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Pohick Bay Regional Park
6501 Pohick Bay Drive
Lorton, Virginia
phone '703-339-6014
2008, 2017, 2019 & 2021 notes and photos

These comments are just the experience of the two RV Gypsies and do not make the campground good or bad in general. The two RV Gypsies have parked here several times because it provides the best access for visiting friends within an hour or so.

USA map showing location of Virginia
map of FAirfax County Virginia location of Lorton, Virginia
May 18 -23, 2008
Pohick Bay Regional Park on the Potomac River
in the northeastern part of Virginia
welcome to Virginia sign
The two RV Gypsies parked their RV at their new home site.
The RV of the two RV Gypsies at Pohick Bay The RV of the two RV Gypsies at Pohick Bay
There were no neighbors nearby. Just the sound of birds and a woodpecker to wake up by. Also the sound of the wind rustling through the many trees.
The RV of the two RV Gypsies at Pohick Bay

In  2008, the two RV Gypsies took a short hike on a trail at Pohick Bay Regional Park that led to the Potomac River and a surprise at the end. Those photos can be viewed now, but be sure to return here for other dates at this campground, and actual information about the campground and various sites.

 

2017

Welcome to Virginia sign

Pohick Bay Regional Park Sign

Pohick Bay Regional Park guard shack

Pohick Bay Regional Park address

In 2017 The two RV Gypsies were assigned to a nice long gravel site in the back area of the campground with woods all around them and a decent distance between sites. No hook-ups other than 30 amp electric. The campground Wi-Fi was very fast. TV reception was good.

Below are a few unusual rules that were written in the campground paperwork: Organized youth groups prohibited in the family campsites and cabins. Camping or sleeping in passenger vehicles or on the ground without a tent is prohibited. RV and tent campers may not stay more than 14 days in an 18 day period.

PARK and trails are closed at sunset. Campers must remain in the campground. WHAT???? The two RV Gypsies were out past sunset because they were visiting friends, and they returned to their site without a problem. An after hour ranger can be reached at phone-571.340.1971. Service and commercial vehicles, tractors and construction equipment are not permitted in the campground.

Check out time 11 a.m. Late checkout fee would be $10 (providing site was not reserved for someone else).

The RV of the two RV Gypsies in 2017

the site of the two RV Gypsies in 2017

 

March 30, 2019  - The two RV Gypsies were assigned to a short gravel site with woods behind them and a decent distance between sites. They were up front, not far from the campground entrance so they were off of a paved road. No hook-ups other than 30 amp electric. No Wi-Fi and no TV. No paperwork or rules were received. This was a different experience from the 2017 time here, as shown above.

The RV and full-time home of the two RV Gypsies paved road near the entrance

Below: The nearby Lorton Clock Tower

Lorton Clock Tower
 

2021

Pohick Bay Regional Park sign before the Pohick Bay Regional Park entrance

Below: A quick view of the campground office and store as the two RV Gypsies drove past it.

campgrund office and store

Below: The Site of the Two RV Gypsies in 2021 - This time, they did not have water or electricity hook-ups. And as with the other visits here, no sewer. Luckily, the two RV Gypsies seldom spend much time in any campground. They are always out enjoying the areas.

The RV and toad of the two RV Gypsies in 2021 The RV and toad of the two RV Gypsies in 2021

Below: Since the two RV Gypsies were parked on a site parallel to the road, their picnic table was on the passenger side of the RV with lots of woods behind them. Of course, as usual, they did not have time to use the picnic table. But it must be noted, that the picnic table was in decent condition, which is not the usual case at many campgrounds.

the backside of the campsite picnic table and woods
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This is not a linear site, so there are always choices of where to go next: Below are 4 choices.

please continue on to the next adventure of the two RV Gypsies If you got to this page from the 2019 Virginia Menu, return there now.

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please continue on to the next adventure of the two RV Gypsies If you got here from the 2021 Virginia Menu, return there now.

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