Cabwaylingo State Forest


The forest winds through the mountains of the S.W. area of West Virginia. They offer trails for hiking, stocked streams (trout), a pool and wading pool for kids, hunting, basketball court, horseshoes, volleyball courts, many picnic sites, camping for both tents and RV's and cabins. General Campground Information: The campgrounds are open from April 1 through October 31. TICK RIDGE CAMPGROUND Tick Ridge is a 10-site rustic campground. There is no water or electric at these 10-sites, however, pit toilets are available. SPRUCE CREEK CAMPGROUND Spruce Creek Campground, added to the forest facilities in 1999, features eleven sites, six with electrical and water hookups and full shower and bathroom facilities. All campsites have tent pads, fireplaces, drinking water, picnic tables, and firewood. Shower and toilet facilities are located nearby. Group Camping: Cabwaylingo State Forest offers a 100-person fully-equipped group camp and serves as a great location for church retreats, civic meetings, family reunions and other large social outings. This rustic style camp was formerly the old Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) barracks, featuring two new barracks, rebuilt in 2004, which sleep fifty each and a third building which houses a dining hall with a completely furnished kitchen. A complete shower house was added in 1999. The group camp features a council circle that is perfect for an evening campfire. The group camp is available from early May through late October and must be reserved in advance. This facility is included in "A Guide to Accessible Recreation in West Virginia." Please check the Guide or the site for information on accessibility. Please note: A self-reporting survey was used to compile the information in this Guide; every attempt was made to verify the accuracy of the information but West Virginia Division of Tourism is not responsible for errors or inaccuracies.