Places to Camp near Jamestown, VA

Jamestown, VA is a great camping destination for adventurers of all types. Jamestown is a great camping destination for everyone. There are tons of nearby hikes, adventurous activities, and sights to see. Find the best campgrounds near Jamestown, VA. Read helpful reviews and tips to find the perfect camping option for you and your crew.

Best Camping Sites Near Jamestown, VA (59)

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    1.

    Williamsburg Campground

    27 Reviews
    78 Photos
    92 Saves
    Lightfoot, Virginia

    Known for its history and charm, Williamsburg is a fantastic destination full of exciting attractions and top-notch amenities that make this area a must-visit town. Camping in Williamsburg, Virginia, gives you all the benefits of exploring the city while taking in the beautiful natural scenery the area has on display. Sleep under the bright stars at our campground and be right in the middle of the action for a jam-packed family adventure.

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    • Reservable
    • RVs
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    Chippokes State Park Campground

    20 Reviews
    121 Photos
    207 Saves
    Jamestown, Virginia

    Just across the James River from historic Jamestown in beautiful Surry County, Chippokes Plantation is one of the oldest continually farmed plantations in the country. A working farm since 1619, the park offers modern recreational activities and a glimpse of life in a bygone era. Visitors tour the historic area with its antebellum mansion and outbuildings, stroll through formal gardens, and view antique equipment at the Chippokes Farm and Forestry Museum.

    A campground and four overnight cabins allow visitors to stay on the historic grounds. The park has an Olympic-sized swimming pool and a visitor center with a gift shop. It also provides opportunities to bike, hike, ride horseback and picnic. Chippokes Plantation also offers wedding packages and meeting facilities.

    Cabins, yurts and camping. For information on the availability of overnight accommodations, particular park amenities or to make a reservation, you can reserve online or call 800-933-PARK. Rental rates for cabins and camping vary by season, dwelling and park. First, determine the appropriate season, which can vary by park, then the relevant rate. You also may want to learn about the cancelation and transfer policies. A fee is charged per pet per night for cabin stays.

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    • ADA Access
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    First Landing State Park Campground

    111 Reviews
    331 Photos
    644 Saves
    Virginia Beach, Virginia

    First Landing State park camping site type:

    EW-20ft: Electric/water site for tents, pop-ups and RVs up to 20 feet long. Each campsite has a picnic table and fire-grill. Bathhouse with hot showers. 20-amp service.

    EW-30ft: Electric/water site for tents, pop-ups, RVs up to 30 feet length. Each campsite has a picnic table and fire-grill. Bathhouse with hot showers. 20, 30 and 50-amp service.

    EW-50ft: Electric/Water site for RVs only 32-50 feet in length. Each campsite has a picnic table and fire-grill. Bathhouse with hot showers. 20, 30 and 50-amp service.

    Std-20ft: No electric/water on this site. Accommodates tents, pop-ups and RVs up to 20 feet in length. Each campsite has a picnic table and fire-grill. Bathhouse with hot showers.

    Sites 44 - 65: Group Campground - No electric/water on these sites. Three-site minimum purchase required. Each campsite has a picnic table and fire-grill. Bathhouse with hot showers. Good for tents. Group camp area - site specific; maximum six people per site. A large shelter, which is available to only group campers, may be rented.

    Each yurt has a large wooden deck, two picnic tables, a pedestal grill and a fire ring with cooking grate. Reservations are required. Parking for two vehicles is allowed for each yurt. Those with additional vehicles must pay the daily parking fee and park in available overflow spaces in the campground.

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    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $28 - $40 / night

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    Chickahominy Riverfront Park

    19 Reviews
    80 Photos
    166 Saves
    Jamestown, Virginia

    Welcome to Chickahominy Riverfront Park, a fantastic spot near Williamsburg, VA. This place has got it all if you're into camping, kayaking, or just soaking up some beautiful river views. The park is open year-round, so you can plan your visit whenever it suits you.

    One of the standout features here is the riverfront access. You can fish off the pier, launch your kayak, or even rent one if you didn't bring your own. There's also a boat ramp for motorized boats, making it super convenient for those who love to be out on the water.

    The campground itself offers a mix of tent, RV, and glamping accommodations. Some sites are right by the river, offering stunning views and a nice breeze. Full hookups are available, and the facilities are well-maintained with clean bathhouses and a convenient dump station. There's also a camp store for any essentials you might need.

    For families, there's a playground and a fenced pool to keep the kids entertained. If you're into biking, you'll love the easy access to the Virginia Capital Trail, which runs from Richmond to Williamsburg. It's a great way to explore the local plantations, farms, and forests.

    If you're looking to explore beyond the campground, Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg, and Busch Gardens are just a short drive away. You can even take a ferry ride across the river to enjoy a meal with a view.

    Overall, Chickahominy Riverfront Park offers a great mix of activities and amenities, making it a perfect spot for a relaxing getaway. Whether you're here for the fishing, the biking, or just to unwind by the river, you're in for a treat.

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    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Anvil Campground

    17 Reviews
    23 Photos
    88 Saves
    Williamsburg, Virginia

    This is the oldest campground in Virginia and top 5 oldest in the nation.

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    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $30 - $140 / night

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    Pocahontas State Park Campground

    76 Reviews
    296 Photos
    306 Saves
    Chester, Virginia

    Just 20 miles from Richmond, Pocahontas offers boating, picnicking, camping, camping cabins, 90-plus miles of trails, and nature and history programs. The Aquatic Center, which has a toddler pool, fountain wet deck, three-foot and five-foot-deep leisure pools, an activity pool and two tubular water slides, affords seasonal water-based activities for all. Three lakes offer plenty of fishing. Boat rentals are available seasonally by the 225-acre Swift Creek Lake. The Civilian Conservation Corps Museum, dedicated to Depression-era workers who helped build the state park system, is one of a handful in the nation. Two dining halls may be rented for meetings, weddings and special events. Rustic group facilities with primitive overnight cabins (bunkhouses) are available seasonally for larger groups.

    The park's 2,000-seat amphitheater hosts the Pocahontas Premieres series of concerts and family-friendly entertainment.

    Pocahontas State Park's location and 90 miles of trails make it particularly popular among bicyclists.

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    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $35 - $40 / night

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    American Heritage RV Park

    14 Reviews
    24 Photos
    41 Saves
    Norge, Virginia

    Welcome to American Heritage RV Park, nestled near Williamsburg, VA. This spot is perfect for those who want a mix of comfort and convenience while exploring the historic area. The campground is open all year and offers a variety of accommodations, including tent sites, RV spots, and cabins.

    One of the standout features here is the full hookup sites with concrete pads and patios, making it easy to set up and settle in. The park is big rig friendly, so no worries if you're rolling in with a larger RV. Plus, there's free WiFi and cable TV, which is a nice touch for those who like to stay connected.

    Visitors often mention the friendly and helpful staff. One camper even noted that the staff gave them a ride to the dumpster while they were taking out the trash—talk about service! The park is also pet-friendly, so feel free to bring your furry friends along.

    For families, there's plenty to keep everyone entertained. The swimming pool is a hit, and there's also a game room, horseshoes, volleyball, and even mini-golf. If you're into outdoor activities, there are a few walking trails to explore. And for those who like a bit of comfort, the bathrooms and showers are clean and well-maintained.

    The location is another big plus. You're close to grocery stores and pharmacies, and it's just a short drive to Colonial Williamsburg and York River State Park. If you're up for a bit of a drive, Virginia Beach isn't too far either.

    Overall, American Heritage RV Park offers a comfortable and convenient base for exploring the Williamsburg area. Whether you're staying for a night or planning an extended visit, you'll find plenty to enjoy here.

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    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Newport News Park

    11 Reviews
    55 Photos
    57 Saves
    Lackey, Virginia

    Welcome to Newport News Park, a gem nestled near Newport News, VA. This place is a haven for campers looking to escape into nature without straying too far from civilization. The park sprawls over 7,111 acres, offering a mix of RV and tent sites tucked among the trees, providing a good amount of privacy and a true woodland feel.

    One of the standout features here is the 18-hole championship disc golf course. If you're into archery, there's a range for that too. And for those with furry friends, Fido Field dog park gives your pets an acre to roam freely. The park is also a paradise for hikers and bikers, with miles of trails winding through the forest. Birdwatchers and history buffs will find plenty to keep them occupied as well.

    The campground itself is well-equipped. You'll find electric and water hookups, heated showers, toilets, and a dump station. There's even a camp store for any essentials you might need. The sites are spacious and well-maintained, though some can be a bit uneven, so bring your leveling blocks if you're in an RV.

    Families will appreciate the playground and the various group sites available. And if you're staying for a while, there's laundry on-site to keep things fresh. Just a heads-up, pets are welcome but make sure you have a rabies certificate handy.

    Overall, Newport News Park offers a peaceful retreat with plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained. Whether you're here for a weekend or a longer stay, you'll find it a great spot to relax and enjoy the great outdoors.

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    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Kiptopeke State Park Campground

    52 Reviews
    178 Photos
    326 Saves
    Townsend, Virginia

    Welcome to Kiptopeke State Park Campground, nestled near Cape Charles, VA. This spot is a gem for anyone looking to enjoy the great outdoors with a touch of comfort. The campground is open year-round and offers a variety of accommodations, including tent sites, RV spots, cabins, glamping options, and even yurts.

    One of the standout features here is the beach access. Visitors rave about the beautiful beaches, perfect for a day of swimming, fishing, or just soaking up the sun. There's even a separate dog-friendly beach, so your furry friends can join in on the fun. The campground is also big rig friendly, making it a great choice for RV travelers.

    If you're into hiking, you'll find some decent trails to explore. The park's trails are well-marked and maintained, offering a peaceful escape into nature. And don't forget to bring your bug spray—some campers have mentioned that the bugs can be a bit pesky.

    For those who enjoy a bit of history and unique sights, the old ships in the area are a must-see. They add a touch of intrigue to your visit and are a hit with both kids and adults.

    Amenities here are top-notch. You'll find clean bathrooms and showers, electric and sewer hookups, and even a market for any last-minute supplies. Campfires are allowed, so you can enjoy a cozy evening under the stars.

    Overall, Kiptopeke State Park Campground offers a blend of natural beauty and convenient amenities, making it a fantastic spot for a getaway. Whether you're here for the beach, the trails, or just some peace and quiet, you're in for a treat.

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    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $30 - $47 / night

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    Newport News Park Campground

    9 Reviews
    16 Photos
    40 Saves
    Lackey, Virginia
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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near Jamestown, VA?

According to TheDyrt.com, Jamestown, VA offers a wide range of camping options, with 59 campgrounds and RV parks near Jamestown, VA and 2 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Jamestown, VA?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Jamestown, VA is Williamsburg Campground with a 4-star rating from 27 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Jamestown, VA?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 2 free dispersed camping spots near Jamestown, VA.

What parks are near Jamestown, VA?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 11 parks near Jamestown, VA that allow camping, notably Prince William Forest Park and Fort Washington Park.