North Bend Park Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

North Bend Park is located on John H. Kerr Reservoir. The 50,000-acre lake extends 39 miles up the Roanoke River along 800 miles of wooded, cove-studded shoreline with 70,000 acres of project lands and it's yours to enjoy whether you like to swim, fish, camp, go boating, or just relax and enjoy the scenic beauty. The campground offers 249 primitive and electric/water hookup sites on or near lake. A bicycle/jogging trail is in campground and a nature trail is nearby. Other amenities include an amphitheater, fishing pier with universal access, playgrounds, swim beaches, and 3 boat launch areas. Gas and groceries are just 5 minutes away. Three group camping areas are also available. Visitor Assistance Center (434) 738-6143

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Fishing
  • Accessible Restroom
  • Bike Trail
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Dump Station
  • Fire Rings
  • Flush Toilet
  • Hiking Trail
  • Interpretive Trail
  • Pay Telephone
  • Pit Restroom
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Shower House
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Telephone
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Vault Toilets

Fees

Peak Season
Apr 01 2010 -
Oct 31 2010
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $15.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $20.00
Peak Season
Apr 01 2011 -
Oct 30 2011
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $15.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $20.00

Alerts and Important Information Due to ongoing construction projects in North Bend Park as part of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, campsites will be CLOSED and Re-opened periodically throughout Recreation Season 2010 (April 1 - October 31). We are sorry for the inconvenience. We appreciate your patience as we improve the park for your future enjoyment. Area C (sites 140-200) are now open to camping & reservations. It will close again in September. It is getting new a shower house, 14 new electric and water sites, and new paving. Area D (sites 201-239) will open April 1. It will be closed to camping & reservations on July 31. It is getting 30 new electric and water sites. For more information, please contact Park Rangers Sherrie Storm or Shannon Crews at (434) 738-6143 or email: Sherrill.c.storm@usace.army.mil or Shannon.l.crews@usace.army.mil ALERT! URGENT INFO ON NORTH BEND PARK! Thank you for your patience and understanding. North Bend Park in VA home page www.recreation.gov. Reservations must be made at least 2 days in advance. This campground requires a 2 day minimum stay on weekends. This campground requires a 3 day minimum stay on holiday weekends. The campground is open April 1 through October 31 and campsites are $15-$20/night. No fires are allowed on the beaches. Off-road vehicles, dirt bikes, ATV's, golf carts, and motorized scooters are prohibited. Alcohol is prohibited. All equipment must fit on the site pad. EXTRA VEHICLE FEE: Campsites with more than 2 vehicles excluding the camping unit, will be charged a $4.00 extra vehicle fee, per vehicle, per night. The park closes at 11:00 p.m. Ranger and Sheriff patrol nightly in season. Attendants are on duty April through October. Please call (434)738-0059 for more information.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 16 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: North Bend Park
Campground Phone: 434-738-0059
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Danville, VA
434-738-0059

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More About North Bend Park Campground

North Bend Park is a campground located in Danville, 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 -78.32583 latitude, and -78.32583 longitude into your GPS device.

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