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Rates and Policies

Seneca State Forest - Pioneer Cabin Rates

(Rates subject to WV state sale tax and a 6% hotel/motel taxes)


Week Night Friday or Saturday Night Weekly Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night

Cabin 5
No bedroom

$62 $82 $412 Call

Cabin 1 –
Cabin 2

$73 $102 $496 Call

Cabin 3

$89 $119 $594 Call

Cabin 4

$99 $129 $654 Call

Cabin 6

$103 $135 $682 Call

Cabin 7
Three-bedroom w/loft

$116 $150 $764 Call

Cabin 8

$129 $156 $828 Call

Pioneer Cabins at Seneca State Forest are closed in winter months.

Seneca State Forest Campground Fees



Additional persons



$ 17 per site for up to six people

$ 3 per additional person



Inquire via telephone about Scout group camping.

One camping unit is permitted per site (children may have one additional unit on the same site). Sites are not reservable. This is rarely a problem for those wanting to camp.

Usually the campground does not fill up except possibly on holiday weekends in good weather.

Seneca State Forest – Group Camp Option - Fees

$60 per night for up to 15 people
$4 per additional person
50% of total is due in advance as a deposit (reservation required, and no reservation fee will be assessed)

Seneca State Forest
Thorny Mountain Fire Tower - Fees

Weekdays: $80 per night plus applicable taxes.

Friday, Saturday: $85 per night plus applicable taxes.
Maximum occupancy 4 individuals.
Review guidelines here.

By advanced reservation only – call 304-799-6213

Cabin Policies

When making cabin reservations for two nights or more, a deposit of one-half the rental fee is required with the balance due upon arrival; the full rental fee is required for one night reservations.
If you make your reservation by telephone using check as payment, you will have ten days in which to make payment unless it is a last-minute booking. Phone reservations, unless payment is by check or money order, will be a credit card transaction at the time of the reservation.

Cancellations beyond seven days of arrival forfeits $30 cancellation fee only. Cancellations within seven days of arrival forfeits fifty percent of the deposit amount paid plus a $30 cancellation fee.

Deposits will not be returned for cancellation for a one night reservation within seven days of arrival.
Personal checks, money orders, and major credit cards are accepted. Identification may be requested.

Rates posted are subject to change. Rates quoted at the time the reservation is made and confirmed with an advance deposit is the rental rate.   (03Apr15)

During the summer season (second Monday in June through Labor Day) the cabins may be reserved for one or two week periods as well as from Monday to Friday and Friday to Monday. The weekly rentals may be from Monday to Monday or Friday to Friday. Shorter periods of time may be rented if there is a last minute cancellation. Before and after the summer season, cabins may be rented by the night, with two nights usually required on weekends. Reservations may be made up to one year in advance (from the first day of the month) and are recommended at all times.

Personal bedding, except for infants, is not permitted in the cabins.

An individual 18 years or older must occupy each cabin rented.

Cabin guests may not camp on the cabin grounds, and camping is permitted only on designated sites.

Alcoholic beverages are prohibited within the boundaries of Seneca.

Quiet hours begin at 10 pm nightly.

Pet Policy

Dogs and cats are permitted in designated as pet friendly, call for fees and reservations with pets.

You may review the WV State Parks pet policy here

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