Camping

Mecklenburg County, Virginia is proud to host numerous campgrounds, most with access to either Kerr Lake or Lake Gaston.

Kerr Lake

buffaloparkBuffalo Park on Kerr Lake >
(U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Location:  Hwy 58, a few miles west of Clarksville, Virginia map
Facilities:  21 sites for tents or RVs; amenities like hot showers, flush toilets and a dump station. A swimming beach and picnic area make the campground ideal for families.
Open:  Seasonal (May-September)
Water-front campsites available:  Yes
Online booking:  No (first come, first served) – click here for website and phone number

longwoodpark_180x120Longwood Park on Kerr Lake >
(U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Location:  U.S. 15, a few miles south of Clarksville, Virginia map
Facilities:  66 sites for tents or RVs; amenities like hot showers, flush toilets and a dump station. A swimming beach and picnic area make the campground ideal for families.
Open:  Seasonal (April-October)
Water-front campsites available:
  Yes
Online booking:  Yes – click here

Contract: NRSOPark: 73293North Bend Park on Kerr Lake >
(U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Location:  VA Rt 4, adjacent to the John H. Kerr Dam in Boydton, Virginia map
Facilities:  244 sites for tents or RVs; amenities like hot showers, flush toilets and a dump station. A swimming beach and picnic area make the campground ideal for families.
Open:  Year-round
Water-front campsites available:  Yes
Online booking:  Yes – click here

occoneecheecabinOcconeechee State Park on Kerr Lake >
(Virginia State Parks)

Location:  Hwy 58, across the bridge from the town of Clarksville, Virginia map
Facilities:  88 sites for tents or RVs; 13 cabins; 11 equestrian campsites; amenities like hot showers, flush toilets and a dump station. Miles of lakeside trails, an archery range, a marina with boat rentals and close access to Clarksville make this a perfect getaway.
Open:  Year-round
Water-front campsites available:  Yes
Online booking:  Yes – click here

Contract: NRSO Park: 73378Rudd’s Creek Park on Kerr Lake >
(U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Location:  Hwy 58, between Clarksville and Boydton, Virginia map
Facilities:  99 sites for tents or RVs; amenities like hot showers, flush toilets and a dump station. A swimming beach and picnic area make the campground ideal for families.
Open:  Seasonal (April-October)
Water-front campsites available: 
 Yes
Online booking:  Yes – click here

Lake Gaston

americamps_lakegaston_180x120Americamps Lake Gaston >
(privately operated)

Location:  Hwy 903, exit 4 off of I-85 near Bracey, Virginia map
Facilities:  83 sites for tents or RVs and several cabins. 
Open:  Year-round
Water-front campsites available:  Yes
Online booking:  No – click here for website and phone number