Thirteen miles of trails crisscross the forest offering everything from glimpses of rare Kate's Mountain flora to a fitness trail near the picnic area. Several miles of forest management roads provide additional hiking and biking opportunities.
During the summer season, from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, the Greenbrier State Forest heated pool provides an ideal spot to exercise or just relax. Barring any problems with the pool renovation, the pool will open on Saturday of Memorial Day weekend. Renovation to the pool includes new gunite pool basin, new piping and mechanicals and a new wading pool with spray features. The bathhouse and pool are fully accessible at Greenbrier State Forest. The pool is open seven days a week; Monday - Thursday noon to 5:30 p.m. and Friday - Sunday 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Admission is $3.00 for adults and $2.50 for children under 12 years of age. Season passes and books of passes are available.
Numerous picnic sites are offered for forest guests. This area is furnished with tables, fireplaces, drinking water, toilet facilities and two reservable shelters.
Accessible shelter and picnic sites are available.
An archery field range, muzzleloading rifle range, horseshoes and volleyball are available. Playground equipment is provided at the picnic areas.
In season, hunting is permitted on the forest.
The nearby Greenbrier River affords some of the finest smallmouth bass fishing opportunities in the eastern U. S. Stream and lake fishing is available nearby.
Some of the more popular species include trout, largemouth and smallmouth bass,
crappie, bluegill, catfish and walleye.
West Virginia state hunting/fishing licenses are required.