An Unforgettable River Camping Experience at Big Bend Campground with MotoCamps

One of the best things about renting an off-road overland trailer from MotoCamps is the freedom it brings. You are no longer confined to roughing it in the wild or sticking close to home. Our fully-outfitted mobile base camp makes it easy to experience the best of nature’s wonders with the comforts of home. Pair a MotoCamps trailer rental with the welcoming serenity of Big Bend Campground in Cabins, West Virginia, and you’ve unlocked the gateway to a truly exceptional camping experience.

Why Big Bend Campground?

Nestled in the enchanting embrace of Smoke Hole Canyon and surrounded by the serenity of the South Branch of the Potomac River, Big Bend Campground is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. Imagine waking up to the sight of sun-kissed canyon walls and the gentle sound of flowing water – a haven for nature enthusiasts seeking tranquility and natural beauty in abundance.

At Big Bend Campground, you have access to the stunning Smoke Hole Canyon and the majestic Potomac River, offering shady, private sites that beckon you to unwind and reconnect with nature. Drop your MotoCamps mobile base camp, steps away is a spot to launch your canoe or kayak into the cool waters of the Potomac. Spend a day paddling or trout fishing, basking in the beauty of this serene retreat.

Within the campground itself, a serene one-mile loop invites you to take a leisurely stroll, immersing yourself in the peaceful ambiance of the surroundings. Each campsite is equipped with a fire pit and picnic table, ensuring you can relish in the joy of campfire stories and outdoor dining. Convenient access to shower houses with flush toilets, on-site firewood for purchase, and a nearby local store ensures your camping experience is comfortable and hassle-free.

In addition to the campground’s stunning natural setting, there are also plenty of activities to enjoy. Embark on a scenic hike or a relaxing float on the river, or explore the 60 miles of backcountry trails in the Seneca Creek Backcountry. If you’re looking for something a little different, you can also visit the Swilled Dog distillery and cidery in Upper Tract.

As the sun sets and the day’s adventures draw to a close, your cozy oasis awaits – your MotoCamps overland trailer. Say goodbye to the struggles of pitching tents and welcome the convenience of a comfortable bed, well-organized gear, and a compact kitchenette. It’s the perfect space to savor a warm, delicious meal amidst the wilderness, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the joy of camping while enjoying the luxuries of home.

So, whether you’re an experienced outdoors enthusiast or a first-time camper, MotoCamps and Big Bend Campground offer a match made in heaven. 



Drive Times

Embark on a breathtaking scenic drive, immersing yourself in picturesque landscapes as you make your way to Big Bend Campground.

Waynesboro, Virginia: Approximately 2 hours

Charlottesville, Virginia: Approximately 2.5 hours

Richmond, Virginia: Approximately 3.5 hours

Washington, DC: Approximately 3.5 hours

When to go

The best time to visit Big Bend Campground is during the spring (April-May) or fall (September-October). During these months, the weather is mild and there are fewer crowds. The campground is also open during the winter, but the weather can be cold and snowy.

Spring (April-May): The weather is mild and pleasant, with average temperatures ranging from 50°F to 70°F. This is a great time to enjoy the campground’s many hiking trails, as well as the beautiful wildflowers that bloom in the spring.

Summer (June-August): Summer camping at Big Bend Campground is also great because of the access to the South Branch of the Potomac River. The river is a popular spot for floating, swimming, and fishing.

Fall (September-October): The weather is still mild, with average temperatures ranging from 50°F to 70°F. This is a great time to enjoy the campground’s many fall foliage colors.

Winter (November-March): The weather can be cold and snowy, with average temperatures ranging from 30°F to 50°F. However, if you don’t mind the cold, this can be a beautiful time to visit the campground. The snow-capped mountains and frozen waterfalls are truly stunning.

No matter what time of year you choose to visit Big Bend Campground, you’re sure to have a memorable experience.

Get Ready

At MotoCamps, adventure is at the heart of everything we do, and Big Bend Campground serves as the ultimate playground for outdoor enthusiasts, family weekend getaways, and even those new to camping. With its rugged canyon surroundings and direct access to the winding river, the campground beckons you to venture beyond the ordinary and embark on a journey of discovery through nature’s hidden wonders.

To ensure that you can fully immerse yourself in the beauty of the journey, we’ve made the process simple and straightforward to begin your adventure. You have two options:

Option 1: Easy Pick-Up
Start your adventure with an effortless pick-up in Waynesboro, followed by a scenic and delightful drive to Big Bend Campground. Let the excitement build as you approach your destination, knowing that a fantastic experience awaits you.

Option 2: Hassle-Free Setup
Alternatively, leave the logistics to us. Choose this option, and your overland trailer will be prepared and waiting for you at Big Bend Campground. Eliminate any worries about transportation and setup – your adventure begins the moment you arrive, with everything you need at your fingertips.

Whichever option you prefer, you can count on MotoCamps to handle the details, allowing you to immerse yourself in nature and create lasting memories on your adventure.

Reserve your overland trailer today, and get ready to experience the thrill and beauty of Big Bend Campground. Let the adventure begin!

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