Spruce Knob Lake

The Spruce Knob Lake location is in Riverton, West Virginia
26814. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Spruce Knob Lake facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Seneca Rocks Recreation Area

West Virginia

Phone number


Campground information Riverton, West Virginia


Spruce Knob Lake Campground is tucked in a beautiful hardwood forest less than a mile from Spruce Knob Lake. The campground provides a peaceful setting with easy access to boating on the lake and hiking through the mountainous region.

Spruce Knob is the highest peak in West Virginia. A stone and steel observation tower is perched atop the peak, offering breathtaking 360-degree views of the area.


Sixty miles of picturesque hiking trails crisscross the region, and the campground provides direct access to the pleasant 1-mile Big Bend River Loop.

Trout fishing is available nearby at 25-acre Spruce Knob Lake, and in surrounding creeks. Facilities at the lake include a small boat ramp, parking area and vault toilets. A wooden pier along the shoreline provides barrier-free access to the lake.No swimming is allowed.


The campground has accessible vault toilets and a solar-powered system for drinking water. No electric hookups are available. Firewood is for sale on-site.

Natural Features

The campground is situated on a wooded ridge overlooking the lake. To the east is 4,863′ Spruce Knob. The vegetation atop Spruce Knob has adapted to a harsh, exposed environment. One-sided red spruce deformed by constant exposure to strong westerly winds cling to the high rocky ridges. Blueberry and huckleberry plants cover the ground.

Due to its location, the campground may experience cold fogs and strong winds year-round.

Nearby Attractions

The half-mile Whispering Spruce Trail circles Spruce Knob and provides panoramic views of the beautiful area.

Frequently Asked Questions About Seneca Rocks Recreation Area Riverton, WV

How do I make a reservation with Spruce Knob Lake?

To make reservations at Spruce Knob Lake, you can call the office at 304-567-3082.

Where is Spruce Knob Lake located?

The Spruce Knob Lake is located at Seneca Rocks Recreation Area in Riverton,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Spruce Knob Lake have tent or RV camping?

Spruce Knob Lake offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 304-567-3082 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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