Camp Dawson  

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Camp Dawson Bivouac Areas
Briery Mountain Training Area       Briery Mountain TA Map
  • Location:   3.5 miles from the cantonment area (PD 15986172)
  • Driving distance from post:  6 miles / 20 minutes
  • Walking distance from post:  3.5 miles/ 52 minutes (* Walking requires direct coordination with Range Control)
  • Communication: Radios are issued by Range Control. When available, cell phone numbers are obtained as an alternate form of contact.
  • Scheduling: To reserve this training area, click on the Schedule Event link.
  • Chance of severe weather exists at all times during winter months

Bivouac Site

PD

Size Supported

Description

South

16156172

Company

Open, few trees

East

16756241

Company

Wooded

Main

16576199

Company

Open, few trees

Stan

16306260

Company

Wooded

North

15906295

Company

Wooded

West

15526280

Company

Wooded

Calvert

15186267

Company to Battalion

Open field and woods

Quarry

16156015

Company

Wooded

Goldmine Training Area                       Goldmine TA Map

  • Location:   Goldmine Training Area, 7.5 miles from the cantonment area (PD 14866045)
  • Driving distance from post:  7.5 miles / 25 minutes
  • Walking distance from post:  5 miles/ 75 minutes (* Walking requires direct coordination with Range Control)
  • Communication: Radios are issued by Range Control. When available, cell phone numbers are obtained as an alternate form of contact.
  • Scheduling:  To reserve this training area, click on the Schedule Event link.
  • Chance of severe weather exists at all times during winter months.

Bivouac Site

PD

Size Supported

Description

Goldmine

13505960

Any

Rugged terrain. No dedicated AA’s on training area.


Pringle Tract Training Area                Pringle Tract TA Map

  • Location:   Pringle Tract, 5 miles from the cantonment area (PD 11356289)
  • Driving distance from post:  5 miles / 10 minutes
  • Walking distance from post:  3.2 miles/ 1 hour (* Walking requires direct coordination with Range Control)
  • Communication:  Radios are issued by Range Control.  When available, cell phone numbers are obtained as an alternate form of contact.
  • Scheduling:  To reserve this training area, click on the Schedule Event link.
  • Chance of severe weather exists at all times during winter months.

Bivouac Site

PD

Size Supported

Description

Dagger

10356256

Company

Open Field

Vance

10606232

Company

Open Field

Quigley

11446152

Company

Open Field

Harper

12696244

Company

Open Field

Rinehart

12546268

Company

Open Field


Volkstone Training Area             Volkstone TA Map

  • Location:   Volkstone Training Area, 3 miles from the cantonment area (PD 14076757)
  • Driving distance from post:  3 miles / 5 minutes 
  • Walking distance from post:  3 miles/ 30 minutes (* Walking requires direct coordination with Range Control)
  • Communication:  Radios are issued by Range Control.  When available, cell phone numbers are obtained as an alternate form of contact.
  • Scheduling:  To reserve this training area, click on the Schedule Event link.
  • Chance of severe weather exists at all times during winter months.

Bivouac Site

PD

Size Supported

Description

Castle

14076757

Platoon

Small, wooded area.  No vehicles

Sabre

14076757

Platoon

Partially wooded, no vehicles

Volkstone

14076757

Small Company

Mostly open field.  No vehicles


Whitehair Training Area             Whitehair TA Map

  • Location:   Whitehair Training Area, 4 miles from the cantonment area (PD 19366765)
  • Driving distance from post:  4 miles / 15 minutes 
  • Walking distance from post:  N/A
  • Communication:  Radios are issued by Range Control.  When available, cell phone numbers are obtained as an alternate form of contact.
  • Scheduling:  To reserve this training area, click on the Schedule Event link.
  • Chance of severe weather exists during winter months.

 

 

 

Bivouac Site

PD

Size Supported

Description

Whitehair

18706595

Any

Rugged terrain. No dedicated AA’s on training area.

Camp Tackett                                Camp Tackett TA Map

  • Location:   Terra Alta, WV (PD 26956900)
  • Driving distance from post:  11 miles / 30 minutes 
  • Walking distance from post:  N/A
  • Communication:  Radios are issued by Range Control.  When available, cell phone numbers are obtained as an alternate form of contact.
  • Scheduling:  To reserve this training area, click on the Schedule Event link.
  • Chance of severe weather exists at all times during winter months.

Bivouac Site

PD<

Size Supported

Description

Camp Tackett

26956900

2 Companies

Wooded area, primarily flat ground


Camp Dawson                                Camp Dawson TA Map

  • Location:   Catonement Area
  • Driving distance from post:  N/A 
  • Walking distance from post:  N/A
  • Communication:  Radios are issued by Range Control.  When available, cell phone numbers are obtained as an alternate form of contact.
  • Scheduling:  To reserve this training area, click on the Schedule Event link.
  • Chance of severe weather exists at all times during winter months.

Bivouac Site

PD

Size Supported

Description

Chapel Field

14866045

Battalion

Open Field


Supporting Information

Hospital Strip Map

Keys for all Land Navigation Courses are available through Range Control


Points of Contact
Range Operations:           304-791-4070   ng.wv.wvarng.list.cd-range-control@mail.mil
Post Operations:               304-791-4388    ng.wv.wvarng.list.cd-op-center@mail.mil
Environmental:                304-791-4135