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Chippokes Plantation State Park Campground (Virginia)

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695 Chippokes Park Road
Surry, Virginia 23883
757 294-3728
37.137369, -76.727691
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Chippokes Plantation State Park campground is open year round and has 58 campsites (50 with electric & water hookups) and 4 cabins for rent. The campsites can accommodate tents, trailers and RVs (up to 30 feet). Group camping is also available. You can click n the ‘Make A Reservation’ button to check availability and make a reservation, or you can also call 800-933-7275.

The park is located along the shores of the James River /Cobham Bay and the campground is a short walk or bike ridge to the shoreline and beach. Chippokes Plantation State Park campground has an amphitheater, camp store, drinking water, flush toilets, showers, dump station and firewood is for sale from the campground host. Each campsite has a table, fire ring and grill.

Chippokes Plantation is a living historical exhibit (one of the oldest working farms in the U.S.) located in a rural agricultural area along the James River in Surry County. The park has a visitor center, swimming complex, snacks bar, gift shop, visitor center, picnic area, playground, horse trails, hiking and biking trails.

The plantation has kept its original boundaries since the 1600s and has a variety of cultivated gardens and native woodland. The formal gardens surrounding the Chippokes Mansion are accented by azaleas, crepe myrtle, boxwood and seasonal flowers. The plantation grounds are also home to the Chippokes Farm and Forestry Museum. Chippokes Plantation State Park is operated by the Department of Conservation and Recreation in cooperation with the Chippokes Plantation Farm Foundation.

Chickahominy Riverfront Park Campground is located across James River – about a 50 minute drive.

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  1. Elaine Abbott says:

    I just spoke with Debbie at Chippokes State Park to make a reservation. She told me she couldn’t make the reservation over the phone. I asked if that meant I would have to come to the Park to make my reservation. Reply, “yes, mam.” I am now waiting on a return call from the Park Manager.

    1. Camp Ranger says:

      Hi Elaine,
      You can make reservations online or by phone for campsites at Chippokes Plantation State Park. From the Chippokes Plantation State Park campground page – click n the ‘Make A Reservation’ button to check availability and make a reservation, or you can also call 800-933-7275.

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Directions:

Chippokes Plantation State Park is located in Surry County. From I-95 and I-295: Take Route 10 towards Hopewell. Follow Route 10 East for approximately 40 miles to Surry. Turn left at the intersection of routes 10 and 31 (this continues on Route 10). Turn right at the blinking light. Turn left at Route 634 (Alliance Road), and the park entrance is four miles on the left. From Southside Hampton Roads (Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach): Take I-64 East to 460 West. Take exit to Route 10 West (through Smithfield), approximately 15 miles. Make right on Alliance Road (Route 634). Park is four miles on left. From Newport News/Hampton: Take James River Bridge (Route 17 South). Make right on Rt. 258. Take Route 10 West (through Smithfield) approximately 15 miles. Make right on Alliance Road (Rt. 634). Park is four miles on left. From Williamsburg: Take Jamestown Road to Jamestown and follow signs to ferry. Once the ferry lands across the river at Scotland, follow the road to Route 10 and make a left. Turn left at Route 634 and continue to park entrance on the left. (The ferry is free.)

Amenities
  • Amphitheater
  • Bathhouse
  • BBQ Grills
  • Cafe
  • Camp Store
  • Campfire Center
  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Concession Stand
  • Concessionaire
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electrical Hookup
  • Equestrian trail
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Gift Shop
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Group Pavilion
  • Ice
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Ranger Station
  • Restrooms (Flush Toilets)
  • RV Hookups
  • Showers
  • Snack Bar
  • Visitor Center
Activities
  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Horseback riding
  • Lake
  • Mountain Biking
  • Museum
  • Nature Programs
  • Nature Trails
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • River
  • Swimming
  • Swimming Pool
  • Visitor Center
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
Regions
  • Northeast
  • River
  • Virginia State Park
Campsite Types
  • Cabin
  • Group
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
Season:

Year Round

Elevation:

62

# of Campsites:

58 (+4 Cabins)

# of RV Campsites:

50 w/ Electric