Places to Camp near Narrows, VA

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Best Camping Sites Near Narrows, VA (140)

    Camper-submitted photo from Claytor Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Claytor Lake State Park Campground
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    1.

    Claytor Lake State Park Campground

    24 Reviews
    120 Photos
    162 Saves
    Newbern, Virginia

    Ideal for swimming, camping, hiking and picnicking, Claytor Lake is known for sport fishing and boating. The park has a full-service marina with docking slips, supplies, fuel, boat rentals and refreshments. Three lodges and 15 cabins overlook the 4,500-acre lake, offering visitors a scenic retreat. There are 103 campsites, 39 offering electric and water hookups. The park also offers 4 yurts (no electricity).

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Wytheville KOA
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    2.

    Wytheville KOA

    32 Reviews
    53 Photos
    72 Saves
    Max Meadows, Virginia

    Nestled between the beautiful Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains (just one mile off the highway), this KOA Holiday caters to everyone, from families looking for a memorable destination to travelers looking for a quiet location after a day on the road. Check out the improved big rig friendly RV sites, Camping Cabins, Deluxe Cabins and Tent sites. Enjoy the pool with double water slide, fully stocked camp store, gaga ball, mini golf, corn hole, playground, mining sluice, court games, and our catch-and-release fishing pond.

    This campground's Bowling and Family Fun Center is home to indoor batting cage, arcade games, pool tables, skee ball, outdoor mini golf, and the AOK Cafe, which features made to order pizza, wings, and doughnuts! The Bowling and Family Fun Center Pavilion hosts summer weekend activities that include a ride on the KOA Express train, an authentic 1924 fire truck, wagon rides, tie-dye/crafts and a candy hunt (kids 12 & under). This KOA Holiday has brought a new addition to The Fun Center; a first of its kind: a six-lane BOWLING ALLEY complete with automatic scoring for your enjoyment. Nearby, explore the Blue Ridge Parkway, animal park, wineries, antique malls, and the Town of Wytheville's historic attractions and restaurants (some will even deliver to your site).

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

    $50 - $170 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Pipestem Resort State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Pipestem Resort State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Pipestem Resort State Park Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from Pipestem Resort State Park Campground

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    Pipestem Resort State Park Campground

    14 Reviews
    90 Photos
    107 Saves
    Pipestem, West Virginia

    Pipestem Resort has endless adventure activities and is the perfect place for a couple or family retreat. Campers can enjoy everything from zip line tours to horseback riding to biking and more.

    The sprawling 4,050-acre park is located on the border of Summers and Mercer counties and features 82 campsites open year-round, 31 of which are equipped with full hookups. Nineteen sites are electric only.

    The campground is open year-round, weather permitting.

    Campsites may be reserved anytime online, by phone, or at the campground office.

    Reservations may be made for no less than two consecutive nights on weekends (Friday and Saturday) or one-night Sunday through Thursday.

    The number of vehicles or units on a site, payment, cancellations, and refunds information is good to know prior to making a reservation. Read more.

    Small pop-up tents, large RVs and everything in between are welcome.

    Campers with units over 25 feet in length may contact the park to discuss suitable sites.

    Heated bathhouses

    Coin laundry

    Campground store

    Playground area

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Mash Fork Campground — Camp Creek State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Mash Fork Campground — Camp Creek State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Mash Fork Campground — Camp Creek State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Mash Fork Campground — Camp Creek State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Mash Fork Campground — Camp Creek State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Mash Fork Campground — Camp Creek State Park

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    Mash Fork Campground — Camp Creek State Park

    14 Reviews
    73 Photos
    105 Saves
    Camp Creek, West Virginia

    Camp Creek WV State Park and Forest is known for beautiful waterfalls and great camping. With nearly 6,000 acres of lush forest, 35 miles of trails and seven miles of seasonally stocked trout streams, there is something for every hiker, biker, horseback rider and angler to explore and enjoy. Located in Mercer County, two miles off Exit 20 on I-77, Camp Creek is ideal for family vacations and stop-overs during a long drive through the beautiful mountains of southern West Virginia.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Stony Fork Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Stony Fork Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from Stony Fork Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Stony Fork Campground

    5.

    Stony Fork Campground

    17 Reviews
    21 Photos
    43 Saves
    Wytheville, Virginia

    Overview

    Stony Fork, tucked in a dense forest setting, is located at the foot of Big Walker Mountain beside the Big Walker Mountain Scenic Byway. The East Fork of Stony Fork Creek winds through the campground, providing a serene setting for trout fishing and water play for visitors at the welcoming campground. The 1 mile Stony Fork Nature Trail takes campers through groves of pine and hardwoods, and the campground loop road makes for a scenic walk, too.

    Recreation

    The Big Walker Mountain Scenic Byway is an incredible drive for viewing blooms of rhododendron, azalea and mountain laurel in spring, and fiery red and gold foliage in fall. Scenic overlooks highlight views of Mount Rogers and many ridges and valleys. A horseshoe pit at the campground provides hours of fun for families. Experienced hikers love the Seven Sisters Trail, approximately 5 miles, which leads from the campground to the top of Little Walker Mountain, then onto the Scenic Byway.

    Facilities

    The Big Walker Mountain Scenic Byway is an incredible drive for viewing blooms of rhododendron, azalea and mountain laurel in spring, and fiery red and gold foliage in fall. Scenic overlooks highlight views of Mount Rogers and many ridges and valleys. A horseshoe pit at the campground provides hours of fun for families. Experienced hikers love the Seven Sisters Trail, approximately 5 miles, which leads from the campground to the top of Little Walker Mountain, then onto the Scenic Byway.

    Natural Features

    Stony Fork sits in a valley of the Appalachians at a 2,400 foot elevation. Its creekside setting provides a peaceful soundtrack of running water. In springtime, wildflowers and rhododendron dot the region with spectacular colors, and fall is reliably scenic with its red and yellow foliage.

    Nearby Attractions

    Stony Fork is in a natural forest setting at the foot of Big Walker Mountain and adjacent to the Big Walker Scenic Byway. The East Fork of Stony Fork Creek winds through the campground and provides water play and trout fishing. A one-mile nature trail will take campers through stands of pine and hardwoods, while the campground loop road itself is popular with walkers. For the more experienced hiker, Seven Sisters Trail leads from the campground to the top of Little Walker Mountain and back to the Scenic Byway. Within 10 miles of the campground, hike the popular Appalachian Trail, which extends more than 2,175 miles throughout the Appalachian Mountains across 14 states. It is the first trail designated as a National Scenic Trail.__ There is an outdoor shooting range a few miles from the campground.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $20 - $26 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Fort Chiswell RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Fort Chiswell RV Park
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    Camper-submitted photo from Fort Chiswell RV Park
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    Fort Chiswell RV Park

    13 Reviews
    24 Photos
    47 Saves
    Max Meadows, Virginia

    Welcome to Fort Chiswell RV Park, nestled near Max Meadows, VA. This spot is a favorite for many travelers, especially those looking for a convenient stopover near the 81/77 junction. The park is open year-round and offers a peaceful retreat surrounded by picturesque fields and grazing livestock.

    One of the standout features here is the full hook-up sites, which include electric, water, and sewer connections. The park is big-rig friendly, making it a great choice for RV travelers. If you're traveling with pets, you'll appreciate the ample space to walk them and the pet-friendly atmosphere.

    The scenery is a major draw, with open fields and mountain views creating a serene backdrop. Visitors often mention the tranquility of watching cows and sheep graze nearby. The park also has a small store stocked with essentials, and propane is available on-site.

    For those looking to relax, there's a pool (though it might be closed at times), and picnic tables at each site. The park's proximity to the highway makes it an easy stop, but the layout ensures you won't be disturbed by traffic noise.

    Whether you're stopping for a night or planning a longer stay, Fort Chiswell RV Park offers a quiet, relaxing environment with all the necessary amenities to make your stay comfortable.

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

    $40 - $42 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from New River Junction Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from New River Junction Campground
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    8.

    Little Beaver State Park Campground

    16 Reviews
    78 Photos
    98 Saves
    Daniels, West Virginia

    Welcome to Little Beaver State Park Campground, nestled near Beaver, West Virginia. This place is a gem for anyone looking to escape into nature from April 1 to October. The campground offers a mix of tent, RV, cabin, and even glamping accommodations, so there's something for everyone.

    One of the standout features here is the abundance of scenic beauty. Visitors often rave about the lush foliage and the variety of mushrooms you can spot along the trails. The park is also home to a lot of deer, making it a great spot for wildlife enthusiasts. If you're into hiking or biking, the trails here are top-notch and offer plenty of opportunities to explore.

    The campground itself is well-equipped with amenities like electric hookups, drinking water, and showers. There's also a sanitary dump station for RVs, which is super convenient. While there are no sewer hookups at the sites, the dump station is easily accessible. The sites are spacious and many are shaded, providing a comfortable camping experience. Some reviewers mentioned that the staff is friendly and helpful, which always makes a stay more pleasant.

    For families, there's a playground and a pond where you can fish or rent a boat. The bathhouses are clean and have hot water, which is always a plus after a day of outdoor activities. If you're planning a longer stay, there's even a small market on-site for any essentials you might need.

    In short, Little Beaver State Park Campground offers a peaceful retreat with plenty of amenities and natural beauty to enjoy. Whether you're here for a night or a week, you're bound to have a memorable experience.

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

    $35 - $40 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Meador Campground — Bluestone Lake State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Meador Campground — Bluestone Lake State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Meador Campground — Bluestone Lake State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Meador Campground — Bluestone Lake State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Meador Campground — Bluestone Lake State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Meador Campground — Bluestone Lake State Park

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    Meador Campground — Bluestone Lake State Park

    7 Reviews
    18 Photos
    1 Save
    Nimitz, West Virginia

    Meador Campground has 32 sites open to both RV and tent campers, seven of which offer electric and water hookups. Fifteen sites are electric only. The campground also offers a central bathhouse for guests. A dump station is available.

    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Picnic Table
    • Showers
    Camper-submitted photo from Grandview Sandbar Campground — New River Gorge National Park and Preserve
    Camper-submitted photo from Grandview Sandbar Campground — New River Gorge National Park and Preserve
    Camper-submitted photo from Grandview Sandbar Campground — New River Gorge National Park and Preserve
    Camper-submitted photo from Grandview Sandbar Campground — New River Gorge National Park and Preserve
    Camper-submitted photo from Grandview Sandbar Campground — New River Gorge National Park and Preserve
    Camper-submitted photo from Grandview Sandbar Campground — New River Gorge National Park and Preserve

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    Grandview Sandbar Campground — New River Gorge National Park and Preserve

    22 Reviews
    72 Photos
    389 Saves
    Prince, West Virginia

    Welcome to Grandview Sandbar Campground, nestled in the heart of the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve. This spot is a gem for those who appreciate a blend of natural beauty and simplicity. The campground is free and operates on a first-come, first-served basis, so plan accordingly.

    The campground offers a mix of tent and RV sites, with some fantastic walk-in sites right along the riverbank. These riverfront spots are particularly popular for their scenic views and easy access to the water. The drive-in sites are generally level and spacious, though you might find the occasional leftover trash from previous campers.

    Amenities here are basic but functional. There are pit toilets, which visitors have found to be relatively clean, though they could use some updating. Trash disposal is available, but be prepared for the possibility of overflowing dumpsters, especially during peak times. There’s no drinking water on-site, so make sure to bring your own.

    One of the standout features of this campground is its peaceful setting. You’ll be surrounded by deciduous forest, and the sound of the river is a constant, soothing backdrop. However, be aware that trains do run nearby, and their noise can be a bit disruptive, especially at night.

    For activities, the New River is just a short walk away, offering opportunities for fishing, kayaking, and simply enjoying the views. The campground is a bit off the beaten path, so it’s perfect for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle.

    In summary, Grandview Sandbar Campground is a beautiful, no-frills spot that offers a serene escape into nature. Just come prepared with your own water and a bit of patience for the occasional noise and trash issues. Enjoy your stay!

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    • Fires
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents
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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near Narrows, VA?

According to TheDyrt.com, Narrows, VA offers a wide range of camping options, with 140 campgrounds and RV parks near Narrows, VA and 5 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Narrows, VA?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Narrows, VA is Claytor Lake State Park Campground with a 4.3-star rating from 24 reviews.

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

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 5 free dispersed camping spots near Narrows, VA.

What parks are near Narrows, VA?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 27 parks near Narrows, VA that allow camping, notably Bluestone Lake and George Washington & Jefferson National Forest.