Coopers Rock State Forest
Bruceton Mills, WEST VIRGINIA 26525
Contact phone: (304) 594-1561
Web site: http://www.coopersrockstateforest.com/
Contact e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Coopers Rock State Forest is a multipurpose area. The park’s main attraction is the beautiful overlook of the Cheat River Gorge. Numerous picnic sites are available for your enjoyment. More than fifty miles of hiking and biking trails wind throughout the forest. These trails are for day use only. Backpack camping is strictly prohibited.
A concession/ snack stand near the overlook is operated May though October. Swimming and boating may be enjoyed at nearby Cheat Lake. In addition to the day use facilities, McCollum Camping area (Open April 1 through November 30, weather permitting) is operated on a first come-first serve basis. Ten sites in the area may be reserved from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Call the forest office for more information on reserving campsites.
There are twenty five sites suitable for tents or RVs. There are electric hookups at each site. RVs may fill their unit with water at the central bath house. The bath house is heated and complete with showers and coin laundry. Firewood may be purchased from the campground attendant.
Hunting and fishing are popular activities at the forest. A six-acre trout pond is located on the north side of the forest. It is stocked bimonthly March through May and twice in October. Hunting and fishing licenses are required and all state regulations apply.
OPERATIONAL SEASON: Usually April through November. Opening and closing dates depend upon the weather so feel free to call ahead and confirm these dates.
NUMBER OF UNITS: 25 campsites
DIRECTIONS: Exit 15 off I-68, turn south and follow signs, 13 miles east of Morgantown and 8 miles west of Bruceton Mills. Season: The park is open year-round; The Fort and House is open for touring May 1 through Thanksgiving
This facility is included in "A Guide to Accessible Recreation in West Virginia
Please check the Guide or the site for information on accessibility. Please note - a self-reporting survey was used to compile the information in this Guide; every attempt was made to verify the accuracy of the information but West Virginia Division of Tourism is not responsible for errors or inaccuracies.