Those Summer Nights- Featured Pavilion Events

Small Country Campground has a season jam packed with awesome performances that are sure to entertain! Summer nights mean concerts at Small Country! There is nothing better than sitting outside on a summer night enjoying some live music. Below are some Summer Concert tips to ensure a good time is had by all!   Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate! Summers in Virginia can get hot! That is why it is important to drink plenty of water during the day to stay hydrated. It is always a good
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Halloween at Small Country

Spooks, Goblins, Witches and a Haunted Hay Ride At Small Country Oct. 20 LOUISA, VA – Halloween at Small Country Campground is one of scariest and most fun events of the year…and it is open to the public for a nominal fee.  Halloween starts at Small Country in the morning of Saturday, October 20, with the opening of the bouncing pillow, the mini golf course, and a fire truck ride at Noon.  Games and crafts start at 1 pm.  Then costume judging at 3 pm,
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Cue & Cruz

Barbeque, Cars, Music, and Vendors at Cue & Cruz Festival Oct. 6 LOUISA, VA – A Fall Festival featuring some of the nation’s top barbeque chefs, antique cars and trucks, food vendors, and music all day will begin at 10 am at Small Country Campground in Louisa.  A state-level competition sponsored by the Kansas City Barbeque Society will determine who is the top pig and chicken cookers to go to this year’s national Jack Daniels BBQ contest in Memphis, Tennessee.             For a donation of
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Camping Hack: Foil Wrapped Recipes

Meals that are easily prepared and cleaned up are the best way to go when camping. It alleviates a lot of stress from your trip. Planning what you’re going to have ahead of time can save you from a headache or unhappy campers. We put together some simple recipes that can all be made on a grill wrapped in foil for simplicity.   Loaded Campfire Fries All you have to do is toss frozen French fries with a little bit of melted butter and then make foil boats to put
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Keep It Reel This Summer on The Lake

Do you love to boat and fish? We have a beautiful 25-acre lake here at Small Country. Lake Ruth Ann is our private lake on the property. Fishing is just one of the many fun things we have to offer!   Whether you like to cruise around the lake in a paddle boat or you like to canoe for a little more of a workout we have something for you! We do not allow any sort of watercraft that is gas powered but other than that
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Camping Hacks: Easy Camp Meals

Camping Meals that are Ready in a Flash! Camping is all about enjoying the great outdoors and all of the hiking, swimming, and other activities it offers. Those activities, however, are sure to work up an appetite. When most people think of campfire meals they generally think of hotdogs on a stick and s’mores, but there is so much more that you can whip up while enjoying the great outdoors. When cooking by the campfire the easier the better. Here are some camping cooking recipes
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Safe Water Fun for the Whole Family

  Water Safety Tips We all know that one of the best ways to cool off on a hot Summer day is by heading where the water is! Whether that be the pool or the lake, water fun is a great way to spend a Summer day and beat the heat. The Small Country Campground pool is NOW open! We decided to open up earlier this year to give more opportunities for fun. Here are some tips for safe water fun for the whole family!
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Camping Packing Hacks!

Packing for camping: Fit more into every space!   Help your camping experience go smoothly and bring the right things with you. Being prepared is key to a successful camping trip. And we all know that less is more in the great outdoors.  Whether you have an RV or are committed to tent camping, the less stuff to haul makes every trip more enjoyable.    Here are some helpful tips on how to pack all you will need in the most efficient way possible.  
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Common Sense for First Time Tent Campers

For some families, the camping experience is 2nd nature.  They enjoy it so much that they incorporate the experience into their lives continually.  For these families, camping is as natural as breathing.  They camp in unusual locations, away from campgrounds, without just fresh air and nature.  When a new member of the family arrives, a first camping trip can happen before a first step. However, if you did not grow up camping, the experience can be daunting.  It looks like a great time, communing with
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Live Music All Season Long

Live Music All Season Long (schedule is subject to change) Featuring Bands ( more to be added soon) Wylde Katz — The WyLde KaTz of Richmond, VA is a SmoKin’ HoT, high-energy band with a dynamic group of pro-level musicians that entertain audiences playin’ a SPICY variety of modern, classic & southern rock, with funk, pop, dance, and the BEST in outlaw country music! (Currently scheduled for May 12 & June 16 & Oct 6)       Kowboy Jax — Traditional country, oldies and Motown…what’s not to LOVE. (Currently scheduled
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