Trout Pond Recreation Area Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Trout Pond, named for the only natural lake in West Virginia, is a unique area of lakes and streams, and mountains and sinkholes, all surrounded by the beautiful hills of West Virginia. The recreation area offers camping, picnicking, swimming, boating, hiking, fishing and more. Trout Pond has 50 campsites each complete with a fire ring and picnic table. Hot-water showers and restrooms are an easy walk from each site. Fourteen sites have electrical hook-ups, and a dump station is in the area. The day-use area includes a white-sand swim beach, boat launch, bathhouse, playground, and 30 picnic sites. All visitors 6 years old and older pay a day-use fee. All campers parking in Day Use Area must pay Day Use Parking fees. There are 2 group picnic areas available. Each accommodates as many as 100 people. Site A has a shelter, Site B is uncovered. Group picnic area reservations must be made in advance through the reservation system.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Hiking Trail
  • Interpretive Trail
  • Paved Roads
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming

Fees

Peak Season
May 05 2010 -
Aug 31 2010
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $19.00-$27.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $22.00-$30.00
GROUP STANDARD AREA NONELECTRIC $0.00
GROUP SHELTER NONELECTRIC $0.00
Non Peak Season
Sep 01 2010 -
Nov 30 2010
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $15.00-$22.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $18.00-$25.00
GROUP STANDARD AREA NONELECTRIC $0.00
GROUP SHELTER NONELECTRIC $0.00
Peak Season
May 05 2011 -
Aug 31 2011
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $19.00-$27.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $22.00-$30.00
GROUP STANDARD AREA NONELECTRIC $0.00
GROUP SHELTER NONELECTRIC $0.00

Alerts and Important Information *Reservations must be made at least 5 day in advance. This campground requires a 2 night minimum stay on weekends. This campground requires a 3 night minimum stay on holidays. A West Virginia fishing license, a trout stamp and a National Forest stamp are required. A fishing license is not required for residents or non-residents 15 years of age or younger. Gasoline powered boats are not allowed on the pond or lake. Electric motors and sailboats are welcome. A life jacket is required for each person in a boat. Please check in with the campground manager upon arrival. No ATVs or ORVs allowed. Pets are permitted at Trout Pond as long as they are on a leash at all times. Dogs are not permitted on the beach.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 19 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Trout Pond Recreation Area
Campground Phone: 304-897-6450
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Location: Lost City (near Keyser), WV
Phone: 304-897-6450

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More About Trout Pond Recreation Area Campground

Trout Pond Recreation Area is a campground located in Keyser, 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 -78.73472 latitude, and -78.73472 longitude into your GPS device.

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