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Loft Mountain Campground

58 Reviews

Closed For the Season

This campground is closed for the season from October 30, 2022 through May 5, 2023.

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About This Campground

Shenandoah National Park

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. Recreation Shenandoah National Park has over 500 miles of trails, including 101…

Fee Info

The nightly campground fee has increased to $30 at all standard campsites and $75 at all group sites.

Reservation Info

We are now accepting campground reservations for the 2022 season. Reservations may be made up to 6 months in advance of your stay.

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly


58 Reviews of Loft Mountain Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 8
  • 15
  • 33
Katherine F.
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2022

Convenient w/ basic essentials

This campground was a convenient overnight stop on our trip up Skyline Drive. Easy access to the Blackrock Summit and Doyles River Falls trails! We visited on a weeknight, so there weren’t many other campers, but the campsites are small and crowded. The camp store at the entrance offers essentials…

Month of VisitNovember
PThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2022

Not worth the money

The scenic drive has been absolutely incredible. Stayed one night here traveling through. $30 for the night no power or water at sites. $2.50 for 5 minute shower. Definitely get the feeling that they are trying to get every penny out of us.

Month of VisitOctober
Jennifer K.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2022

Weird generator rules and nosey rangers/hosts

While the campground was large and pretty there is no privacy. There is a large campstore with many snacks and necessities. A water fill and dump site and bathroom/showers and even laundry. All sites are pretty close to eachother but have a decent amount of trees/brush blocking view...however sound…

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Month of VisitOctober


Loft Mountain Campground is located in Virginia

Detail location of campground


Loft Mountain is located between the Rockfish Gap entrance station (Waynesboro, I-64) at the southern end of the Park, and the Swift Run Gap entrance station (Elkton, US 33). From Richmond, Virginia (via Rockfish Gap): travel west on Interstate 64 for approximately 87 miles, then take exit 99 and follow signs to Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive. Once on the Skyline Drive, head north approximately 25 miles to mile 79.5, where you will arrive at Loft Mountain Campground.


38.24870091 N
78.67057275 W

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