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Primitive Camping in Beautiful Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia

Welcome to Camp Karma, an upscale primitive campground located on 42 acres in the beautiful region of Bedford, Virginia near Smith Mountain Lake. Whether you’re new to camping or a seasoned woodsman, Camp Karma Campground offers an enjoyable experience for campers of all ages.

Convenient On-Site Amenities

We offer 36 primitive campsites ideal for tent campers, small trailers, and pop-ups up to 25 to 28 feet. The campground borders Goose Creek, a great place for fishing and swimming. Our onsite pond also offers catch and release fishing, which is always a big hit with the kids.

Additional amenities include fishing, swimming, hiking trails, outhouses, private bathrooms, 20/30 amp electric hookups, picnic tables, and graveled parking. Our camp store has everything you need for your stay including firewood, ice, and drinking water.

Located between Roanoke and Lynchburg, Camp Karma offers a “back to nature” approach to camping and family entertainment. Our campground is secluded within the Smith Mountain Lake landscape, offering peace, tranquility, and incredible mountain views. Our heavily wooded campsites give our guests privacy and a true primitive camping experience complete with open skies accompanied by the sights and sounds of nature.

And when you’re ready to venture off-site to explore all that Smith Mountain Lake has to offer, we’re within minutes of popular area attractions including restaurants, museums, shopping centers, cinemas, marinas, and wineries.

Plan Your Smith Mountain Lake Camping Adventure

Camp Karma Campground is all about promoting outdoor exploration and back-to-nature camping, and we’re here to help you plan your trip every step of the way.

Check out our affordable rates as well as campground rules, regulations, and cancellation policies.

You’re a click away from booking the perfect vacation! Call or email today and get back to nature with Camp Karma.


  • Fishing
  • Big Bold Creek
  • Outhouses
  • Greywater Sinks
  • Private Bathrooms
  • Camp Store
  • 20/30 Amp Electric Hookups
  • Recreation Field
  • Firewood & Ice Available
  • Dump Station
  • Picnic Tables
  • Fire Rings
  • Lantern Hangers
  • Graveled Parking
  • Drinking Water Available


tent for rent

Perfect for campers that only have a night to spend, but need to get away. Great for couples and bikers who may not own a tent or want to set it up just for a night. Ten person tent holds 4 people. One vehicle allowed, but sorry, no pets. Only $85/nite. Electricity included.


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