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ATTENTION: The bridge on East Fork Road near State Route 37 and the beach will be reduced to a one lane with two-way traffic and a speed limit of 10 miles per hour and a maximum allowable load of 6 tons.

Visitors planning on using the East Fork Campground or Day Use Area should verify the total weight of any vehicle, including recreational vehicles and all equipment under tow, prior to visiting.

The bridge is currently closed and will be opened in April prior to the opening of the recreation season.


Status: Closed through Thu May 08 2014   Season Dates


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

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.


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.


The campground offers 166 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.

Nearby Attractions:

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

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Fishing Dock
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Amphitheater
  • Basketball Courts
  • Boat Ramp
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Hiking
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Pay Phone
  • Pit Toilets
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball Courts
Know Before You Go
  • No pets allowed in the swimming area

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
38.09972, -82.31778
38°5'59"N, 82°19'4"W

From I-64 in Huntington, WV take Exit 8, south on HWY 152 to Wayne, WV. Travel east on Route 37 for 19 miles and follow signs into the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

HC85 BOX 35C

Phone Number:

Information: (304)849-5000