Camping Grounds Mechanicsville VA
Glen Allen, VA
New Kent, VA
370 Total Camp/RV Sites,70 50 Amp Service,370 Electric and Water,136 Full Hookups,90 Max RV Length,65 Pull-Thru Sites,55 Total Rental Units,210 Sideouts,76 Tent Sites,
Cable TV,Dump Station,Firewood,Fenced Pet Area,Group Area,Ice,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Meeting Rooms,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Propane,Religious Services,Showers,Store,Cabin Rentals,Lodge Rentals,
Basket Ball,Beach Volleyball,Bike Rentals,Bird Watching,Golf Carts,Hiking Trails,Horse Shoes,Jumping Pillow,Nature Trails,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Sports Field,Swimming Pool,Theme Weekends,arcade/game room,
720 Total Camp/RV Sites,660 30 Amp Service,40 50 Amp Service,720 Electric and Water,403 Full Hookups,50 Max RV Length,19 No Hookups,109 Pull-Thru Sites,26 Rental Trailers,
Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,
Arcade/Game room,Boat Launch,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Fishing,Kayak Rentals,Mini Golf,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Swimming - Lake,Swimming Pool,Water activities,
97 Total Camp/RV Sites,35 50 Amp Service,97 Electric and Water,60 Full Hookups,35 Pull-Thru Sites,
New Point, VA
"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,...