Big Bend Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Big Bend is the perfect family campground along a bend on the south branch of the Potomac River in Smoke Hole Canyon. With its situation on the river, fishing, tubing, swimming, and boating are excellent activities for the family. There is also plenty of local wildlife to keep you entertained. Reservations are available at Big Bend from April through October. They can be made up to six months in advance but they must be made at least 4 days prior to your intended arrival date.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Canoeing
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilet
  • Hiking Trail
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Restroom
  • Stream
  • Water Drinking


Peak Season
Apr 02 2010 -
Oct 24 2010
Peak Season
Apr 01 2011 -
Oct 23 2011

Alerts and Important Information This campground has first-come, first-served sites. Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance. Access to the campground is on narrow gravel roads. All equipment must fit on the site pad Vehicle parking in developed areas only No refunds are given for bad weather Pets must be leashed Holder of Golden Pass must be present A per day per vehicle fee will be collected at the campground for extra vehicles beginning with the 3rd vehicle Tents must be placed on pads provided FEES INCLUDE ALL APPLICABLE TAXES

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 18 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Big Bend
Campground Phone: 304-567-3082
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Elkins, WV

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More About Big Bend Campground

Big Bend is a campground located in Elkins, West Virginia. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -79.23972 latitude, and -79.23972 longitude into your GPS device.

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