Camping and RV Sites in Virginia

Camping and RV Sites in Virginia
From the ocean of Chesapeake Bay to the hills of the Appalachian Mountains, there is something for every taste in Virginia camping. RV sites can be found in all areas of the state where you can find a wide variety of activities.


Chincoteague Island has RV sites near the Assateague National Seashore and Wildlife Refuge where you can see the wild ponies, as well as miniature sika deer, roaming free.



More Civil War battles were fought in Virginia than any other state, and there is much history to explore here. Virginia was also important in the Revolutionary War and you may also explore those sites. Many Civil War battlefields have campgrounds.

State Parks

Virginia has campgrounds at 22 of its state parks, and they range from full-service RV sites to primitive camping sites. Some parks have sites that you can only get to by canoe or by hiking.

National Parks

There are four national parks and two national seashores in Virginia. These areas are preserved but camping is allowed, whether its RV camping or primitive tent camping.


For the most luxurious camping experience, consider one of several resorts such as Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park, which has three resorts in Virginia. Resorts have full hookups, cable TV and Wi-Fi for your campsite and enough activities to keep you busy.


Article Written By James Jordan

James Jordan has been a writer and photographer since 1980. He has worked for newspapers in Arkansas, Tennessee, South Carolina and Kansas, winning state press association awards for writing, photography and page design. In 1995 he received his master's in Christian education and completed two years of Ancient Greek at the graduate level. Jordan holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism.

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