No drinking water is provided. Please bring plenty of water and tools for manure removal. The campground is easily accessed from a paved road and two portable toilets are provided. Showers are not available, but can be access at nearby campgrounds for a fee. The nearest pay phone is at Grindstone Campground.
Horses may drink from the stream.
The Forest Service continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and evaluate potential impacts and adjustments to reservations and our reservation policies through Recreation.gov. Reservation holders will be notified via email and/or cell phone text messages if there are any changes affecting their reservation. In the event of delayed openings of some, part or all of the campgrounds and cabins to ensure safe social distancing, visitors will receive a full refund for their reservation. Please remember to review current recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and focus on recreating safely while protecting yourself, Forest Service employees and our volunteers. Available reservations start May 21, 2020.
Campground closes December 1, 2020
Check-in is at 2pm and check-out is at 12pm.
The campground sits in the Fairwood Valley along a stream that flows into Fox Creek. The valley is part of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests in western Virginia. The forests span 1.8 million acres of rugged Appalachians through Virginia and parts of West Virginia and Kentucky.
Mount Rogers National Recreation Area high country trails, Virginia Creeper Trail, Grayson Highlands State Park, Hungry Mother State Park
Old Virginia offers easy access to the Virginia Highlands Horse Trail, which connects to the Iron Mountain Trail. From the Iron Mountain Trail, riders can also access the Virginia Creeper Trail to the west or the New River Trail to the east. The Virginia Creeper Trail boasts 33.4 miles of scenery with about 100 trestles and bridges.
3714 Highway 16 Marion VA 24354
For campground inquiries, please call: 276-783-5196
Take exit 45 off I-81 at Marion ,Virginia. Take Rt.16 south for approximately 17 miles to VA 603 at Troutdale. Turn right onto VA 603 and drive for about 3 miles to the campground on the right. Follow signs.