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FORT BELVOIR
SCOUT CAMPGROUND

Site of the Final Weekend Session of the
Scoutmastership Fundamentals Course

The Scout Campground at Fort Belvoir is just to the north of the new PX and Commissary buildings, which front on Gorgas Road west of Woodlawn Road.  .

To reach it:

From the northeast and east:  Head south and southwest on US-1 for about 8 miles south of its interchange with the Capital Beltway.  After passing the intersection with the Mount Vernon Memorial Parkway (VA-235), continue southwest up a hill for about 0.5 miles to the next intersection with a traffic light. Turn right and proceed north on Woodlawn Road for about 0.6 miles to the next intersection with a traffic light. Turn left and proceed west on Gorgas Road for about 0.4 miles, with the PX and Commissary (and their large common parking lots) passing on your right.  At the next street intersection, turn right, heading north on Stonewall Jackson Road.  Continue on this road until it ends, turning right onto Sibert Road.  A pavilion will be to your left soon after this last turn, although other locales in the Scout campground often are used, ranging from campsites accessible from a trail near the corner of Stonewall Jackson and Sibert roads to a parking area accessible by a drive to the left at the east end of Sibert Road.  See sections below regarding camground locations and parking.

From the west and southwest:  Head east on US-1 from the Lorton area.  After passing the intersection with the Fairfax County Parkway (VA-7100), continue east on US-1 for another 0.2 miles to the next intersection with a traffic light.   Turn left to head north on Beulah Road (VA-613) for about 1.0 mile, passing beneath an old railroad overpass.  At an intersection marked by a traffic light, turn right to head east on Kingman Road for about 0.2 miles.  Turn right to head south on Gunston Road  for about 0.2 miles.  Turn left to head east on Gorgas Road for about 0.1 miles.  At the next street intersection on your left, turn left to head north on Stonewall Jackson Road.  Continue on this road until it ends, turning right onto Sibert Road.  See sections below regarding camground locations and parking.

From the northwest:  Head south on the Fairfax County Parkway (VA-7100.  After passing the intersection with Telegraph Road (VA-611), continue southeast for about 1.0 miles.  Turn left to head east on Kingman Road for about 0.8 miles.  Turn right to head south on Gunston Road for about 0.2 miles.  Turn left to head east on Gorgas Road for about 0.1 miles.  At the next street intersection on your left, turn left to head north on Stonewall Jackson Road.  Continue on this road until it ends, turning right onto Sibert Road.  See sections below regarding camground locations and parking.

From the north:  Head south on Beulah Road (VA-613).  After passing the intersection with Telegraph Road (VA-611), continue south for about 1.4 miles.   Turn left to head east on Kingman Road for about 0.2 miles.  Turn right to head south on Gunston Road for about 0.2 miles.  Turn left to head east on Gorgas Road for about 0.1 miles.  At the next street intersection on your left, turn left to head north on Stonewall Jackson Road.  Continue on this road until it ends, turning right onto Sibert Road.  See sections below regarding camground locations and parking

Campground Locations:  Soon after you make the turn from Stonewall Jackson onto Sibert Road, a pavilion will be appear along Sibert Road on your left.  Many functions focus in and around this pavilion, although other in the Scout campground often are used, ranging from campsites accessible from a trail near the corner of Stonewall Jackson and Sibert roads to a parking area accessible by a drive to the left at the east end of Sibert Road.  Check with the organizer of the event you are attending to determine where you should go.

Parking:  Parking at the Fort Belvoir Scout Campground is a classic good news-bad news situation.  The good news is that there's plenty of spaces nearby.  A strong of spaces line the northern side of Sibert Road, and you can also park in the northwestern part of the PX/Commissary lot.  Those camping in the areas accessible from the drive at the eastern end of Sibert Road usually can use the lot at the end of this drive.  The bad news is that, despite this ample suply, some people still insist on creating their own spaces, parking on the road shoulder along Stonewall Jackson or Sibert roads or elsewhere.  These folks often discover to their chagrin the Fort Belvoir's MPs can be quite aggressive in their application of parking regulations, and although the fines ultimately may help reduce the National Debt, they still have a negative impact on the vehicle-owner's personal cash flow.  So obey the rules, and park only where parking is permitted!

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This page was last updated on 01/22/99.

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