Hipcamp host Ed  B.
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We are closed for the season due to renovations to the property. Stay tuned for next season. Pitch your tent or drive your camper to this special forest spot. Enjoy an immersion in forest ferns in this primitive campsite that is close to a small bluff overlook on the South Fork of the Potomac River.  Listen to wind, river, and Milky Way. 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, trailers
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Toilet available
Pets allowed
No campfires
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Camping vehicle details
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Have a question? Send Ed a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 2
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


Mountainous, strenuous 1 mile loop trail.


Bass, rainbow trout, brook trout, and bluegill. Catch and release only. Please follow local fishing regulations.


Mountainous 1 mile loop trail. Other short logging trail hikes.


Kayak and canoe available. Bring your own life jackets. Some provided. Bring your own kayak and go for a paddle at nearby Swi...Read more


Nearby climbing available (40 minute drive) by advanced appointment. nrocks.com or 877.435.4842


Enjoy swimming from the dock of very private Sycamore Pond while listening to the voice of the waterfall.

Wildlife watching

Whitetail deer, wild turkey, squirrels, rabbits, ducks, and birds of all types. We have yet to see black bears.


Natural features you'll find at Fern Grove Campsite in West Virginia.


This site is one of the special places in the forest, with many hemlock trees and ferns on the mountainside.

Swimming hole

Enjoy swimming from the dock in Sycamore Pond.


Enjoy the seasonal waterfall by Sycamore Pond.

River, stream, or...

The vibe at Fern Grove Campsite


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West Virginia
United States
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