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Northwest River Park and Campground


Located on the banks of the Northwest River in Southeastern Chesapeake, VA, this 763-acre park is the perfect blend of natural beauty and recreational activities. Year-round boating, fishing, hiking, and programs are just the beginning. We have our own 18-hole Disc golf course, miniature golf course, horseshoes, volleyball nets and so much more. The park has 66 campsites and 2 rental cabins but may be limited due to COVID-19.

Park Hours: The park is open 9 a.m. to sunset year round.

Campground and Equestrian Camping: Regular seasonal opening planned for May 1 - November 30. Reservations must be made online through ReserveAmerica

Camp Store hours: 
Monday-Sunday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Boat Rentals: (NOTE: 12/7/20 - Paddleboats are available to use in a limited area - the front part of  Lake Lesa)
Monday-Sunday: 9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (all boats back in by 4:00 p.m.)

Map and Directions: Visit the Park Directions and Maps page.

Take a Tour of the Park: Easy access is provided to many areas of the park, including hiking, fishing and camping. Call 757-421-7151 for more information on accessibility.

Activities: Visit the following links for more information on each activity.
Bird Watching
Boat and Bike Rentals
SkyWatch and SunDays
Disc and Mini Golf

Park Facility and Shelter Rentals: For more information on facility and shelter rentals, visit our rentals web page.


General Amenities
  • Handicap Accessible:
  • Motorcoach Parking:
Sports & Rec Amenities
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  • Horseshoe Pits:
  • Meeting Room:
  • Miniature Golf:
  • Nature Trails:
  • Parking:
    • Ample
  • Playground:
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  • Shelters:
  • Walking/Running Trail:

meeting facilities

  • Number of Rooms 1