Kick Off Your Summer Camping in Virginia!

Ready to kick off your summer camping in Virginia? The Virginia Campground Association (VCA) invites you and your family to explore the best campgrounds in the state, offering a premier camping experience with top quality RV sites, tent camping and rental options.

Newport News Park Campgruond
Tent campers welcome! Credit: Newport News Park Campground 

Summer camping in Virginia can be back-to-basics on primitive sites, or well-developed tent sites with electric and water hookups, to RV sites with resort-style amenities, such as cable television, wireless internet, large swimming pools with splash grounds and water slides, mini golf, disc golf, jumping pillows and pads, game rooms, camp stores, and everything in between.

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone ParkTM Natural Bridge
Pools, Splash Grounds, Slides, Jumping Pillows, Arcades, and more! Photo Courtesy of Yogi Bear’s Jellystone ParkTM Natural Bridge 

VCA campgrounds are big rig friendly with large pull through sites, pet friendly with pet parks and beaches, and family friendly with planned activities for kids of all ages. There are also rental options from luxurious lodges and RVs to small camping cabins and safari glamping tents.

Virginia Beach KOA
Big Rigs Welcome! Credit: Virginia Beach KOA

Many parks also feature water access on the bay or one of our major rivers or lakes with onsite water sports like fishing, boating, river tubing, kayaking, canoeing, and swimming. No matter what you are looking for, Virginia is for camping lovers, especially this summer!

Wilderness Presidential Resort
Waterfront rentals available at multiple locations across the state! Credit: Wilderness Presidential Resort

From big cities like Richmond, Virginia Beach, Charlottesville, and Roanoke to quaint rural towns, Virginia’s history and geography provide today’s campers with every type of experience imaginable. The private campgrounds, RV parks, and regional parks exceed expectations by offering quality facilities, amenities, recreational activities, and endless family fun.

Small Country Campground
Virginia’s Campgrounds offer family fun amenities and activities! Credit: Small Country Campground 

This summer explore the winding roads along Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Parkway, warm white sand on one of our many beaches on the Chesapeake Bay or Atlantic Ocean, wonderfully rich Virginia wines, fresh produce from local orchards and farms, thrilling rides at award winning amusement parks, Bush Gardens and Kings Dominion, or the heritage homes of America’s early Presidents, Virginia has something for everyone!

Smith Mountain Campground
From small quiet parks to large resorts, Virginia has it all! Credit: Smith Mountain Campground
New Point RV Resort & Marina
Enjoy sandy beaches and water activities while you camp! Credit: New Point RV Resort & Marina 

The Virginia Campground Association proudly presents the Summer Edition 2021 Virginia Campground Digital Directory available at This Camping Guide is a comprehensive listing of 70+ independent campgrounds and RV parks throughout Virginia. Our seven regions stem from the beaches of the Eastern Shore to the mountains of South West Blue Ridge, the callings of national museums and our nation’s Capital in Northern Virginia, charming small towns and the historical seafood industry of the Chesapeake Bay, bustling Virginia Beach to a number of river and lakefront campgrounds making up the Tidewater/Hampton Roads, forests and lakes surrounded by foothills throughout Central Virginia, to the majestically scenic Blue Ridge Parkway and wondrous caverns throughout the Shenandoah Valley. Plan your summer camping adventure today!

Premium campsites for RVs of all sizes! Credit: Candy Hill Campground 

The 2021 Digital Directory is an interactive source with slideshows, videos and links VCA’s campground who provide a wide range of facilities and amenities to meet the diverse interests of campers and RVers. The camping guide opens into each region featuring maps and links to historical sites, local attractions, outdoor recreation and nature parks, trails and refuges, and campground activities. Individual campground listings provide complete easy to follow information on their amenities and attractions, sites and accommodations, locations, seasons with contact and reservation availability. Our campground hosts eagerly look forward to welcoming you and serving all of your camping needs this camping summer.

Wi-Fi and Cable TV just for you! Credit: Jeff Greenough

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