Blue Bend Forest Camp

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Blue Bend Forest Camp
Blue Bend Forest Camp is located in West Virginia
Blue Bend Forest Camp
Blue Bend Forest Camp is located in the US
Blue Bend Forest Camp
Nearest city Alvon, West Virginia
Coordinates 37°55′14″N 80°16′6″W / 37.92056°N 80.26833°W / 37.92056; -80.26833Coordinates: 37°55′14″N 80°16′6″W / 37.92056°N 80.26833°W / 37.92056; -80.26833
Area 26 acres (11 ha)
Architect Stoddard, Herbert Tilden; CCC
Architectural style Bungalow/Craftsman
NRHP reference # 94000352[1]
Added to NRHP April 20, 1994

Blue Bend Forest Camp, also known as Blue Bend Recreation Area, is a historic recreational area near Alvon, West Virginia. The site was planned and developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps from 1936 to 1938 and is one of four CCC-built recreational areas in Monongahela National Forest. Anthony Creek runs through the camp, and a pool on the creek known as Blue Hole is a fishing area and one of the main features of the site. Blue Bend Forest Camp also includes log picnic shelters and twenty-one campsites.[2] The camp was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 20, 1994.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form for Blue Bend Forest Camp" (PDF). West Virginia Department of Culture. Retrieved 7 December 2010. 

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