Bentonville, Virginia

Shenandoah River State Park

Bentonville, Virginia



Bentonville, Virginia
Phone: (540) 622-6840

Sites: 42
Recent Rate: $46 7/2015

Latitude: 38.8487991529773
Longitude: -78.3131217956543

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.75 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.75
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral yes
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • ATT Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River yes
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

31 Reviews

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eaglessoc

Review Count: 161
States Visited: 38
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $46.00
Overall Rating:      

It is apparently VA parks policy to not assign sites during reservation. When you arrive you are told to pick out an available site and report to the office site selected. This method requires 2 trips and inconvenience. Check-in staff were friendly. Interior roads and some site drives were paved. Most site drives were gravel. The sites are new and on a side of a hill. Interior roads are a little narrow to turn or back into sites, if you have a big rig. Take it slow and easy. Good amount of green space between sites. Trees are small, so little shade and they don't present a hazard. No Verizon cell service. Sat TV was easy to receive. Many water activities and zipline are nearby. We camped at Shenandoah River State Park in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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univmd

Review Count: 97
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

We were on site 4 which is super unlevel for a diesel pusher, all tires were off the ground except for the rear driver's side. Site 2 also unlevel, rear tires off the ground. The rangers need to do a better job leveling the sites. Most sites looks level, but once you park a diesel pusher, you will notice that sites are unlevel. Checkout time of 3 PM is great. Power pedestal worked great this time. Water pump station noise in back of campground needs to be shielded with sound wall. We camped at Shenandoah River State Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Martin's in Front Royal is closest grocery store. There is a small gas station store with basics, if you turn right towards Luray, and drive a mile, just check for expiration dates, since they sell almost old items.

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Clean Restrooms

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air28

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Wonderful park. Large sites. This area offers lots of things to do, zip line in park, has several miles of river frontage, fishing, hiking, biking and kayaking! The only thing one could complain about is the absence of Verizon service, which is our fault. AT&T and Sprint work well. We camped at Shenandoah River State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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univmd

Review Count: 97
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $39.00
Overall Rating:      

Still the lowest priced 50 amp water hookup big rig sites in the entire area. Very large and beautiful sites. Back in sites are more level than pull-through sites. Only minus is that the power blinked out twice in one day on site 5. Someone needs to check the power distribution boxes again. The zip line is $84 per person, so we did not try. There is water access, but very steep and muddy. Camp host in tent was excellent & friendly. We camped at Shenandoah River State Park in a Motorhome.

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USMCRET

Review Count: 28
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

For a state park, this 4-year old campground was better than we expected. We loved the size of the sites and the separation between them. We were on the upper tier of sites (#2) where most, if not all, are pull-through sites. The sites' patios are staggered, so your next door neighbor isn't peering onto your patio when he looks out his window. The lower tier had mostly back-in sites, but were much closer to the river access points. I was a little disappointed in the access points, thinking they would be more user-friendly, but that's just me. The electric and water utilities were flawless. Satellite access in the upper tier was excellent. As noted before, cell phone service can be a challenge. The visitors' center has a Wi-Fi network that you can access while there. It's a bit of a hike to get there, or just drive as most do. Otherwise, you need to drive into Front Royal, about 8 miles away. Our camp host was a tent camper, and a very pleasant one at that. Overall, a great, relaxing, and quiet campground. We camped at Shenandoah River State Park in a Motorhome.

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1Rupert

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

We spent the weekend here. The camp hosts were super friendly and helpful as we got to the campground late. The scenery is beautiful. Close to river outfitters for rafting, canoeing, kayaking, and a trail leads right to the Shenandoah River. We will be visiting here much more as it is so close to home. We camped at Shenandoah River State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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EmptyNester

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

We loved this park. There is a place to put your kayak in the water and very nice hiking trails in a beautiful location. Fire ring, picnic table, spacious level lots. Showers were very clean. Only drawbacks are no Wi-Fi and no sewer on site. Would definitely return! We camped at Shenandoah River State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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RMEAV8R

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $39.00
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A wonderful park in a great location. This park was easy to get to and very well organized. At the gate we were welcomed into the park with a packet of information waiting for us. We went in and found a super large pull through spot with good electric and water service. The camp area was very well maintained and the camp hosts were friendly and quite helpful. After you pick out your spot you stop by the visitor center to drop off the paperwork they gave you at the gate. Fantastic and scenic trails with easy access to local attractions. One of my all time favorites. I would have given it a ten if you could reserve a spot (we saw a late arriving big rig having to settle on a tight spot while a tent camper was on a giant pull through spot). The family voted it a place to return to soon! We camped at Shenandoah River State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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frayfl

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $37.00
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This is an excellent state park campground. Sites are huge & well spaced. The visitor center is nice & there are good walking trails. Restroom & showers were very clean. Camp host responded quickly to a problem that I brought to her attention. This is a good location for visiting the National Park. It is a very peaceful place to camp. We would stay here again. We camped at Shenandoah River State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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univmd

Review Count: 97
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: March, 2014 - $39.00
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Great location to Shenandoah National Park and Front Royal. Clean dump station. Lowest priced 50 amp and water campground in entire area. Super large sites. Hiking trails. Very quiet and peaceful scenery. Friendly staff and hosts. ATT wireless and data perfect signal. Will always return. We camped at Shenandoah River State Park in a Motorhome.

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univmd

Review Count: 97
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: November, 2013 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

Best 50 amp & water hookup park in the entire Shenandoah area in terms of price. Alas, no sewer hookups. But at least the dump station is very clean. Park is only about 3 years old. Incredible views of mountains and valley. Sites are not perfectly level, but level enough for levelers. They are huge sites. Excellent, friendly camp hosts. Very remote feeling, yet minutes from Front Royal shopping and national park. We camped at Shenandoah River State Park in a Motorhome.

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rebcon

Review Count: 15
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $32.00
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Our site (29) was a "Y" with site 30. We camped with friends who were in a motorhome-- they pulled in forward so we could camp "awning to awning." We were lucky to get these sites together since reservations are made first come first serve. Sites were level, partly shaded and very roomy. We were easy walking distance to the Shenandoah River where we tubed on our own. No need to use an outfitter if you bring your own tubes, kayaks, etc. Some issues with electric when we first arrived, but it was very hot and the loop was full. The bathhouse was close, and very clean with individual showers-- good water pressure and plenty of hot water. Overall, this is a beautiful park. We are looking forward to camping here again. We camped at Shenandoah River State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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pamvanw

Review Count: 38
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

We have camped here many times and enjoy this campground. There is lots of hiking, kayaking, and biking to do here. The view from the upper campground area is breathtaking. The bathrooms and showers are always clean. The hosts have always been friendly. My only complaint is that they have stopped mowing the grass between sites, and this has increased the bugs, and also the campground doesn't look as we'll manicured as it used to. Not sure if this is a budget cut issue or what, but it was nicer when they mowed the whole thing. We still love it and will return many more times I'm sure. We camped at Shenandoah River State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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univmd

Review Count: 97
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $38.00
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Beautiful park and location. Sites are mostly level, but not perfectly level. Millions of mosquitos. 50 amp power and water hookups are nice. Very large sites. Choose your own site upon arrival. Many hiking trails. We camped at Shenandoah River State Park in a Motorhome.

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paphil

Review Count: 39
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

We are regular users of this park and normally love the place. This weekend we were infested with ticks that were carried in by our dogs. For some reason the park has decided to let the tall grass grow in the RV park and is cutting the bare minimum around the sites. On our normal walks around the loops our dogs would pick up ticks just walking in the grass. They don't seem to be small deer ticks but no tick is a good tick. If you have young children, I would not let them run around or play off the gravel sites because of this problem. We camped at Shenandoah River State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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