large wooded campsites (for RVs only) with picnic tables and fire-ring
hookup and pull-through sites
ponds (catch and release fishing)
and volleyball courts
Kids Campfire Book
firewood (all firewood must be purchased)
- $28 for 2 adults or (1) family of 4 per site.
- Additional family members (maximum 2 people) $5 per-person (per night)
- Limit of 1 RV per site.
a Scenic Drive Away!
DC - 114 miles
MD - 142 miles
MD - 84 miles
VA - 40 miles
MD - 30 miles
to get here...
from Interstate 81
Off I-81 take exit 317. Take 37S to Route 50W, drive
40 miles to Romney. Continue through town on Rt. 50.
Cross the bridge, pass the quarry on right and turn
right at sign for Fox Hollow Rd. Stay straight (follow
double yellow line). Turns into Middle Ridge Road. Entrance
is 2 miles on right.
from Washington DC
Take I-66 to I-81N (66 ends at 81) Follow above directions
from Interstate 81.
from Baltimore, MD
Take US 40W to the I-695 North ramp towards Towson/York,
PA. Take I-70E/I-70W toward Frederick, exit #16. Merge
onto I-70W. Take the US-15 South/US 340 West. Continue
on US-340S, turn right towards US 340S and US 340N and
then bear right towards VA-7W/Winchester. Continue on
Berryville Pike. Take 1-81N. Refer to directions from
Middle Ridge Campground is located in Romney, the oldest
town in West Virginia, in the fertile valley of the
South Branch of the Potomac River. The natural beauty
has played a large role in the developing opportunities
in Romney. The "Trough," is where the South
Branch River is squeezed into a narrow canyon and is
one of the best locations for spotting bald eagles.
You can take a ride on the Potomac Eagle, a scenic railroad
that runs through the Trough so you can view the majestic
scenery. Enjoy Short Mountain Wildlife Preserve with
over 15 miles of marked hiking trails on over 8,000
acres of prime woodlands for hunting and fishing. Nathaniel
Mountain offers another 8,700 acres. Canoe and tubing
in two locations, Romney and Fort Edwards.
For you history buffs, Romney is the home to what is
believed to be the first Confederate Memorial in the
United States, dedicated by the citizens on September
28, 1867. Romney is said to have changed hands 56 times
during the Civil War.
Eagle Scenic Train
Ride where America's bald eagles fly. Experience one
of America's premier narrated tourist trains. Wildlife,
scenery, history and railroad fun. Spring, summer and
fall train excursions.
It was constructed by Union troops between March and
June of 1863. Confederate raids into West Virginia bypassed
the fort, nonetheless the union occupation and troop
activities from both sides had a strong and destructive
impact on the community of the South Branch Potomac
River valley. The earthworks of Fort Mill Ridge are
among the best preserved of the Civil War.
Held the first weekend after Labor Day, Heritage Days
houses historic home site tours, handmade crafts, musical
entertainment, food and fine art exhibits. French and
Indian and Civil War encampments, special train excursion
with mock attacks, historic displays and antique and
classic car displays take place.
This festival is held the first weekend in October.
The delicious aroma of simmering apples and spices mingle
with the scent of wood smoke. Nearly 1,200 bushels of
WV apples, nearly 6,500 pounds of sugar, a secret blend
of spices and a huge portion of love produce 2,000 plus
gallons of Burlington's Famous Apple Butter. The festival
also features musical entertainment, crafts and flea
to Area Organizations...