Covington, VA

Beaverdam Falls, Sweet Springs

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Relax in one of the most gorgeous settings around, right at the "North Fork" of Sweet Springs Creek, & just below in direct site of the Falls & Upper Cascades! Here, you are surrounded by mountains, a waterfall, an undulating creek, picturesque cattails, cascades - Here, you really are in the middle of the magic. What else could you ask for in a campsite?

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Winter Ready
This is a Tentrr Backcountry Site
This site has been selected by our team and set up with the standard Tentrr kit.
This site is located within a state park and includes the standard Tentrr kit. Please see Site Guidelines below for more details.
Partner sites are privately owned sites that may have modern amenities located on the property.
Backcountry sites let you enjoy traditional camping on private land. You need to bring your own tent and supplies.
Site Highlights
  • Parking On-Site
  • 4 campers
  • Check in: 12:30
  • Check out: 11:30
  • Pet friendly
Overview

This site is perfect for those searching for a true camping experience at a fair price. You'll be amazed at not only the high-end nature of your surroundings, but at the value of your stay. This site is for those that want to pitch their own tent & be at their own pace; however, we do provide a tent already set-up with the Backcountry Plus option, along with a flirepit, cooking grate, fire extinguisher, matches, a small set of firewood, table and two chairs, a 5-gallon jug of water, and even a loo under a pop-up tent with biodegradable waste bags. For your convenience, we also provide a trash can, & bags. Regardless of any extras, we provide a flat grassy patch of stellar land below our Falls for you to set up your own ephemeral campsite, or just to bring less & add to what we already provide. We like to offer the value of a readymade site with the flexibility to customise your own, & to offer to guests the option to have to worry less by taking advantage of what we provide. You are in total control of your campsite, provided it's within the environs of our stablished site, you can customise your own, & bring all you want or as little! We can advise in person should you have questions. Nestled in the Alleghany Highlands of the Southern Valley of Virginia, Beaverdam Falls is an historic series of waterfalls at the headwaters of Dunlap Creek and is the terminus for Sweet Springs Creek. Surrounded by the verdant George Washington National Forest, our portion which includes, the Upper Falls, displays a constant waterfall of around 40-feet in height and numerous beautiful cascades peppered throughout our creek. The 60-acre private tract of unparalleled Virginia countryside will simply leave you in humble amazement that places like "this" actually exist!

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Site Guidelines

Please visit our website: www.beaverdamfalls.com to review our map, waiver, & offerings. Please do not climb any of the Travertine-Marl rock formations around the Falls or in the basins around them; due to the lack of stone around the Falls, the mineral rock--under constant adaptation & change as with the water--it can be very brittle, unstable, & dangerous. Abide by the swimming rules as posted. We ask that you also do not damage any plants, carve your name into any trees, or carry any animals out with you! Bring good shoes for treading water: you'll want to LIVE in the creek! But, be careful, the mineral rocks are slippery and watch for the waterfall and creek ledge! No fires outside designated areas, & no foraging.

Beau
CampKeeper
From Melbourne, FL, I'm a teacher with my MA in French from UVA. After my study & teaching in Richmond & at UVA, I'm fortunate to now be in nature. I love being outdoors: managing our family lands in FL, VA, & WV. And, I spend much of my time at Beaverdam Falls--our private family property. But, really, we're just custodians! We share this land with campers & visitors through Tentrr & Airbnb, and for events, but our goal is maintaining our land as a private nature preserve, esp. for beavers!
Location
pin location image Near Covington, VA
Site Rules
Respect the land and tent as you would your own.
  • What you carry in, you must carry out!
  • Check campsite for trash or belongings.
  • Carefully pack up the pop-up tent (if you used it).
  • Clean out Tentrr CampBox (take your BBQ sauce!).
  • Place (empty) Tentrr Loo inside canvas tent.
  • Zip up all tent windows and doors (clasps, too).
  • Take garbage bag(s) to designated trash point (check with your Campkeeper).
  • Clean up after your dog.
  • Clean grill with brush after use.
Respect & Safety
  • Don't carve your name into anything.
  • Don't cut down trees.
  • Look out for poison ivy, poison oak and sumac.
  • Check yourself for ticks every 6 hours.
The minimum cleaning fee is $50 and will be charged for leaving a campsite a mess.
Cancellation

Plans change, Mother Nature may not cooperate. We get it.
Choose from different cancellation options at checkout, based on what works best for you and your trip planning.