Camping — Jess Judy Campground

Camping at Jess Judy


This is a group campground in Smoke Hole Canyon (3 sites that accommodate up to 40 people). This area has great fishing and swimming holes, with canoeing and class I-II whitewater in the spring. Each site includes a nice open field with picnic tables and access to the river. These are rustic sites with pit toilets and no running water.

Directions from Morgantown

Take I-68 E to Rt. 42 S at Friendsville, MD. Follow Rt. 42 S until it intersects with Rt. 219 S at McHenry, MD. Stay on Rt. 219 S through Oakland, MD to Rt. 50 E. Take Rt. 50 E to Rt. 42 S at Mt Storm. Go 13.5 miles to Petersburg. Take 220 south for about 16 miles to Smoke Hole Rd (cr 2). Follow this road for 8.5 miles along the river and the campground is on the right.

Travel Time: 3 hr


Camping, Hiking, Swimming Holes, Fishing,  Whitewater


Potomac Ranger District,   HC 59, Box 240, Petersburg,   WV 26847, 1.5 miles south of Petersburg off Rt. 28/55


304-257-4488 (Voice &   TDD)

Web resources:

Monongahelia National Forest Campground web page

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