Fort Hunt Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

AREA A: DESCRIPTION & UNIQUE CONDITIONS Turn right at the T-intersection, Area A is the first left on the Loop Road. Maximum capacity of 600 people. Pavilion: handicap accessible, approximately 51 picnic tables, a stage, a fireplace, limited electricity (15 AMPS), and restrooms. 150 Parking spaces are available -- no exceptions. Permittee may use Pavilion A's asphalt deck as a 10-minute loading zone. Call ranger for details! Permittee may use the Gravel Service Road only for a 10-minute loading zone. Call ranger for details! Permittee must provide Parking Monitors to enforce site rules. Up to 250 People=1 Monitor, 251 to 400 People=2 Monitors, 401 to 600 People=3 Monitors. Amplified music is allowed. Music should not be heard in Parking Lot A. Sunday Evenings Advisory: Fort Hunt Park sponsors a summer concert series at Area A for the general public on Sundays at 7:00 pm. Pavilion A must be vacated on Sundays by 6:00 pm for this concert. Your reservation indicates your agreement to abide by the rules and permit conditions. AREA B: DESCRIPTION & UNIQUE CONDITIONS Turn right at the T-intersection, Area B is located 1/4 mile along the Loop Road on the left. Maximum capacity of 350 people. Pavilion with approximately 54 picnic tables. No electricity. Nearby: Open field, a softball field, picnic tables, and rest rooms. 140 Parking spaces are available -- no exceptions. No loading zone - hand carry supplies from Parking Lot B. Permittee must provide Parking Monitors to enforce site rules. Up to 250 People=1 Monitor, 251 to 350 People=2 Monitors Your reservation indicates your agreement to abide by the rules and permit conditions. AREA C-1: DESCRIPTION & UNIQUE CONDITIONS Turn right at the T-intersection, Area C is located 1/2 mile along the Loop Road on the left. Maximum capacity of 100 people. Picnic Area with approximately 18 picnic tables. No electricity. Nearby: Open field and restrooms across the street. 40 Parking spaces are available -- no exceptions. Permittee must provide a Parking Monitor to enforce site rules. Permittee may use Picnic Area C-1's Gravel Road only as a 10-minute loading zone. Your reservation indicates your agreement to abide by the rules and permit conditions. AREA C-2: DESCRIPTION & UNIQUE CONDITIONS Turn right at the T-intersection, Area C is located 1/2 mile along the Loop Road on the left. Maximum capacity of 120 people. Pavilion with approximately 15 picnic tables. No electricity. Nearby: Open field and restrooms across the street. 40 Parking spaces are available -- no exceptions. Permittee must provide a Parking Monitor to enforce site rules. Permittee may use Pavilion C-2's Gravel Road only as a 10-minute loading zone. Your reservation indicates your agreement to abide by the rules and permit conditions.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • ADA Access
  • Baseball/Softball Fld
  • Comfort Station
  • Jogging/Running
  • Officer/Ranger station
  • Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Telephone

Fees

Peak Season
Apr 03 2010 -
Oct 30 2010
GROUP PICNIC AREA $70.00-$225.00

Alerts and Important Information FORT HUNT: PERMIT USE & PERMIT REVOCATION CONDITIONS The reservation confirmation serves as your acknowledgement of/agreement to abide by the rules and permit conditions. Permittee or a designee must have the permit on-site for the entire event, including set-up and break-down. The permit is only valid from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, with no exclusive use prior to/after this. Caterers and/or Contractors setting-up prior to or staying after the Permittee must have a copy of the permit and serve as the Permit Holder. No set-up or unloading allowed without a Permit Holder present. Permits can be revoked for: Breaching any condition listed herein. The exchange of money at Fort Hunt Park (This includes: vending, fund-raising, raffles, collection of fees, and paying caterers and/or contractors) is prohibited. Multiple same day permits are allowed, but the Permittee must comply with each Area capacity rules related to parking and the number of people. Call Ranger for details! Permittee agrees to indemnify, defend, save and hold harmless the United States, its agents and employees from all liabilities, claims, damages and/or suits, charges, expenses and costs on account of any such injuries, deaths, liabilities, claims, suits or losses to any person or property of the Permittee, its agents or employees, or third parties, during the term of this agreement, by any occupancy, use, or activity in the park carried on by the Permittee in connection with the permit. National Park Service staff is not responsible for unattended private belongings. Noise levels must not disturb other Picnic Areas, park visitors, or the nearby neighborhood. Amplified music is only allowed at Area A. Decorations are restricted to Pavilions and picnic tables. The decorations may only be tied or taped. No directional signs, markers, balloons, or similar items are allowed. Ground penetration, such as for signs, volleyball poles, or stakes is not allowed. Call Ranger for details! Special activities or amusement features (such as a moon bounces, pony rides, croquet, and Frisbee-golf) must be coordinated in advance with the Fort Hunt Ranger. Attach nothing to the trees or plants, such as decorations, games, hammocks, or pinatas. Park water is for drinking, cooking, and cleaning uses only. Motorized skateboards, wind propelled devices including skateboards, and any other motorized recreational devices are prohibited. Pets must be restrained on six-foot long or shorter leashes or otherwise physically confined. Pet wastes must be picked-up and disposed of in a trash container. Bringing fire wood, invasive plants or animals (such as exotic birds/animals/ plants) is prohibited. Cut flowers are acceptable. Permittee must leave permitted Area, Pavilion, and Parking Lot in substantially the same condition it was prior to the issuance of the permit. Permittee shall pay for any damages at Fort Hunt Park or the GWMP, which would not be reasonably inherent in their use. Permittee is responsible for reimbursing the National Park Service and the United States Park Police for all personnel costs associated with any clean-up activity.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 16 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Fort Hunt
Campground Phone: 202-439-7325
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Location: Alexandria (near Groveton), VA
Phone: 202-439-7325

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Fort Hunt is a campground located in Groveton, Virginia. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -77.05333 latitude, and -77.05333 longitude into your GPS device.

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