Panther State Forest Camping

Panther State Forest, located on the border of West Virginia and Kentucky, 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 spring through fall, 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 (Fri., Sat.) or one night during the week (Sun.-Thurs.)

Visitors may book a maximum of 14 consecutive nights

Campsite Amenities

There are six total campsites that are located along Panther Creek

Each site has an electrical hookup

Fireplaces

Picnic tables

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

Group Camp

Panther has a group camp consisting of 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. Reservations are required so book your camping trip today.

Camping is open year-round, weather permitting. Campsites may be reserved anytime via online, phone call, or at the campground office. Reservations may be made for no less than two consecutive nights on weekends (Friday and Saturday) or one-night Sunday through Thursday. There is a 14-night maximum stay.


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