If you enjoy the fresh air and adventure that comes with the great outdoors, then Outdoor Recreation is the place for you. Our activity and rental office will provide you with a variety of means for adventure for both the land and water dwellers. If you are looking to get away from the usual, you can rent out one of our beautiful log cabins or camps sites, or rent an RV and hit the road. For those looking for adventure closer to home, check out our thrilling mini park or hunting grounds.
Outdoor Recreation has storage space for your boat, RV or utility trailers at $40 per month, a paved, gated location with key coded access 24/7. Call 878-2610 for more info.
*All Prices subject to change without notice!
ANYONE FISHING ON FORT EUSTIS IS REQUIRED TO PURCHASE A FISHING PERMIT FROM THE OUTDOOR RECREATION BLDG 828 KELLS DRIVE. MONDAY – FRIDAY 0830 - 1630 OR THE PINES GOLF COURSE SUNDAY - MONDAY 0730 - 1530. A FISHING PERMIT IS $10.00 ANNUALLY. MUST HAVE VIRGINIA STATE FISHING LICENSE TO PURCHASE AN ON POST PERMIT.
Note: $200.00 deposit is required on all RV’s & Campers. $50.00 cancelation fee will be charged to all cancellations. Cancelations made inside 5 days of pick-up date will result in loss of deposit for RV’s and campers. RV’s and campers may be reserved up to 6 months in advance. There is a two (2) day minimum rental on RV’s and campers. RV’s and campers do not include any amenities such as pillows, blankets, etc.
Additional fees: Generator fee is $3.00 per hour. Mileage — the first 750 miles are free and .20 cents per mile there after.
Customers must be insured for RV and camper rentals with their insurance policy.
Smoking and pets are not authorized in the RV’s, campers, and pop-ups.
Equipment must be returned by 0900 on scheduled day of return.
Equipment pick-up: 0830 - 1600 Monday - Friday | No equipment issued after 1600
A deposit is equal to one day’s rental
You must have the electrical breaking system (Round 7 pin adapter for the lights and brakes). This is also needed for the Enclosed Trailer 7 x 12.
$25 cleaning fee will be added to all bounce houses that have not been cleaned
ALL PURPOSE CANOPIES CONTAIN CENTER POLES AND ARE TO BE SET UP ON GRASS ONLY
CEREMONIAL CANOPIES ARE FREE STANDING (WITHOUT CENTER POLES) AND CAN BE SET UP ON ANY SURFACE Canopies require a $25.00 deposit per canopy, deposit is non-refundable during peak season May-Sept
Bounce Houses require a $50.00 deposit per bounce house, deposit is non-refundable during peak season May-October
Due to liability issues the ODR staff will not load equipment onto customers vehicles.
A pickup truck or trailer is required for transport. Blowups weigh between 150 and 350lbs and will take 3 to 4 people for setup.
Horse Stable, Stall and Paddock - $150
Boarders are responsible for all supplies, feeding, turn in/out of their horse, cleaning their stalls, and providing pads or adequate hay/shavings for their stalls. Stalls must be mucked every other day.
The Warwick Pier Pavilion has water and electric hookup at $50 per day.
6 different locations along the James River (Harrison Rd) can be rented at $30 per day.
Murphy Field Picnic Area | $50 per day.
Unit functions are authorized to use the picnic area free of charge once per year, can be reserved at the ODR rental office.
Water Sports & Boats
Our riverside location makes Fort Eustis a haven for water sport lovers. Whether you are looking to float around Lake Eustis or take on the peninsula's numerous rivers, our Outdoor Recreation facility has a variety of boating options for you to choose from. Those venturing outside Fort Eustis on a motor driven boat are required to have a State Boater Safety Certificate. Happy boating!
At Fort Eustis Outdoor Recreation you have the opportunity to fish on both Lake Eustis, Browns Lake, and the James River. All fishing on Lake Eustis and Browns Lake is catch-and-release only. There is no issue with catching fish on the James River, but please see the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Regulations and review the guidelines before throwing a line into the James River. All fishing requires a Virginia State License.
Base Fishing Permits are available for purchase at the Outdoor Recreation Office and the Pines Golf Course.
All boats come with life jackets. Boater Safety Certificate required for all boat rentals.
Pick-Up: Fridays 0900 - 1600
Return:Mondays by 0900
$200.00 Deposit Required | $50.00 fee for all cancellations
*Cancellations made inside of 5 days and holiday weekends will result in loss of deposit
To tow the boats and trailers you will need a 2" ball with a 4 flat prong for the lights.
Canoes and Kayaks do not have a trailer unless you are taking 6-8 of them.
Cabins & Campsites
Rustic Log Cabins nestled on the banks of the Lake Eustis await your visit. These fully furnished Log Cabins were constructed with your comfort in mind. Each of the five cabins sleeps up to 6 people. Central heat and air ensure your comfort year round. We have 5 log cabins in total, one is completely handicapped accessible. Reservations are taken up to 6 months in advance, with an advance deposit equal to one nights stay.
Cabins are $90 per night
(2 night minimum)
Every cabin features ...
fireplace with gas logs
two bedrooms (2 full beds, 2 twins in the loft) equipped with sheets, blankets and pillows.
full bath (towels and wash clothes for 6)
spiral staircase leading to a loft
fully equipped kitchen (fridge/freezer, oven/stove, microwave, toaster, coffee pot, dishes, glasses and silverware)
charcoal grill & small picnic table
great room with couch
color TV, cable, free WIFI
Note: Log Cabins may be reserved up to 6 months in advance.
The first night rental fee is due at the time of booking payable with MasterCard or Visa.
$50.00 cancellation fee upon cancellation. Cancellations made inside of 5 days and Holiday weekends will result in loss of $85.00.
CAMPSITES are $20 per night*
Nine campsites have been designed to blend in with the beautiful flora and fauna surrounding Lake Eustis. These campsites are complete with full hook-ups (water, electric and sanitation), picnic table and charcoal grill. The campsites are available year round and reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance.
*Reservations made for 30 days or more will require a 50% deposit and will result in a $50.00 cancelation fee if canceled.