Seneca Shadows Campground - Monongahela National Forest - Seneca Rocks, West Virginia
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member outdoorboy34
N 38° 49.414 W 079° 23.194
17S E 640059 N 4298434
Quick Description: The Seneca Shadows Campground of the Monongahela National Forest is located one mile east of the famous Seneca Rocks in Pendleton County, West Virginia.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 6/29/2012 6:19:48 PM
Waymark Code: WMER0G
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
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Long Description:

Seneca Shadows Campground - Monongahela National Forest - Seneca Rocks, West Virginia

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Seneca Shadows Campground overlooks Seneca Rocks and is surrounded by mountains on both the east and west. Hiking and nature study at Seneca Rocks are just a couple of the popular activities in the area. The North Fork South Branch Potomac River is nearby, making fishing a popular pastime.

Two local caves beckon ambitious explorers, and the 900-foot high Seneca Rocks can be viewed from most campsites.The campground sits in the river valley within the Monongahela National Forest, which extends over the north central highlands of the state, straddling many of the region's highest peaks. Elevations range from 1,000 to 4,863 feet above sea level.

Variations in terrain and precipitation have created one of the most ecologically diverse national forests in the country.Rock climbers and hikers adore Seneca Rocks. Both sports will take visitors to the top of the impressive rocky tops with rewarding views of the mountains and valleys beyond. The hiking trail can be accessed across the street from the Seneca Shadows Campground.

Seneca Rocks Visitor Center provides a catch-and-release fishing area, viewing platforms, educational displays and a gift shop.Seneca Shadows is a modern campground with flush toilets, lantern posts, picnic tables and campfire rings. The large facility has a selection of walk-to tent sites, standard RV sites and tent-only group sites. Loop C has electric hookups. Firewood is available for sale on-site.Campers make Seneca Shadows a convenient base camp while traveling through the Potomac Highlands. Explore the scenic roadways, especially when fall colors are at their peak.


Seneca Shadows on Recreation.gov

Pets Allowed: yes

Utility Hookups: yes

Bathrooms: yes

Showers: yes

Web Site: Not listed

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