Campgrounds near Hillsville, VA

Campgrounds near Hillsville, VA
Hillsville is a small town nestled in the fastness of the Appalachian Mountains, in the area where southwestern Virginia, northwestern North Carolina and northeastern Tennessee all come together. With the vast expanse of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests to the northwest of town, the Crooked Creek Fish Management Area to the southwest, and Rocky Knob Recreation Area to the east, outdoors enthusiasts will find plenty of activities in the area with which to occupy themselves. Furthermore, the Hillsville area's campgrounds are convenient to access, as the town is so close to the interchange of I-77 and I-81.

Raven Cliff Campground

Raven Cliff Campground is part of the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forest, and is about 15 miles west of Hillsville. The campground is situated along Cripple Creek in a hardwood and pine forest, and offers 20 sites, each with a parking space, tent pad, barbecue grill and picnic table. The camping facilities include a central water tap and vault toilets. For activities, the area offers a creek for wading and fishing and a hiking trail to the Civil War-era Raven Cliff Iron Furnace.

Mount Rogers National Recreation Area
Sugar Grove, VA 24375
(540) 265-5100


Carrollwood Campground

A private camping area located only a few miles to the west of Hillsville, Carrollwood Campground is a mixed RV and tent campground. Its tent sites offer a mix of primitive sites and those with hookups. The camping facilities include a camp store with bait, fire rings, shower house and coin laundry. For anglers, Carrollwood has a pair of private fishing ponds that are stocked with bass, brim, carp, catfish and pike.

Carrollwood Campground
86 Carrollwood Drive
Woodlawn, VA 24381
(276) 728-9312

Meadows of Dan Campground

The Meadows of Dan Campground is situated less than 15 miles to the west of Hillsville, not far from Rocky Knob Recreational Area. The forested campground offers tent campsites with electrical hookups in addition to RV sites and rental cabins. The campground has a bathhouse, coin laundry, and a private fishing pond.

Meadows of Dan Campground
2182 Jeb Stuart Highway
Meadows of Dan, VA 24120
(276) 952-2292‎


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