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The Best Camping in Newport

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Top camping spots in and near Newport

  • Newport, Virginia

    Hike to the Keffer Oak on the Appalachian Trail

    4.3
    2.6 mi / 600 ft gain
    You can park your car at the small gravel lot where VA-42 and Rt. 629 intersect. Starting from the Appalachian Trail crossing at VA-42,  head north on the AT, which winds through some grass meadows. After about 0.8 miles into the hike you will cross Rt. 630 (Northside Road) on a bridge over Sinki...
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  • Blacksburg, Virginia

    Float New River

    5.0
    Starting at the "falls" below the New River Junction you can enjoy a three day float trip down to Bluff City near Pearisburg. [Tangent Outfitters in Pembroke can rent you kayaks and shuttle you to the start point and pick you up at the end point if you don't have 2 vehicles to leave] Trip can be ...
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  • Narrows, Virginia

    Rice Fields Shelter

    5.09 mi / 1270 ft gain
    Rice Fields Shelter is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Narrows, Virginia.
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  • Dublin, Virginia

    Camp at Claytor Lake State Park

    4.0
    Claytor Lake is a very well maintained state park in Dublin, VA. There are four campgrounds available. Campgrounds A, B and C are mostly for tent camping with no electric or water hookups, while campground D accommodates RV units with water and electric hookups.Claytor Lake is idea for families l...
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  • Catawba, Virginia

    Virginia Triple Crown

    5.0
    29.24 mi / 5531 ft gain
    The Virginia Triple Crown is a combination of three of the most spectacular and popular hikes in the region. It combines the Dragon’s Tooth, McAfee’s Knob and Tinker Cliffs hikes into one long multi day hike along the Appalachian Trail. It makes for an excellent 2 day backpacking trip, with many ...
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  • Pulaski, Virginia

    New River Trail

    49.72 mi / 2999 ft gain
    New River Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Max Meadows, Virginia.
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  • Salem, Virginia

    McAfee Knob

    4.7
    7.79 mi / 1296 ft gain
    Intro McAfee Knob is one of the most photographed and picturesque locations along the Appalachian Trail. Once you reach McAfee Knob, you'll have almost 270 degree views of the the Roanoke Valley to the East, Catawba Valley and North Mountain to the West, and Tinker Cliffs to the North. Due to t...
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  • Caldwell, West Virginia

    Youngs Nature Trail

    3.25 mi / 1158 ft gain
    Youngs Nature Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Caldwell, West Virginia.
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  • Bland, Virginia

    Garden Mountain, Chestnut Ridge, and Brushy Mountain via Appalachian Trail

    36.71 mi / 8468 ft gain
    Garden Mountain, Chestnut Ridge, and Brushy Mountain via Appalachian Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Tazewell, Virginia.
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  • Stuart, Virginia

    Iron Mine Trail

    1.03 mi / 423 ft gain
    Iron Mine Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Stuart, Virginia.
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  • Wytheville, Virginia

    Crystal Springs Loop

    2.38 mi / 545 ft gain
    Crystal Springs Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Wytheville, Virginia.
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  • Northfork, West Virginia

    Indian Ridge - Hatfield McCoy Trails

    14.54 mi / 2700 ft gain
    Indian Ridge - Hatfield McCoy Trails is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Northfork, West Virginia.
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  • Rural Retreat, Virginia

    Crawfish/Channel Rock Trail Loop

    15.66 mi / 1903 ft gain
    Crawfish/Channel Rock Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Rural Retreat, Virginia.
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