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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Thank Amy R
Columbus, Ohio
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Campground was clean, quiet, family friendly, full of deer, and exceptional Camp Host. We stayed 3 nights in early June 2016 at Big Meadows Campground. Deer in the campground at all times of the day. AT trail borders the backside to provide some easy access hiking trails. Location is convenient to many other great day hikes. Showers were clean and... More 

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Thank Heather H
Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First off, the park itself is gorgeous and offers countless hiking opportunities for all ages and abilities. For reference, we have three children aged 8,10, and 12. The Luray Caverns are absolutely spectacular, too! We saw one bear on Skyline Drive and lots of deer at the campsite. We had booked one of the walk-in sites, #39, I believe. The... More 

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Oaklyn, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was most excited to see all of the travelers stopping in from the Appalachian Trail (it runs through the campground). Each camping spot was spacious, the showers were hot and clean, and the staff was nice. There is a gas station and a store with supplies and gifts. The Byrd visitors center has a wonderful exhibit that highlights the... More 

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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive to the campground is so beautiful, campsite was very nice. Showers and laundry facility were very clean. Love the trail to walk to the big meadows camp store and the walkway to the big meadows lodge. All in all great camping trip.

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Thank naturehikerat
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this park a year ago with our dog. The Drive from Philadelphia was easy and the park was great. We camped in a central location with great views of the meadows. Lots of dear and occasional sightings of black bear. The campground is clean, nice bathrooms and quite at night.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son and I just stayed one night. We had a tent and did a campfire with smores and hot dogs and looked out for the bears. At nighttime we went to the ranger's presentation on astronomy. It was a lot of fun!

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Bloomington, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Camped in site E175 which sat about 25 ft from the Appalachian Trail. Campsites are close together, but you don't feel crowded. Bathrooms (fully flushable!) are nearby as are the showers/garbage/recyclable drops. Campstore is not too long a walk but a couple minute drive if you prefer that. Area I camped was mostly tents (I have a small RV that... More 

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

Beautiful campground, abundant wildlife and many nearby hiking trails made this a very relaxing and enjoyable camping trip . No RV hookups took a little getting used to but clean bath and shower (for fee) facilities were close by. Park Ranger and Campground Staff was outstanding! We send a special Thank You to Park Ranger Brian for helping us with... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Big Meadows is an adorable little campground. Loop E sits directly on the Appalachian Trail so serious hikers pass through routinely, and they all have a story. At least 3 half-day hikes start at the campground, with waterfalls being the main attraction. We stayed in late June - very quiet and plenty of open sites. Bears come around in the... 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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