Permits & Reservations


Reservations for shelters and group sites at Burnwood and Dunglen

Burnwood and Dunglen;
To reserve picnic shelters or group campgrounds at Burnwood or Dunglen call (304) 465-6517. Please note that RVs, pop-ups, and camping trailers are not permitted at the Dunglen Group Campsite.

The rate for shelters at Burnwood and Dunglen is $75 per night.

Reservations are only accepted for group sites. All other campsites in the park are first come first served and reservations are not required.

Directions to Burnwood Shelter: Burnwood shelter is located on U.S. Route 19 just north of Fayetteville and directly across the highway from the Canyon Rim Visitor Center.

Directions to Dunglen Shelter: From US 19 north of Beckley take the Glen Jean exit. Take an immediate left, and go 0.5 miles to Glen Jean. Take a right turn and follow signs to Thurmond on WV 25. (you will take a left at the first stop sign in front of a historic bank building, then veer left at the next intersection). Continue on Rt 25 for 6 miles to a three way intersection. Bear right. The Dunglen shelter will be on your left.

Reservations for Grandview Picnic Shelters

To Reserve shelters at Grandview:
In an effort to process shelter reservations more efficiently while still maintaining good customer service, New River Gorge National Park and Preserve is now processing Grandview shelter reservations through, an online reservation system that is extensively utilized by the National Park Service, National Forest Service, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service across the nation. All reservations for shelters at Grandview are reservable online at or by calling the National Recreation Reservation Service at 877-444-6777. Shelter prices will remain unchanged from last year.

Reservations can be made up to 12 months in advance. accepts payment by credit or debit card, including: VISA, Master Card, Discover and American Express.

Shelter Prices:

Playground Shelter at Grandview: $90.00 (This is the shelter by the main parking lot)
Shelter 1 at Grandview: $70.00 (located near North Overlook)
Shelter 2 at Grandview: $75.00
Shelter 3 at Grandview: $70.00
Shelter 4 at Grandview $75.00


Photo Galleries of group camping areas and Grandview picnic shelters:

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Last updated: May 17, 2021

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 246, 104 Main Street
Glen Jean, WV 25846


(304) 465-0508

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