Camping Grounds Chesterfield VA

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Roadrunner Campground
(804) 796-5160
13900 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Chester, VA
Whippernock Marina & Campgrounds
(804) 265-5252
2700 Sutherland Rd
Sutherland, VA
Spring Gardens
(804) 732-8908
2178 County Dr
Petersburg, VA
Cozy Acres Family Campground
(804) 598-2470
2177 Ridge Rd
Powhatan, VA
Beartree Campground
(276) 388-3642
20993 Bear Tree Gap Rd
Damascus, VA
Cozy Cove Campground
(804) 265-9000
713 Sutherland Rd
Church Road, VA
Camptown Campground
(804) 469-4569
22819 Camptown Dr
Petersburg, VA
Picture Lake Campground
(804) 861-0174
7818 Boydton Plank Rd
Petersburg, VA
Cozy Acres Family Campground
(804) 598-2470
2177 Ridge Rd
Powhatan, VA
Misty Mountain Camp Resort
(800) 421-7116, 943-9713, (540) 456-6409
56 Misty Mountain Road
Greenwood, VA
Number of Sites
97 Total Camp/RV Sites,35 50 Amp Service,97 Electric and Water,60 Full Hookups,35 Pull-Thru Sites,
Cabin Rentals,

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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