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Loft Mountain Campground

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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)
  • Dispersed
  • 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


51 Reviews of Loft Mountain Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Anthony I.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 13, 2022

Well laid out campground right in the heart of the park

Small, nicely laid out sites, although you are close together they are fairly well wooded, so you do get a bit of privacy. Just about every site in our loop was a pull-thru, although half of them technically faced the road, we were lucky enough to go on a very quiet rainy weekend. I wish I had a…

  • Technically the front of our camper was right on the road due to the way our site which position
  • plenty of clean restroom facilities with utility sinks and drinking water
  • Some of the sites are right next to large infrastructure for the campground
Month of VisitJune
RL The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2021

Opt for the non-generator loop!

Beautiful part of the SNP. I was unfortunately tent camping next to a loud RV, but that was my fault for booking the wrong site! Lovely hikes nearby.

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Month of VisitJuly
BThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2021

Small tent sites with big noise

Stayed in tent site 005, and while it wasn’t the smallest of the tent sites or least private, if was very close to the main look road and every car entering the camp loop passes right by the site up the hill within eyesight. Camp store didn’t allow dogs, and I didn’t feel good leaving my dog…

Month of VisitNovember


Loft Mountain Campground is located in Virginia


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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