Camp Burson

Hungry Mother State Park

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B F Buchanan Hwy.
Marion, VA 24354
540-781-7400
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GPS: 36.871, -81.525

Last Price Paid: $35
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 2217 ft
Max Length: 35 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

2 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
Verizon 4G
2bars
Verizon 3G
1bars
AT&T 3G
2bars
Sprint 3G
1 review
Nightly rate: $35
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 37

Sue would stay here again

“Quiet, peaceful site”

Reviewed Apr 18, 2018

Overall Rating

Quiet peaceful site on the side of a brook. Got there later in the day when there was no one around. Camp host directed us in the area where we were to park. He said choose any site in that location. We picked a nice spot next to a brook. Showers were great and clean. Next to the shower, was a dish cleaning area but it was not operational yet due to the cold weather. In the morning we checked out and the office was open and the woman at the desk was so nice and helpful. Grounds were clean and well maintained. They had water and electric and a dump station. They also had a laundry area. It was a few miles off of the highway and that is what we were looking for because we were exhausted.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
1bars
AT&T 3G
2bars
Verizon 3G

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JohnAnge

35 Tiffin Allegro
10 reviews
Nightly rate: $35
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 25

JohnAnge would stay here again

“Beautiful spot in the mountains and a great beach”

Reviewed Jun 15, 2016

Overall Rating

This is second time we have stayed here. It is a Virginia State Park located near Marion, VA and is in the mountains - 10 degrees cooler then near our home in Eastern VA. The campsites are level and most will easily handle 40+ feet. The sites with full hook up are located in the Camp Burson area. Most of the sites are nicely shaded. There is a very nice lake behind the dam and great sand swimming beach about a mile up the road from Camp Burson near the Visitor Center. They also have a nice restaurant where we have had a good lunch and dinner. The park also rents kayaks, SUPs, paddle boats and canoes. You can fish in the lake with a license.

The park is about 3 miles outside of Marion which is a nice small town. The big attraction that brings us here is the Lincoln Theatre which is one of the Crooked Road Bluegrass Music Venues. Between the Marion and the Campground is a drive-in movie theater which pretty rare to find. Abingdon is down I-81 about 20 miles, it also has an active arts and bluegrass scene.

Route 16 connects Marion and the Park. Somewhat narrow and hilly. Several low branches to keep an eye for.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
2bars
Sprint 3G
3bars
Verizon 4G

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Hookups:
  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • sewer
  • Full Hookups
Recreation:
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • playground
  • recreation trail
  • swimming beach
  • water access
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • firewood
  • recycle
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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