Due to COVID-19 and increased Health Protection Condition (HPCON) measures, all Fort A.P. Hill MWR facilities are closed for the foreseeable future.

Outdoor Recreation Center

Hours of Operation

Monday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Sunday Closed
Holidays Closed


18616 A.P. Hill Drive
Bldg. 390
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+1 (804)633-8244

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About Outdoor Recreation on Fort A.P. Hill

Fort A.P. Hill's Outdoor Recreation program offers tent camping, RV storage, paintball, archery range and rental equipment items. We also have great picnic areas for your next family reunion or special event. We also have an RV Park that is a great spot to stop and get some R&R.

Our team is here to support and supply all of your outdoor recreational needs. Call or stop in to check out the outdoor recreation facilities.

Rental Equipment

Reservations: Rental equipment items may be reserved up to 60 days in advance. No reservations will be taken without a full payment for equipment check-out.

Grills Day Rate Mon-Fri 7 Days
Charcoal Super Cooker (Pull Behind) $35 $70 $100
Charcoal Super Cooker for Units (Pull Behind) $20 $30 $60
Table Top Charcoal Grill $8 $16 $20
Propane Super Cooker (Pull Behind) $60 $100 $240

Grills Note: ODR delivers all grills to on post locations. Customers are required to load and unload all equipment at ODR Center.


Boating and Fishing Equipment Day Rate Fri-Mon 7 Days
Canoe (2 person) w/life vest and paddles $8 $16 $30
Jon Boat 12' (2 person) w/life vest and paddles $8 $16 $30
Jon Boat Combo, w/trailer, trolling motor, and battery (requires 2'' ball receiver) On post rental only $25 $50 $70
Jon Boat, w/trailer and two (2) paddles (requires 2'' ball receiver) On post rental only $18 $36 $50
2" Ball Receiver $5 $10 $15
Fishing Kayak (1 person) w/life vest and paddle
275 lb weight limit
$10 $20 $30
Closed Reel Fishing Pole $2 $4 $10
Trolling Motor w/Battery $20 $40 $60
Trolling Motor Battery $10 $20 $40
Life Vest $1 $2 $5
Paddle Set $3 $6 $12

Note: Customers are required to load and unload all equipment at ODR Center. Per request ODR will deliver on post.


Party Canopies Day Rate Fri - Mon Weekly Rate
15'X15' Tent w/white top (longest pole 14') NA $100 $200
20'X40' Tent w/white top (longest pole 14'5") NA $175 $275

Party Canopies Note: There is a $60.00 additional fee for setup and take down on post.


Party Supplies Day Rate 3 Day Rate Weekly Rate
Dunk Tank $80 $130 $225
Coolers, any size $1 $3 $5
6' Folding Tables $2 $4 $6
5' Round Folding Tables $6 $8 $10
Folding Metal Chair $1 $2 $5
Corn Hole $5 $8 $12
Recreational Bow for Archery Range $2 N/A N/A
Sno Cone Machine $35 $65 $175


1 Day Fri-Mon 7 Day
Magic Castle Combo Moon Bounce (300 lbs) $80 $100 $200
Magic Castle Moon Bounce (225 lbs) $80 $100 $200
XL Basketball Inflatable 15' x 30'  (500 lbs) $100 $150 $300
Frozen Castle Combo Moon Bounce (320 lbs) $80 $100 $200
Water Slide Inflatable 17" H (320 lbs) $80 $100 $200
Rental RV Campers 1 Day Month

RV Rental Campers at the RV Park (sleeps 5) 1 Full Bed, 1 Set of Twin Bunk Beds,1 fold-down table

$80 $1260


Camper Rental Note: 1 night non-refundable for reservation fee per camper to make a reservation. Camper rentals do not include sheets, pillows, blankets, paper towels, and bath towels. Rentals may be reserved up to 1 year in advance.

Camper Rental Cancellation: Must be made seven days prior to pick-up date.

Prices Subject to Change

For more information, or to make reservations, please call +1 (804) 633-8244 or DSN: (312) 578-8244.

Bull Simon RV Storage Lot

Bull Simons RV Storage Lot is a gated lot that is located 10 miles past Outdoor Recreation on A. P. Hill Drive.


Lot Size: Monthly Fee:
0-25' $25
26' and Longer $35


Access: 24 hours a day/7 days a week

Required Registration Information:

  • Proof of Insurance
  • Proof of ownership
  • Military or DoD ID card
RV Storage

Outdoor Recreation RV Storage Lot is an open parking lot that is located at Outdoor Recreation.

Our RV storage lots can store:

  • Utility Trailers
  • Camper Trailers
  • Motor Homes
  • RV Vans
  • Fifth Wheels
  • Cars
  • Trucks
  • Pick-up Campers
  • Boats


Lot Size: Monthly Fee:
0-20' $50
21'-40' $60


Access: 24 hours a day/7 days a week


Required Registration Information:

  • Proof of Insurance
  • Proof of ownership 
  • Military or DoD ID card
Group Tent Camping

Champ's Camp rugged beauty is yours to enjoy in our Archer's Group Tent Camping Area.

  • There are no assigned sites in the group tent camping area. 
  • The site does not offer electric or water.
  • Water can be recieved within walking distance.
  • Access to hot showers, bathrooms and a laundry facility at the RV Park.
  • Within walking distance to 2.5 miles of nature trails, with a pond. 
  • Canoe rentals also available.



Item Price
Tent Camping $5/per night


Archery Range

Archery range is located beside the outdoor recreation building.

Targets are placed:

  • 15yds
  • 20yds
  • 30yds
  • 40yds

3D targets are available upon request.


Bows welcomed on the range include:

  • Compound bows
  • Recurve bows
  • Crossbows



  • No broad heads or damage points may be used on the range unless you bring your own standing target.
  • Compound bows, recurve bows and crossbows are welcome on the range.
  • Range is subject to close due to military training or weather.
  • Range fees are subject to change.
  • All users must sign a liability waiver release form before using the archery range.



Item  Fees:
Season Pass (expiration date is from date of purchase) $30
One (1) Day Pass $3

Reservations and Check-in:

To make a reservation for the paintball field, a group must have 6 or more people. Each reservation has a 2 hour session limit in the field. Please call Outdoor Recreation one week in advance for availability and reservations.

All guests will need to check-in at the Outdoor Recreation Center before entering the Paintball area.



  • Open to the public.
  • All non-DOD or military ID card holders over the age of 18 must receive a security check from the FAPH Visitor Control Center prior to reservation date.
  • Players must be 13 or older to participate with a legal guardian.
  • Liability waviers must be signed prior to participation.



General Rules

  • No blind firing.
  • No discharging paintball markers outside the designated shooting areas.
  • No shooting at people not wearing protective equipment.
  • No carrying or moving the field parts.
  • No knives or other weapons.
  • No wiping off paint hits while still on the field.
  • No drinks or food within playing areas.
  • No foul language.
  • Once eliminated, raise your gun and arm over your head and move quickly toward the exit.
  • Exit the field as quickly and quietly as possible.
  • All players must be wearing goggles and face masks prior to entering playing area.
  • All players must put in place barrel sleeves prior to exiting playing areas.


Rental Packages Price
Package 1: Includes 1 Marker, 1 Mask, 1 Air Tank, Field Fees and 200 Paintballs $20
Package 2: Includes 10 Markers, 10 Masks, and 10 Air Tanks $20
Field Fee Per Person (2 Hour Session) $10


Colored Paintballs Price
1 Bag (500 Paintballs) $15
2 Bags (1000 Paintballs) $30
3 Bags (1500 Paintballs) $45
1 Case (2000 Paintballs) $50


Clear Paintballs Price
1 Bag (500 Paintballs) $15
2 Bags (1000 Paintballs) $30
3 Bags (1500 Paintballs) $50
1 Case (2000 Paintballs) $60


Party Package Price

Includes: Equipment for ten (10), One (1) Case of Colored Paintballs, 2 hour Playing Session, One (1) Grill, Two (2) Coolers, and Picnic Tables.



Item  Price
Field Fees Only $10


Paintball Consent Form: 

Paintball Consent Form

Picnic Area Rentals

Outdoor Recreation has two picnic areas:

  • Headquarters picnic area
  • Beaverdam picnic area


Headquarters picnic area:

  • one small pavilion that will hold 60 guests
  • 6 picnic tables
  • one grill
  • activity field


Beaverdam picnic area:

  • one large pavilion that will hold 100 guests
  • 10 picnic tables
  • restrooms
  • two grills
  • activity field
  • walk/run track
  • walking nature trails
  • horse shoe pits
  • sand volleyball court



Picnic Area Fees
Beaverdam $100/day
Headquarters $20/day



Picnic areas are on a "first come, first served" basis.

For more information please call +1 (804)633-8244.

Hunting and Fishing

For information about hunting or fishing on Fort A. P. Hill visit the A.P. Hill Hunting and Fishing Program page or call +1 (804) 633-8984.


Authorized patrons include active-duty military personnel and their family members, activated Reservists and Army National Guard members, retired military personnel, civilian Department of Defense (DoD) personnel, foreign national employees assigned and working directly for the DoD and DoD contractors working full-time on the installation.


Expanded Patronage 

The following categories are eligible to use certain MWR retail activities, including: entertainment, clubs, recreational lodging/resorts, bowling, golf, restaurants, equipment rental, vehicle storage and kennels.


-  Purple Heart recipients

- Former prisoners of war

- All veterans with service-connected disabilities

- Individual approved and designated as the primary family caregivers of eligible veterans  enrolled under the Department of Veterans Affairs Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers.


For a complete list of MWR patronage authorization reference the Patron Eligibility Criteria Table 7-1 (Page 51).