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Attention: Beginning May 4, Shenandoah National Park will close the area between the gate at Panorama Comfort Station (mile 31.7) south to Hazel Mountain Overlook (milepost 33) for maintenance on Marys Rock Tunnel. Work is expected to take a maximum of two weeks. Visit www.nps.gov/shen for more information.
Attention: Effective May 1, 2015, the fee to enter the park will increase from $15 to $20 per vehicle
Loft Mountain Campground, VA
part ofShenandoah National Park, National Park Service
Status: Closed through Tue May 05 2015 Season Dates
OverviewPerched on top of Big Flat Mountain, this campground offers some of the best scenic views in the entire Shenandoah National Park. As the largest campground in the park, Loft Mountain is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, providing a wilderness getaway in the historic Virginia mountains.
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 lookout, while others wind deep into the forest and wilderness.
This expansive campground offers nearly 200 campsites, including sites that can accommodate larger groups. Picnic areas are provided, as well as modern conveniences like flush toilets, showers and dump stations, which create a comfortable camping experience.
Several visitors centers, bookstores, restaurants and exhibits are scattered throughout the Shenandoah National Park. Click here for more information.
Activities and Amenities
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 approximately 55 miles to Ruckersville, Virginia, then take US Highway 33 west to Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive Swift Run Entrance. Follow Skyline Drive south approximately 15 miles and turn left into the Loft Mountain area. Follow the signs to Loft Mountain Campground.
From Richmond, Virginia, area, travel west on Interstate 64 to exit 99 for Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive. Take Skyline Drive north approximately 25 miles and turn right into the Loft Mountain area. Follow the signs to Loft Mountain Campground.
Mailing Address:Loft Mountain Campground
Phone Number:Information: (434)823-4675