3129 Gallows Road • Gretna VA 24557 • 434-818-1177
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update (3/31/2020):

  • Per Virginia Governor Executive Order 55: Effective April 1, 2020 at 11:59 p.m., cessation of all reservations for overnight stays of less than 14 nights at all privately-owned campgrounds, and shall remain in full force and in effect until June 10, 2020, unless amended or rescinded by further executive order. We've contacted the Governor's office, with the hopes that he will reconsider, since we can easily comply with the federal social distancing guidelines.
  • We're offering a 20% discount off of our daily rates, for stays April 1, 2020 until June 10, 2020. Discounts cannot be combined.
  • The campground office, store, & bathrooms are closed. We are on-site and can be reached by phone. If you require any items from our store, you can request them by phone. We will deliver to the site. The laundry is still available, with prior sign-up.
  • The health and safety of our guests is our highest priority. We will closely monitor guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and local health officials. We will continue to rely on their recommendations and expertise to inform our decisions.
  • All reservation information and payments must be completed online or by phone. Guests must call when within 30 minutes of arrival. We will assist all guests with backing into sites, but will maintain a distance of 6 feet or more.
  • We're increasing the frequency and rigor of cleaning and sanitization at our property.
  • Social distancing is very easy, due to our spacious full-hookup campsites. Please maintain a distance of 6 feet or more, between your family and other guests or campground personnel.
  • If you have COVID-19 symptoms, or have concerns with visiting during this time, please contact us to reschedule your visit.

Leesville Lake Campground, LLC is conveniently located within walking distance of Leesville Lake. Our 40-acre campground includes spacious full-hookup campsites, a swimming pool, a playground, an event field, large beautiful wooded areas, nature trails, and spectacular views. Campers have quick access to the 17-mile long lake, which provides numerous recreation opportunities, including fishing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, and other water sports and activities. The lake access area includes a boat ramp, floating dock, pavilion, and paved parking areas with boat trailer spaces.

We're close to U.S. Route 29, between Lynchburg and Danville, Virginia, for campers traveling through the area.

We're open year-round!

We're very pet friendly!

Firewood from outside of our campground is STRICTLY PROHIBITED. By transporting firewood, you could be spreading diseases and invasive insects that can quickly kill large numbers of trees. Fires are prohibited before 4:00 PM, and after midnight, February 15 through April 30, per Virginia State Law.

January 1, 2020 Bald Eagle Release, Links to Media Coverage:

Improvements and expansion completed by new owners (since May 2017):

  • Created logo, campground policies, guest agreements, offices, store, and website.
  • Renamed property to reflect location and type of property.
  • New roof and other repairs to office/store building.
  • Removed unsightly storage building and pavilion.
  • Removed unhealthy trees and brush.
  • Redesigned and repaired main water line to sites 1-15.
  • Removed trash and junk.
  • Removed permanent satellite dishes.
  • Repaired sewer hookups.
  • Added dusk to dawn lighting to front of office/store building.
  • Added credit card processing equipment.
  • Added computer reservation system.
  • New entrance sign and office building sign.
  • Business cards.
  • Firewood.
  • Became a Good Sam Park.
  • Added Wi-Fi to all sites, swimming pool, and event field.
  • New 50/30/20 Amp Lighted Electric Pedestals installed at every site.
  • New picnic tables at the following sites: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 23, 24.
  • New phone system.
  • New dedicated circuit breakers for sewer pumps.
  • Added new storage shed.
  • Removed unsafe decks.
  • Became an Altavista Area Chamber of Commerce member.
  • Leveled sites: 9, 15, 17, 24.
  • Repaired main water line to bathhouse.
  • Sealed office/store front gable vent.
  • Built storage shed ramp.
  • Added gravel to roads.
  • Added gravel to the following sites: 4, 5, 9, 11, 15, 16, 17, 24.
  • Replaced water hydrants at the following sites: 6, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, dump station, pool.
  • Installed security cameras.
  • Event field: excavated, added topsoil, seeded, fertilized, installed fencing, added water hydrant, added electric.
  • Landscaping.
  • New fire rings at the following sites: 15, 16.
  • New playground with new playset and tetherball.
  • Built firewood storage rack.
  • Added walkway between sites 13 and 14.
  • Pumped out all septic tanks.
  • Added riser to building septic tank.
  • Repaired and reinforced the main electric panel for the south side of the campground.
  • Replaced underground wiring to site 5.
  • Repaired and sealed office/store driveway.
  • Added various signs throughout the property.
  • Added retaining wall to dump station.
  • North well: new well & pressure tank building, new well pump and motor, new check valve, new pressure tank, new plumbing, new electrical, added heat cable, added insulation.
  • Entire property was professionally surveyed.
  • South well: built well & pressure tank building, new pressure tank, new plumbing, new electrical, added heat cable, added insulation.
  • Swimming pool: new pump, new electrical, new plumbing, new chlorinator system, new sand filter, pressure washed, repaired plaster, repaired concrete, painted bottom, caulking, repaired skimmers, repaired coping, repaired fence, new umbrellas and stands, new chairs, added cover.
  • Remodeled bathrooms: added FRP wall panels, new epoxy floors, new vanities, new fixtures, new trim, added exhaust fans, new LED lighting, added rubber stair treads in front of bathtubs, new plumbing, frosted windows, painted, caulked, new light switches, new receptacles, added hooks, added stools, new toilet seats.
  • Repaired storm water catch basins, added stone drainage ditch, added railroad ties.
  • Added conduit, new junction box, and buried wiring to pool.
  • Cleared nature trails.
  • Changed site numbering.
  • Created new campground map.
  • Remodeled bathhouse: added new coin operated laundry, added automated lighting to bathhouse outside walkway and inside hallway, added ceiling to entrance hallway, removed closet, added smoke and carbon monoxide alarm, added table, added rack, added chairs, added combination lock, replaced entrance door, removed unused entrance door and sealed opening, repaired drywall, painted, new LED lighting, new receptacles, new epoxy floors, new trim.
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