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Camping Grounds Fairfax 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
 
Trails End
(757) 824-3428
5360 Trails End Dr
Horntown, VA
 
Orkney Springs Campgrounds
(540) 856-2585
28 Orkney Spgs Campground Rd
Orkney Springs, VA
 
Outdoor World Williamsburg
(757) 566-3021
4301 Rochambeau Dr
Williamsburg, VA
 
Fairfax County Government
(703) 471-5414
1400 Lake Fairfax Dr
Reston, VA
 
Bull Run Regional Park
(703) 631-0550
6501 Pohick Bay Dr
Lorton, VA
 
Poe's Southfork Campground
(540) 636-6192
Riverside Dr
Front Royal, VA
 
Riverside Camp II Campground
(800) 421-7116, (804) 966-5536
715 Riverside Drive
Lanexa, VA
Number of Sites
34 Total Camp/RV Sites,28 30 Amp Service,34 Electric and Water,28 Full Hookups,35 Max RV Length,2 Pull-Thru Sites,1 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Boat Launch,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Fishing,Kayak Rentals,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,

Riverview Campground
(540) 726-9525
Po Box 122
Narrows, 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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