We have a farmette between Abingdon and Damascus, VA that is located directly in the famous rails-to-trails Virginia Creeper Trail. We are also lucky enough to be on the South Fork of the Holsten River which offers great canoeing and rafting! The Appalachian Trail runs right through downtown Damascus and we have hosted several Thru Hikers that have come to town for our annual

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We have a farmette between Abingdon and Damascus, VA that is located directly in the famous rails-to-trails Virginia Creeper Trail. We are also lucky enough to be on the South Fork of the Holsten River which offers great canoeing and rafting! The Appalachian Trail runs right through downtown Damascus and we have hosted several Thru Hikers that have come to town for our annual Trail Days every May. We are a working hog farm that is low on the hustle and bustle but BIG on the hospitailty!!

Campsite area
Bring your own vans, trailers, rv & motorhomes
No. of sites
2 bookable sites
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
Electricity
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 8 people per site
Potable water available
Hose
Fires allowed
Firewood provided, communal fire ring
Toilet available
Flush toilet
Pets allowed
On leash
Showers available
Hot water
Bins available
Compost bin, recycling bin, trash bin
Picnic table available
No wifi
  • Check in: After 1PM
  • Check out: Before 1PM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Flexible
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 20% off

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Snow sports
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Creeper Trail Camping in Virginia.

River, stream or ...

Places to see near Genesis Farm

Cherokee National Forest
Cherokee National Forest
16 miles way Explore
Grayson Highlands State Park
Grayson Highlands State Park
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Elk Knob State Park
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Hungry Mother State Park
Hungry Mother State Park
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New River State Park
New River State Park
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Roan Mountain State Park
Roan Mountain State Park
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Grandfather Mountain State Park
Grandfather Mountain State Park
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Warriors’ Path State Park
Warriors’ Path State Park
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Natural Tunnel State Park
Natural Tunnel State Park
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Stone Mountain State Park
Stone Mountain State Park
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Jefferson National Forest
Jefferson National Forest
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Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park
Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park
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New River Trail State Park
New River Trail State Park
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Pisgah National Forest
Pisgah National Forest
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Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
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Lake James State Park
Lake James State Park
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Blue Ridge National Heritage Area
Blue Ridge National Heritage Area
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Mount Mitchell State Park
Mount Mitchell State Park
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Camp Creek State Park
Camp Creek State Park
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South Mountains State Park
South Mountains State Park
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Twin Falls State Park
Twin Falls State Park
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Claytor Lake State Park
Claytor Lake State Park
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Carr Creek State Park
Carr Creek State Park
75 miles way Explore
Pipestem Resort State Park
Pipestem Resort State Park
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Bluestone National Scenic River
Bluestone National Scenic River
79 miles way Explore
Pilot Mountain State Park
Pilot Mountain State Park
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Lake Norman State Park
Lake Norman State Park
84 miles way Explore
Bluestone State Park
Bluestone State Park
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Chief Logan State Park
Chief Logan State Park
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Little Beaver State Park
Little Beaver State Park
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Hanging Rock State Park
Hanging Rock State Park
90 miles way Explore
Panther Creek State Park
Panther Creek State Park
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Wilderness Road State Park
Wilderness Road State Park
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New River Gorge National River
New River Gorge National River
96 miles way Explore
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
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Fairy Stone State Park
Fairy Stone State Park
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Hipcamper Terah
Terah B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 3rd, 2017

Genesis Farm is a little slice of tranquility right on the Virginia Creeper Trail, about five minutes outside of Damascus, VA. Owners Darren and Valerie are the picture of southern hospitality and were eager to help with whatever I needed.

Upon arrival, we were greeted with all the sights, sounds, and smells of a country farm. We made it just in time for feeding the animals and Valerie was more than happy to let my kids join in the fun. Genesis Farm is a working hog farm and they have sausage and pork belly, along with farm fresh eggs available for purchase.

We set up our tent by the barn on a level clearing in the front yard. The location was great, but if you don't want to be located next to the barn there are a few other places around the property to set up. The kids enjoyed the play set and trampoline that was conveniently located right next to the picnic table and communal fire ring.

Within a three minute walk, you can get to the Virginia Creeper Trail, which is flat and well marked with gravel. There is also a beautiful river that flows alongside the property where you can go tubing or fishing. My kids enjoyed it! The landscape is mountainous and full of beautiful wild flowers and lush green tree canopies.

The bathroom and shower is located inside the house, you can refill water bottles at the sink, and firewood is provided at no charge.

Possible Cons: there are lots of animals. Among which are cats, dogs, hogs, and chickens. So, if you don't like farm life this may not be the place for you. Also, it's not very private.
Pros: It is the perfect spot for through hikers and the Appalachian Trail runs right down the middle of Damascus, so it's a great spot for camping. You have great amenities like flush toilets, hot showers, and free firewood. Plus, you can't go wrong with hosts like Darren and Valerie. Their hospitality and kindness are unmatched and we felt right at home there!

tent people lodgingMy kids enjoyed playing in the river.Beautiful forest surround the property, along the riverside, and trail. Creeper Trail Camping
Hipcamper Deirdre
Deirdre H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 25th, 2017

Very welcoming and accommodating! Played with some lovely kittens and cats during my stay. Close to the Creeper Trail which I didn't get to explore much but seems great. And nearby is Mt Rogers/Grayson Highlands State Park where there are very friendly wild ponies. I had a quick stay on the farm, but overall, great experience, would recommend/use again if I'm in the area.

Hipcamper Laura
Laura D.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 7th, 2018

Valerie was a gracious host. We came in for a quick over night. She allowed us to use their families indoor bathroom and provided us with free firewood. Waking up to pigs and chickens over coffee was a fun addition. It isn't as private as I expected but otherwise a fine experience.

Hipcamper Beth
Beth D.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 4th, 2018

Valerie met us and got us hooked up to water, ele, and Wi-Fi! Very cute place! Would highly recommend!

Hipcamper Alex
Alex N.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 13th, 2018

This is a great spot to camp! Lots of room, the hosts are very flexible if you are arriving late like I did, and it's unique and fun to wake up with the chickens, literally. :-)

A lovely morning at camp, panorama from the van
Hipcamper Hillary
Hillary S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 18th, 2018

Valerie was an excellent host and extremely welcoming.

Property
Genesis Farm
State
Virginia
$10/night
2 Sites