9780897325066

Best Tent Camping: Virginia Your Car-Camping Guide to Scenic Beauty, the Sounds of Nature, and an Escape from Civilization

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  • ISBN13:

    9780897325066

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    0897325060

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/15/2014
  • Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
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Summary

Best Tent Camping: Virginia by Randy Porter takes outdoor enthusiasts to the most beautiful, yet lesser known, of the state's campsites, guaranteeing a peaceful retreat. Each entry provides the latest maps of the grounds and alerts readers to the best sites within the facility to ensure a rewarding and relaxing visit. Campsite ratings for beauty, privacy, spaciousness, quietness, security, and cleanliness help campers pick the perfect campground for any trip. In addition, each site entry has complete contact and registration information, operating hours, and a list of restrictions. Directions to the site come complete with GPS coordinates to put travelers right at the main gate. For beginning adventurers and seasoned veterans alike, Best Tent Camping: Virginia makes any trip more gratifying and is the key to enjoying the great natural beauty of the Virginia landscape.

Author Biography

Randy Porter has been tromping around Virginia’s nooks and crannies for more than 40 years and is an avid cyclist, hiker, camper, and sea kayaker. The author of Mountain Bike! Virginia, he lives in Charlottesville, VA.

Table of Contents

Virginia Campgrounds Key
Virginia Campgrounds Locator
Virginia Campground Maps Legend
Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction

COASTAL VIRGINIA
First Landing State Park
Northwest River Park
Newport News Park Campground
Kiptopeke State Park
Chippokes Plantation State Park
Westmoreland State Park

THE PIEDMONT
Pocahontas State Park
Bear Creek Lake State Park
Fairy Stone State Park
James River State Park
Holliday Lake State Park
Twin Lakes State Park
Smith Mountain Lake State Park
Staunton River State Park
Occoneechee State Park

NORTHERN VIRGINIA
Prince William Forest Park
Pohick Bay Regional Park
Burke Lake Park
Lake Fairfax Park
Bull Run Regional Park

WESTERN VIRGINIA
Mathews Arm Campground
Big Meadows Campground
Lewis Mountain Campground
Loft Mountain Campground
Sky Meadows State Park Campground
Elizabeth Furnace Recreation Park
Shenandoah River State Park
Camp Roosevelt Recreation Park
Hone Quarry Recreation Area
Todd Lake Recreation Area
Serando Lake Recreation Area
North Creek Campground
Otter Creek Campground
Peaks of Otter Campground
Lake Robertson Recreation Area
Morris Hill Campground
Bubbling Springs Campground
Douthat State Park
Hidden Valley Campground
Cave Mountain Lake Campground

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
Claytor Lake State Park
Grayson Highlands State Park
New River Trail State Park
Hungry Mother State Park
Breaks Interstate Park
Cave Springs Recreation Area
Hurricane Campground
Comers Rock Campground
Raven Cliff Campground
High Knob Recreation Area

APPENDIXES
Camping Equipment Checklist
Information
Suggested Reading and Reference
Index
About the Authors

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