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Elizabeth Furnace Family Campground

8 Reviews

About This Campground

USDA Forest Service

Amenities like flush toilets and showers are seasonal. Sites are first to come first serve and fees range seasonally from $10 - $16 a night

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires


8 Reviews of Elizabeth Furnace Family Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Reviewed Apr. 15, 2021

Camping During Covid

Stayed first weekend of Spring, some of the campsites are on a creek or river. Only $1o due to Covid, loads to do including a rather enormous grass clearing for picnic, bridge and cabin, fishing and hiking complete with billboards describing the hike. It was beautiful and the stars at night were…

Reviewed Oct. 14, 2020

Nice spot with great trail access and amenities

This is a great, accessible, and approachable spot for campers of all sorts. Easy access to several trails with a variety of difficulties, including the challenging Maneka Peak Trail and Signal Point loop, or more tame options in and around the site. Very popular and often crowded spot, but for…

Month of VisitNovember
Chris N.
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2019

Beautiful forest great trails

Camped along the Elizabeth Furnace trails this past weekend. Originally intending to stay in the campground, we discovered that all first-come-first-serve plots had been claimed.

We set out along the numerous trails to find a spot that would provide us with some privacy from day hikers as well as…

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Elizabeth Furnace Family Campground is located in Virginia


From I-81: Take exit 296 and turn east, on VA 55 for 1.4 miles. In center of Strasburg (traffic light), turn left to remain on VA 55. After 5.0 miles, turn right onto SR 678 in small community of Waterlick. The recreation area will be on your left in about 3.5 miles. There are three entrances, about a half mile apart: Entrance to the group campground appears first, followed by the entrance to the day use area, and finally the entrance to the campground. From I-66: Take Exit 6 (Front Royal) and proceed south on SR 340/522 for 1.3 miles until you come to a stoplight. Turn right onto VA 55 West for 5 miles to the small community of Waterlick. Turn left onto SR 678 and go approximately 6 miles. Elizabeth Furnace Family Campground will be on your left.


38.9437975 N
78.32957782 W

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