Hipcamp host Leslie  G.
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The Appalachian Trail is OPEN now. Pitch your tent in Campsite 2 on privately owned 9 acres with Campfire ring and horse shoe pit located down street from the McAfee Knob and the Appalachian Trail entrance in SalemVA. No electric on this site but water and electric cables are available.Water hose available to your camper or site. Portable restroom with toilet, sink, and pape

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The Appalachian Trail is OPEN now. Pitch your tent in Campsite 2 on privately owned 9 acres with Campfire ring and horse shoe pit located down street from the McAfee Knob and the Appalachian Trail entrance in SalemVA. No electric on this site but water and electric cables are available.Water hose available to your camper or site. Portable restroom with toilet, sink, and paper towels and soap with hand sanitizer.  This is cleaned professionally.  Well maintained gravel road . 1 acre between the sites. Major social distance. Hike and explore on my 9 acres. Country store 1 mile away. Carvings Cove 1 mile away. Down street from McAfee Knob. Pets are welcome on the leash.  Electric and water hook ups are availlable but no sewer. Nice firepit and catawba stones to sit on.  Pets are welcome. 

Dont have a tent?  Borrow my tent. Small RV's and Campers are welcome. Tents are welcome. Down the street from Carvins Cove with bike trails and hiking and more.  Choose from 4 campsites on private 9 acres. Electric and water hook ups are available ; no sewer.  Near McAfees Knob and Dragon's Tooth.  Near Appalchian Trail and Carvins Cove.  Down the street from the Appalachian Trail that is now open again. Carvins Cove is open now. Country store down the street.  Private gravel driveways with 1 acre social distance between campers. Totally socially distanced.  Hook up to electric and water are available for you but no sewer.  Fire pit and beautiful catawba stones to sit on. Pets are welcome on a leash. Water hose available to your camper or site. Portable restroom with toilet, sink, and paper towels and soap with hand sanitizer.  This is cleaned professionally. 

Campsite area
Bring your own
7 sites
Up to 16 guests per site
Park at listing
ADA access
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Fire ban in effect
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
No kitchen
No showers
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Leslie a message!
  • Check in: After 11AM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 18 months out

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Kroger 16.9 oz Bottled Water

Cold Kroger 16.9 oz of Bottled Water only 1.00 per bottle.

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Natural features you'll find at McAfees Knob 9acre Restroom Pet OK in Virginia.

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Places to see near McAfee Knob Appalachian Trail

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Hipcamper Jamie
Jamie T.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 7th, 2020

We needed a place last minute while traveling through the area & Leslie’s spot worked great for our needs. There are a few basic small wooded tent spots & a remote backup spot perfect for a pop up or off grid camper (our rig).
A common fire pit & horseshoes are also there.
We came in late so they let us park in their backyard. We wound up staying a second night & hiked around the area. If you’re looking for quiet, remote & basic then this area will work.

Hipcamper Eric
Eric B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 30th, 2020

Leslie was very helpful with everything I needed! She and her husband were very patient with me and my many phone calls with questions! I love their property and the fact it's so close to great hiking trails!

Hipcamper Joshua
Joshua S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 20th, 2020

Awesome primitive camping and a perfect launchpad for a number of adventures in the surrounding area. Host’s were friendly and accommodating.

Hipcamper Logan
Logan H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 8th, 2020

Leslie and her husband were very gracious and helpful hosts with a lot of knowledge about the area! We needed a camping spot last minute after everything filled up for Labor Day weekend, and their property worked perfectly for us. Lots of places to camp ranging from open grassy areas to more secluded wooded areas. Super easy access to bathroom and water. If you're planning on hiking McAfee Knob or any of the nearby trails this place is the perfect spot for setting up camp! I definitely hope to come back!

Hipcamper Annmarie

Great stay close to the knob

Annmarie S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 8th, 2020

Overall our stay was good and the location can’t be beat in terms of proximity to the AT. That said, I think our time would have been better if we had a 4wd vehicle and had there been less campers.

Because we arrived a bit later in the day we were able to find a spot (but it wasn’t particularly flat). I would say this is an idea hammock camping destination!

Hipcamper Daniel
Daniel H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 12th, 2020

So excellent! I would highly recommend this site to anyone.

Hipcamper Brandon
Brandon L.
doesn't recommend this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 23rd, 2020

They were right that it is very close to the trail head. However the portable restroom they mentioned was crushed and not usable. They tried to fix it later that night to no avail. We weren’t allowed to have a fire at our sight and had to use the one in her backyard, so once it got dark and cold if you wanted to just be a your sight It was in the tent. The firewood was some branches that were still damp too, I had brought my own but still. I really think it’s just some sites thrown up in her back yard, there are other houses close by and they drove by often

Hipcamper Cindy

Hope it’s better for you ...

Cindy M.
doesn't recommend this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 25th, 2020

Broken porta potty, owner states tree crashed it and is in process of repair , had to get in car and drive to convenience store to use restroom, no fire allowed at campsite, so there is cooking at your campsite, had to use fire ring in owners backyard.....only firewood to use was dead branches. Not a fan, hope things get better here....

Hipcamper Gabriel
Gabriel S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 21st, 2020

The most important info I can provide comes first: Listen to the host's directions when leaving --- Do not take Oakey Dolin Road even though your GPS says to, we took this road and almost had to call a tow truck because our low clearance vehicle was stuck on the off-road style terrain...luckily we escaped through pushing the car over a difficult spot and placing rocks under the tires.

The camping was good for the price and you probably won't find anything closer to the major hikes like Mcafee knob, Dragon's Tooth, or Tinker cliffs than this. Although the driveway can be a bit tough for low clearance vehicles, would come back and thank you for hosting us!

Property
McAfee Knob Appalachian Trail
State
Virginia
Country
United States
$19/night
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