Lake Sherwood Road Dispersed

Monongahela National Forest

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Lake Sherwood Road White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986 304-636-1800 Official Website

GPS: 37.9595, -80.0703

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Overview of Lake Sherwood Road Dispersed

Dispersed camping outlets dot Lake Sherwood Road for several miles.

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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Pad Type dirt

Elevation 2,460 ft / 749 m

Tent Camping Yes

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Crosenau
30' Self conversion Shuttle Bus
5 reviews
“Fantastic free spots”

Reviewed 3/10/2020

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: N/A
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Dispersed sites along the Sherwood road leading up to the campground. Most of them are right off the road, so if it's a busy time of the year, there might be a lot of road noise. Beautiful, though some of the sites were left with trash from jerkoffs.

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Crosenau would stay here again

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14 reviews
“Amazing primitive site in national forest extremely tranquil/private location!!! ”

Reviewed 12/6/2017

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 14
Site Number: 1st site
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The Sherwood Lake Road dispersed campsites are our favorite free spots to camp today's date. There are approximately 17 to 20 sites. Most sites could accommodate more than 1 tent & several are on large fields which would accommodate large groups that would like to camp together. The only time that we have seen it completely booked up solid has been during opening deer season. So stay away around Thanksgiving other than that we've always found a site the location is located on Meadow Creek so water for filtration is available as well as water for your shower or sponge bath. The stream is stocked with trout in the spring and when you go to the end of Sherwood Lake Road and enter into the National Park you have access to Sherwood Lake and that is amazing fishing bass, bluegill, musky, & catfish. There is trolling motor only boating allowed. No live minnows/shad allowed for lake fishing. There is a beautiful beach area with a large bathhouse and a little island in the middle of the lake that you can get on by boat. We actually stayed longer than 14 days ( 21 ) during off-season with Rangers permission.

Our FAVORITE place to camp in WV!!!

We have as also stayed in the paid camping too ;)

After 5 or 6pm there is no charge to enter the National Park and we used the bathhouse at that time for a real shower occasionally.

You will love any of these free sites!!!

Always leave NO trace!!!!

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We made is safely to our 1st of many destinations. We are now here in West by God Virginia the "wild & wonderful" state! We are currently located near Sherwood Lake National Park inside t...

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  • fishing
  • water access
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