Camping — Seneca Shadows

View of Seneca Rocks from Seneca Shadows campground


This is a very nice campground with great views of the rocks. A 10minute walk takes you to the visitors center and the base of the rocks. A great swimming hole is located on the North Fork to the north of the visitors center. There is also an easy hiking trail to a viewing platform near the top of the rocks. Running water, bathhouse, showers. There are 40 tent sites, 3 group sites and 25 drive-in sites.

Directions from Morgantown

take I-79 south to Weston (exit 99). Take rt. 33 east to Elkins. Continue on 33 east for 35 miles to Seneca Rocks. Turn right at intersection and go 1 mile to campground entrance.

Travel Time: 2 1/2hr


Camping, Hiking, Sight Seeing(views), Swimming Hole, Rock Climbing, 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

ORC Resources:

Book ” The Best In Tent Camping – WV”

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