Stuart Recreation Area

Stuart Recreation Area

The Stuart Recreation Area location is in Parsons, West Virginia
26287. 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 Stuart Recreation Area facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Cheat Ranger Dist Po Box 368

West Virginia

Phone number


Campground information Parsons, West Virginia


Stuart Recreation Area is set in a mixed forest along the banks of the Shavers Fork River. The river provides excellent fishing and is regularly stocked with trout. Hiking trails lead to outstanding overlooks, local caves and Blackwater Falls.


River swimming is a lot of fun, and there are plenty of trout to tempt anglers of all skill levels. The 2-mile River Loop Hiking Trail is enjoyed by many visitors, and is a great way to watch for birds and wildlife.


The campground lies on a single loop with long spurs. Drinking water and accessible flush toilets and showers are provided, with a dump station is on-site. Each site comes with a campfire ring, tent pad, lantern post and electric hookups.

The day-use area has three picnic pavilions with maintained fields and a beach on the riverfront.

Natural Features

The campground is perched along a bend on the Shavers Fork River. Shavers is a tributary of the Cheat River, a popular rafting river with rocky rapids.

Stuart is in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia. The Monongahela Forest extends over the north central highlands of the state, straddling many of the region’s highest peaks. Elevations here range from 1,000 to 4,863 feet above sea level.

Nearby Attractions

The town of Elkins is a 14-minute drive from the campground. An annual Mountain State Forest Festival takes place here every October.

Frequently Asked Questions About Cheat Ranger Dist Po Box 368 Parsons, WV

How do I make a reservation with Stuart Recreation Area?

To make reservations at Stuart Recreation Area, you can call the office at 304-636-5070.

Where is Stuart Recreation Area located?

The Stuart Recreation Area is located at Cheat Ranger Dist Po Box 368 in Parsons,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Stuart Recreation Area have tent or RV camping?

Stuart Recreation Area offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 304-636-5070 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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