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Shenandoah Camping

Lewis Mountain

brochure Shenandoah Camping - Lewis Mountain
Shenandoah National Park National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior Park Emergency Number (800) 732-0911 1/15 Lewis Mountain Campground Park information recording: (540) 999-3500 (option 2) or online at www.nps.gov/shen Welcome to Lewis Mountain Campground. Camping in Shenandoah National Park can be a fun and rewarding experience. Remember that you are sharing this space with plants, animals, and other campers. Consideration and cooperation are important. Obtaining a Campsite Lewis Mountain Campground operates on a self-registration, first-come, first-served basis. Please follow the posted directions. Camping fees are $15 per night. Stays are limited to 30 consecutive days. Checkout time is noon. Clip your camping pass to your site post to show occupancy. Camping fees must be paid within one (1) hour of occupying a site. Campsites Each campsite is equipped with a picnic table, fire grate, and parking area. Electric and water hookups are not available. Campsites are limited to 2 tents, 6 people, and 2 vehicles (including RV) per site. Additional parking is available at the campstore. Vehicles must stay on paved/graveled areas. Please do not trench your site or put nails in trees. Use of horseshoes is prohibited. Quiet Hours and Generators Quiet hours are from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Generators may be used only from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. From October 15 through end of season generator hours are extended to 9:00 p.m. for the purpose of generating heat. Food Storage and Wildlife This is bear country, and deer, raccoons, and skunks are also year-round residents. Food, garbage, equipment used to prepare or store food, and all scented items must be kept in a vehicle when not being actively used. It is illegal to feed or disturb wildlife. All resources such as wildflowers, plants, animals, and artifacts are protected by law in national parks. Campfires For firewood, do not cut, saw, or break any standing trees, dead or alive. To help slow the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer, visitors must use ONLY USDA-certified firewood or dead wood that is down on the ground in the Park. Certified firewood can be purchased in the Park. If purchased outside the Park, wood must have the USDA stamp. Please check the park map in the visitor guide, Shenandoah Explorer, for areas where you may collect firewood. Fires are allowed only in designated fire grates. Do not build rock rings or burn trash in the grate. Never leave fires or hot coals unattended and extinguish them completely before leaving. Sanitation Do not wash dishes in restrooms or at water fountains. Strained dishwater must be disposed of in the utility sinks at the restrooms. Dispose of food particles in trash bins. Sewage and wastewater from trailers and RVs must be emptied at the dump station. The nearest location is at Big Meadows Campground, approximately 7 miles north at milepost 51. Please sort and place all trash and recyclables in the appropriate bins. Campstore, Laundry, and Showers Shenandoah National Park operates the campgrounds. The official park concessioner operates the rental cabins, showers, laundry, and campstore. Quarters are required for the shower and laundry machines. A change machine is not available. Vehicles and Other Wheeled Devices All roads in the campground are one-way and the speed limit is 10 mph. Keep all vehicles, including motorcycles and trailers, on paved areas at all times. Bicycles are permitted on paved areas only. Skates, rollerblades, skateboards, scooters, and similar devices are prohibited. Recreational Activities Be sure to check the schedule of ranger-conducted activities in the park visitor guide, Shenandoah Explorer. Visitor centers have exhibits, maps, videos, publications, and hiking information. Byrd Visitor Center is at milepost 51 and Dickey Ridge Visitor Center is at milepost 4.6. Pets When outside of a vehicle or camping unit, pets must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. Do not leave pets unattended, and please clean up after them. Pet food (including bowls) is scented and must be stored in vehicle when not in use. If needed, kennels are available in communities bordering the park. Emergencies Contact the campground hosts at site 1, use the emergency phone at the self-registration kiosk, or call 1-800-732-0911. The nearest hospital is located in Harrisonburg, 8 miles south on Skyline Drive, then 22 miles west on U.S. Highway 33. Leave No Trace Preservation through education: building awareness, appreciation, and most of all, respect for our public recreation places. Lewis Mountain Campground Map Reservations: Campground Sites: first-come, first-served Cabin Rentals: www.visitshenandoah.com 10 mph Skyline Drive South to Swift Run Entrance Station PICNIC GROUNDS LEGEND Accessible Restrooms Recycle & Dumpster Emergency Phone Showers Store Appalachian Trail W Water U Utility Sink CABINS Host site: 1 Picnic Shelters Laundry Wood Ice CABINS Check Out Box W HOST W U CAMPGROUND EXPERIENCE YOUR AMERICA Emergency Phone Self-Registration Kiosk

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