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Best Places to Go Camping in Virginia

Vineetha Rao Suravajjala
Setting up a tent under the wide open night sky, nothing can be better than this! And one of the best places to do this, is in the scenic campgrounds of Virginia.
With campgrounds along the shore to campsites in woods, Virginia is right up there on the list of favourites for serious campers everywhere!

Foster Falls

From primitive campgrounds to ones with more , the New River Trail State Park is a great place for a rugged camper. We recommend hitting up Foster Falls for an unforgettable experience.

Virginia Beach

Big beautiful beaches with bright golden brown sands are all a part of the False Cape State Park, which offers access to serene stretches of Virginia beaches, making it a great romantic getaway!

Shenandoah National Park

Take a hike and camp in the Shenandoah National Park, only to be rewarded with some of the best views of and from the lofty mountains of Virginia.

Greenwood Point

For a more comfort-filled camping trip, head to the resorts at Greenwood Point! From fishing and hiking to swimming, some of these resorts are the best way to glamp and explore the beauty of Virginia.

Big Meadows

A campground near the Shenandoah national Park, Big Meadows proximity to waterfalls adds to its appeal for serious hikers!

Pocahontas State Park

A more modern and convenient way fo camping, the campsites in the Pocahontas State Park are among the most popular campgrounds in Virginia.

Lake Fairfax

Located fairly close to the metropolitan area, Lake Fairfax is a great place for families with children with a requirement of modern amenities. What’s more, its pet friendly too!

Occoneechee State Park

With wide open spaces, the Occoneechee State Park, named after the clan that once occupied these lands, is known as a great place to learn or hone those horse riding skills!


Because of the natural beauty of the country side, some of these campgrounds may require advance booking. Check before you plan!
However, if you are going back country camping through a state or national park, don’t forget to carry the right tools and kits!

Best Time to Visit

For crisp clear breeze and lovely weather, visit these campgrounds in Virginia in Autumn!