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I've stayed here twice now and will certainly be returning a third time this summer. Big Meadows offers several great features. First and foremost, a short walk through the grounds and you're on the AT! From here, you can venture to other trails as well. Another great plus is
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My family and I spent a few days at the Loft Mountain Campground last August. Not only were the camp sites well spaced with lots of foliage, the wild life was abundant. We had deer and rabbits constantly walking through our camp site at all hours. And if you are interested in
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I have also stayed in Big Meadows and Matthews Arm at Shenandoah NP, but Loft Mountain is my favorite. Sites are well-spaced and surrounded by substantial foliage, allowing for some semblance of privacy. As others have mentioned, the A walk-in campsites also have spectacular
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This was our first visit to Shenandoah National Park. We stayed at the Loft Mountain Campground in our RV. There are no hook-ups, however, bathrooms were close by. The showers were located at the camp store. About a 1/2 mile walk. We saw a bear just outside the camp store on
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2 showers in the entire campground and they cost $1 for five minutes. Not opposed to paying for a shower but if that's the case they should be worth it. Very average cleanliness for a shower facility only open 9 hours/day (open 8 am to 1 pm and then again from 3 pm to 8
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Sunset on the Appalachian Trail, just behind our site.
View on the AT hike
trail view 3 seconds away
view from site A10A
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Yes, the best sites are the walk up sites. If you are arriving on Sunday afternoon, you shouldn’t have any problem getting a site. The earlier you are there the better the selection.
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Sorry we did not go in April, we went in September. Weather has been very unpredictable, cold and dreary one day, hot another day. At night it can be quite cool.
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In our spot, A40 it was right next to the car. Other spots were a bit farther. I passed on that was quite a ways down the hill.
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Are there cabins to rent here or is it just a site for campers and tents?
Camp tent sites the cabins are in another campground called I believe Lewis mountain
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"This is a camp ground"
"This is a campground, not a hotel. Pick sites in the interior of the campground with a little less wind."
"The showers require $1.75 in quarters."
"Go for tent only if you want quieter space."
"Avoid the center of G loop."
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