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Middle Creek Campground

When you’re renting an RV in Botetourt County, you’ll need a place to park overnight and get some sleep. Middle Creek Campground in Buchanan would make a convenient home base. The park is located within the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, just a stone's throw from state parks, recreational activities, and historic towns. Plus, the Allegheny Mountains are just a short drive away. There won’t be any shortage of outdoor activities when you park a rental motorhome at Middle Creek Campground. This RV park is easy to reach too. It’s situated alongside Interstate 81 with Highway 60 and Interstate 64 nearby.Location isn’t the only reason you should consider RV camping at Middle Creek Campground. The small, family-run campground is perfect for relaxing in nature. Guests can enjoy the swimming pond and outdoor swimming pool. For the kids, the campground provides inflatable slides, a playground, and a mini-basketball court. The park is equipped with approximately 30 shaded campsites with full hookups, 30/50 amp service, or electric/water-only hookups. Guests have access to a laundry room and bathhouse too. If you need to restock supplies, there’s a camp store on-site. And on warm summer evenings, you can dine outside and meet other campers around the fire pits.



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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

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The Great Outdoors

Why not start your RV rental vacation with a visit to Natural Bridge State Park? It’s less than half an hour's drive away when you’re camping at Middle Creek Campground. The park is most famous for its 215-foot natural bridge which was carved by water out of the limestone. Surrounded by lush forests and meadows, the bridge is alive with flora growing out of the stone walls and Cedar Creek trickling beneath it. Aside from an impressive photo spot, this park provides six miles of hiking trails. The best is the Cedar Creek Trail which connects the bridge to Lace Falls and the Monacan Indian Village.Another scenic place to take your RV rental is James River State Park. Tucked into the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this state park offers outdoor sports and family-friendly activities. The park is set up with a 15-mile trail network which is suitable for both hiking and cycling. Whether you choose to explore on foot or by bike, you’ll find the best viewpoint at the Tye River Overlook so don’t forget to bring your camera. From here you can see where the James and Tye Rivers meet before a breathtaking mountain backdrop. James River State Park also provides equipment rentals for water sports, and there is a section of the James River that is ideal for canoeing, kayaking, or tubing.For one more adventure before you return your campervan rental to town, head to Douthat State Park. This 4,500-acre state park is your gateway to the Allegheny Mountains. Brimming with diverse flora and fauna, nature enthusiasts can spend an entire day identifying plant types, photographing wildflowers, and observing wildlife. Douthat State Park is the home of many species of land mammals and birds. You can keep an eye out for flying squirrels and mink, or try to spot woodpeckers and hawks.Of course, Douthat State Park is also a hotspot for recreational activities. With over 40 miles of hiking and cycling trails, plus six miles of equestrian trails, you’ll be able to go far into the forest. There are also two waterfalls within the park that are certainly worth hiking to. The four-mile Stoney Run Trail takes hikers to the southernmost fall while the more challenging Blue Suck Falls Trail leads to the second fall. After all the hiking, you’ll want to take a dip in the freshwater lake. This is also a popular spot for water sports, and the park is equipped with canoe, kayak, and paddleboard rentals as well as hydro bikes. There’s something for every type of explorer when you book an RV in Botetourt County, Virginia.

Explore the Area

While you’re RV camping at Middle Creek Campground, you can also make a visit to the nearby towns of Buchanan and Roanoke. Since the 1700s, Buchanan has been an important stopping point in the area. The small town perfectly captures the spirit of rural Virginia with its historic downtown streets, rows of antique vendors, and weekend flea market. If you need a good book or a rare edition for your vacation, you’re sure to find one in the local second-hand bookstore. The town is also speckled with outdoor and hardware stores.One of the highlights of the year is the Botetourt County Fair, which is held at Buchanan Town Park each year in August. As well as carnival rides and family-friendly games and contests, the fair gives visitors and locals the chance to learn about the agricultural heritage of Botetourt County. During the two-day event, you can visit working farms, taste locally produced food goods, or shop for handmade crafts.On any other day of the year, visitors can dine at Buchanan’s traditional bistro or get a snack from the grill. In the evening, you can get tickets to a performance at the Buchanan Theatre. However you choose to spend your time in Botetourt County, you’re sure to come home with fantastic memories when you rent a camper near Middle Creek Campground.


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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

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