(WFXR) – To the delight of local campers, Virginia State Parks campgrounds will soon be taking reservations.
While the full-service campgrounds with bathhouses in Douthat, Hungry Mother, Pocahontas, and Shenandoah River are open year-round, all other campgrounds generally close the first Monday in December and remain closed until the first Friday in March. .
Virginia State Parks campgrounds will reopen on Friday, March 4 and take reservations for the upcoming camping season.
Twenty-nine of Virginia’s 41 state parks offer camping with more than 1,800 campsites with options ranging from primitive camping to RV sites with electric and water hookups. You can Click here to search for parks by amenities and access a state map showing parks with camping.
New this year and replacing the old first-come, first-served camping reservation policy, campers will be able to go online, view an interactive map and choose an available site to book.
You can also call the Customer Service Center at 800-933-7275 and choose option 5 to make a reservation.