Spuce Knob Lake Campground - Monongahela National Forest - Whitmer, West Virginia
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member outdoorboy34
N 38° 42.454 W 079° 35.098
17S E 623035 N 4285276
Quick Description: Spruce Knob Lake Campground is tucked in a beautiful hardwood forest less than a mile from Spruce Knob Lake in the Monongahela National Forest in Pendleton County, West Virginia
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 6/29/2012 6:37:28 PM
Waymark Code: WMER0N
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
Views: 2

Long Description:

Spruce Knob Lake Campground - Whitmer, West Virginia


Spruce Knob Lake Campground provides a peaceful setting with easy access to boating on the lake and hiking through the mountainous region. Spruce Knob is the highest peak in West Virginia. A stone and steel observation tower is perched atop the peak, offering breathtaking 360-degree views of the area.

The campground is situated on a wooded ridge overlooking the lake. To the east is 4,863' Spruce Knob. The vegetation atop Spruce Knob has adapted to a harsh, exposed environment. One-sided red spruce deformed by constant exposure to strong westerly winds cling to the high rocky ridges. Blueberry and huckleberry plants cover the ground. Due to its location, the campground may experience cold fogs and strong winds year-round.

The campground has accessible vault toilets and a solar-powered system for drinking water. No electric hookups are available. Firewood is for sale on-site.

Spruce Knob Lake Campground on Recreation.gov

Pets Allowed: yes

Utility Hookups: no

Bathrooms: yes

Showers: no

Web Site: Not listed

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