Campsite Review Buffalo Park Campground

Campsite Review: Buffalo Park Campground

Campsite Review: Buffalo Park Campground is located west of Clarksville Virginia. Buffalo Park Campground is operated by the Army Corps of Engineers on the south side of the John H. Kerr Reservoir. The nearest city big enough to have the most services is Raleigh, North Carolina. Buffalo Park Campground has easy access and a boat launch on Kerr Reservoir. The campground has 22 sites for RV and tents (11 sites with electric and water) with lake access for fishing.

We really like camping at Buffalo Park Campground.


Website: Buffalo Park Campground

Online Reservations: recreation. gov

Phone Number: 434-374-2063 Reservations: 877-444-6777

Address: State Route 722, Buffalo Junction, VA 24529

The campground is located off U.S. Highway 58 west of Clarksville, Virginia on the south side of John H. Kerr Reservoir east of Clarksville, Virginia. From U.S. Highway 58 turn north on Buffalo Springs Road then east on Carters Point Road.

Link to Google Map for the area: Buffalo Park Campground

Dates stayed: August 1st – 4th, 2021

Check-out time 3 pm, arrivals 4 pm.

Comfort: during our stay, most days were hot and sunny with one thunderstorm. Temperatures varied between 75 – 85F. The temperature at sunrise was usually in the low seventy-degree range.

Elevation: 323′

Season: All Year

Price Paid: $14.00 per night. Here is a link to the article I wrote on how I get such a low price. FoxRVTravel-Snippet: America The Beautiful Pass

Our Site: #18 back in Electric and water hookups

Hook-ups: Electric and water hookups. Sites 1-4 and 12-19

Dump station: Yes

Potable Water: Yes

Water to fill your RV storage tank: Yes

Restrooms: Yes

Showers: Yes

Cell service: Verizon – strong signal / AT&T – weak signal


Campsite Review: Buffalo Park Campground insider info:

All RV sites in Buffalo Park Campground are pretty good. They are all in the trees with good shade. Summer temperatures are hot. In late July, we ran at least one of our air conditioners all day and well into the night.

Our RV in site 18
Our RV in site 18

Site #12 is a pull-through.

The best site in the entire campground is #17 which is secluded from the other sites on a long driveway. The site has two electric pedestals. However, the sight is excessivly sloped tail low. The second best site is #19.

Both sites #18 and #19 have concrete parking and patios. Of the two, site #18 has slightly better access to the lake. Site #6 in the non-electric (tent) camping section is large enough for any RV and is right next to the water.

Site 19
Site 19

All sites and driveways fit RVs and cars nicely. Most of the sites have additional parking for additional vehicles and boat trailers.

All parking areas are on gravel with pine straw next to the site, all sites had a picnic table.


John H. Kerr Reservoir is the reason to be here. For the most part, the campground is quiet and so is the reservoir except on weekends.

Buffalo Park Campground Layout
Buffalo Park Campground Layout
Buffalo Park Campground Satellite View
Buffalo Park Campground Satellite View

That is our campsite review of Buffalo Park Campground. Here is our link to our interactive map. Campsite Reviews

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