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719 Reviews of 191 Old Welbourne, Virginia Campgrounds

MThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2021

Beautiful but crowded

We arrived on a Friday to find that almost all of the campsites were full, though some campers had not registered. If you go— REGISTER. It takes all of two minutes and helps arriving campers figure out if there’s actually space.

It looked like a relatively nice site, except that the sites were…

  • ghost pipe!
SiteDispersed
Month of VisitJuly
J
Reviewed Jun. 19, 2021

Not a Bad Experience, But Meh

Overall, I’d say this spot would be fine for a stop-over, or even a couple of nights while you explore the area.

Pros: close to many area attractions, decent laundry facilities with playground right outside the laundry (big plus as we have two toddlers), nice office staff

Cons: everything is…

Month of VisitJuly
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, quiet, woodsy free camping

Beautiful, secluded spot in the woods with level campsites, fire rings, parking area for your car, and picnic tables (in some disrepair.) No amenities other than toilets and water pumps.

  • registration board
  • tent backdrop
Site8
Month of VisitJuly
M J.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 15, 2021

Wonderful location in Shenandoah

More quiet than the Big Meadows area (less people for sure!). Simple campground, with all you need to experience a wonderful time in Shenandoah. In the more northern area of the park, and we found that with a Thursday-Sunday time frame there was so many less people. Bathrooms are simple, and no…

  • One of the Shenandoah Overlooks
  • B125, across to bathroom
  • Bathrooms, spot across
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SiteB125
Month of VisitJuly
Laure D.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2021

Small and typically quiet

We camped here in early June on an unseasonably hot and humid weekend. Our site was the last site available when I made the reservation about 6 weeks prior. Site 9 is next to the bathhouse and across from the dumpsters. Neither was an issue. Sites are very well spaced out and there are only 15 in…

  • Marina with 6 ramos
  • boat ramps as seen from bridge
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Site9
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
BThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 12, 2021

Our New Homebase

We have lived in northern Virginia for over 30 years and never been to this campground until this month! Very nice campground with friendly staff and friendly campground hosts. Sites are comfortably sized and provide privacy as well as allow socializing. Restrooms are extremely clean and the…

Site42
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
PThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2021

Safe and Quiet

The porta potty’s were in rough shape, however the site was clear of trash and I felt safe while sleeping overnight.

Month of VisitJuly
Geoff P.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2021

15 nice flat sites

Free sites in a small loop not too crammed together. Easy dirt road access. Picnic tables and fire pits. 2 sets of pit toilets. Pretty disgusting at the moment. Think trainspotting. Mostly empty at the moment.

Site15
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
Quinn R.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2021

Awesome spot

Awesome little campground of around 10 sites with fire pits and picnic tables just outside of Shenandoah National Park and Luray Caverns.

Site3
Month of VisitJuly
J
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2021

Perfect quick getaway

For tent camping I would suggests sites 30,33 or 35 these are tucked along the tree line. The bathroom facilities were the cleanest I have seen in a campground. Quiet time was observed and there are plenty of nice trails around for hiking and biking

Site33
Month of VisitJune
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

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