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Shenandoah National Park Virginia

Shenandoah National Park Overview

Shenandoah National Park spans 300 square miles of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the southern Appalachians.  The Park has over 500 miles of trails, including 101 miles of the Appalachian Trail. There are numerous creeks, lakes and waterfalls to explore.  Outdoor recreation activities include camping, hiking, biking, fishing, exploring historic sites and wildlife viewing.  The Park also has several visitor centers, bookstores, restaurants and exhibits.

Shenandoah National Park – Campgrounds

There are 4 campgrounds in the Park including Big Meadows, Lewis Mountain, Loft Mountain and Mathews Arm. Big Meadows has 221 campsites and is open early May to mid November. Lewis Mountain has 31 campsites and 15 cabins (open April to late Fall). Loft Mountain has 205 campsites and is open early May through October. Mathews Arm has 166 campsites and is also open early May through October. Backcountry camping is also available. Campgrounds do not have electric hookups, but all have water. Each campground also has a dump station, except Lewis Mountain.

You can also visit the National Park Service website for more information.

  • Amphitheater
  • Bathhouse
  • BBQ Grills
  • Campfire Center
  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Drinking Water
  • Equestrian trail
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Golden Age & Access Passports accepted
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Group Pavilion
  • Park Interpreter
  • Pay Phone
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Ranger Station
  • Restrooms (Flush Toilets, Vault Toilets)
  • Showers
  • Visitor Center
  • Archeological Sites
  • Backpacking
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Creek
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cultural Sites
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Horseback riding
  • Ice Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Lake
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • River
  • Stargazing
  • Walking Trails
  • Water Sports
  • Wilderness Area
  • Wildlife Viewing
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East
Luray, Virginia 22835
540 999-3500
Lat / Long:

38.663407, -78.372280

Campsite Types
  • ADA
  • Group
  • Primitive
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer

Year Round

Shenandoah National Park Campgrounds

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