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Reviewed 4 days ago

Big Meadows campground is my favorite campground. It has a lot of sites and is set up in a way that really makes sense. I have camped many places all over the U.S. and this one overall is best, in my opinion. Shenandoah is a...More

Thank Ginny S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great central location in the national park. It is near several good hiking trails and waterfalls. We also could make the drive easily to see Monticello. Pay Showers are available. Campground was pretty quiet overall. Saw lots of different birds right from...More

Thank DGoat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come camping to the Shenandoah National Park several times a year. Each campground offers something different. While we usually enjoy our stay, Big Meadows is a large and busy campground. It is generally rather noisy during the morning and evening hours when most people...More

Thank VA_Rover
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Camp sites have paved pad to park vehicle, fire ring and picnic table. Bathrooms have flush toilets, running water and 2 electric outlets. Water is available from a pump. There is a small camp store that sells firewood, ice and supplies. Hot showers are available...More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I tent camped in one of the walk-in sites in A loop which is generator free. I was surprised though that almost everyone in the loop was in a tent, the next time I'll stay in a standard site. This is a very nice campground...More

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Nidhi C
September 25, 2017|
Response from Brian904 | Reviewed this property |
If you get there early you should have a good chance of getting a site.
June 29, 2017|
Response from Augusta_MEJRTlover | Reviewed this property |
While the Rangers are very nice, they seem to be real sticklers for the rules. We have a motorcycle camper, which is more like a tent than a camper, but because it has small tires they would not let us park it on the grass... More
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"look at the map and decide just what you want."
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"If you are prepared to haul your stuff, choose a "walk-in" site WITH a bear box. Most sites are..."
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"All campsites are great. Loops A & B prohibit use of generators and thus are quiet. Loops C and D are..."
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"All campsites were good. The ones on the appalachian trail (E) looked really nice although shady."
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