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
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
No campfires
Amenities
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

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

Mountainous, strenuous 1 mile loop trail.

Fishing

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

Hiking

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

Paddling

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

Climbing

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

Swimming

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.

Terrain

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

Forest

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.

Waterfall

Enjoy the seasonal waterfall by Sycamore Pond.

Mountainous
River, stream, or...

The vibe at Fern Grove Campsite

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Property
MountainTop
State
West Virginia
Country
United States
$29/night
1 Site

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