limited number of tent campsites for your comfort. Additionally, you can opt to rent the charming Pallet House on a daily or weekly basis. In the near future, we will be delighted to provide bait, firewood, snacks, and refreshing beverages for purchase. It's important to note that alcoholic beverages must be enjoyed within the designated campsites. To enhance your camping experience, there's no need to go through a check-in process upon arrival. Simply make your way directly to your campsite and start enjoying the tranquility of nature. Our camping spot is also fondly referred to as The Bait Shack.
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5 ratings · 5 reviews
Mike Y.recommends
June 9, 2024
Dam View
Kayaker approved.
The site was ideally situated for river access with only a few minutes paddle to dam. We will be back!
Shea L.recommends
July 5, 2023
Chestnut Camp
Pilar has a few sites set up right next to the dam in Grafton. It was pretty quiet except for the water coming through the dam, but that was kind of peaceful! The sites are maintained and spacious. The water and toilet are just a short walk away.
Anna N.recommends
June 4, 2023
Sycamore Camp
Great place for a family to relax and right by the water! Definitely recommend bringing kayaks and floats for the river!
Jessica N.recommends
June 4, 2023
Willow Camp
Perfect access to water. Quiet camp. Really enjoyed our stay. Only suggestion would be a shower area and better access to the spot since it's up a steep hill!
Justin R.
April 12, 2023
Chestnut Camp
Gem Location
This is a fantastic spot to stay at: right next to the river, the river is stocked with trout (when I was there), views of the dam, at the end of a quiet street with no traffic. Looking around the area, you’d be hard pressed to find a better area. I was driving Congress through and didn’t have my rods, but now that I know of this spot, I’ll be back! They are just getting started (at time of review) and I have the utmost confidence that this spot will only get better. The host was accommodating, gracious, and responsive. Thanks everyone!
Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of 𐓏𐒰𐓓𐒰𐓓𐒷 𐒼𐓂𐓊𐒻 𐓆𐒻𐒿𐒷 𐓀𐒰^𐓓𐒰^(Osage), Shawandasse Tula (Shawanwaki/Shawnee), Massawomeck, and Calicuas First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Marshall S.Joined in March 2023
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