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Elizabeth Furnace Campground

George Washington National Forest

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Fort Valley Rd. (SR-678) Fort Valley, VA 22652 540-984-4101 540-265-5100 Official Website

GPS: 38.9245, -78.3321

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Overview of Elizabeth Furnace Campground

Number of Sites 36

Elevation 754 ft / 229 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Elizabeth Furnace Campground 2 people have reviewed this location.

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DaveR
VA Ford F150
1 review
“Walkthrough”

Reviewed 5/16/2020

Nightly rate: $16
Days stayed: 0
Overall Rating

16-MAY-20: Campground currently closed due to COVID-19. Parked at the neighboring trailhead, walked through campground to get some photos. 12miles / 20minutes to Front Royal, Virginia, which has all amenities. 32 sites, level enough, most have tent pads, are large enough for medium-length RVs (sorry, didn't measure), with room to park a tow vehicle. Very clean area, each site has a fire ring and picnic table. No hookups, but fresh water available at spigots around the park. Clean bathhouse on-site. Nice brook/creek behind the campground that can get very rough and flood during sustained heavy rains; wouldn't recommend trying to swim in it. Lots of people fishing the brook downstream. Very easy access to Elizabeth Furnace Day Use Area, and numerus Easy-to-Difficult Hikes. Hike maps and trail info available at www.alltrails.com and www.hikingupward.com
Self-Registration station.
Campground Host site next to Bath House.
Site Rates are $16/night in 2019/2020, and rates go up to $20/night in 2021.
National Park passholders are entitled to 50% discount.
Fort Valley Road (VA 678) is 1-lane each direction; narrow and winding; wouldn't recommend for Class A's, and could be tough for trailers over 26'.

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DaveR would stay here again

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Bob
Sioux Falls, SD 35' Palomino Sabre 31reds 2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD
19 reviews
“Sounds of a rushing river and birds”

Reviewed 4/15/2019

Nightly rate: $5
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 16
Overall Rating

Off the beaten path, yet close enough to Strausburg . Nice , clean park with a very friendly host . Not many large sites for big rigs but I got lucky that on a Saturday evening the best one was available. No WiFi, TV , cell phone service, just a good book.
Give it a try, you’ll like it .

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Bob would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • fishing
  • recreation trail
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • dump station
  • group sites
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets
  • pets

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