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270 Reviews of 20 Granite Springs, Virginia Campgrounds

Beth H.
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2021

Big fun for the Kids!

We stayed in site 150 (premium pull through) which was closer to the amenities. This is a very walkable campground though. The bulk of the sites were fairly close in my opinion except for the ones in the very back (Mountain View I believe) As with any Jellystone, most of the sites were very…

  • site 150
  • take the time to visit the Page theater!  Such a neat little place!
Site150
Month of VisitJuly
K
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2021

Great place to stay!

Great campsite $15/night. About 1/3 reservation and 2/3 first come first served. It is a site that attracts hikers especially, as it is adjacent to the Appalachian trail. Bear boxes are at each site too, which is very convenient especially at a walk in site!

If you can, get site #20. It is the…

Site19
Month of VisitJuly
Safiyyah  J.
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2021

Well maintained campground.

Nicely laid out and well maintain campground. Fellow campers and hikers are nice, great rangers, and clean bathroom and shower ($1.75/5min) facilities, bring quarters or $1s and $5s for getting change in the machine to use in the showers and laundry. No atm or cash back in camp store. All the…

  • view toward main road in A Loop-A52
  • bear locker, also fit our 45 qt yeti-A52
  • view from driveway and road toward campsite - A52
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SiteA52
Month of VisitJuly
E
Reviewed Jun. 13, 2021

Beautiful views & large spots

Beautiful views. Adjacent to a working farm where cows, sheep, llamas, chickens and roosters can graze next to the campsites.

The grounds were beautifully manicured and incredibly clean.

It also had the largest dog park area of any campground I’ve ever seen.

Very nice pool, friendly staff and…

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Site67
Month of VisitJune
Sonyia W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2021

Good home base for exploring DC

We stayed on the big loop on site 48. Unfortunately there wasn’t anything on ReserveAmerica specifying the water situation, so when we arrived we found that we didn’t have water hook up. I’m attaching a photo of the color map I got at checkout which specifies which sites have water.

Bath house…

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Site48
Month of VisitJuly
A
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2021

Awesome but COLD

We came the first weekend in April and it snowed. Being that you are at the top of the mountain, it gets COLD so be prepared. Otherwise, we had a wonderful time. Sites were great (bear boxes at each site), friendly rangers and wonderful views. I recommend getting a site in advance because the…

Month of VisitMay
Yvonne B.
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2021

Clean, nice, our go to campground

When we want to go somewhere and not think about where, we go to Pohick.

Stay on the electric loop for better bathrooms.

Some sites are big and beautiful (56!) and others you'll barely have room for your tent. Stick to the outer loops and you should be fine.

Site56
Month of VisitSeptember
KThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 31, 2021

Third visit, new site

This backcountry area truly is a hidden gem in the DC area. For those just learning to backpack or camp in dispersed or unmaintained areas, this is perfect. The hike in takes about 30-45 minutes from the parking lot that has a portable restroom. Site 2 is up on a hill, which we picked because it…

Site2
Month of VisitJune
CThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 26, 2021

Lousy site but saved by first-come-first serve flexibility

Huge number of sites situated in an open area with some trees. Our reserved site, E172, was on a sloping, crumbling  asphalt pad and we couldn't get our 17' travel trailer level. We almost left but heard by word of mouth that C loop is first come first served so we ended up in C130 on a relatively…

SiteC130 (RVs should avoid E172)
AThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 26, 2021

Beautiful Shenandoah

Beautiful Shenandoah National Park.

We were tent camping with two young kids on site 93. Sites are hit and miss depending on what you’re looking for. Some are larger than others. 93 was fine except no trees to hang hammocks (which the kids were looking forward to) and the space for the tent was…

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Site93
Month of VisitJune
D S.
Reviewed May. 24, 2021

Convenient, laid-back camping

Great experience here.

We went hammock camping here at Loft Mountain on a Friday night and packed up Saturday morning. We had to pay to get into Shenandoah, and then pay the camping fee for loft mountain.

We arrived around noon and with the hopes of getting a good first-come, first serve…

  • hammock camping at site 44
Site44
Month of VisitJune
DThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 21, 2021

Great campground!

What a nice park and campground.

Wood is $7 a bundle and they don’t want you collecting. Deer everywhere and the occasional bear.

The meadow is just beautiful. A real nice spot an hour after dark for stars.

Try the 150 yard “hike” to Blackrock (next to the lodge) for an unforgettable…

SiteA82
Month of VisitJune
Anne F.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 21, 2021

Great campground Great place

I love Big Meadows on the Sky Line Drive. Really beautiful. Fresh air. Hikes galore. Wonderful night programs. It’s just special being in a National Park. Sites vary but NO hook ups. Pay showers.

Sitevarious
Month of VisitJune
KThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 16, 2021

Good site for easy camping

My friends were first time campers, so I brought them here. It was perfect. Easily accessible bathrooms and showers, fire ring with a rack, and nice greenery. The plethora of activities made it simple to keep my friends entertained. You can rent kayaks, go mini golf, and there are a couple very…

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Site107
Month of VisitJune
James T.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 14, 2021

Yogi Bear

Awesome place for the kids swimming pool,Clubhouse for events, outside theatre, waterpark. You can rent cabins and golf carts

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Sitesite 211 very level
Month of VisitSeptember

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