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Happy Camper Campground (BaitShack)

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· Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia
1 acre hosted by Marshall S.
1 lodging site · 5 tent sites
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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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Christopher M.recommends
June 27, 2024
Chestnut Camp
Ultimately, I stayed in Sycamore. This was an accommodation made when I met Marshal so I could set up my hammock tent. The site is very large, and waking up right by a river was a real treat! Restrooms and water were sufficient. I looked at Chestnut and a few other sites when I first arrived, and noticed all seemed well maintained. Pillar and Marshall were very kind, definitely good people. 9/10 I will certainly visit again soon!
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Andy S.recommends
June 17, 2024
Rocky Top
Happy Camper Campground is a lovely little campsite with a location that can't be beat! You can see the dam and the river from the campsites, and it is awesome falling asleep to the sound of the water flowing out of the damn. If you like fishing, the river is a few steps away and loaded with trout, I saw a bunch of people fishing, kayaking, and tubing! The bathroom was fine for the weekend, we didn't use the shower but heard it worked well enough! We did get some rain which made the trail to our campsite a little hard to navigate, and we slipped in the mud a few times. I contacted Marshall and he came and helped fix up the path right away! We really appreciated that! With a few improvements to the trail / stairs I think this campground would be awesome and definitely worth coming back to! Marshall was super helpful and responsive and he was willing to do anything to help us have a great time!
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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!
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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.
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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!
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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!
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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
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Hosted by Marshall S.

Joined in March 2023
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