Lakeside camping near Roanoke

Take a break from a journey on the Blue Ridge Parkway to camp in Roanoke.

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Thunder Bridge

23 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents100 acres · Natural Bridge Station, VA
Situated at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains and bordering the Jefferson National Forest, Thunder BRidge has scenic, large, private tent sites and cabins in the woods for those who want to experience camping at its finest. Many of the sites border Elk Creek. Our RV sites are large, flat and at the edge of the forest in a well kept open green space. Our 100 acres was originally a camp built by the Civilian Conservation Corp in the "30s and early '40s, then a boys' juvenile detention center and Big Brothers'/Big Sisters' camp, which closed in 2009. The tent sites and cabins are in the forest, away from the buildings out front, but you're free to walk around and check out the historic site. We'd like to share the camp with others and see it come back to life. All within a short driving distance are the Natural Bridge, wineries, breweries, Natural Bridge Zoo, Safari Park, Dinosaur Kingdom, Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Parkway, James River, historic Lexington, Devil's Marbleyard, Glenwood Horse Trail, swimming holes, etc. We have river access 2 miles up the road if you'd like to fish or put your kayak or canoe in. Truly, there is something nearby for everyone. We'd be happy to give you recommendations of things to see and do. If you are a star gazer you won't be disappointed by our dark sky.
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Beaverdam Falls

4 sites · Lodging65 acres · Covington, VA
Nestled on a private 65-acre farm in the Alleghany Highlands of Virginia, Beaverdam Falls is located on VA SR-311 (Kanawha Trail) in the Sweet Springs Valley. Nestled in the old community of Earlehurst, between Covington & Roanoke, Beaverdam Falls are an historic series of waterfalls on private property. The Falls are at the headwaters of Dunlap Creek and are the terminus for the Sweet Springs. Available for guest stays & recreation, are the Upper Falls portion. Surrounded by the verdant George Washington National Forest, the Upper Falls, displays a constant waterfall of around 40-feet in height, & decorates the final mile stretch of the Sweet Springs, both on our property. Additional beautiful cascades pepper our tract of Beaverdam Falls as well. This private tract of unparalleled Virginia countryside will simply astonish your expectations. As the source of the Falls, Sweet Springs Creek, serves as a long, unique home for trout, calcified travertine rock, chalybeate water, and ancient beaver dams (as well as active ones!). Beaverdam Falls is a rare place for the lack of stone and the centuries of beavers who have left their trace in & on our creek—and swamp, the Stick Marsh, which has an active beaver dam. Be careful! They do bite!
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Infinity Acres Ranch

4 sites · RVs, Tents61 acres · Ridgeway, VA
Rick & Laura relocated to Ridgeway VA 15 years ago and are in love with the southern pace and park-like setting of the fields, pond and woods surrounding our Ranch. Folks were fascinated with our animals and kept saying we should open it up to the public!! We finally did just that! Then in 2012 we established an Animal Interactive Educational Non-Profit! Currently we share our domestic and exotic animals to benefit 1000's of folks each year! Now we are opening up the Ranch to you as a HIP CAMPER! You can learn more about us by following Infinity Acres Ranch on FACEBOOK, and also check out our website and watch the videos! Just google Infinity Acres Ranch to find us online! Many CHOICES!! You can choose to have an interactive experience, or just enjoy the tranquility of being in the country!! (fyi: roosters &; peacocks add to the experience, but also may wake you up!! ) Talk with Laura when you book and decide what will work best for YOU!! Strict supervision of children is required. Any aggressive behavior or harassment of the animals is prohibited!
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W.T. Farm?

6 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents300 acres · Union, WV
What makes W.T. Farm special is the diversity of textures of the landscape. We have great mountain top views, as well as, a deep holler with cliffs, rock outcroppings, and waterfalls. The fields are full of fruit and nut trees and there are 5 ponds. Each of these supports its own flora and fauna. I acquired stewardship of this land 35 years ago and have developed perennial orchards wherever possible. I started with pears and have branched out into pawpaws, apples, persimmons, currants, black walnuts etc. and I boast that I planted the first commercial hickory oil orchard in the world. I am an eccentric horticulturalist and graft cultivar varieties onto existing trees like oaks, hickories, black walnuts, and even the maligned invasive honeysuckle, autumn olive and multiflora rose. Just last year I bought an adjoining farm that opened up 50 acres of more orchard planting. It is on top of the mountain and offers an expansive view of the valley and ridge system that defines our region. Funny thing is that because the land between the old farm and the new farm is divided by cliffs in the holler the only way to get from one to the other is a 12 minute drive or vigorous hiking. On this new land is a historic log cabin I am renovating that is said to be one of the original settler's cabin on the mountain. Because of the amount of tree fruit I grow and the varied landscape, there is a rich diversity of birds and animals to be seen. One of my favorite walks is along the cliffs to the top waterfall where there is a sweet wading pool. I have also built a number of ponds and four of them are quite swimmable. One has a dock and is where we spend much summer time refreshing and frolicking. The farm is also a small (very small) licensed farm winery and we make and sell traditional hard cider from our apples and pears. Our cider can be purchased along with our nut oils and flours and other farm produce you may not be familiar with. We live to eat. Coming here is a gastronomical adventure! I run the Acornucopia project from here and from it we are developing a foragers network that would very much suit the lifestyle of hipcampers. We pay foragers for wild nuts they gather. Also often there is an opportunity to work on the farm harvesting and processing food. Let me know if that is something you would like to do. Treely Yours, Bill
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Remote cabin in the woods, Floyd VA

1 site · Lodging48 acres · Check, VA
Learn more about this land:Rustic cabin with a loft, electricity, wood burning stove, no running water. There is an out house. Located in the gorgeous blue ridge mountains, pond, hiking, wildlife, working farm, and lots of natural beauty!
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Hidden Pines Camp

5 sites · RVs, Tents15 acres · Bedford, VA
It’s is like a state park hidden in the south side of bedford about 7 miles. Largemouth and channel cats and also bluegill in the pond(all fish are catch and release). Several different camp sites and bonfire areas.bring the kids and the dogs they will love it. No trash left behind will be a $20 clean up cost for any trash left behind. Look forward to having you all visit
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Solar Electric Catamaran

1 site · Lodging1 acre · North Shore, VA
Solar Electric Catamaran that transforms into a camper, sleeps 2 comfortably. Table transforms into a comfortable bed, canopy protects from elements and insects, shades keep sun out. Restroom with shower on site. Fan and cooler available upon request. Bring sleeping bags and or
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Camp Serenity

6 sites · RVs, Tents50 acres · Thaxton, VA
Welcome to an idyllic retreat nestled in the heart of nature! This property boasts a pristine setting with a stunning backdrop of mountains, offering a tranquil escape for those seeking serenity. Enjoy staying in a secluded envioment. Adjacent to a larger farm, the property not only provides a picturesque view but also grants exclusive access to a creek, inviting you to indulge in rustic walks and explorations. With an intimate knowledge of the area gained over countless years of residency, I can attest to the unparalleled charm and beauty that surrounds this haven. Ensuring privacy and seclusion, this retreat is thoughtfully positioned to minimize proximity to neighbors, creating a haven where you can truly immerse yourself in nature. Accessible via a paved road, the final stretch along a public gravel road adds a touch of adventure while maintaining ease of arrival. Discover the perfect balance of 20 miles to Roanoke and natural splendor in this timeless escape where the only neighbors are the mountains and the whispering wind.
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Spring Lake Farm Guides Quarters

1 site · Lodging43 acres · Moneta, VA
Located on 43 acres the Guides Quarters is located near our 16-acre spring-fed lake. With a queen bed in the upper loft area and a futon in the lower area, it sleeps 3 comfortably. A private bathhouse is less than 200 feet away. Heat and fans provided, no AC. A working farm with chickens, goats and Bo, our bloodhound greeter dog.
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Lakeside camping near Roanoke guide

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Welcome to Hipcamp, your go-to resource for camping in the United States! Whether you're a seasoned camper or new to the great outdoors, we've got you covered. If you're looking for a camping experience near Roanoke, Virginia with a lake, you're in luck. We have over 350 options available that match your preferences. From private farms like Private Farm Minutes to Cville (354 reviews) to picturesque spots like Kohler Farms-A Shire Horse... (166 reviews) and Arcadia Sanctury (106 reviews), there's something for everyone. Plus, you'll find popular amenities like cooking equipment, potable water, and trash services to make your camping experience even better. And if you're into surfing, paddling, or boating, you'll have plenty of opportunities to indulge in your favorite activities. So pack your gear and get ready for an unforgettable camping trip near Roanoke, Virginia!

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