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Westborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I spent 4 glorious days and 3 nights here at Big Meadow and it left me wanting more! The bathrooms where clean and there where plenty to choose from in the area, the shower house made we want to remodel my bathroom at home it was beautiful, laundry services were fair and efficient. The deer were regular... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a youth I camped in Big Meadows for two weeks every summer with my parents, and this was my first trip back in nearly 30 years. We booked walk-in site number 35, which is the first site off the parking area. Despite being so close, it was secluded and well shaded. This site does not include a bear box... More 

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3 Thank Ellen C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This huge campground caters to people of all ages. The fee is only $20 per night ($10 if you have a Golden Age card). Campsites are spacious and you don't feel that you are in a parking lot. No hookups of course but there are plenty of comfort stations and showers are available for a small fee. We camp a... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hundreds of sites, shady and large. No hookups though. Close to the lodge and visitors center. Numerous hikes from here including the AT. Clean showers and bathrooms. Wood for sale. Internet available at visitors center. No cell service. Ranger programs available. The main place to camp in the park. Very tame deer will visit you nightly.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wife and I are tent campers. This is a great campground for tent camping. If you know when you're going to visit, plan ahead and make reservations. There is a very nice tents-only section. Abundant wildlife roams the park and the campgrounds (along with the Park) are dog friendly. Bear Prevention camping required. Bear boxes provided in spots without... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice spacious camp sites. Everyone was quiet by 10. Wish they had quiet time till 7 am the next morning instead of 6. But neighbors were nice. Don't like sharing public bathroom but you're camping so what's to do. Need more stalls in bathrooms. Stars at night beautiful. First camping experience. Would definitely go again. Overall great experience.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Big Meadows Campground. We have many friends who have camped here for years and love it. We can't believe we waited this long to try it out! Even though the campground was full we felt we had a lot of privacy in our spot. Guests were quiet and respectful. The facilities were clean and... More 

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Starr MD
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've taking the family for several years now, some of the reasons why Big Meadows campground is our base-camp for our week in the park: 1. Location in the park: Located at MilePost 51, Big Meadows is located exactly half-way through the park making it a perfect place to set off either North or South though the park in search... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 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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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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