Lovely wooded 2,588-acre Cedar Creek State Park, located in the heart of West Virginia, invites you to enjoy tranquil seclusion amid the rolling hills and wide valleys of this bucolic setting while enjoying a variety of outdoor activities. The surroundings make an idyllic backdrop for outdoor recreation. The park maintains both a pool and ponds, over 14 miles of hiking trails, and a miniature golf course.
Visitors to the park will also enjoy learning about life in times past through the one-room schoolhouse the park maintains. The schoolhouse dates back to 1910 and is furnished just as it would have been when it was in use. The schoolhouse is open most Saturdays during the summer with tours to delight the young and young at heart. You'll also find a restored log cabin within the park. The log cabin acts as the campground check-in station. Guests to the park can choose from 65 camp sites with both water and electric hookups. These sites can accommodate RV’s up to 60-feet in length. Sites are level and well maintained. Guests wishing to camp at the park will be delighted to find that accommodations include three bathhouses with hot showers, a laundry facility, a camp store and tables and grills at all campsites.
RV Rentals in Cedar Creek State Park
Transportation in Cedar Creek State Park
The park's address is:
2947 Cedar Creek Rd.
Glenville, WV 26351
Cedar Creek State Park is only 25-miles west of I-79. The park is four miles south of the town of Glenville. Guests traveling through Glenville will take US-119 S for approximately three and a half miles. Make a sharp left turn onto Cedar Creek/Clear Creek. It you reach 119/13 on your left, you have missed your turn. Once on Cedar Creek/Clear Creek, simply follow this road into the park. You'll be traveling approximately four miles on this road before coming to the park itself.
Visitors visiting Cedar Creek State Park will find parking available at the camp sites. Guests who are camping are allowed to park two vehicles here. There is also parking available near the one-room schoolhouse and cabin.
There is no access to public transportation available within the park.
Campgrounds and parking in Cedar Creek State Park
Campsites in Cedar Creek State Park
Cedar Creek State Park
Cedar Creek State Park maintains 65 camp sites with water and electric hookup. The campground has one site that can accommodate an RV up to 60-feet in length. There are also two additional sites that can accommodate RV’s up to 50-feet in length. The park takes reservations from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis through October 31st. The camp sites are generally level and well maintained with three bathhouses, tables, and grills. There is also a laundry facility and a camp store on site.
Cedar Creek State Park also maintains a 10-site group camp facility with water and electricity, a group fire circle, a grill pad, picnic tables, and a water fountain.
Guests to the park can stay for a maximum of 14 consecutive days at a time. Two vehicles are allowed per camp site and you are allowed to run generators outside of quiet hours. Quiet hours are maintained between 10 pm and 7am daily. Pets are welcome but must be maintained on a leash of no more than 10-feet in length.
Seasonal activities in Cedar Creek State Park
Guests to Cedar Creek State Park with an interest in this modern treasure hunting adventure will be happy to hear that there are multiple geocache sites within Cedar Creek State Park. Hunt for the:
Cedar Chest Cache:
This easy cache is located in fairly challenging terrain. The cache is located on the Park View Trail. The hike offers guests a challenging hike with a steep climb along the ridge line. Guests will find trail maps available at the park office. Guests who locate this green medium-sized ammo can will note that the person managing this cache has left a camera here. Please, take your picture but leave the camera in the cache. Guests should feel free to take a trinket from the goodies they find here only if they have a trinket to leave behind.
Three the hard way cache:
This easy to find three stage cache is located in fairly challenging terrain. The cache is located on the Stone Throw Trail which begins at campsite 11. Guests will take the trail to the left and follow the road to campsite 33. At this point, guests will go into the woods. Guests will find the trail well marked with red blazes changing to blue. The first two stages of this cache are prescription drug bottles with coordinates, the final cache is a large ammo can.
Remember to pack your swimsuit for your stay at Cedar Creek State Park. The park maintains a swimming pool that is open from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day. The pool, open from 11 am to 6:45 pm, offers a wonderful escape from the summer heat. The pool rests under the dappled shade of summer foliage and offers families refuge in the summer months. The park also provides a safe swimming space for little campers in the baby pool.
Be sure to pack your hiking shoes when you set out for Cedar Creek State Park. This lovely wooded 2,588-acre state park offers approximately 14 miles of trails. Guests to the area will delight in the hiking options the find against this tranquil backdrop. Trails available to explore include:
This one-and-a-half-mile trail begins at the athletic field and leads guests along Cedar Creek. This is an ideal space to pick out a fishing spot and sink a line.
Grassy Ridge Trail:
This short quarter-of-a-mile trial offers a shortcut from the swimming area to the Grass Ridge picnic area.
North Boundary Trail:
This one-mile trail invites guests to take a winding stroll over shale barrens into an old wood forest.
Park View Trail:
This rugged one and three quarter mile trail offers guests stunning views of the park. Find the trail head near the bridge across from Cedar Creek.
North Bend State Park
Guests to Cedar Creek State Park looking to expand their outdoor experience may want to include a visit to North Bend State Park in nearby Cairo, WV to their stay. Visitors to North Bend State Park will find this park among the rolling hills, lakes, and streams for the Mid-Ohio Valley. Guests will find a variety of recreational opportunities awaiting them in this lovely bucolic setting. The park, named for the horseshoe curve of the North Fork of the Hughes River, offers year-round fishing, hiking, and wildlife viewing opportunities. This park is best known for the 72-mile North Bend Rail Trail, that follows an abandoned B&O Railroad line with several tunnels for guests to explore.
Bulltown Historic Area
Guests to Cedar Creek State Park with an interest in history may wish to visit nearby Bulltown Historic District in nearby Burnsville. A visit to Bulltown Historic Village is a trip back in time. Experience life as it was in the Civil War era during the annual historic reenactments that take place here. An attempt to overtake Union fortifications occurred here in 1863. See the site of Union trenches, the graves of seven Confederate soldiers, as well as intact sections of the Weston-Gauley Turnpike.
Anglers who visit Cedar Creek State Park will find this an ideal place to fish. The park touts three lakes which are seasonally stocked. Trout are stocked in late winter and early spring, muskie are stocked in in summer, and bass and catfish tend to be plentiful year-round. If you're looking for a tranquil fishing spot, you may wish to select a spot along the aptly named Fisherman’s Trail.