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Camping Grounds Portsmouth VA

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Smitty's Mobile Home Park
(757) 461-4407
6659 E Virginia Beach Blvd
Norfolk, VA
 
Providence Mobile Court
(757) 420-3830
1100 S Military Hwy
Chesapeake, VA
 
Fam Camp
(757) 766-7627
123 Saunders Rd
Hampton, VA
 
Bay Haven Camp
(757) 721-6680
1400 Public Landing Rd
Virginia Beach, VA
 
North Bay Shore Campground
(800) 421-7116, (757) 426-7911
3257 Colechester Road
Virginia Beach, VA
Number of Sites
90 Total Camp/RV Sites,70 20 Amp Service,70 30 Amp Service,15 50 Amp Service,90 Electric and Water,5 Full Hookups,35 Max RV Length,9 No Hookups,12 Pull-Thru Sites,50 Seasonal,50 Sideouts,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

Chesapeake Campground
(757) 485-0149
693 George Washington Hwy S
Chesapeake, VA
 
Gordon's Trailer Court
(757) 851-9205
321 S 1st St
Hampton, VA
 
Holiday Trav-l Park
(757) 425-0249
1075 General Booth Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Virginia Beach Campground
(757) 428-1444
1240 General Booth Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Davis Lakes & Campgrounds
(757) 539-1191
200 Byrd St
Suffolk, 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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