Permits & Reservations

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Two tents in the woods of Oak Ridge Campground
Tents in a camp site

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Oak Ridge Campground


Open: March 1 to November 30
$26 - per site, per night
$13 - per site, per night - for Senior/Access pass holders

Oak Ridge Campground is a 100-site, wooded campground capable of accommodating tents, RVs, and trailers. From April 30 to October 31, reservations are required for B and C loops of the campground on Recreation.gov; At this time, A Loop is open on a first-come, first-served basis. Soon, however, all of A Loop will be reservable on Recreation.gov. When this change happens, first-come, first-served will be discontinued.

Note: All campers are required to pay the park entrance fee. Valid National Park Passes honored for entrance fees.

 
Father and son setting up a campsite
Small boy sets a tent stake

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Turkey Run Ridge Group Campground


$65 - 25 person, per site, per night
$80 - 40 person, per site, per night


The perfect spot for your group camping trip! Turkey Run Ridge Group Campground has six campsites that each accomodate 25 people, and three campsites that each accomodate 40 people. A group amphitheater is also available for rent. Camping is not allowed at the amphitheater. Reserve your desired site at Recreation.gov. Turkey Run Ridge Group Campground is open year-round.

Note: All campers are required to pay the park entrance fee. Valid National Park passes are honored for park entrance.

 
Cabins in autumn in Cabin Camp 3
A peaceful place to relax

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Rent a Single Historic Cabin


Spend the night in a historic cabin that holds 4, 6 or 10 people. Cots, a ceiling fan, picnic tables, and cooking grills make these wooden tents a home away from home. Available for rent from mid-April until late autumn. Visit the Rent a Single Historic Cabin page to fill out an application. Please be aware that cabin campers are obligated to pay the park entrance fee or possess a valid National Park pass.

 
Cabin overlooking the lake with snow on the ground
Cabin Camp in winter

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Group Cabin Camping


Groups of 70 to 200+ can enjoy rustic cabin camping in one of the park's five historic cabin camps. Group camps feature dining halls, sleeping cabins, craft lodges, ballfields and lake access. Visit the Group Cabin Camping page to find the application. Please be aware that cabin campers are obligated to pay the park entrance fee or to possess a valid National Park pass.

 
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Telegraph Pavilion

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Telegraph Picnic Pavilion


$80.00 per day

Need a place for your next picnic? Telegraph Picnic Pavilion has picnic tables, a covered picnic pavilion, grills, and a restroom facility. This is a day use only area. Alcohol may be consumed only if the permittee possesses a valid ABC permit from the state of Virginia. (ABC stands for Alcoholic Beverage Control.) The parking lot can hold over 70 cars. The pavilion is available for rental from May to October. Make your reservation for the picnic pavilion on Recreation.gov.

Note: All visitors to the pavilion are required to pay the park entrance fee. Valid National Park passes are honored for entrance. Party hosts will want to inform their invited guests about the park entrance fee.

 
Group of children listening to a ranger program standing near a large piece of petrified wood
Visitors gather at the petrified wood

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Ranger-led Programs


Free

In addition to our public programs, park rangers can provide educational and interpretive programs to your group upon request. Want to learn more about the animals and trees? Or how about the history of park and the spies that trained here during World War II?

 
Large group of people prepping for a race in the park
Racers converge on the starting line

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Special Use Permit

$120.00

Do you want to hold a run or race in the park? How about a wedding or other special event? Activities outside of normal park operations must be permitted through the Special Use Permit process. Apply for a Special Use Permit today!

Special Use Permit - 10-941 Public Gathering Permit and Instructions (PDF)

Commercial Use Authorization (CUA) - 10-550 CUA application with instructions (Word Doc fillable)

Additional documents about applying and requesting Special Use Permits:

Conditions of a Permit - current regulations that are associated when a permit is issued

Commercial Filming and Still Photography - regulations that apply when using the park for commercial filming and still photography

Questions on Special Use Permits? Email us or call (703) 221-4706 ext. 211.

Last updated: May 10, 2019

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18100 Park Headquarters Road
Triangle, VA 22172

Phone:

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