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Loft Mountain Campground

39 Reviews

About This Campground

Perched on top of Big Flat Mountain, this is one of the largest campgrounds in the park. Loft Mountain is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, providing a wilderness getaway in the historic Virginia mountains.


Shenandoah National Park has over 500 miles of trails, including…


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 57 ft.


  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite


39 Reviews of Loft Mountain Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Reviewed Oct. 12, 2020

Gorgeous! Great spot for hiking and car camping!

Beautiful spot on to of a bald. Good amount of tree coverage from rain/other groups. Some of the tent sites are close to neighbors, but we made friends! No more than 5 minute walk to bathrooms and water source. Would highly recommend!

Gary G.
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2020

Good campground in an excellent location for visiting Shenandoah NP

Loft Mountain is made for car campers, backpackers, distance bikers, and anyone who wants just basic stuff and then be left alone!

The cost is amazing!  Only $15.00 per night ($7.50 for a Senior Pass Holder!) which is a throw back to the olden days for sure.

I didn't get a very warm…

  • Strategically located in Shenandoah National Park and really good rates!
  • Registration process is a little weird, but it worked.
  • Lots of opportunity to view bear from a distance!
Annie B.
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2020

Perfect for a getaway

Stayed here for the first time this weekend at F-173. The sites were fairly close, but separated by trees, so you felt private. You could hear people on the other side of the trees, but no one was loud and it was very quiet and peaceful at night! Some sites are more private than others, so do a…


Loft Mountain Campground is located in Virginia


From Washington, D.C., metro area, travel west on Interstate 66 to exit 43A. Take US Highway 29 south approximately 55 miles to Ruckersville, Virginia, then take US Highway 33 west to Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive Swift Run Entrance. Follow Skyline Drive south approximately 15 miles and turn left into the Loft Mountain area. Follow the signs to Loft Mountain Campground. From Richmond, Virginia, area, travel west on Interstate 64 to exit 99 for Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive. Take Skyline Drive north approximately 25 miles and turn right into the Loft Mountain area. Follow the signs to Loft Mountain Campground.


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