Short term camping opens again this Friday May 15th with Phase One!

Virginia Campgrounds welcomes back our valued guests but in order to stay open, we must adhere to all CDC & VDH guidelines and current Executive Orders.

  • Please remember that all guests must maintain a minimum of 6 feet of social distance from others not in your household and cannot gather in groups of more than 10.
  • Day passes and visitors are not permitted.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly and often and clean frequently touched objects.
  • Each park will have their own rules regarding face masks.
  • Please respect and follow each park’s rules.

To keep everyone safe and do not camp if you are sick or have had contact with someone who is sick. Our parks are happy to work with you on rescheduling your reservation.

Camping is not going to be like it was, but we can still enjoy ourselves outdoors while staying socially distant. Please check in with each individual campground as to what they are offering for amenities and activities during Phase One as each park will offer something a little different.

Amenities that can be open with restrictions if the park chooses to open them:

  • Brick & mortar stores including Camp Stores, Bait Shops, Arts & Craft Stores
  • Bathhouses (required by Virginia Department of Health)
  • Laundry
  • Restaurants & Concession Stands for window service or outdoor seating only
  • Golf cart rentals
  • Fishing & crabbing piers
  • Socially distance activities like fishing, biking, hiking, boating, bird watching, gem mining, mini golf, horseshoes, scavenger hunts, frisbee golf, outdoor laser tag, dog parks, and more!

Please check with each park on what they have open during Phase One.

Amenities closed to stay in compliance with Executive Order 61:

  • Playgrounds
  • Pools, Water Parks, & Splash Pads
  • Outdoor Basketball Courts
  • Jumping Pillows & Jump Pads
  • Game Rooms
  • Recreation Centers
  • Pavilions
  • Picnic Areas
  • Any place that encourages gathering

Thank you so much for working with us during this difficult time. We are so excited to see you again!

For more information on Executive Order 61 and the guidelines visit

For any general questions on camping in Virginia, you can contact us at or call 703.291.0657.