Chesapeake: A Camper's Dream Come True

Imagine hundreds of acres of lush nature and recreational activities, including breathtaking camping sites. Now imagine it's just around the corner from you - in Chesapeake, Virginia.

Whether you're seeking a solo retreat or a family adventure, Chesapeake has all the camping sites and activities you need. Chesapeake Campground and Northwest River Park and Campground offer everything from hookups to tent sites and cabins. And so much more.

Chesapeake Campground
693 South George Washington Highway
Chesapeake, VA 23323
(757) 485-0149

With 133 camping sites on 20 acres, Chesapeake Campground has everything you need for memories that will last a lifetime. Amenities include:
   • Showers
   • Laundry
   • Restrooms
   • RV storage
   • Camping cabins
   • Boat ramp
   • Picnic tables
   • Bike and canoe rentals
   • Swimming pool

While you're here, take advantage of the activities at the Chesapeake Campground:
   • Fishing
   • Horseshoes
   • Basketball, baseball and volleyball
   • Game room
   • Pony rides
   • Hayrides

Forget to bring something to the campsite? Swing on by the camp store, which is open daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. There you'll find groceries, ice, games, book sharing, camping supplies and RV supplies. Don't forget to pick up a few souvenirs to remember your trip.

Take an afternoon to experience the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, located just 30 minutes from the campground. This 112,000-acre wildlife refuge is rife with natural wonders, history and exciting water activities on the second-largest natural lake in Virginia: Lake Drummond. Keep your eyes peeled, you just might spot some of the incredible wildlife, including black bears, bald eagles and over 70 species of reptiles and amphibians.

And feel free to bring your pets along for the fun! Just be sure to keep them on a leash at all times (there's a lot of beautiful land to get lost in).

Northwest River Park and Campground
1733 Indian Creek Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 421-7151

With 763 acres of natural beauty and recreation, it's no wonder Northwest River Park and Campground is a four-time "Best of Chesapeake" winner. Experience the fun and excitement of hiking, biking or horseback riding the extensive seven-trail system, which spans 8 miles of natural wilderness.

Be sure to bring your rods and reels because the big one awaits you in Northwest River Park's 40-acre lake stocked with catfish, trout and bass.

Additional activities include:
   • Play areas with horseshoes and volleyball
   • Picnic shelters
   • Dude Ranch miniature golf course
   • Equestrian area for horse owners

When you're ready to change scenery for a bit, there's plenty of fun all around Chesapeake, including rich history ripe for the telling, shopping and so much more!

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