Watoga has two separate campgrounds: Beaver Creek Campground and Riverside Campground.
Beaver Creek Campground is a 38-unit facility located eight miles south of Huntersville, near the park's north entrance. Beaver Creek offers 12 sites with electricity. The campsites at Beaver Creek Campground are all first-come, first-serve.
Riverside Campground offers 50 sites along the picturesque Greenbrier River near the western entrance of Watoga State Park. The Riverside area features electric hook-ups at 38 of the 50 sites. All campsites at Riverside Campground are reservable.
Both campgrounds provide for tent and trailer camping. Each site includes picnic tables and grills with a central bathhouse with toilet facilities, hot showers, coin operated laundry, and dishwashing stations that have double bowl sinks with hot and cold water.
Reservations are taken for all sites at Riverside during the summer months. There are three types of sites at Riverside Campground: Preferred sites all with electric, electric sites, and no-electric sites. Camping is available from April 1st through the end of deer rifle season in early December.
CAMPGROUND — RATES AND FEES
(Rates include applicable taxes)
Riverside Electric sites: $28 per site/per night
Beaver Creek Electric: $25 per site/per night
Laurel Run – Primitive: $12 per site/per night
Firewood: $5 per bundle
Individual must be 60 years old, with proof of age, to be eligible for the senior citizens 10% discount.
Campsite numbers will not be guaranteed; however, every effort will be made to assign the campsite requested.
Only one camping unit per site is permitted. The camping reservation season begins the Friday before Memorial Day and ends Labor Day. Only mail-in reservations will be accepted from February 15 through March 14. Mail-in reservations must be postmarked on or after February 15, or they will be returned. A maximum of three reservation forms per envelope will be accepted. If an envelope is received with more than three reservation forms all reservation forms will be returned. Call-in requests during the period of February 15 through March 14 will be sent blank reservation forms and instructed to mail the completed forms back to the park. Beginning March 15, phone reservations will be accepted between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm by calling the park office or 1-800-CALL WVA. Beginning April 1, walk-in reservation forms will be accepted from April 1 through the Labor Day weekend.
Reserved campsites that are accessible to persons with disabilities will be held for such individuals to reserve from February 15 through March 14. Proof of disability must accompany the deposit, and the site must be occupied during the reservation period by the disabled individual for the reservation to be honored. Beginning March 15, the sites will become available for all rentals. All other current reservations procedures besides those describe above will remain the same.
All rates subject to change.
A minimum of two nights, up to a maximum of 14 nights, are required when making a reservation. If a reservation is canceled more than seven days in advance, the deposit will be refunded, with the exception of the handling fee plus first night of rental. If canceled seven days or less in advance, no refund will be given.
Reservation and further information may be obtained by writing or calling the park directly or by calling the toll free number 1-800-CALL WVA.