Great American Campout at Powhatan State Park at Powhatan State Park

Saturday, 24 June, 2017


The annual Great American Campout brings out thousands across the country to enjoy the outdoors and sleep under the stars. Powhatan State Park welcomes back those who have camped with us before and invite new campers wanting to explore the Powhatan State park. This is a great opportunity to check out the new additions to the park.

There will be several informative stations that will provide tips and tricks to make your next camping trip an even more enjoyable experience. Stations will include:

Tent Show
Take the time to see a few of the different styles of camping tents that we will have on display. Learn the basics of setting up a tent and staking it out. We will also discuss how to clean and store a tent.

Backpacking 101
Join us as we discuss some of the basic things all backpackers should have and what kind of pack they should use to carry it.

Leave No Trace
Keep only memories and leave only foot prints, learn how to camp without leaving an impact on the environment around you.

Campfire Food and Cooking
Learn how to forage for food and prepare a simple meal over a fire.

Wildlife and Camping

Learn about what animals you may see and how to avoid them from entering your campsite.

Powhatan State Park - 4616 Powhatan State Park Rd., Powhatan, VA 23139

June 24, 2017, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Meet at the playground area.

Visit the Event Website here.




Powhatan State Park
4616 Powhatan State Park Rd
Powhatan , VA 23139

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Phone: 804-598-7148
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