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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great campground for families. Love the fact that there were so many planned activities by the park rangers that were free. So much to do at & near Big Meadows! We were treated with sightings of 4 black bears & many deer! Be sure to follow rules & policies regarding the bears. You have Big Meadow Lodge with a restaurant... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My older son and I stayed here for two nights ($20/night). While it was full, it did not seem crowded. The sites are clean and people are friendly. There is plenty to do in and around the site. The Big Meadows lodge is a short walk and sports a restaurant, pub with entertainment, a gift shop, and a short hike... More 

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Pittsburgh, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't let this crowded campground fool you. The culture here is calm, quiet and friendly. Firewood is readily available from the check in area and the big meadows lodge. Restrooms were clean and well kept. The showers are in a separate building, and were adequate for camping. Big meadows is in a nice, central location in this big park. The... More 

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2 Thank Laura M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Camping at Big Meadows Campground is pretty much like any other National Park. But the staff, in our experience, has been better than most. When we arrived, we told the Ranger, Bryan, we were trail runners and he spent about 20 minutes describing the different trails and difficulties of each. If you're a trail runner, definitely check out Big Meadows.

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Thank Hugo A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to Big Meadows since I was a kid, and now I bring my kids. We really enjoy the walk up tent sites, pretty secluded and when friends get adjacent sites, the kids have ample room to run around and still be in sight and away from the roads. The AT runs behind the back row of... More 

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Thank Trista C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went tent camping with two other families and had a great time! There were 5 adults and 5 kids ages 9-2. The staff was super friendly, and the kids loved the junior ranger program at the visitor center where they did different activities and earned a ranger pin. We saw a lot of wildlife including baby black bears on... More 

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We go to Big Meadow for a week every year. And every year see something different. We relax, we hike, we watch the wildlife (birds, deer, and bear) We love it there. Oh and we eat at their restaurant s some enjoying blackberry cobbler.

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1 Thank Larry S
Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met up with friends to go tent camping and there are a couple of things you should know before you camp here. Great bathrooms and showers and they even have laundry facilities available near the small camp store closest to the check in area for the campsites. Amazing over looks and views...if it's not foggy!!! We did get to... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just got back from a weekend camping at Big Meadow and it was a lot of fun. Campsites were nice. Had numerous bathroom facilities - downside the ones I went into only had ONE sink and mirror, but they were clean and well cared for. The wildlife was incredibly. Every morning and evening we had two fawns come into our... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in this camp ground - we had a drive in site. It was fabulous and it was close to lots of trail heads for hiking - and the showers and campstores were useful too. I hope to return to this campground again.

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Additional Information about Big Meadows Campground

Address: Mile 51.3 Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park, VA
Location: United States > Virginia > Shenandoah National Park
Number of rooms: 217
Also Known As:
Big Meadows Campground Hotel Shenandoah National Park
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