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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Big Meadows Campground. It is well-run and maintained with friendly camp hosts and rangers. The bathrooms and water spouts are convenient. This is a popular campground because of its proximity to so many activities within the...More

Thank JessicaM6
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Very nice Park with lots to see and do. Only spent three nights at the campground. It rained two! Went sightseeing and hiking. Lots of trails in the area with several leading to waterfalls. Visited the Lodge for games and WIFI. Cell reception is limited...More

Thank Wirunaways
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived Friday at noon and got the last available walk-in tent site. After reading some fairly negative reviews, I was concerned, but we ended up having a fantastic stay. Bathrooms and showers extremely clean. Quiet during quiet hours. Big Meadows store had everything you...More

Thank Josh S
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Looking for Heavy Traffic?? Well, that is exactly what you will get if you decide to camp in campsite 020 (also known as A20) in the “Tents Only” area at Big Meadows in Shenandoah National Park. This was our third camping trip to Shenandoah--we visited...More

4  Thank Esther W
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Campsite is easy to find- right off of skyline drive (which is beautiful), and conveniently located near some great hikes. The campsite itself is very popular with campsites pretty close together, so not a lot of privacy if that's what you're looking for. I had...More

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Nidhi C
26 September 2017|
Response from Brian904 | Reviewed this property |
If you get there early you should have a good chance of getting a site.
30 June 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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