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Paradise Lake and Campground

Paradise Lake and Campground is a perfect place for anyone looking for a family-friendly RV campground near Danville, Virginia, surrounded by rolling hills and forests. Relax by the pool or by the lake, or take a leisurely walk on the hiking trail weaving through the forest near the campground. Have a picnic while enjoying beautiful views of the lake or go swimming and boating every day of your vacation. The campground also has an on-site pavilion where you can organize celebrations and other gatherings.This Keeling campground is two and a half hours' drive from Richmond and a little less than four hours' drive from Virginia Beach, where you can enjoy the beautiful Atlantic coast. When camping at Paradise Lake and Campground, there are many gorgeous natural parks nearby, and some of the most interesting attractions of central Virginia are just a short drive away. Book an RV at Pittsylvania County, Virginia, and you can explore this scenic area.When RV camping at Paradise Lake and Campground, you'll have access to full hookups and pull-through sites. The campground also features restrooms and showers, laundry facilities, and a camp store. Kids can enjoy playgrounds and sports courts, and the park is also pet-friendly. Every campsite has a fire pit, and firewood and propane are available for purchase.



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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.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

White Oak Mountain Wildlife Management Area is located approximately 20 minutes' drive north of the campground. This almost 3,000-acre park is covered in pine and oak forest, with an elevated landscape. There are ponds and streams within the park that are perfect for fishing. It's one of the closest hunting areas when you are motorhome camping at Paradise Lake and Campground. Here you can also try trapping, horseback riding, hiking, or primitive camping. This beautiful park is great for bird and wildlife watching and photography too.Only about an hour's drive north of your Keeling campground, you will find the gorgeous Smith Mountain Lake State Park. Nestled on the shore of the second largest lake in the state, here you can see beautiful views, enjoy picnicking and camping, or try some water sports. There are boat docks and a beautiful beach, and you can walk and hike on miles of trails surrounding the lake and through the park. In addition to swimming, you can also go fishing on the shore or with a boat. The park has a visitor center where you can learn about this natural area, and also an amphitheater where interesting events and activities are organized throughout the summer.George Washington and Jefferson National Forest is located less than three hours' drive north of Paradise Lake and Campground and is one of the most important natural areas in the state. Stretching along the Appalachian Mountains, this natural area covers about 1.6 million acres of land and is one of the biggest forests in the eastern United States. Offering some of the most wonderful views of the whole region, this forest is ideal for outdoor activities like hiking, mountain biking, wildlife watching, hunting, and so much more. The forest is home to over 60 species of mammals, 100 species of fish, 200 species of birds, and more. There are nearly 2,000 miles of hiking trails, including over 300 miles of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, and 1,700 miles of open roads, perfect for scenic driving.

Exploring the City

You can visit numerous interesting attractions while RV camping at Paradise Lake and Campground. The AAF Tank Museum is just a few minutes' drive from the campground, and here you can see many restored and preserved tank and cavalry artifacts on display. Learn and explore military history and stories about military service members. Here you can see permanent and temporary exhibits, featuring 120 tank and artillery pieces, 150 machine guns, and over 340 international uniforms.The Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History is located in Danville, only about 20 minutes' drive south of Paradise Lake and Campground. The museum preserves and promotes the art and history of the Dan River Region through exhibitions, art classes, and all kinds of events. In addition to gallery exhibitions, here you can also see a Civil War exhibit and learn a lot about local history. The museum also has an auditorium and a children’s “See & Do” room.Another interesting place to see in the area is the Dan Daniel Memorial Park, located on the shore of the Dan River. Take in the beautiful scenery while enjoying recreational activities like walking and picnicking in the most popular park in Danville. While there, you can also visit the Veteran’s Memorial, a 158-foot-long black granite wall. The wall has engraved names of local veterans who died in past wars and conflicts. Every name has an individual brick, and you can see them all while following the circular walkway.


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All towables

Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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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.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.