Top Equestrian Camping near Monroe, VA

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Best Equestrian Camping Sites Near Monroe, VA (4)

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    1.

    Douthat State Park Campground

    26 Reviews
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    Clifton Forge, Virginia

    Cabins

    To camp at Douthat State Park you must have with you either your reservation number(s) or confirmation letter at check-in. If you've arranged for someone else to check in for you, make sure that person has your reservation number as the number is needed to enter the cabin. All cabins are pet-friendly; there is a fee per pet per night. Camping and cabin guests should be prepared to show a valid ID if requested. Check-in is 4 p.m. and checkout is 10 a.m.

    Camping

    Douthat is known for delightful, inviting campsites and makes great camping near Richmond. Some offer a splendid view of Douthat Lake. Camping is available year-round in Whispering Pines campground. (Note: Water is unavailable at individual campsites from November through March because of freezing weather. As hot water is still available in the bathhouse, camping fees are not reduced.) The campgrounds are pet-friendly. Generators may not be used in any campgrounds.

    Lodges

    Please note that the cancellation fee for Douthat Main Lodge, Creasey Lodge and Beard's Mountain Lodge is higher than it is for cabins.

    Douthat Lodge (atop mountain): Six-bedroom, rents Saturday - Saturday

    This log lodge overlooks the park. It was built by the CCC. It sleeps 13 and allows 15. There are six bedrooms: one queen bed, one queen bed, one queen bed, four twin beds, two twin beds and one twin bed. It has a fireplace, two bathrooms, a washer and a dryer.

    Creasey Lodge (behind park's main office). Five-bedroom. Weekly rentals start on Friday when a week-long stay is required. Fully universally accessible.

    This one story wood-frame lodge is next to the park office. It accommodates up to 18 guests. There are five bedrooms: one queen bed, two sets of bunk beds, two sets of bunk beds, two sets of bunk beds, two sets of bunk beds. It has a fireplace and three bathrooms.

    Beards Mountain Lodge: Six-bedroom, maximum occupancy is 16. Weekly rentals start on Sunday when a week-long stay is required.

    This frame-built facility is midway up the mountain and is universally accessible. It accommodates up to 16 guests. There are three bathrooms and six-bedrooms; queen, queen, two twins, two twins, two bunk beds, two bunk beds.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $20 - $40 / night

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    Bear Creek Lake State Park Campground

    18 Reviews
    103 Photos
    144 Saves
    Cumberland, Virginia

    Bear Creek Lake State Park Campground, nestled near Cumberland, VA, is a gem for anyone looking to escape into nature. This place has it all—whether you're into tent camping, RVing, or even glamping in a cabin. The campground is open year-round, so you can enjoy its beauty no matter the season.

    One of the standout features here is the lake. Visitors rave about the lake beach, perfect for swimming and paddle boating. If you're into fishing, you'll find plenty of spots to cast your line. The lakefront sites, especially in the Acorn loop, offer stunning views and easy access to the water. Just imagine waking up to a serene lake view every morning.

    The campground also boasts a well-maintained trail system. It's a paradise for hikers and those who love a good walk in the woods. The trails are well-marked and offer a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle. Plus, you might even spot some interesting wildlife—one camper mentioned seeing an albino squirrel!

    For those who prefer a bit more comfort, the cabins are a great option. They're clean, well-equipped with dishes, pots, and utensils, and some even offer beautiful water views. It's like having a cozy home right in the middle of nature.

    Families will appreciate the playground and picnic areas, making it easy to keep the kids entertained. And if you need any supplies, the on-site market has you covered. Pets are welcome too, so feel free to bring your furry friends along.

    Overall, Bear Creek Lake State Park Campground offers a fantastic mix of relaxation and outdoor activities. Whether you're here for a weekend or a longer stay, you're bound to have a memorable time.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Don's Cab-Inns Campground

    7 Reviews
    20 Photos
    76 Saves
    Hardy, Virginia
    • Electric Hookups
    • ADA Access
    • Equestrian
    • Alcohol

    $25 - $100 / night

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      James River State Park Campground

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      4 Saves
      Greenway, Virginia

      Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the park features rolling grasslands, quiet forests and beautiful views, as well as 3 miles of shoreline along the James River. Visitors can hike, bike, canoe, kayak, fish or tent camp on the banks of the historic river or at Branch Pond

      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Electric Hookups
      • Phone Service
      • Reservable
      • ADA Access

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