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When you book an RV in Carroll County, Virginia, you’ll need to find a place to park it and get a good night’s sleep. Utt’s Campground, just outside of Fancy Gap, could be the perfect spot. The campground is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, only a short drive from fantastic state parks, recreational activities, and charming rural towns. The RV park is accessible via Interstate 77 or State Highway 52, but it’s also closely connected to other interstates and highways. You’ll have no trouble reaching the highlights of southern Virginia when you’re camping at Utt’s Campground.This medium-sized campground provides 72 sites for motorhome camping, some of which are large pull-through sites. Each site is equipped with full hookups, and guests can make use of the campground’s laundry room, bathhouse, and hot showers. There are picnic tables so you can dine al fresco during the warm summer evenings. Plus, if you like to socialize while on vacation, you can take advantage of a social hall with BBQ facilities and a communal kitchen.When you’re in need of cooking supplies and a propane refill, you can find a grocery store and gas station half a mile from Utt’s Campground, and the nearest church is only one mile away. If you’re traveling with little explorers, then you’ll be pleased to know that Utt’s Campground is prepared with an outdoor playground. Pets are welcome too so you can bring your four-legged friend while you’re camping with an RV.



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The Great Outdoors

When you rent a camper near Utt’s Campground, you can easily escape to the great outdoors. Claytor Lake State Park is a great place to begin your adventure. Claytor Lake was formed in the 1940s after the construction of Claytor Dam; it now covers nearly 4,500 acres, and Claytor Lake State Park stretches along three miles of the shoreline. Although water sports are limited to swimming, the park has a range of easy to moderate hiking and biking trails. The park is also a popular spot for geocaching and bird watching. Don’t forget to bring binoculars because Claytor Lake State Park is home to over 400 species of bird, including Downey woodpeckers and mourning doves. The best trail for bird spotting is the Hidden Valley Trail which takes hikers to a viewpoint above Claytor Lake.Another beautiful place to take an RV rental is Fairy Stone State Park, the largest of the six original state parks of Virginia. The park gets its name from folklore stories about magic "fairy stones" which you can search for while hiking or biking. According to the stories, these stones had the power to heal illness, protect from misfortune, and even keep the bearer safe from witches. Even if you don’t believe in magic, searching for these mystic stones is a fun way to spend an afternoon of your vacation with a campervan rental.Fairy Stone State Park also offers an abundance of recreational activities, from water sports to land adventures. The tranquil surface of Fairy Stone Lake is ideal for canoeing and kayaking. You can also swim from the lakeside or take a boat around the tree-lined perimeter. On land, the park has a ten-mile, multi-use trail system which is suitable for hiking, biking, or horseback riding. You can choose from a gentle trip on the Lake Shore Trail or a more strenuous climb to Little Mountain Falls.After all the hiking, cycling, and paddling, you might like a more relaxing day in the great outdoors; fortunately, Blue Ridge Parkway is close by when you camp in an RV near Fancy Gap. This scenic road spans for 106 miles from Cherokee in North Carolina to Afton at the southern end of Shenandoah National Park, Virginia. The parkway passes historic sites and rural villages, working farms, and traverses a large section of George Washington and Jefferson National Forest. It's a fantastic way to discover the landscape of Virginia before you return to the city.

Explore the Area

There’s plenty to see in the nearby towns and cities while you’re renting an RV in Carroll County. You can start with a visit to Fancy Gap, a charming town in the heart of the Blue Ridge. Here, you can find stores stocked with local produce, craft boutiques, and general grocery stores for your camping supplies. The Sidna Allen House, located on the outskirts of town, is one of the most historic buildings in Fancy Gap. Now listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the English Baroque style building house is said to be one of the most beautiful in Virginia. Although only occupied for one year, the house was constructed for Sidna Allen, a man who was involved in the 1912 Carroll County Courthouse Shootings, and his wife.While you’re RV camping at Utt’s Campground, you can also head to the county seat, Hillsville, for the South West Virginia Farmers Market. The market is hosted by the Visitors Center and is open seven days a week throughout the year, excluding Christmas Day and Thanksgiving. At the market, you can pick up the freshest local produce and, next door, you can shop for souvenirs at the artisans and craft center. If you’re visiting at the end of August, you might also catch the annual Virginia Agricultural Fair in Hillsville. Complete with carnival rides, parades, and live music, plus family-friendly competitions, it’s guaranteed to be an event to remember.


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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.






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