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Camping Grounds Burke VA

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Burke Lake Park Golf Course
(703) 323-6600
7315 Ox Rd
Fairfax Station, VA
 
Bull Run Regional Park
(703) 631-0550
7700 Bull Run Dr
Centreville, VA
 
Goose Dam Campground
(540) 483-2100
1155 Goose Dam Rd
Rocky Mount, VA
 
Swan Lake Campground-danville
(434) 836-4880
593 Keeling Dr
Keeling, VA
 
Camp Hat Creek
(434) 376-5655
Highway 601
Brookneal, VA
 
Bull Run Regional Park
(703) 631-0550
6501 Pohick Bay Dr
Lorton, VA
 
Fairfax County Government
(703) 471-5414
1400 Lake Fairfax Dr
Reston, VA
 
Williamsburg Koa Kampground
(757) 565-2907
5210 Newman Rd
Williamsburg, VA
 
Aquia Pines Camp Resort
(800) 421-7116, (540) 659-3447
3071 Jefferson Davis Highway
Stafford, VA
Number of Sites
125 Total Camp/RV Sites,68 30 Amp Service,35 50 Amp Service,125 Electric and Water,80 Full Hookups,45 Max RV Length,90 Pull-Thru Sites,17 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

Shenandoah Valley Koa
(540) 248-2746
State Route 781 W
Verona, VA
 

Campsite Courtesy



"The highest compliment anybody can pay you occurs when he arrives at a campsite the day after you left it and wonders whether anyone's camped there recently," says Les. "Your objective should be to leave it much as it was when you got there, if not better."

According to Les, the first and foremost campsite rule is to leave no sign of human waste. He recommends using a shovel to dig a small hole, then using the shovel to properly cover any fecal matter and toilet tissue. It's disgusting to think about, but Les says he's seen more than one campsite ruined in this regard by discourteous campers.

When it comes to other kinds of refuse, he notes, "If you can pack it in, pack it out."Don't leave trash behind, even if it's not yours.

When pitching camp, Les says to make sure you're back a minimum of 200 feet from water and trails. "A water source is your prime requirement," he says of site selection. But, he adds, proximity to water often means boggy ground. To avoid damaging the area, look for a sandy or rocky strip of beach to use as water access.

Les also recommends that you check with jurisdiction authorities to determine current fire regulations. If your campsite has a pre-established fire pit, don't make a new one. If you're in an area that's never had a fire pit before, asbestos cloths made for such use helps protect the ground. When gathering fuel for your fire, use only dead and downed timber.

"We're really strong proponents of leave-no-trace camping,...

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