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Big Meadows Campground

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very friendly staff, great access to the Appalachian Trail, well-maintained campground and tremendous natural beauty make up the positives of this campground. If you like boondocking, this place is for you - we love it.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful spot and close to lots of good hikes! Arrived on a holiday weekend at noon and there were only 2 spots left.... make a reservation!!! It was a little loud at night but good set up and friendly and helpful rangers! Don’t miss the...More

Thank Heidi A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tent camp. These sites are "walk in". Looking at the map when I made reservations I did not realise that the ones farther back have to walk past the front sites. I had a front site. Loop A, site 16. So, people had to...More

3  Thank Michael P
Reviewed January 1, 2018

I have been here more times than I can count. And I will keep going back. I love this place! the bathrooms are clean, the showers are clean, the rangers and all pretty cool. The AT runs right behind the campground and you are within...More

4  Thank Bonnielt23
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Most recent stay was June 23rd thru June 26th 2017 ~ We camp in a Little Rig "Tear Drop” style RV only 15' long w/o toilet or shower ~ plus we like to eat outdoors using the picnic table and set up our dining canopy...More

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Nidhi C
September 25, 2017|
Response from Brian904 | Reviewed this property |
If you get there early you should have a good chance of getting a site.
June 29, 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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