Hipcamp host Isabella  Z.,
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Come take a load off at this forested Richmond retreat overlooking 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

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Come take a load off at this forested Richmond retreat overlooking 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 three level spots to pitch tents (see dimensions below), a connected space to park one car, van or small trailer. There are additional parking spaces if needed. Sites has 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 warmed), and space to change privately. 

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Campsite W ~ 

Tent footprints #1: 10' x 12'                                                                                                                             #2: 10' x 13'                                                                                                                             #3: 9' x 10'

Campsite E ~

Tent footprints #1: 15' x 16'                                                                                                                             #2: 10' x 15'                                                                                                                             #3: 9'x 10'    

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** Pricing is based on a group of up to four adults.

For groups of five to seven adults there is an additional charge of $10 per person per night

For larger groups we suggest reserving both sites and having the entire camp to yourselves.

Campsites W & E are about 80' apart. Both are around 100' to the creek. 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 hose for clean up. 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.

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
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
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 an hour
  • Response rate: 97%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Hiking

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

Climbing

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

Biking
Paddling
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

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

Forest

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Hipcamper Caitlin

Camping in the city, in the woods 😎

Caitlin H.
recommends this listing.
(Site E)
August 5th, 2022

The campsite was perfect, exceeding my already high expectations. Close to everything, but tucked away in the woods. The site was perfectly shady for a very hot August camping experience, and the creek was soothing and cooling after setting up camp. We used site E with a 6 person and a 4 person tent and it worked well. The toilet and shower were an excellent bonus for us and were much appreciated. Between the playground adjacent, the creek to cool off, the picnic table, fire pit, table and chairs, the site had all we needed and more for two adults and two kids. I would highly recommend this site for anyone looking to stay close to home, or visiting Richmond. Some of my very favorite restaurants in Richmond are very close by. (Little Nickel, Laura Lee’s, Crossroads, Charm School) As noted, you do hear lots of different noises, so if you are a light sleeper, plan accordingly. Happy camping!

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Hipcamper Ben

Beautiful campsite!

Ben M.
recommends this listing.
(Site E)
August 1st, 2022

Everything at Isabella's place was awesome! Beautiful and functional. And Isabella is a great, helpful host!

Hipcamper Christine

A great stay!

Christine F.
recommends this listing.
(Site W)
July 31st, 2022

My husband and I stayed for 2 nights (site w) and had an amazing time. Perfect ‘remote’ destination right outside the city. I really appreciated the facilities on the premises (bathroom, outdoor shower). Just the right amount of roughing it! Firewood was available, outdoor games, a hammock to lounge on. The creek was beautiful. Overall a great spot with great amenities and great hosts. Thank you!

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Hipcamper Anthony

First time solo dad daughter campin

Anthony P.
recommends this listing.
(Site E)
July 17th, 2022

This is the perfect spot for a quick get away out the city…without leaving the city! Great accommodations with an outhouse, dry fire wood, picnic table and even a play set for the little ones! We will definitely be back!

Hipcamper Jenna

Private oasis, convenient location

Jenna T.
recommends this listing.
(Site E)
July 10th, 2022

We were so inspired by the City Campground on Reedy Creek! We couldn't believe how spacious and peaceful it was, right in the heart of Richmond. We really appreciated the access to an outdoor shower. We would love to return for a longer stretch, as the surrounding neighborhood is cute and bike friendly, and there is much to do and see in Richmond.

Hipcamper Sadie
Sadie L.
recommends this listing.
(Site W)
July 7th, 2022

Wonderful place, the hosts here have thought of everything! We loved the location and how we were able to walk to the river and a number of restaurants.

Hipcamper Delaney

Rva's finest campsite!

Delaney S.
recommends this listing.
(Site W)
July 6th, 2022

Lovely stay! The sites are well maintained and have excellent amenities. We enjoyed the fire pit, outdoor shower, and hammock. We love Richmond and will definitely be staying again.

Hipcamper Valeria

Love my camping spot!

Valeria S.
recommends this listing.
(Site E)
July 6th, 2022

I sincerely loved tent camping on Isabella’s land.
It had everything that I need for the days I spent there.
I like that the camping area is all shaded because in the evening my tent wasn’t burning hot. It was always cool.
The location was great for my purpose.
The outside shower was amazing.
I definitely will return to this place if I comeback to Richmond!

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Hipcamper Tony

A city respite close to home!

Tony M.
recommends this listing.
(Site E)
July 6th, 2022

What an amazingly secluded spot in the city. So many amenities to make tent camping comfortable. Wonderful location with great wildlife and a beautiful creek that was refreshing in the heat. We loved this place so much, we cannot wait to return as it’s so close to our home, but feels so far away! The hosts have thought of everything and were very pleasant yet allowed for privacy.

Awards

Best of 2022 Virginia
Finalist
Property
City Camp on Reedy Creek
State
Virginia
Country
United States
$41/night
2 Sites