Greenbrier State Forest

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Greenbrier State Forest
Greenbrier State Forest.jpg
Howard Creek gap in Greenbrier Mountain
Map showing the location of Greenbrier State Forest
Map showing the location of Greenbrier State Forest
Location of Greenbrier State Forest in West Virginia
LocationGreenbrier, West Virginia, United States
Coordinates37°44′22″N 80°20′00″W / 37.73944°N 80.33333°W / 37.73944; -80.33333Coordinates: 37°44′22″N 80°20′00″W / 37.73944°N 80.33333°W / 37.73944; -80.33333
Area5,133 acres (20.77 km2)[1]
Elevation3,169 ft (966 m)
Established1938[1]
OperatorWest Virginia Division of Natural Resources and West Virginia Division of Forestry
Websitewvstateparks.com/park/greenbrier-state-forest/

Greenbrier State Forest is a 5,133-acre (21 km2)[1] state forest between Lewisburg and White Sulphur Springs in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States. Greenbrier State Forest is located on Harts Run, a tributary of Howard Creek, and contains historic Kate's Mountain (3,330 feet/1,015 m).

Greenbrier State Forest features 13 miles (21 km) of hiking trails, many of which are also suitable for mountain biking. There is a heated pool, numerous picnic sites with two shelters, archery range, muzzleloading rifle range, horseshoes, 18 basket disc golf course, and volleyball. A naturalist provides nature and recreational events during the summer months.

Hunting and fishing are permitted; state licenses are required.

Accommodations include 12 one- and two-bedroom cabins, 1 handicapped accessible cabin, and 16 campsites with electric hookups and water available at the central bathhouse.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Greenbrier State Forest". West Virginia Division of Forestry. Retrieved 2008-10-10.

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