Cranberry River Designated Campsites

Monongahela National Forest

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FR 76 Cowen, WV 26206 304-846-2695 Official Website

GPS: 38.2954, -80.5161

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Overview of Cranberry River Designated Campsites

Area available for pack-it-in, pack-it-out camping with no services provided and no fees charged. Area closes when roads are impassible by snow or ice.

Camping is only permitted in "numbered" sites along the river corridor. Each site has a picnic table, lantern post, and trash can. No water or electric is available. There are two accessible vault toilets along this 5-mile corridor with one toilet located across from site #7 and one toilet located near sites #15-19 at Aldridge Branch. Sites vary in size but a few can accommodate larger campers.
Campsites are number 6-19 along the Cranberry River between Big Rock Campground and Cranberry Campground on Forest Road 76. Double sites available at sites 7 and 12.

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads. Learn more: Boondocking 101

Number of Sites 14

Pad Type dirt

Open Seasonally Mid-March - end of November

Elevation 2,165 ft / 659 m

Max Stay 14

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  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
  • restrooms: vault
  • pets
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