Riverside Camping

Camping Along the Potomac River

Our riverside campsites are located on our scenic wooded riverfront property right along the Potomac River. Our campsites are perfect for the campers who want the full outdoor camping experience. After a day of activities pitch your tent and relax near a crackling fire listening to the beautiful sounds of the river in the great Virginia outdoors. Sunbathe and fish right from the riverside camping area.

Guests must have 4-wheel drive to access camping area with personal vehicles. Guests also have the option to hike a switchback trail down to their site.

Each campsite comes equipped with a picnic table, fire ring and charcoal grill. Our riverside does have portable outhouse access and our new bathhouse with hot showers and indoor plumbing is only a 10 minute hike away. All campsites are located on our private riverfront, secured each evening at the gate, providing access only to campers and cabin guests.

Reserve your firewood now and pick it up after checking in. Charcoal, propane tanks and fire starters are not provided but can be purchased on site at our Bear Mountain Market.

Each site accommodates 1 tent with up to 4 people. For groups of 5 or more, choose the booking option below that matches your group size.

Riverside Camping Rates

Jan 1 – Dec 31
$68 per night

Additional Fees: 6% Sales Tax, $2 Service Fee per person.

(for up to 4 people)
Book 1 Riverside Camping Site >>  

(for 5 to 8 people)
Book 2 Riverside Camping Sites >>

Have 9 or more in your group?

Call us to book today at
(540) 668-9007

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Amenities
Picnic table, charcoal grill, and fire ring. Walking distance to bath house with indoor plumbing and hot showers, bounce pillow, Bear Mountain Market, multiple scenic overlook points and our private river access. (No pets allowed on HFAC property).

Size
Riverside campsites fit 1 large or 2 small tents, comfortably sleeping 5.

Check In

May 15 – Sept 14: 4:00 pm     Jan 1 – May 14 & Sept 15 – Dec 31:  1:00 pm
(Every guest must check in with the main office and get a wrist band. Guests are NOT permitted to check in after 9:00 pm.)

Check Out
11:00 am
(Guests must remove all trash from camp site. Messy campers will be charged an additional clean up fee.)

Firewood
Please don’t bring firewood with you when you camp. If you find or buy wood, please don’t take any back home with you. Burn it all or give it to other campers. Foreign pests can travel with wood, and carrying firewood from one area to another can be detrimental to the local forest. We have firewood to purchase, or you can collect wood/ kindling from down trees at the campsite.

Rates $10 a bag

More Adventure
While camping with us why not take advantage of the convenience of a one stop shop for adventure. Combine a number of half day or full day activities with Harpers Ferry Adventure Center and save. Give us a call at (540) 668-9007 and one of our staff members would be happy to help customize an adventurous weekend or weekday get-away for you or check out our prepackaged play and stay options.

We are not pet friendly at this time except for service animals which must have proper identification.

 

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