There are 20 camping units available on a first-come, first-served basis. Each unit has a gravel parking spur, picnic table and fire grill. Some sites have a pad for tents or pop-up trailers. Recreation vehicles up to 25 feet long can be accommodated in some sites. A day use picnic shelter with picnic tables and an open field for sports is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Toilets and garbage cans are provided in the campground and near the picnic shelter. Drinking water is not available.
FEE: $5 per unit, per night (limit of 8 people and 2 vehicles per unit).
Located in Raven Cliff Campground, enjoy a large shelter for your next gathering! Along with the amenities of the shelter, it adjoins a large field for games, the rushing waters of Cripple Creek for wading and fishing, hiking trails, and the historic Raven Cliff Furnace.
There are 20 camping units available on a first-come, first-served basis. Each unit has a gravel parking spur, picnic table and fire grill. Some sites have a pad for tents or pop-up trailers. Recreation vehicles up to 25 feet long can be accommodated in some sites. Portable toilets and garbage cans are provided in the campground. Drinking water is not available.
A wooden picnic shelter that accommodates groups up to 75 people and 15 cars with overflow parking nearby. No drinking water available. The shelter contains picnic tables, grill, and parking. There are available vault toilets.
From the 200-foot sandstone Raven Cliff to the 1810 historic iron ore furnace, this recreation area is off the beaten path, but worth the effort.
Cripple Creek runs through the area for fishing, wading, or tubing. State fishing regulations and licensing requirements apply. Raven Cliff Furnace Trail (4616) begins in Raven Cliff Campground and follows Cripple Creek until ending at the remains of the old 30-foot-tall Raven Cliff Iron Furnace made from local sandstone. Raven Cliff Trail (4601) a 1.2-mile trail from Raven Cliff Campground connects to Collins Cove Horse Campground or Ewing Mountain Trail (4614)
Besides the available primitive campsites, Cripple Creek runs through the picnic area and is popular for fishing, wading, and tubing. There are large open fields that are great for sports and picnics.
3714 Highway 16 Marion VA 24354
544 Raven Cliff Lane Ivanhoe VA 24350
For campground inquiries, please call: 276-783-5196
Raven Cliff Campground located at 544 Raven Cliff Lane, Ivanhoe, VA approximately 16.5 miles southeast of Wytheville, VA. From I-81: Take Wytheville exit 70 or 72 onto US 11 (Main Street). On the west end of town, US 11 turns off and Main Street becomes US 21 south. Follow US 21 south for approximately 7.1 miles to State Route 690, Cripple Creek Rd and turn left (east) for 3.7 miles. Stay straight on State Route 690, Slate Springs Branch Rd. for 3.3 miles. Bear right on State Route 642, Mule Hell Rd. in .3 miles turn right (west) on State Route 619, Gleaves Rd for 1.2 miles. Turn left on Raven Cliff Lane and follow to campground.