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Mt. Jackson, Virginia

Shenandoah Valley Campground

Mt. Jackson, Virginia



Mt. Jackson, Virginia
Phone: (540) 477-3080

Sites: 47
Recent Rate: $43 3/2016

Latitude: 38.7141709784781
Longitude: -78.6627316474915

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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 ?
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • 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 ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • 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 yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf yes
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

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44 Reviews

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campiflo

Review Count: 143
States Visited: 40
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $43.00
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This was our 1st time here and we liked it enough to make a permanent change to our route in the future. It's a little south of where we usually stay but well worth the difference.

As General MacArthur said "I shall return." Lots have sunny/open exposures. Site surface is gravel and features a picnic table. We camped at Shenandoah Valley Campground in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

The park is listed as in Mt Jackson but if you are using a gps to get there you must use QUICKSBURG, VIRGINIA 22847. Better yet, just use the simple directions on their website.

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Lisa H

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

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $47.00
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We stayed here one night to see the Shenandoah Caverns. It was a quick 1/2 mile walk, since we weren't towing a car. The people were very friendly and service was wonderful. Our gravel site was sunny/open, very close spacing, and included a fire ring and picnic table. Kids enjoyed the playground. There was an unpleasant smell in the air which made it so we probably won't stay again, but the road noise didn't bother us as some others have stated. It was good for a quick stay. We camped at Shenandoah Valley Campground in a Motorhome.

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NYDutch

Review Count: 68
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: January, 2016 - $37.00
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Shenandoah is an overnight stop for us on our way to Florida in January. The park was lightly occupied and the WiFi and cable services worked very well. The office staff was friendly and helpful. Our site was relatively level, well within range for our auto-leveling system. Verizon cell service is strong, and the open sites are great for satellite service. The park is an easy on and off for I-81, but the close proximity does lead to noticeable traffic noise. We will definitely be returning. We camped at Shenandoah Valley Campground in a Motorhome.

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billcarr

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

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $36.00
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Nice new campground. Bathrooms exceptionally nice. Newly planted trees need to grow but they will. Overall experience here was good. We camped at Shenandoah Valley Campground in a Truck Camper.

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bmar9964

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

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $39.00
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This campground is extremely easy to find....just off I-81. It is only a few years old, as evidenced by the small trees. All facilities were very well kept and the managers were extremely helpful. Due to the time of the year, we had the pick of the camp. Roads and sites were crushed gravel and reasonably flat. Sewage, electrical, water, WiFi and cable all worked perfectly. We definitely plan to return at a future date. We camped at Shenandoah Valley Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

We drove to Harrisonburg (about 25 miles) for entertainment. There is one gas station near the campground.

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Jack&Wanda

Review Count: 38
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $45.00
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Would have given a higher rating but the road noise was terrible. And I thought the price was high given it's just an overnight stop. Even with the noise I would stay here again while passing though. Excellent WiFi and OK cable. The sites were a little on the down hill side. We camped at Shenandoah Valley Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Meggin

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

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $44.00
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There is not a level site in the entire campground. I was assigned to site P6 with a 37 foot Class A. Tried to level and with full extension of levelers it was impossible. After much pleading with office staff I was assigned a back-in site with 30 amp service (after paying for a pull-through with 50 amps). The cable TV reception was very fuzzy the first night and no cable the following two nights. The traffic noise from the highway made sleeping impossible. Had to be in the area for a wedding or I would have pulled out the first night. Worst campground I have ever been to in 40 years of camping. Never again! We camped at Shenandoah Valley Campground in a Motorhome.

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Lnorcobra

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $40.00
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We reserved campsite on Oct 7th, 2015 for the night of Oct 24th for one night and were told there were plenty of campsites available. Received an emailed confirmation that day with campsite #B22 shown on the reservation confirmation. When we arrived and had checked in, they put us in B16, stating they had the right to change sites at will (which is stated no where on their web site or reservation confirmation). We were escorted to our site, but then were stopped short and were told to pull into B5 instead (another on-the-fly change). We backed in, begin to hook up, and more problems began to arise. The campsite's utility hook ups were at the road, and the hook ups on our camper were at the back. We stretched our electrical cord all the way out (25') and were able to reach the utility pole, barely, leaving our truck in the street. Water was not a problem. Sewer, though was another challenge. Our bathroom is on the the back of the camper and the campsite sewer portal was at the front. With all 4 of our pieces and all the connectors we had, we were able to hook-up the black water sewer, but unable to connect the grey water because we ran out of sewer hose and connectors, which has never happened to us in our entire camping career. Same issue with cable hook-up -- cable connection on campsite was at the road, but cable connection on camper was on the back and not enough cable to reach (needed about 50 ft). At one point, just after we pulled into our campsite, we were asked to move our truck so another camper could get by. We had not even been given 10 minutes to get our truck disconnected from the camper!

This was a very poorly designed campsite, as most campers' utilities are either midway or in the rear of the camper. Several more campsites in the campground were designed like this as well. Very noisy campground - adjacent to busy highway. We camped at Shenandoah Valley Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Tips for other Campers:

Shenandoah Caverns nearby.

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Harris England

Review Count: 85
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 16

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $45.00
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We stayed here for 3 nights over Labor Day weekend and a plus for them was they did not "hike" the price as so many campsites do during holiday weekends. A nice campsite, grass and gravel and our site level and spacious. Nice swimming pool. It looks as though areas have undergone refurbishment with new looking cabins. Wifi very good considering they were almost full. Cable TV including golf channel. Easy access from I-81 and some road noise but not enough to be annoying. We camped at Shenandoah Valley Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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pfogleboch

Review Count: 46
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $41.00
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We decided to stay here after reading previous reviews and seeing how "spacious and level" their sites are. Anyone who claims this obviously has not left the large pull through sites and walked around the rest of the park. While the office personnel were great at check in and escorted us to the site during pouring rain, I can't say much more for the park. We came very close to a vehicle parked, partly on the road, perpendicular to their motor coach, at a very large pull through site, and pulled up to our short, very narrow, unlevel site. We had no trouble backing in, but needed two leveling blocks under our two left wheels. The site is so narrow, one of our slides hangs over to the tent site next to us. The layout is far from ideal unless you are lucky enough to get a P site (large pull through). The road noise from I-81 is constant whether inside or out. The park is clean and staff very pleasant, however it is very tight on the roads and cramped at the back in sites. Water and electric were good, WiFi was good, but we were kicked off a lot during the rain. Overpriced even with the discount, we would pay more for more room and a better site. We would not return. We camped at Shenandoah Valley Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Savannah Sam

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $45.00
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Easy on and off access of I-81. Owners put a lot of thought into the layout of this campground. Very clean and tidy. Friendly management. Level, gravel, pull thru sites. Playground, pool with shallow area for small children, snack bar, and camp store with good assortment of items. Pavilion with tables. Laundry in center area. Clean bath house and showers. Escorted to site. Will stay here again. We camped at Shenandoah Valley Campground in a Motorhome.

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Bob & Stephanie

Review Count: 128
States Visited: 37
Helpful Reviews: 21

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $25.00
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Fairly new campground so everything is well laid out and accessible. WiFi and cable included in rate, which was Passport America. Just off I-81, some highway noise. Very nice staff, escort to site. Not mentioned in anything I saw prior to stopping here, but propane is available close to the entrance to the park. Not all sites are level. We camped at Shenandoah Valley Campground in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Caverns nearby as well as Civil War areas.

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ehl

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

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $43.00
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We stayed here for an overnight on our way North and were very underwhelmed. Easy on/off I-81 and easy to find. No complaints about w/e/s et al but.....fairly expensive for basically parking on a gravel spot in a field. It is definitely suitable for a quick overnight but we will be looking at other options and will not be returning. We camped at Shenandoah Valley Campground in a Motorhome.

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TwoCorners

Review Count: 17
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $25.00
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This park is easily accessed off I-81, check in was prompt and we were escorted to our site. The site was clean, easy to get in and out of and long enough (barely) for our 44' RV and toad. My only negative was some sites, ours included were not level. Ours required quite a bit of adjustment. There were no other long sites available or I would have asked to change. We would stay here again. We camped at Shenandoah Valley Campground in a Motorhome.

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n2camping

Review Count: 37
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $44.00
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Quick and efficient check-in-was escorted to site. Had pull thru #8 #9. These seem to be the more level sites. Sites are gravel. Minimal levelling required. Has nice, clean pool, small Basketball court and goal. The usual play area for children. Also has a huge fire pit surrounded by porch swings. Checked out bath facilities and they were clean and well maintained. This place has only been open for 3 years - what a nice surprise it was! Would definitely be back. Easy on and off from I-81. We camped at Shenandoah Valley Campground in a Motorhome.

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Lots of caves in this area-but we were just passing thru on way to NYC. Wish we could havde stayed longer.

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