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Camping Grounds Stafford VA

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Aquia Pines Campground
(540) 659-3447
3071 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Stafford, VA
 
Rappahannock River Campgrounds
(540) 399-1839
33017 River Mill Rd
Richardsville, VA
 
Fairfax County Government
(703) 471-5414
1400 Lake Fairfax Dr
Reston, VA
 
Christopher Run Campground
(800) 421-7116, (540) 894-4744
6478 Zachary Taylor Highway
Mineral, VA
Number of Sites
214 Total Camp/RV Sites,214 Electric and Water,36 Full Hookups,40 Max RV Length,4 Pull-Thru Sites,14 Total Rental Units,89 Seasonal,15 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Dump Station,Firewood,Group Area,Ice,Laundry,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Propane,Religious Services,Showers,Store,Cabin Rentals,RV on Site,Lodge Rentals,
Recreation
Arcade,Game room,Basket Ball,Boat Launch,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Fishing,Horse Shoes,Kayak Rentals,Marina,Mini Golf,Nature Trails,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Picnic Area,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Shuffleboard,Swimming - Lake,

Chickahominy Recreational Park
(804) 966-2582
13501 Campground Rd
Lanexa, VA
 
Aquia Pines Camp Resort
(800) 421-7116, (540) 659-3447
3071 Jefferson Davis Highway
Stafford, VA
Number of Sites
125 Total Camp/RV Sites,68 30 Amp Service,35 50 Amp Service,125 Electric and Water,80 Full Hookups,45 Max RV Length,90 Pull-Thru Sites,17 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

Campers Paradise Campground
(540) 297-6109
Rr 122 Box 50
Moneta, VA
 
Horseshoe Campground
(540) 980-0278
Rr 1 Box 223
Draper, VA
 
Whippernock Marina & Campgrounds
(804) 265-5252
2700 Sutherland Rd
Sutherland, VA
 
New River Canoe Outpost
(276) 773-3905
Rr 2
Independence, 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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