Camp Sites

The Hydaway Outdoor Recreation Center camp sites are located on the outskirts of Lake Hydaway. We provides 8 camp sites with fire pits for each. Students can sign out to a campsite on Fridays and Saturdays.

Campsites are available with reservations only. There is a $5 reservation fee. The fee includes a Small (2 person) or Medium (4 person) camping package. Please call our outfitter during operating hours to make a reservation, 434-592-6284. You can also make your reservation by stopping and visiting us in person.  If you have any questions please call or e-mail Hydaway at


  • The Liberty Way must be followed at all times.
  • Males and females must sleep in separate tents and camp sites.
  • A maximum of two 4-person tents per campsite with a maximum of 8 persons per campsite is permitted.
  • All campground users are expected to clean up after themselves. Please do not leave out trash, equipment, etc.
  • The lake, beach, open fields, challenge course, and lounge spaces are available only during operating hours of Hydaway. They are not to be used after hours.
  • Check-in must be done by 7:00pm on the evening of your reservation.  Check-out must be done the following day by 2:30pm with a staff member.

Camp Fires

  • All camp fires must be made within the established fire ring at each camp site.
  • No camp fire should ever be unattended.
  • No camp fires should ever be lit during a burn ban.
  • Camp fires must be put out completely before leaving the campsite.
  • Horse play of any kind around a camp fire is not permitted

Camping Policies