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BULLTOWN CAMP, WV

part ofBurnsville Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Photo: BULLTOWN CAMP
Status: Closed through Sun May 18 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Head to Bulltown Campground to experience the scenery and historic significance of this central West Virginia region. The large campground is on the edge of Burnsville Lake, just beside the Bulltown Historic Area. This spot occupies the site of a Civil War battle, where reenactments of the historic event take place twice a year.

Natural Features:

The campground is near the headwaters of Burnsville Lake on the Little Kanawha River. The hilly, forested region lies at the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains, just west of the Allegheny Plateau.

Recreation:

Take a trip back in time at the Bulltown Historical Village to get a taste of life during the Civil War era. Other activities include hiking, boating, wildlife viewing, fishing, hunting and picnicking.

Facilities:

The campground offers nearly 200 campsites. Playgrounds and showers on located within each loop. A boat ramp is within the campground and a beach is about a mile away.

Nearby Attractions:

A trip to the Bulltown Historic Area Visitor Center is highly recommended. The Burnsville Lake Wildlife Management Area is due east. For camping convenience, two general stores are located within three miles of the campground.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Basketball Courts
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Hunting
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Pay Phone
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • Visitor hours end at 10 p.m.
  • No pets allowed in Loops E and F
  • Park in designated areas only; extra vehicles must park in C-loop overflow parking
  • No fireworks allowed, including sparklers
  • Motorized vehicles must have current state licenses

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
38.79167, -80.56639
38°47'30"N, 80°33'59"W

From North of Charleston, WV and I-79, take Exit 67 (Flatwoods) and travel north on U.S. Highway 19 for 10 miles. Follow signs into campground.

From Clarksburg, WV and I-79, take Exit 91 (Roanoke), travel south on U.S. 19 for 28 miles. Follow signs into campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

BULLTOWN CAMP
2550 South Main Street
BURNSVILLE WV 26335-7516

Phone Number:

Information: (304)452-8006
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