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Attention: Effective May 1, 2015, the fee to enter the park will increase from $15 to $20 per vehicle
MATHEWS ARM CAMPGROUND, VA
part ofShenandoah National Park, National Park Service
Status: Open through Sat Oct 24 2015 Season Dates
OverviewSecluded in the thick trees and rolling hills of the Shenandoah National Park, Mathews Arm Campground is the ideal spot for a camping getaway.
Shenandoah National Park includes 300 square miles of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the southern Appalachians. The park rises above the Virginia Piedmont to its east and the Shenandoah Valley to its west.
Shenandoah National Park has over 500 miles of trails, including 101 miles of the Appalachian Trail. Some trails lead to a waterfall or viewpoint while others wind deep into the forests and wilderness.
Mathews Arm is a family-oriented campground, offering plenty of open spaces in the nearly 200 available campsites. All sites include a place for a tent or RV, a fire ring and picnic area. The campground also offers modern amenities like flush toilets, drinking water and dump stations, creating a comfortable camping experience.
Elkwallow Wayside is located just two miles away, offering camping supplies, restaurants and more.
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Know Before You Go
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From Washington, D.C. metro area, travel west on Interstate 66 to exit 43A. Take US Highway 29 South to Warrenton, Virginia, then take US Highway 211 west for 28 miles to Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive Thornton Gap Entrance. Follow Skyline Drive north approximately 9 miles and turn left into Mathews Arm Campground.
From Richmond, Virginia area, travel north toward Fredericksburg on Interstate 95 approximately 55 miles to exit 130B for Highway 3 and Culpeper, Virginia. Take Highway 3 approximately 33 miles west to US Highway 15/522 north. Continue on 522 North approximately 20 miles to Sperryville. Turn left onto US Highway 211 West and follow 8 miles to Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive, Thornton Gap Entrance. Follow Skyline Drive North approximately 9 miles and turn left into Mathews Arm Campground.
Mailing Address:MATHEWS ARM CAMPGROUND
Phone Number:Information: (540)999-3132