Hurricane Campground

George Washington & Jefferson National Forest

Hurricane Campground is one of the best kept secrets in southwest Virginia. Located along a rushing mountain stream under the shade of hemlock and rhododendron, this campground offers a peaceful setting for those looking to relax as well as visitors looking for outdoor adventure.

From the campsite, hikers can access many trails including the Appalachian Trail. This well-known trail extends more than 2,189 miles throughout the Appalachian Mountains across 14 states. It is a protected greenway and owns the title as the first National Scenic Trail.

Hurricane has drinking water, flush toilets, hot showers and a playing field. Large RVs are not recommended. Each site comes with a lantern pole, picnic table and campfire ring.

Need to Know

Natural Features

The campground is perched along Hurricane Branch and Comers Creek, among colorful rhododendron. Several groomed, grassy fields unfold at the campground, but the campsites are nicely shaded by mixed woods of oak and hemlock. Hurricane Knob is nearby with an elevation from 2800 to 3050 feet.

Nearby Attractions

Hurricane and Comers creeks run through the campground and surrounding areas for wading and trout fishing. Additional fishing options and excellent hunting opportunities are available near the campground. State fishing and hunting regulations and licensing requirements apply. Hurricane Knob Nature Trail offers a brisk 1-mile loop hike and there is easy access to the Appalachian Trail within ½ mile. The entire campground has a relaxing, rustic atmosphere and an open field allows for games and family fun.   


Visitors frequently explore the Hurricane Knob Trail. The loop trail, at 1.1 miles, parallels Hurricane Creek for about half a mile, crosses two wooden bridges and ascends to the picturesque Hurricane Knob. The creeks are stocked with trout for a relaxing day of fishing.

Contact Information


2021 Hurricane Camp Road Sugar Grove VA 24375

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 276-783-5196

Rental Options

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Driving Directions


From I-81: Take Marion exit 45 onto Virginia State Route 16 South. Follow SR 16 for 15 miles to SR 650 (5 miles south of Sugar Grove). Turn right on gravel SR 650, and follow for 2 miles to the paved campground entrance road.

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