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Paradise Lake Family Campground

Spout Spring, Virginia


1105 West Lake Rd
Spout Spring, Virginia 24593
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Sites: 127
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 37.33840
Longitude: -78.93722

Elevation: 796' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Public Phone Public Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup yes
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails ?
  • Rec Room Rec Room yes
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach ?
  • Biking Biking ?
  • Boating Boating ?
  • Golf Golf ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes yes
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf ?
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts yes
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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36 Reviews

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Review Count: 11
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2019 - $54.00
Overall Rating:

Nice park - good spaces many/most at least partially shaded. Lake with swimming and fishing areas. Pool, great game room, patio overlooking lake, camp store, lots of space to walk a dog - lots of open grassy areas to walk/run through. Shady areas to sit in. Down side, no wifi, no cable - we got 4 channels on the TV with our antenna -and during rain storms, you do want either tv or wifi...just how it is. We camped at Paradise Lake Family Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
4
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2019 - $50.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed here because of its location near Appomattox, D Day Memorial, Jefferson's Poplar Tree retreat-all of which are excellent. The camp site was fine, close to dated but clean bathroom. Staff extremely helpful and pleasant. We camped at Paradise Lake Family Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
13
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 92
States Visited: 39
Helpful Reviews: 19

Date of Stay: June, 2019 - $46.00
Overall Rating:

Be very careful when you turn off of Rte 460...the 1-mile long access road is VERY ROUGH - paved in potholes and patches. 5 mph is way too fast! The railroad tracks are fine, though. We drive a 38' Class A and tow a Jeep, and we had no trouble navigating the interior roads, contrary to a previous log. Back as far into your site as you can, as the utilities are all at the back of the site. We stayed in site 128, right next to the brand new laundry ($3 wash, $2.75 dry), and had excellent satellite TV and 2 bars on Verizon cell service, which we used for wifi the entire 3 days with no problem. We also had no problem with the water pressure. We would stay here again, but we would love it if someone would pave their access road! We camped at Paradise Lake Family Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
128
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 131
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 32

Date of Stay: May, 2019 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

We were pleasantly surprised and pleased by this park. Good interior roads, good signage to get to the park and extremely well maintained. Shopping was available in Appomattox 6 miles away along with fast food and local restaurants. Highway 460 is 4 lane and busy. Caution must be used entering and exiting the access road to the campground. We stayed 2 nights. Checkout is 1 pm. We would stay here again. We camped at Paradise Lake Family Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
6
Site Surface
Concrete, Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 88
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: April, 2019 - $33.00
Overall Rating:

Nice park. Many long term residents. Neat and clean, good walking. Convenient to Appomattox Court House. Satellite would not hook up due to trees. Verizon signal was ok. Wifi available only at clubhouse. Good walking. Be very careful crossing railroad tracks as you leave US 460 heading up Lake RD. We grounded as we crossed so raise your corners if you have the option. Our site had a large mowed area on the Drivers side which was great for our dogs. We camped at Paradise Lake Family Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
120B
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: April, 2019 - $50.00
Overall Rating:

We visited Paradise Lake campground in april for 2 nights. It is a beautiful campground that is far enough from the main road so we did not hear any noise. It was very peaceful and beautiful. The bathrooms and showers were incredibly clean and have individual locks. The main con to this RV park was no cable, no antenna and no cell service (we have T-mobile). There are full hook ups. We were able to get a pull through site with a view of the lake. They come with a nice picnic table and plenty of room for chairs. We camped at Paradise Lake Family Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Appomatox is a definite must see. We also took the drive to see natural bridge. It is over an hour north of the area but a beautiful place to see. We also found poplar forest in lynchburg that was a neat find. There are plenty of places to eat in lynchburg.

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Review Count: 34
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $48.00
Overall Rating:

Not a bad place, we enjoyed swimming in the Pond and the Pool. The Staff was pleasant and accommodating. The Restrooms were OK but you had to hold the handles down until completely flushed, not many people did. The Showers looked dirty so we passed and showered in the coach. Tough entry road due to crossing the Railroad Tracks we dragged our Tow Dolly at the Hitch as well as our Exhaust Pipe. Our site was sloped forward and when I leveled the coach the front wheels were of the ground, I had to back up further in the site to keep the wheels on the ground. The site I was on had 2 posts covered with a PVC pipe and a cap next to the concrete pad, they're there to keep you on the pad, unfortunately they force you to move your coach back and forth to clear your cargo doors and steps. When I pulled out with my car in tow and I made the swing out of the site and drug the rear half of my coach on the PVC covered post, most of the melted PVC came off the paint but I damaged my rear cargo door.This wasn't the Camp Grounds fault but if you stay on one of these sites be careful pulling out. We camped at Paradise Lake Family Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
3
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Appomattox Court House was a fantastic day trip there is much history in the area, the Civil War museum is also nearby. There are some reasonably priced restaurants and food stores nearby.

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Review Count: 64
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $43.00
Overall Rating:

This is a lovely family place to camp. It's a large campground as in acreage, lots of grassy areas, ball field, pavillions large and small. The turn off the hiway with the immediate railroad crossing is noteworthy but we had no bottoming out. Tracks were used but train is far enough away to not be intrusive. Nice big pond/lake with water slides. Staff is very accommodating and cheerful/friendly. It's obvious a lot of hard work goes into keeping this place in such good shape. The restrooms were clean but old and with some exposed pex plumbing. The mirror over the vanity doesn't work at all for anyone 6' 2". Maybe at 5' 8"? I doubt satellite TV reception would be very good here as the campground is full of oak trees for shade. We don't travel with a TV so I have no idea how the OTA would be. Wi Fi only works around the office. Our T-Mobile service was good enough for our internet needs. Would definitely stay here again if in this area. We camped at Paradise Lake Family Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Number
47
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

There is a lot of Civil War history in this area and other points of interest as well. We thoroughly enjoyed Appomattox Courthouse NHP. We enjoyed the "living" history as presented at the tavern.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $46.00
Overall Rating:

We have a 40 foot motorhome and tow a car, so the problems (which were many) would not apply to the smaller rigs. Be aware of a very huge railroad track hump as you turn off the main road to the campground; you will tend to bottom out. The campground has many speed bumps much taller than necessary to slow traffic. As we squeezed though the narrow gate opening and tall unattended gate house, the tree lined gravel road was narrow and undulating; tossing the RV about as we crept along, noticing how sloped the sites appeared for the permanent residences. All were neat and clean. Finally approaching the registration area, we could see why the reviews could have been positive. A cute pond was behind, with attractively covered picnic tables dotting the shore. A huge water slide stood in the middle of the pond (lake?). Friendly employees hard at work planting flower beds and laying mulch. I won't go into a lot of details describing how difficult it was getting into a site without damaging the rig. Finally settled, the park was very quiet and you had to listen for the distant train noise. Electric seemed fine, but water pressure appeared very low. TV signal off the air was great. Leaving the campground we scraped the entire side of the rig in order to avoid hitting the gate shack which had evidence of others not being so lucky. There is no need for that. I suggest they remove the shack. I could not recommended this campground for a big rig you care about until they improve a few things. It obviously is well cared for, but they need to grade their roads and campsites better and widen the turns before worrying about plants and grass. Trim the trees back and lower speed bumps. I would though, return in a much smaller rig. (I would still hate the speed bumps and guard shack). We camped at Paradise Lake Family Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Scraping Branches, Obstacles, Poor Conditions
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: January, 2018 - $22.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed here from January 2018 - May 2018 on a monthly fee rate which was cheaper than the daily rate. This is our 5th campground and this place is very nice and reasonable. The staff on hand is very friendly and they put time and effort into making this park fantastic. The are constantly improving camping spots and grounds. Site had full hookups. Would recommend this park to anyone! We camped at Paradise Lake Family Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
120B
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 102
States Visited: 45
Helpful Reviews: 25

Date of Stay: October, 2017 - $42.00
Overall Rating:

Virginia is beautiful and this is a very nice park. Clean and neat. Most of the transient sites are shaded but we wanted a sunny site for our satellite dish. They were kind enough to accommodate us by letting us stay in the seasonal section. We were here to visit family and they were going to stay at the park also. At first their site was all the way across the park as far from us as you can get. When our family showed up they found them a site much closer to us without us asking. They were very accommodating. We feel the price of $48 per night is too high. The roads are gravel in the park and most of them are very rough. The paved road from the highway to the park is deplorable. (That isn't the park's fault though). The sites are extremely close together and there is no Wifi. They have a hotspot at the office, but it has no reach. Verizon cell is real good and the utilities were fine. It is quiet and relaxing. We would absolutely stay here again. We really enjoyed ourselves with our family members and were very comfortable in the park. We camped at Paradise Lake Family Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
77
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

Great staff and excellent facilities. Gravel site was sloped and difficult to level. Beautiful, well maintained grounds. We'll be back. We camped at Paradise Lake Family Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
1
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Scraping Branches
Tips for other Campers:

Appomattox Courthouse, Meuseum of the Confederacy, National D-day Memorial.****

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Review Count: 26
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: March, 2017 - $15.00
Overall Rating:

Awful park. Stayed in what was considered winter season. Mud everywhere. Site extremely not level. Road coming into campground is a nightmare. We camped at Paradise Lake Family Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
Pull thru
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Scraping Branches, Poor Conditions
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 21
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $37.00
Overall Rating:

Just enough trees by the campsites to break up the heat of the sun, and not so many as to be in the way. The office is about centrally located in the campground, where there is a large pond that is open for swimming, with a water slide and a fountain out in the pond. Not far from the office is a swimming pool. Some of the many sites are more level than others, all are gravel. Most look like they are pretty good side to side, and front to back is easily corrected. All have fire rings and picnic tables. There is a large pavilion, and several smaller ones. The grounds are surrounded by woods. On summer nights there are fireflys everywhere. It's a very quiet and peaceful place at night. The train track is an active one and we can hear the whistles at night, but, it's not really loud.

Nice place, we hated to leave. We camped at Paradise Lake Family Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

We had to replace one of our trailer tires, and found that Appomattox Farm and Home has a great supply of tires at a reasonable price, however, they didn't balance it. It's about 6 miles away. There is also a Tru Value hdwr close by. On 460 in Appomattox, there are many places to eat.
Appomattox Courthouse park is about 8 miles away.

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

We chose this campground as it was close by to a wedding we were attending. Road from Hwy 460 to campground is very rough and patched with loose gravel. We tow with a dolly and the ramps scraped the road when going over the railroad tracks.

Upon registering at the office, which is pretty far down in the campground, we were given site #9 and were told we would have to go totally around the park back close to the entrance, go around the very back row of a section in order to pull straight into our site -- they said the turns were too close for a camper to get into the site any other way. Upon following their directions to the campsite, the tree branches on the back row were so very low, they severely scraped the roof of our motorhome to the point we were afraid we would be missing air conditioners, antennas, etc. Hubby climbed up the ladder on the back of the MH and did not find any obvious damage, but I'm still not so sure that there isn't something wrong up there.

The campground is filled with permanent campers and we have no real problem with that as long as it wasn't loud. Our site was close to the entrance/exit so we were far away from the bulk of the permanent rv's. We camped at Paradise Lake Family Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
9
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
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