Hipcamp host Isabella  Z.,
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Come take a load off at this forested Richmond retreat with views of Reedy Creek. Set up a tent, car camp, or bring your small trailer to one of two sites on a unique property backed up to 20+ acres of woods. Imagine a hidden gem where you can relax to the sounds of rushing water & chirping birds, but can walk or bike to coffee shops, breweries, restaurants, parks or the riv


Come take a load off at this forested Richmond retreat with views of Reedy Creek. Set up a tent, car camp, or bring your small trailer to one of two sites on a unique property backed up to 20+ acres of woods. Imagine a hidden gem where you can relax to the sounds of rushing water & chirping birds, but can walk or bike to coffee shops, breweries, restaurants, parks or the river.

Each campsite includes a level spot to pitch a tent (see dimensions below), a space to park one car, a fire pit (with firewood on site), a grate to grill over the fire, a picnic table, and a hammock. There is a shared outbuilding with a composting toilet, hand washing sink, outdoor shower (solar heated), and space to change privately. 

The price listed is for up to 4 people. If you have additional guests in your group, please add on using the form provided for $10/person.


Campsite W ~ 

This site has two tent footprints so we think it's best for up to 4 people. It can accommodate more if additional people are car camping or more than two people are in each tent.

Tent footprint #1: 12'x9'

Tent footprint #2: 10'x9'

Total space: 32'x20' + 15'x11' fire pit area

Campsite E ~

This site has three tent footprints and can accommodate up to 6 people. For a group over 4, please pay for extra guests using the form provided. 

Tent footprint #1: 15'x16'

Tent footprint #2:

Tent footprint #3:

Total space: 40'x20'


If you have a group of more than 6 people, please contact us directly to talk about options. We sometimes suggest renting the entire camp (both sites) which will give you the space and privacy you need for larger groups.

Campsites W & E are about 80' apart. Both are around 100' to the creek. Distance from parking spot to campsites is around 25'. The spots can accommodate a total length (towing vehicle plus trailer) of up to 35 ft.

There is an outdoor spigot with potable water and a few extra parking spaces on the outskirts of the camping area. The woodlands and creek adjacent to the campsites have trails that are accessible to the public. You and your furry friends are welcome to use these paths, but know that others may be using them too.

Richmond has so much to offer and we are just a hop, skip, and a jump to many wonderful attractions - kayak or sunbathe on the James River, walk or bike on trails around the city, rock climb, dine, imbibe.

PLEASE NOTE* These sites are on a private property with a house that is visible to campers, but we give our guests complete privacy and don't plan to interact unless you need something from us. While you are on a 2 acre property backed up to a 20 acre wooded area, we are still in the middle of the city and you will hear city sounds.

This is a safe space. We do not discriminate based on anything that makes you...you <3

Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
2 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Up to 2 vehicles
2WD Accessible
No wheelchair access
RV Information
Travel trailers, Toy haulers, Pop-up campers, Class B RVs, Class C RVs, Campervans, and Cars allowed
Vehicles under 35 feet allowed
Back-in site
Surface type: loose-gravel
Surface levelness: flat
No Fifth wheels and Class A RVs
Doesn't accommodate slideouts
Hookups: No electricity, water, sewage, or TV connection
Generators not allowed
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No showers
No wifi
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Isabella a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


Richmond is not mountainous, but there are many options for walking around us. There are wooded trails adjacent to the property...Read more


Climbing options aren't on our property, but close by. There is a growing climbing scene here in RVA and a few popular outdoor ...Read more

Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at City Camp on Reedy Creek in Virginia.

River, stream, or creek

Reedy Creek runs directly behind our property (you can see it from the campsites). We are also just a little over a mile from J...Read more


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Hipcamper Jesus

City camping next to a river

Jesus C.
recommends this listing.
(Site W)
May 16th, 2022

Amazing, quiet for a campsite in the city! The river running through was great!

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Hipcamper Kenneth

Second visit to camp e

Kenneth T.
recommends this listing.
(Site E)
May 9th, 2022

This was our second stay at City Camp on Reedy Creek and we plan to stay many more. The weather wasn't ideal. The forecast was calling for rain both nights we would be staying there. Isabella informed us that she covered the picnic table, put some dry kindling in the bath house and put the hammock up in preparation for the rain. Fortunately for us, it didn't rain the second night. Thanks to Isabella's thoughtful actions, we were able to sit at a dry camp and enjoy a nice campfire. I also want to point out that it rained a few inches that weekend and City Camp must drain very well. No mud or puddling.

Hipcamper Shannon

Ready creek camping

Shannon C.
recommends this listing.
(Site W)
May 5th, 2022

The campsite was fantastic (smooth, flat area for the tent, beautiful surroundings, campfire area with wood, an outdoor shower, and compostable toilet). Other campers were at another site on the property, but we hardly noticed they were there. The site felt very private.

Hipcamper Gabriela
Gabriela B.
recommends this listing.
(Site E)
May 3rd, 2022

This city camp site was perfect! Bathroom, outdoor shower, hammock and plenty of firewood with a creek flowing in the back! I will certainly come back anytime I want to chill in Richmond. So close to the James River too!

Hipcamper Hope
Hope W.
recommends this listing.
(Site W)
May 2nd, 2022

I was in town for a busy weekend of work and used this spot as my home base. I would recommend it 10/10. It is super relaxing to sit down by the water and I only saw public trail users one time. It was quiet and everything that I expected.

Hipcamper miranda
Miranda M.
recommends this listing.
(Site W)
April 19th, 2022

This spot was perfect, super convenient location without *too much* noise from the city. I camped in my car and took my pup exploring on the trail that goes right by the campsite, the woods and river were beautiful and the host Isabella was very helpful!

Hipcamper So
So P.
recommends this listing.
(Site E)
April 18th, 2022

Out of all the hip camps I've been to, I think this one has the best set up! the outhouse/restroom is great and easy to use! the campsite is large and it was awesome to know I was just right in someones backyard in the middle of Richmond. It's a great place for a weekend stay if you're trying to enjoy Richmond!

Hipcamper Vinay
Vinay S.
recommends this listing.
(Site E)
April 17th, 2022

Great site, location! Isabella was very communicative and helpful and made sure we had a great time!

Hipcamper Emily
Emily M.
recommends this listing.
(Site W)
April 8th, 2022

Incredibly wonderful hosts and an absolute gem of a place to stay. So greatful to have found this place and been able to visit.
Thank you again!


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