Lewis Mountain Campground in Shenandoah National Park in Virginia is located right off of Skyline Drive. This small front country campground offers the opportunity to camp in the heart of Shenandoah NP.
Lewis Mountain Campground - Shenandoah National Park
The campground is located next to the Lewis Mountain Cabins. We loved how quiet it was in this area of the park.
Lewis Mountain is the smallest campground in Shenandoah National Park and is near many of the major facilities and popular hiking trails in the park including the Appalachian Trail.
Number of Sites: 30
Location in the park: 7 miles from Big Meadows
Campsite Cost: $15
Senior/Access Camping Fee: Holders of Interagency Senior and Access passes are eligible for a 50% discount on their camping fee.
Park Entrance Fee: $30 for a 7 day pass
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The park pass covers everyone in the car for per vehicle sites and for up to 4 adults for per-person sites.
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Reservations: Yes, starting in early May there is a combination of first come first serve and reservation sites.
Campground Address: 361 Lewis Mountain Entrance Road, Shenandoah, VA, 22827
Latitude/Longitude: 38.4367° N, 78.4781° W
Accessible Sites: Two accessible sites are available at Lewis Mountain Campground. Accessible shower and laundry facilities are also available.
Pets Allowed: Yes, Pets must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet at all times.
Are campground Reservations Available? No, all sites are 1st come first served
First Come, First Served? Yes
Check out our full Shenandoah Camping Guide
There is a small camp store at the entrance to the campground. You can find a small selection of groceries, camping supplies, and souvenirs. There are also coin operated showers, laundry and fire wood available.
Dump Station: There is no dump station in the campground. The dump station is located at Big Meadows Campground 7 miles to the north.
Flush Toilets: yes
Showers: Coin operated showers at the camp store
Is wifi available? No
Is cellular Phone Service Available? Yes, we had 4g service with Tmobile
Is camp host available on site? yes
Is firewood available for purchase? To help slow the spread of the emerald ash borer, visitors must only use USDA-certified firewood (signified by the USDA stamp on the packaging), which can be purchased in the Park.
Amenities at each campsite:
Fire pit in the site? Yes
Picnic Table in the site? Yes
Potable Water? Yes
Lewis Mountain Campground features 3 pull-through and 27 back-in sites which can handle most RVs and a tow vehicle.
Generators: Generators may be used from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
From October 15 through the end of the season, generator hours are extended to 9 p.m. for the purpose of generating heat.
Generator use is prohibited in sites designated as “generator-free” and in group sites.
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How to get to Campground
The maximum number of people in a campsite: 6
The number of cars per campsite: 1, there is additional parking close by
Checkout time: 12 pm
Quiet Hours: 10 pm to 6 am
Stay Limit: 30 days
National Park Service Website - https://www.nps.gov/shen
Lewis Mountain Campground Map
Lewis Mountain Campground Photos
Lodging near Shenandoah National Park
Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Conference Center - At Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Conference Ctr, you can look forward to a terrace, a coffee shop/café, and dry cleaning/laundry services. The onsite restaurant, Montpelier Restaurant, features brunch and happy hour. In addition to a fireplace in the lobby and a bar, guests can connect to free in-room Wi-Fi.
The Blackburn Inn - At The Blackburn Inn and Conference Center, you can look forward to a grocery/convenience store, a terrace, and shopping on site. Treat yourself to reflexology, a Swedish massage, or a manicure/pedicure at The Spa at the Blackburn, the onsite spa. Be sure to enjoy a meal at Second Draft, the onsite restaurant. In addition to a coffee shop/café and a garden, guests can connect to free in-room Wi-Fi.
Clarion Pointe Harrisonburg - At Clarion Pointe Harrisonburg, you can look forward to a free breakfast buffet, a terrace, and a garden. In addition to dry cleaning/laundry services and a 24-hour gym, guests can connect to free in-room Wi-Fi.
The Village Inn Harrisonburg - A playground, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour gym are just a few of the amenities provided at The Village Inn Harrisonburg. The onsite restaurant, The Village Inn, features southern cuisine. Stay connected with free in-room Wi-Fi, and guests can find other amenities such as a business center.
Doubletree by Hilton Harrisonburg - Take advantage of dry cleaning/laundry services, a bar, and a gym at Doubletree by Hilton Harrisonburg. Free Wi-Fi in public areas is available to all guests, along with a 24-hour business center and a restaurant.
Click on the map below to see additional vacation rentals and lodging near the park.
Additional Shenandoah NP Resources
Shenandoah Lodging Guide
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