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Top Equestrian Camping near Toms Brook, VA

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  1. Camper-submitted photo from Big Meadows Campground — Shenandoah National Park


    Big Meadows Campground — Shenandoah National Park

    111 Reviews
    365 Photos
    887 Saves
    Stanley, Virginia


    Secluded in the thick trees and rolling hills of Shenandoah National Park, the Big Meadows Campground is the ideal spot for an outdoor family getaway.


    Shenandoah National Park has over 500 miles of trails, including 101 miles of the Appalachian Trail. Some trails lead to a waterfall or viewpoint while others wind deep into the forest and wilderness. Big Meadows is near many of the major facilities and popular hiking trails in the park. Three waterfalls are within walking distance, and the Meadow, with its abundant plant growth and wildlife, is an ideal nearby attraction.Wildlife viewing is also a popular pastime, with black bears, wild turkey, deer, birds and countless other animals thriving in the park.The campground is also located right off the famous Skyline Drive, which runs 105 miles north and south along the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Stunning views are visible from any of the 75 scenic overlooks.


    This expansive campground offers more than 200 campsites, including sites that can accommodate larger groups. Picnic areas are provided, as well as conveniences like flush toilets, showers and a dump station which creates a comfortable camping experience. There is limited WIFI access at the Byrd Visitor Center and Big Meadows Lodge. Cell phone reception is available at the Amphitheather.

    Natural Features

    Shenandoah National Park spans 300 square miles of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the southern Appalachians. The park rises above the Virginia Piedmont to its east and the Shenandoah Valley to its west. The scenery at Big Meadows Campground never disappoints, with a stunning array of colors in the fall and a blanket of bright wildflowers in the spring. This green and shady campground is a wilderness paradise for outdoor enthusiasts.


    For facility specific information, please call (540) 999-3231.

    Nearby Attractions

    Two visitor centers with bookstores and exhibits are located in the park (milepost 5 and milepost 51). Byrd Visitor Center is a short one mile walk by either trail or sidewalk if you choose not to drive. There are concession managed restaurants, gift shops and lodging facilities scattered throughout the park. Big Meadows Lodge and Restaurant is a 5 minute walk from the campground and Big Meadows Wayside is located beside Byrd Visitor Center.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Changing Reservations:____ There is no change fee if a visitor extends or shortens a reservation, as long as the change includes dates from the original reservation. Additionally, there is no change fee if the visitor wants to switch sites that are the same price with the same reservation dates in the same facility.____ If a visitor wants to switch dates that are entirely outside of the original reservation dates, there is a $10 change fee.____ If a reservation is made that includes dates beyond the maximum booking window, that reservation cannot be changed until 18 days have passed from the original booking date.____ Once a reservation date has begun, visitors cannot change a reservation using the online system or through the Call Center. Onsite staff will assist with changes or cancellations.______ Cancellations:____ Visitors may cancel their reservation prior to arrival both on-line and through the call center. A $10 service fee will be withheld from any refund for a cancellation.____ A visitor who cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's approved rate including tax and applicable add-on. Cancellations for a one-night reservation will forfeit the entire amount paid and will not be subject to an additional service fee.____ Visitors who cancel a group overnight facility reservation less than 14 days prior to arrival date will pay a $10 service fee AND forfeit the first night___s rate.______ No-Shows:____ A no-show visitor is one who does not arrive at a campground and does not cancel the reservation by check-out time on the day after the scheduled arrival date. Staff will hold a campsite until check-out time on the day following the arrival date.____ No-shows are assessed $20.00 service fee and forfeit the first night's rate, taxes and applicable add-on for a campsite.______ Early Departures:____ Visitors are requested to notify staff at the facility if they depart early to allow others to use the site.____ If the visitor chooses to depart early, they may forfeit the approved rate and applicable tax and applicable add-on for the day of departure. If a visitor departs prior to the scheduled check-out date, they may be eligible for a partial refund. Visitors may notify the call center to request a refund of remaining unused nights. If a visitor requests a refund for an early departure after the facility check-out time (10 am) has passed, the visitor will not be refunded for that night and is eligible for a refund on any additional nights that will not be used.______ Refunds:__ Visitors may submit a refund request through their profile within 7 days of the end date of their reservation. Visitors may also initiate a refund request through the call center at any time after their reservation has ended.____ Refunds for debit or credit card payments will be issued as a credit to the original bank or credit card used to pay.____ For check or cash purchases, will mail a Treasury check for refunds of cash, check, or money order payments to the address associated with the reservation. Treasury check refunds may take up to 6-8 weeks to arrive.____ In the event of an emergency closure, the team or facility manager will refund all fees and will attempt to notify you using the contact information within the visitor profile.__

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $75 / night

  2. Camper-submitted photo from The Cove Campground


    The Cove Campground

    14 Reviews
    29 Photos
    144 Saves
    High View, West Virginia

    The Cove is a privately owned, certified tree farm. The Cove covers about three thousand acres ranging from one to three thousand feet in altitude in the Appalachian Mountains and a part of The Cove has been developed to provide outdoor recreation for the general public. It is the desire of the present owners to share the charm, solitude, and beauty of The Cove with those who love the outdoors.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  3. Camper-submitted photo from Trout Pond Recreation Area


    Trout Pond Recreation Area

    6 Reviews
    37 Photos
    84 Saves
    Baker, West Virginia


    Trout Pond Recreation Area boasts two bodies of water, Rock Cliff Lake and Trout Pond. Relax on a sandy mountain beach or fish for stocked trout while relaxing along the cool waters of Rock Cliff Lake. Trout Pond, home to native Brook trout, is the only natural lake in West Virginia. A designated swimming area, easy lakeside trails, and a children's playground make this a perfect family destination.


    A trail surrounding the entire lake provides bank fishing access at Rock Cliff Lake. All types of boating from motor to sailboats are welcome. Hike the Trout Pond Loop trail, an easy 4-mile excursion, with an optional 2-mile side route, to an overlook of Rockcliff Lake. For a more challenging hike, a connecting trail provides a steep climb up Long and Devil's Hole Mountains.


    Campsites come with a campfire ring and picnic table, and some of have electric hookups. Hot showers and flush toilets are an easy walk away from each site. The day-use area includes a white-sand swim beach, boat ramp, showers, playground and 30 picnic sites.

    Natural Features

    Rock Cliff Lake is a 17-acre man-made lake with a maximum depth of 36 feet and an average depth of 12 feet. Trout Pond, the naturally formed lake, was created by a sinkhole that filled with mountain stream water and run-off from Long Mountain. Trout Pond can vary in waterflow. Please visit the Forest Service website for our most up to date conditions.__

    Charges & Cancellations

    group shelter nonelectric 1-50 people $65, 51-100 people $100, standard non electric is $19.00 per night

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Equestrian

    $65 - $100 / night

  4. Camper-submitted photo from Fort Valley Ranch


    Fort Valley Ranch

    1 Review
    26 Photos
    7 Saves
    Woodstock, Virginia

    84 acre campground on a ranch in the mountains in the Shenandoah Valley bordering George Washington national forest. We have fully kitchen and bathroom cabins and RV camp spots with water/electric and primitive camp spots as well as a full hook up site. Large pull thru sites of about 100 x 40 ft... located only 8 miles off of highway 81.. 15 to 20 mins from Luray caverns, zip lining, rafting, a zoo, and Skyline dr. plus restaurants and shopping. Our guests can participate in our guided horse rides on property, fishing for free in our 2 catch and release ponds, sign up for ax and archery activity, hike right into National forest. Enjoy petting our horses over the fence and feeding the horses treats like carrots and apples.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $30 - $45 / night

  5. 5.

    Graves Mountain Farm Campground

    5 Reviews
    129 Photos
    43 Saves
    Syria, Virginia

    Campground by Shenandoah National Park

    1800 Acre Farm to Play On

    Campground is 7 acres on the Farm

    2 Mountain Streams

    2 Fishing Ponds - no license needed

    18 Miles of Trails

    A mountain Higher than Old rag and another with a tougher, rockier ascent/

    Seasonal Pool - fee payable $10 pp per day in 2023

    Free-form Camping - no assigned places

    You get to make your own world

    Pet Friendly - on leads please

    No hook-ups, sorry


    Adult to 15 yrs - $12 per person per night

    14 yrs to 6 yrs - $6 per person per night

    5 yrs and under - FREE

    Horses - $10 per horse per night

    30 Activities and Events

    1. Hiking
    2. Farm Animals show and tell - Sat and Sun, egg collections, pet pigs, goats, calves, sheep
    3. Terrific Road Biking - easy to killer ascents
    4. Terrific Mountain Biking including a laid out "killer" trail surrounding the campground
    5. Hiking - easy stroll to really tough
    6. Horse-back Riding Tues- Sun
    7. Horse riding lessons - Tues - Sun
    8. Pony Rides - Tues - Sun
    9. Nature hike - Sat at 11AM
    10. Guided hikes
    11. Trout Fly Fishing - two streams and two ponds
    12. Fly fishing lessons and guide
    13. Fri open mike night at Main Lodge campfire
    14. Sat Bluegrass on the Mountain Porch - Smokin' Trout Trio
    15. Seasonal Pool - huge
    16. Swimming Hole on the Rose River, opposite the Campground
    17. Massages
    18. Yoga - mainly weekends, no every one, though
    19. Wellness weekends with Jenn of In True Nature
    20. Farm to Table Dining at the Farm Restaurant
    21. Bluegrass Jams - six time a year
    22. Bluegrass Music Festival with Kids and grownups activities
    23. Harvest Festival - first three weekends in Oct, pick your own as long as crop is on trees
    24. Peach Festival - third Saturday in July
    25. Fishing Heritage weekend - for young folks to learn to fish - 1st Saturday in April
    26. Halloween - the haunted packing shed, Trunk or Treat
    27. Santa - first three Saturdays in Dec.
    28. Christmas Fair - second Sat in Dec - at the Market, Deli & Tackle
    29. July 4th - music and fire-works - for our whole county and right over the campground
    30. Horse Trail Riding Get- togethers
    31. Vineyard Visits to our Partner - just over the hollow.
    32. Market- Deli-Tackle on site
    33. Our own fresh ciders, hard cider, preserves, apple butter and apple sauce.
    34. Games room.
    35. Volleyball court.

    And the Campground, itself

    • 7 acres of meadows on the 1800 acre Farm - expanding to 55 acres on busy weeks.
    • Please stay within signed areas as the size of the campground changes according to festival events 
    • Free-form make your own place
    • No picnic tables
    • No fire ring - make your own from river rocks at field edges
    • Please return the rocks so that we can mow without breaking the blades
    • Wood - collect from forest or buy down at the Market-Deli & Tackle
    • Water spigots up front - excellent moubtain well water, tested.
    • Small electrical supply up front - for devices only
    • Porta-toilets and pit toilets
    • Wet toilets, sinks and showers are usually available down at the bathhouse in the DORM area behind the packing shed opposite the Market
    • Fiber Optic WiFi- that allows for Cell service calling and receiving - even without cell service - up front. Get password at bulletin board, Market or Main Lodge
    • Cell phones - connect to your network via our WiFi both to call out and receive calls. We are remote so no cell towers available
    • Open 24 hours - at night please be quiet when arriving at setting up
    • Dog Friendly - on leash, please
    • Old Rag Hike- 6.5 miles to the back entrance (Weakley Hollow/Berry Hollow Fire Rd and Old Rag Shelter |10.5 miles to Nethers/Front Entrance.
    • White Oak Canyon Hike - 6.5 miles up our back hollow road
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $12 / night

  6. Camper-submitted photo from Lost River State Park


    Lost River State Park

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    Mathias, West Virginia

    Camping is open spring through fall, weather permitting.

    Campsites may be reserved anytime online, by phone, or at the campground office.

    Reservations may be made any night. There is a 14-night maximum stay.

    Primitive Campsites There are two primitive campsites accessible by hiking 1.5 miles on White Oak Trail to the top of Big Ridge Mountain. A public shelter, campfire ring, picnic table and latrines are on site. No potable water is available. Campsite 1 is horse friendly. Site rental is fee-based and includes firewood. Reservations are required.

    A renovated ranger cabin on top of Big Ridge Mountain near the historic Lost River Fire Tower is available for overnight rentals. It is a pack-in, pack-out style camper cabin only accessible by hiking two miles on White Oak Trail to Miller’s Rock Trail. To see complete details, click “View Rates and Availability” and enter dates of interest. If “Primitive Outpost Cabin” is on the list, it is available for reservation; if it does not appear, the cabin has been reserved. It may be available on other dates.

    Additional Campsites Three campsites are available near the upper shelter No. 2 area of the park, close to the ball field. Sites include a fire ring, picnic table and use of the public shelter. Restrooms are located nearby, and showers are available during pool hours (seasonal). Parking is available in the ball field parking lot adjacent to the camping area. Site rental is fee-based and a reservation is required. The area can also be rented as a group camp area.

    • Fires
    • Reservable
    • Tents
    • Equestrian
    • Toilets

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