Located in the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area, Beartree is the perfect place to base your outdoor activities or just relax in the beauty of nature’s splendor. The Mount Rogers Scenic Byway passes near the campground, highlighting the impressive valleys, mountains, forests and rural countrysides of western Virginia. Beartree offers a relaxing, family-friendly atmosphere .
There are 73 family sites within the campground for tents, trailers and RVs in two loops. Beartree is located near beautiful trout streams and there are several hiking trails near the campground—including the Appalachian Trail and the Virginia Creeper Trail. Mount Rogers National Recreation Area has over 400 miles of trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding, as well as numerous fishing, hunting, and wildlife viewing areas throughout the recreation area.
The campground is about 9 miles from Damascus, Virginia and 23 miles from the larger town of Abingdon, Virginia. Full hookups are available for host sites. Normally, this campground has several sets of hosts who share the duties.
The primary responsibilities of the Forest Service Volunteer Hosts are:
Greeting visitors and helping them get oriented to the area
Inform visitors of campground rules and regulations
Light maintenance of campground
Ash removal from fire pits/grills
Cleaning picnic tables
Opening and closing of gate each day
Hosts are expected to be on site 4 to 5 days per week, including weekends and holidays. The campground is open from mid-April to October 31.
Please call for more information on this great opportunity! For additional information, please contact Viviana Ruiz, Partnerships, Volunteers and Service Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org or at (276) 783-5196 or (800) 628-7202.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: RV site with full hookups is available within the campground.