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Newport News Park Campground
(757) 888-3333
13564 Jefferson Ave
Newport News, VA
 
Circle Mobile Homes
(757) 249-1264
508 Muller Ln
Newport News, VA
 
Fort Winds
(757) 220-0386
8758 Pocahontas Trl
Williamsburg, VA
 
Williamsburg Campsites
(757) 564-3101
6967 Richmond Rd
Williamsburg, VA
 
Anvil Campgrounds
(757) 565-2300
5243 Mooretown Rd
Williamsburg, VA
 
Davis Mh & Rv Park
(757) 244-5030
78 Dean Ray Ct
Newport News, VA
 
Fair Oaks Family Campground
(757) 565-2101
901 Lightfoot Rd
Williamsburg, VA
 
Outdoor World Williamsburg
(757) 566-3021
4301 Rochambeau Dr
Williamsburg, VA
 
Five Forks Motel & Campground
(757) 229-5026
4360 John Tyler Hwy
Williamsburg, VA
 
Jamestown Beach Campsites
(757) 229-7609
2217 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, 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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