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Camping Grounds Harrisonburg VA

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Harrisonburg/Shenandoah Valley KOA
(800) 421-7116, (540) 896-8929
12480 Mountain Valley Road
Broadway, VA
Number of Sites
97 Total Camp/RV Sites,17 30 Amp Service,24 50 Amp Service,97 Electric and Water,41 Full Hookups,5 Group Sites,45 Max RV Length,33 Pull-Thru Sites,61 Sideouts,33 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

Rancho Campgrounds
(540) 740-8313
28 Rancho Dr
New Market, VA
 
Cozy Cove Campground
(804) 265-9000
713 Sutherland Rd
Church Road, VA
 
Shenandoah River Outfitters-Camp Outback
(800) 421-7116, (540) 743-4159
6502 South Page Valley Road
Luray, VA
Number of Sites
25 Total Camp/RV Sites,25 Electric and Water,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

Houndshell Campground
(276) 655-4639
12749 Flatridge Rd
Troutdale, VA
 
Endless Caverns
(540) 740-3993
1800 Endless Caverns Rd
New Market, VA
 
Shenandoah Valley Koa
(540) 248-2746
State Route 781 W
Verona, VA
 
Colonial Central Koa
(757) 565-2734
4000 Newman Rd
Williamsburg, VA
 
Harrisonburg/Shenandoah Valley KOA
(800) 421-7116, (540) 896-8929
12480 Mountain Valley Road
Broadway, VA
Number of Sites
97 Total Camp/RV Sites,17 30 Amp Service,24 50 Amp Service,97 Electric and Water,41 Full Hookups,5 Group Sites,45 Max RV Length,33 Pull-Thru Sites,61 Sideouts,33 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

Glen Maury Park
(540) 261-7321
2039 Sycamore Ave
Buena Vista, VA
 

Campsite Courtesy



"The highest compliment anybody can pay you occurs when he arrives at a campsite the day after you left it and wonders whether anyone's camped there recently," says Les. "Your objective should be to leave it much as it was when you got there, if not better."

According to Les, the first and foremost campsite rule is to leave no sign of human waste. He recommends using a shovel to dig a small hole, then using the shovel to properly cover any fecal matter and toilet tissue. It's disgusting to think about, but Les says he's seen more than one campsite ruined in this regard by discourteous campers.

When it comes to other kinds of refuse, he notes, "If you can pack it in, pack it out."Don't leave trash behind, even if it's not yours.

When pitching camp, Les says to make sure you're back a minimum of 200 feet from water and trails. "A water source is your prime requirement," he says of site selection. But, he adds, proximity to water often means boggy ground. To avoid damaging the area, look for a sandy or rocky strip of beach to use as water access.

Les also recommends that you check with jurisdiction authorities to determine current fire regulations. If your campsite has a pre-established fire pit, don't make a new one. If you're in an area that's never had a fire pit before, asbestos cloths made for such use helps protect the ground. When gathering fuel for your fire, use only dead and downed timber.

"We're really strong proponents of leave-no-trace camping,...

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