Thayer Campground

New River Gorge New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, Near Thurmond, West Virginia

Thayer Campground does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


Thayer has 4 walk-in sites upstream from the Slater Creek Crossing. Alcohol is prohibited. Take Route 25 from Glen Jean for six miles towards Thurmond. Turn right at the intersection just before the bridge across the river and continue towards Stone Cliff. At Stone Cliff, cross the New River bridge and continue upstream on Route 25 (which becomes unpaved at this point) towards Thayer. At Thayer Church, turn downhill off Route 25 to the bottom. Cross the railroad tracks and turn left towards the campground.

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