Camping — Spruce Knob Lake

Spruce Knob Lake view


This site is near Spruce Knob Lake, Spruce Knob and Seneca Creek Backcountry. There are 42 sites, with 3 group sites at nearby Gatewood Group CG. This is the site to stay for accessing all of the activities around Spruce Knob and Seneca Creek.

Directions from Morgantown

take I-79 south to Weston (exit 99). Take rt. 33 east to Elkins. Continue on 33 east for 18 miles to cr-3 (Rich Mtn Rd). Turn right and go 1.7 miles to Job and then on cr-29 (Whitmer Rd) for 15 miles. At the end of cr-29, go left (east) on FR1 and FR112 to Spruce Knob Lake CG.

Travel Time: 2 1/2hr


Camping, Backpacking, Mountain Biking, Hiking, Sight Seeing(views), Swimming Holes, Fishing, Canoeing, Cross Country Skiing


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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