• Visitors bask in a golden sunset at Dickey Ridge Visitor Center in Shenandoah National Park

    Shenandoah

    National Park Virginia

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Camping

Campsites amidst the green forest in Shenandoah's popular Big Meadows Campground.
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Campsite at Big Meadows Campground.

NPS/Alan Williams

Campgrounds

There are four campgrounds in Shenandoah National Park.

Mathews Arm (mile 22.1)
Big Meadows (mile 51.2)
Lewis Mountain (mile 57.5)
Loft Mountain (mile 79.5)

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A backcountry camper sets up her campsite.

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Backcountry Camping

Most of Shenandoah National Park, including its wilderness, is open to backcountry camping.

A free permit is required for backcountry camping.

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Did You Know?

Closeup photograph of the tiny fuschia blooms of hepatica.

Hepatica is usually the first of many native wildflowers to bloom in the spring in Shenandoah National Park. More...