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Camping Grounds Colonial Heights VA

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Roadrunner Campground
(804) 796-5160
13900 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Chester, VA
 
Picture Lake Campground
(804) 861-0174
7818 Boydton Plank Rd
Petersburg, VA
 
Whippernock Marina & Campgrounds
(804) 265-5252
2700 Sutherland Rd
Sutherland, VA
 
Yogi Bear''s Jellystone Park at Natural Bridge
(800) 421-7116, (540) 291-2727
16 Recreation Lane
Natural Bridge Station, VA
Number of Sites
210 Total Camp/RV Sites,112 30 Amp Service,85 50 Amp Service,210 Electric and Water,122 Full Hookups,45 Max RV Length,3 No Hookups,55 Pull-Thru Sites,22 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cable TV,Dump Station,Firewood,Group Area,Handicapped Restroom Facilities,Ice,Internet Access at Specific Locations in Park,WiFi HotSpots,Laundry,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Propane,Snack Bar,Store,Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Arcade,Game room,Beach Volleyball,Biking Trails,Bird Watching,Canoe Rentals,Fishing,Golf Carts,Hay Rides,Hiking Trails,Horse Shoes,Mini Golf,Nature Trails,Picnic Area,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,Swimming - Lake,Swimming - River,Theme Weekends,Tube rentals,Water activities,Water Slides,

Carrollwood Campground
(276) 728-9312
86 Carrollwood Dr
Woodlawn, VA
 
Spring Gardens
(804) 732-8908
2178 County Dr
Petersburg, VA
 
Camptown Campground
(804) 469-4569
22819 Camptown Dr
Petersburg, VA
 
Cozy Cove Campground
(804) 265-9000
713 Sutherland Rd
Church Road, VA
 
White Tail Resort
(800) 421-7116, (757) 859-6123
39033 White Tail Drive
Ivor, VA
Number of Sites
170 Total Camp/RV Sites,124 30 Amp Service,40 50 Amp Service,170 Electric and Water,150 Electric Only,40 Max RV Length,164 Sideouts,20 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Arcade/Game room,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,Water activities,

Davis Mh & Rv Park
(757) 244-5030
78 Dean Ray Ct
Newport News, 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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