Panther State Forest Camping

Panther State Forest, located on the border of West Virginia and Virginia, is the state’s southernmost state forest. The park contains roughly 7,800 acres of land and offers campers hiking trails, scenic overlooks, picnicking, swimming, fishing, hunting and more.

Campground Seasons & Dates

The campground is open year-round, weather permitting.

Campsites can be reserved online at any time, by phone or at the campground office

Reservations may be made for no less than two consecutive nights on weekends (Friday and Saturday) or one night during the week (Sunday – Thursday)

The number of vehicles or units on a site, payment, cancellations, and refunds information is good to know prior to making a reservation. Read more.

Visitors may not book sites for more than 14 consecutive nights

Campsite Amenities

There are six total campsites that are located along Panther Creek

Each site has an electrical hookup


Picnic tables

Water access is available at the park office located roughly 2.5 miles from campground

Group Camp

Panther State Forest also has a 60-person barracks-style house with a main building equipped with a modern kitchen, fireplace and a large open area for meetings and banquets. The group camp area has a large, open field with a volleyball and basketball court, a campfire ring with benches, and hiking trail access to the fire tower and swimming pool. The group camp is available to reserve from the end of April to November. Advance reservations are required.

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