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RE: Roaoke VA Camping Options

State parks would be Smith Mountain Lake and Douthat. SML about 45-50 minutes from Roanoke and Douthat, depending on where in Roanoke about 1 hour 15 minutes. I would try Natural Bridge KOA. About 50 minutes and a nice CG. Don't stay at Dixie Caverns. I live in Roanoke BTW
Cecilt 07/21/15 07:58am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Buckhorne Campground Clifton Forge, Va

We had 4 nights at Douthat State park reserved & decided to leave one day prior & wife made a 1 night reservation at Buckhorne. Well we have decided to stay here at Buckhorne all 5 nights. Nothing against douthat (wP 16) but this place is quiet. It is $33 (which includes tax) , full hook ups, 50 amp, level pull thru site. They will be having live music tonight & the ice cream place was packed last night & probably so tonight. Nothing here to do with kids (5 miles away from Douthat) so don't expect fancy stuff. Just quiet, easy in & hook up & wifi is pretty good. No TVreception & cable box things they have do not work. Super nice folks. We camp a lot at Douthat. Prefer White Oak during the summer when lake is open to swimming and Whispering Pines in the spring and fall. Been to the ice cream store at Buckhorne. Don't think I would stay there over Douthat unless the FHU was the deciding factor. Small and no pool. If it had a pool we would stay there. ARe you in the pull through on the side of the store. That is the best spot to get.
Cecilt 07/19/15 07:05pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Buckhorne Campground Clifton Forge, Va

How is the water? Last (and only) time we were there it was nasty, as were the bathrooms. Believe it was before Douthat opened the new loop.
2hams 07/19/15 06:05am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
Buckhorne Campground Clifton Forge, Va

We had 4 nights at Douthat State park reserved & decided to leave one day prior & wife made a 1 night reservation at Buckhorne. Well we have decided to stay here at Buckhorne all 5 nights. Nothing against douthat (wP 16) but this place is quiet. It is $33 (which includes tax) , full hook ups, 50 amp, level pull thru site. They will be having live music tonight & the ice cream place was packed last night & probably so tonight. Nothing here to do with kids (5 miles away from Douthat) so don't expect fancy stuff. Just quiet, easy in & hook up & wifi is pretty good. No TVreception & cable box things they have do not work. Super nice folks.
zackyboy3rs 07/18/15 03:01pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Douthat State Park Va

I have stayed at Douthat numerous times over the years. I will be going there Sundy after church. Staying in the Wilderness campground. I have a 41 ft. Fifth wheel With your size trailer it will difficult to get into some of the sites in White Oak. This is a site specific campground also. Just started this year. If you need additional info your can pm me.
Joep1 06/15/15 12:19pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Douthat State Park Va

We have not stayed at the park, but did look at the various campground areas. My FW is the same size as yours. Here are our notes from White Oak, narrow bridge into camp, nice sights but hard to maneuver, small distant bathhouse, dump station next to bathhouse. For us personally, this are is a no go. It may be okay for you if you are confident handling your rig. I would call the campground and ask them about the White Oak section for your camper. Whispering Pines is a new area outside of the park. Sights are large and level some are open, and some treed. New bathhouse and dump station. Easiest of all the campgrounds to get in and out of. Not too far away is Lake Robertson Recreation Park. I think this is a county park. Roads are gravel and maybe a little narrow. This was our first trip out with the FW so I'm sure my parking abilities were terrible. Bathhouse was older but clean. Had play area for kids in the campground. You can bring your own firewood or buy 8 pieces for $2.00. They also honored the America the Beautiful pass. Dump station is near the bathhouse. Also the restaurant at Douthat is very good.
Dave2001 06/14/15 08:48pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
Douthat State Park Va

Need advice. 34 ft 5th wheel with 50 amp. I visited the website & noticed 3-4 campground areas. Which is the best? Best I mean Level,long with some room and easy to get in and out.I know none have sewer and most only have 30 amp. I have an adapter so 30 amp can work. It looks like only sites available is in White Oak section for the dates I need. Thanks.
zackyboy3rs 06/14/15 11:08am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Where's everyone going this year?

We always go to Mohican SP here in Ohio for Memorial Day weekend. Probably will go to Ashtabula County in the summer. We enjoy taking about 3 weeks in the fall for our big trip...this year down towards Falls Creek Falls SP in Tenn., then up to Natural Tunnel SP & Douthat SP in Virginia- fall camping is amazing, we never did it with all the kids in school.
Bob806 02/10/15 05:03pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Lets talk about camping and Mountain Biking

Rainey Day here in Atlanta, so I threw some info together My wife and I are out of Atlanta and have visited, many mtn Bike destinations in the Southeast, we also always look for places to camp and pedal with true single-track trails! We have tried to visit almost all the top rated trial systems in the Southeast. First, if you have not checked out Raystown Lake (appears 275 miles away 4-5 hr drive), it is one of the hot spots in your area! Raystown There is a wonderful campground on the Lake, and the trail system is unbelievable, right on the lake also, great views, smooth, exciting trails! We went one fall, week after Labor day, and was a AAAA+++ trip, campground stays booked, that time of year. Then work your way down: 6-7 Hour drive, get into Shenandoah Forest area. Douthat St Park 7-8 hour away from you, Wilkesboro, NC: Warrior Creek (One of the Southeast, coolest trail systems) and nice campground, we go couple times a year. Couple trail systems right on the Lake. Warrior Creek WC Campground Charlotte, NC 8 hr drive: Lots of cool tails options, Lake Norman, camping & riding, National White Water center although no camping, a great trail system & outdoor events area, big parking lot to work out of camper during a day trip, restaurant & other activities! Charlotte NC trails Pisgah Natl Forest, just south of Asheville, NC: More extreme Mtn Biking in the forest, or check out Dupont Forest (Camping nearby) Dupont Forest TSALI, Almond NC – 9-10 hour drive TSALI Tsali has a campground, no hook-ups, very nice setup, if you go fall & spring, About 2-3 Miles is Tumbling Waters campground, if hookups needed, private cool little spot. Chattanooga, TN, has 9-10 hr drive: Great city, with 6 tail system, right in the area, Racoon mtn has a campground at the base of the Mtn, a cool trail system overlooking the city! Chatt Trails Atlanta & North GA, has lots of options! Pinhotti trail system in Ellijay GA (North GA Mtns), Bill Mtn in North GA Yargo State Park, camp & ride (cool trail system) Yargo GA options: Paynes creek on Lake Hartwell Paynes Creek Petersburg, Augusta GA, Lake Thurmond Petersburg FATS (Freaking Awesome Trail System, I call it that) info here Fats Alabama, actually has a lot of trail systems, lots of state parks supporting new trail systems, with several nice campgrounds with trail options: Birmingham, Oak Mtn. Oak mtn Auburn, Al Chewacla Monte Sano Monte Sano De Soto – Fort Payne, Al DeSoto Anniston, has a lot going on at Coldwater: Coldwater Have to camp in town, drive to trail, good option right off highway, basic campground: KOA I am also originally from Florida and know their options. First your trek all the way down to Markham Park, you will be passing a lot of other MUCH better trail options, unless you have other action going on in South Florida, the riding is just so-so. Middle of the state (Ocala area), is Santos, campground available, one of Florida’s coolest trail systems: Santos North Florida, on your way down, in Alachua, FL: San Felasco San Felasco Campground right off the exit and about 3-4 miles from trails (no camping at trailhead) Travlers Tampa area, has several trail system that get rave reviews Alafia Feel free to message me, if you are trekking down into the Southeast, my wife and I are very active RV’ers and Mtn bikers, last three years, camping & Mtn biking, almost every other weekend, with several longer vacations, checking out Southeast and eastern options! Get out there and make ever-lasting adventures! Markiemark:C
Markiemark32 11/23/14 09:46am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
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