East Fork (Wv)

East Lynn, West Virginia

Overview

East Fork Campground is located on the shores of East Lynn Lake on the East Fork of Twelvepole Creek, near East Lynn, WV. Visitors come to East Fork for camping, boating, water-skiing, fishing, hiking, hunting and picnicking.

Recreation

East Lynn Lake stretches 12 miles up Twelvepole and offers 44 miles of shoreline. It provides many recreational activities, including boating, water skiing, canoeing and swimming.

Anglers fish for largemouth, smallmouth, and striped bass, black crappie, red-breast sunfish, walleye, channel catfish and muskellunge. 29 species of fish have been found in the lake.

Several miles of hiking trails thread through the wooded hills on the lakeshore, including the 1.5-mile East Fork Trail, which begins within the campground. Other trails in the area include the Damsite Trail, Overlook Trail and Lakeside Trail.

Facilities

The campground offers 167 sites with electrical and/or water hookups. Amenities include flush and pit toilets, showers, drinking water, and a dump station. A boat ramp, amphitheater, playground, and basketball and volleyball courts are on-site.

Natural Features

The lake is situated among rolling hills forested with a mix of upland hardwood trees. A variety of wildlife makes its home around East Lynn Lake, including black bears, white-tailed deer, grouse, rabbits, raccoons, squirrels, turkeys and waterfowl.

Nearby Attractions

The East Lynn Lake Wildlife Management Area is nearby with 25,000 acres of public lands open to hunting, fishing and hiking.

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