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FAQs

What are your cabins like?

The log cabins have one or two bedrooms, kitchen, bath with a shower stall and a living/dining area.  All cabins have hardwood floors, fireplace, microwave oven, drip coffee maker, picnic table and outdoor grill.   Some cabins have a screened-in porch.

How many people will the cabins accomodate?

The cabins will accomdate two to six people.  Rollaway beds are available for additional persons.

Do we need to bring anything?

The kitchen is equiped with cooking utensils, pots, pans, dinnerware and silverware.   Towels, sheets, pillows and blankets are provided. Cribs are available.

IS THERE A TELEPHONE IN THE CABINS?

No. A public telephone is available near the forest office.

IS THERE A TELEVISION IN THE CABINS?
Yes and No. Satellites allowed us to install televisions in 9 of our 13 cabins at Greenbrier State Forest. Including television in nine cabins occurred in autumn of 2014.  We chose not to include television in four of our Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) log cabins. Those CCC cabins are numbered 4, 5, 6, and 7 because many guests desire traditional accommodations, without distraction within our beautiful mountainous surroundings.  Cabins numbers 1-3 and 8-13 have satellite TV.

Are pets allowed?

Dogs and cats are permitted in a limited number of cabins, call for reservations with pets. View pet policy here.

Are the cabins heated?

The only heat is provided by the fireplace.  Firewood and kindling are provided.

Are the cabins and campsites located in a wooded area?

Yes.   The forest is made up primarily of deciduous trees mixed with pines and hemlocks.

Is the forest located in the mountains?

Yes.  Kates Mountain, at 3280 feet, is the primary physical feature of the forest.  However, the developed recreation area is located in a narrow valley, along a small stream.

How far away is whitewater rafting?

Whitewater rafting on the New River is approximately 1 1/2 hours away.  Float trips are available locally on the Greenbrier River.

How do we get there?

From the east or west take I-64 to Exit 175, turn south on Harts Run Road and travel 1 1/2 miles to the forest.

What is there to do there?

Hiking, biking, nature study, photography, swimming during the summer season, picniking, seasonal nature and recreation program, hunting in-season.  Nearby activities include: golfing, float trips, commercial cave tours, anitque shopping and fine dining in historic Lewisburg and White Sulphur Springs.Located in the southeastern corner of the state near the border of Virginia, Greenbrier State Forest provides over 5,100 acres of heavily forested, mountainous terrain for outdoor recreation.  Magnificent views of the surrounding countryside are afforded by the impressive and imposing 3,280 foot high Kate's Mountain. Check out our Recreation page for more info on activities and nearby attractions.

Is there cell phone service at the forest?

Yes.

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