Beartree Campground

Jefferson National Forest

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Beartree Gap Road Damascus, VA 24236 276-783-5196 540-265-5100 Official Website

GPS: 36.6561, -81.6908

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Overview of Beartree Campground

Number of Sites 90

Pad Type gravel

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally April 26 - October 31

Elevation 3,018 ft / 919 m

Max Stay 14

Max Length 40 ft

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Beartree Campground 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Reston, VA
Winnebago Journey 32T
16 reviews
“Muggy, Buggy and Dark - Beautiful, private sites, not big-rig friendly”

Reviewed 6/23/2021

Nightly rate: $12
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 34
Overall Rating

You don't get any more private sites than at BearTree - the trees and undergrowth are so thick, each site is it's own little island of lushness. That being said - for some, this may not be the best place. Have a rig longer than 30'? The road in may be unnerving, and some of the sites impossible to access. We had originally reser... more

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Gastonia, NC
22' Pleasure Way Plateau-TS
4 reviews
“Cool, shady and quiet”

Reviewed 6/7/2021

Nightly rate: $12
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 29
Overall Rating

I spent the first 3 days of June, 2021, at Beartree Campground, a US Forest Service area. Elevation is roughly 3300 feet, and lies about 12 miles NE of Damascus Va. During my stay, the temperature dropped 10-12 degrees F as I headed from Damascus to the campground on US Hwy 58 headed east. At this time, the only loop that's open is... more

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doc would stay here again

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19' Roadtrek SS Agile
6 reviews
“Phenomenal getaway campground ”

Reviewed 1/31/2019

Days stayed: 7
Site Number: Multiple over many visits
Overall Rating

Nirvana: No cell coverage, no power or water for big rigs. Boondocking for camper vans, small trailers or tents. The most private sites I have ever been to at a campground- rhododendron bushes just keep everything private. Main negative is the bath houses need continuous showers but the temps are good. You truly are away at this plac... more

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Deb would stay here again

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  • dry camping
  • picnic area
  • playground
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • dump station
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • water available
  • pets
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