State: West Virginia
Address 1: 486 Babcock Road
Open: Open from mid Apr through Oct 31
Number of Sites: 52
Camp URL: http://www.babcocksp.com/
Full Hook: Yes
Babcock State Park offers its guests 4,127 acres of serene, yet rugged beauty, a fast flowing trout stream in a boulder-strewn canyon and mountainous vistas to be viewed from several scenic overlooks. All of this variety is located adjacent to the New River Gorge National ‘River and the heart of the whitewater rafting industry of West Virginia.
Visitors to Babcock appreciate the wide variety of recreational facilities maintained at the park for fun and enjoyment. From hiking trails to paddleboats, there is something to suit most every taste. There is a swimming pool at Babcock. Fishing is available in the park’s cool rushing stream. Horseback riding and pony rides for children are available at different times and lengths throughout the summer season. The summer park naturalist conducts nature tours, slide and movie presentations, special sport activities and get-togethers. You can also take part with young and old park visitors alike in nature interpretation programs and learn about the trees, ferns, wildflowers, and wildlife of the park.