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Gooney Creek Campground

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been there for a night and it was really nice. It maybe not the most recent place but I liked that it was a small and cosy place and even though almost of the site were occupied, it didn't felt over crowded. The creek is lovely and we swam in the little pool there, it was really refreshing after... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

There is a very large overpass that was recently constructed over the creek. You can see the cars day and night as well as hear them throughout the campsite. The busy highway is ~55 MPH. It was terribly jarring to listen to not to mention nothing serene or remote about it. We were within a few hundred feet of the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We wanted to travel down to Shenandoah National Park for Columbus Day weekend and ended up not booking a campsite at the national park early enough, so we were left with few options. We decided to book with Gooney Creek because of it's proximity to Skyline Drive and the fact that it had availability. Pam was delightful on the phone... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Gloria and her daughter Pam are wonderful hosts. My brothers and I from the Roanoke, Va. met our sister from Lewisburg, Pa. to camp and kayak the Shenandoah River. We had spots 24 &25 and they were shaded and off from the other sites. The bathhouse had nice hot showers with good pressure. It's very affordable these ladies go out... More 

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Allen Park, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely terrible..... do not go. Stayed two nights because we had to. Worst experience of our lives. Also you can't see it in the pictures, but the highway is less then 100 ft from the campsites. Plus they are currently under construction.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

My time at Gooney Creek comes at a complete disappointment. As some people mentioned the place is very cluttered when you first arrive. Bath house and toilets are suspect at best and I felt more comfortable jumping in the creek. The only good thing was we were on site 19. This site was away from the rif-raf of the road... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

All the negative reviews glad you won't be back.....We Loved It..... went the last weekend of October it was a little cold in the morning but nothing a fire didn't take care of cooking on the fire was a Great Experience and the taste of everything from fried potatoes to eggs to the coffee was the BEST.....Owner Gloria was extremely... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I am currently on a cycle tour in America, and choose this campsite as it was cheap and it was getting late. Out of the places i've stayed so far this is definitely the worst. As previous reviewers have mentioned, the bathhouse is unclean, the sites are very close together, and the owner not particularly helpful. When I read negative... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This is a C- campground. Rated average above only because it is not necessarily poor. Not to say that it couldn’t be a very nice campground. As mentioned in the title, maintenance is an issue. This campground is close to Front Royal and to Shenandoah NP. There is easy access to the South Fork of the Shenandoah River with plenty... More 

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winchester va
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

When I decided I wanted to go camping this past June and could get No One to accompany me...lol... I "goggled" "safe camping sites for women traveling alone" Gooney Creek came up....The owner and daughter were great to me...showed me how to put up my tent...(my 1 st camping experience since scouting) assigned me a site that they could see... More 

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Address: 7122 Stonewall Jackson Hwy, Front Royal, VA 22630-7727
Location: United States > Virginia > Front Royal
Number of rooms: 46
Also Known As:
Gooney Creek Campground Hotel Front Royal
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