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  1. #11
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    Quote Originally Posted by ShortTripHome View Post
    you should check out sky meadows state park--it has an easy hike to the backcountry sites, and its close to your neck of the woods.

    also close to you is:
    westmoreland SP
    lake anna SP
    the Bull Run natural area (not sure about camping)
    Skip Westmoreland and Lake Anna. Been there and tried it. You can only camp on their "pads" which has been cleared of all trees.

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    I have been hiking at Sky Meadows and planned to check out the back country camping area in the next few weeks. That is a beautiful park.

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    I am interested in some areas near the Staunton/Harrisonburg/Lexington areas.

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    Past Staunton towards WV on route 250 is Ramsey's Draft. To a group of scouts there a couple years back. Its about an 18 mile loop, good for a weekend. It is one of the last virgin growth forests on the East coast. There used to be these gigantic elms. Sadly invasive bugs have killed them off. Now there arethese huge 10' diameter trees across the trails. Fortunately some make the stream crossings a lot easier.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Drum Man View Post
    I am interested in some areas near the Staunton/Harrisonburg/Lexington areas.
    The Massanutten Mountain Range has a lot of great trails too

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    Just North of Lexington is BSA Camp Goshen. There are some great trails there that are part of is High Adventure camp Len Hoksen. It is the Camp for the National Capitol Area Council. I've been there several times and love it there.
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    St Mary's Wilderness is also in the Staunton area, rugged and very beautiful...lots of great places to hang. also, the Goshen Pass area is very nice too.

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    Lot's of nice looking spots out west. My list of future camp sites is definitely growing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cvitter View Post
    [*]Chopawamsic Backcountry Area of Prince William Forrest (http://www.nps.gov/prwi/planyourvisi...trycamping.htm)
    I was under the impression that Chopawamsic did not allow hammocks. Has that changed recently?
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