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Jefferson National Forest Cave Mountain Lake Campground

17 Reviews

About This Campground

USDA Forest Service


Cave Mountain Lake Family Camp is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, and welcomes visitors to enjoy the rustic and peaceful getaway. Easy access from the interstate and close proximity to historic Lexington and the Natural Bridge State Park make Cave Mountain Lake an…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Pull-Through Sites


17 Reviews of Jefferson National Forest Cave Mountain Lake Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Reviewed May. 7, 2022

Great Campground

Quiet campground with well spaced campsites. Bathrooms were clean and close by. Road our motorcycles in and the road wasn’t bad at all. Cell signal for AT&T and Verizon was very poor, but I’m fine with the isolation. Overall, great place will stay here again.

Month of VisitMay
Maggie A.
Reviewed May. 5, 2022

Hidden Gem

Just the drive to the campground through the Blue Ridge Mountains was beautiful. The campground itself was equally as beautiful. A small creek going through made for a soothing and scenic view right from the campsite. There’s a lake nearby that you can walk or drive to. Some of us spent all day…

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Month of VisitJuly
Kristy M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 2, 2022


Cute little campground with clean sites and bathrooms. I did not reserve ahead of time but was still able to get a site. My site was a good size for a tent or small camper. There was a little stream that ran behind the site. The one negative about this campground is it has a bear issue. There are…

Month of VisitMay


Jefferson National Forest Cave Mountain Lake Campground is located in Virginia


In Natural Bridge, VA, take State Rt. 130 for 3.2 miles through Natural Bridge Station, VA to Cave Mountain Lake sign (State Rt. 759). Turn right at sign onto Rt. 759 and go 3.2 miles to another Cave Mountain sign (State Rt. 781). [Caution: you will pass a State Rt. 781 sign at about 1.6 miles. Do not turn there, but rather later at the aforementioned sign.] Turn right onto Rt. 781 and go 1.6 miles to the Recreation Area sign and turn right. Follow signs to campground.


37.57444484 N
79.53445018 W

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