Description

Looking for lakeside retreat without all the crazy water activities soaking your tent in the morning? Claytor Lake State Campground is the perfect solution. Here, you are just a short walk to the shimmering waters of Claytor Lake, but tucked away enough for that privacy and seclusion that you crave. Head out to the lake for some fishing, swimming, and shoreline relaxation, then stroll back to your tent for a good night’s sleep. Seriously, doesn’t get much better than that.
Lodging provided
Bring your own Tents, Vans and truck campers, Trailers, RV & Motorhomes, Cabin
16 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Pets allowed
Amenities
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Claytor Lake State Campground.

Beach
Lake
River, stream, or...
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Dan I.
recommends this listing.
July 15th, 2017

A really nice camp site with clean modern bath houses - some of the camp sites are fairly close to one another but if you check out all four loops you can find the perfect site. A short walk down the hill takes you to the huge lake, bath house, snack bar and swimming area with diving platform. Covered picnic areas with bathrooms nearby make it the perfect place for family gatherings

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Hipcamper John H.
recommends this listing.
July 29th, 2018
Park
Claytor Lake State Park
State
Virginia
Country
United States
Phone Number
540-643-2500
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
37.062° N, 80.626° W
Unknown price
Cabin & Lodging: 14 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 2 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)

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