No credit cards currently being accepted onsite at Loft Mountain Campground
Due to technical difficulties, credit cards are not being accepted at Loft Mountain Campground as of 7/25/2014.
Springs and Seeps
Current, clear information regarding the location and condition of springs and seeps is lacking for
Public Health Connections
Water at springs and seeps can contain microbes which can make humans sick, even if wildlife drink it without serious effects. All backcountry water, including spring water, should be boiled for at least one minute, filtered, or treated with purification tablets before drinking.
One useful reference specific to
DeKay, R.H. 1972. Development of ground-water supplies in
A general reference to springs in
Weigmann, D.L. et. al. 1993. Springs of
Did You Know?
Visitors to Shenandoah National Park can visit President Herbert Hoover’s rustic and beautiful summer vacation home, Rapidan Camp.