Learn about camping and boondocking in Virginia

Boondocking in Virginia!

Boondocking in Virginia is found in George Washington NF and Jefferson NF, as well as a handful of Army Corps of Engineers lakes. There are no BLM lands in Virginia, but there are some free camping opportunities within the state’s wildlife management areas and state fishing lakes.

Virginia Boondocking Map

This Virginia Boondocking Map contains locations of free boondocking and free campgrounds where bloggers and YouTubers have produced detailed reviews. Click on a map marker to access their reviews…

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Virginia Boondocking Maps

Places to Camp for Free in Virginia

Virginia State Camping Laws and Regulations

Virginia Rest Area Rules

Updated: April 3, 2024

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Federal Lands in Virginia