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Shenandoah Camping

Loft Mountain

brochure Shenandoah Camping - Loft Mountain
National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior Loft Mountain Campground | Shenandoah National Park 2017 Reservations: 877-444-6777 or online at www.recreation.gov 10 mph North 23 21-44 Tents Only 29 30 21 31 41 42 40 33 32 44 36 38 A78 45 46 A79 A76 W C107 35 D132 37 A77 25 26 28 27 D129 D131 E159 E157 E155 E160 E158 E156 A75 24 34 39 43 A68 22 E154 D130 E153 D128 W E151 E152 F172 B91 D123 C99 C101 B85 B82 B84 B83 W C96 C94 A60 C93 C92 D115 D116 A57 20 D113 17 D114 HOST W D111 D112 47 1 5 19 18 D110 U U A58 A56 C95 D109 E143 F179 F177 F175 F173 E141 E139 E146 F170 W E137 W E144 E135 F171 U E142 F168 45-50 E133 G206 49 Tents Only E140 E138 G204 F165 F169 W G202 F161 E136 50 F163 G200 A80 E134 F167 G180 G207 G205 G198 G203 F166 F162 G181 A81 G201 A55 F164 G196 A54 G182 W G199 G195 A53 G183 G184 A52 Overflow G197 G193 Parking G186 G185 4 G194 G191 G189 A51 Check Out 3 G192 Box G187 2 9 G190 W G188 48 A59 D108 D119 D117 E147 E145 A61 B86 C98 C97 D118 A62 A63 B87 U C100 D121 D120 B88 B89 C102 E149 W E148 B90 A64 A67 A65 W C103 D125 A69 C105 D124 U D122 HOST E150 F178 F176 F174 D126 A71 A74 C106 C104 D127 A72 A73 A66 A70 6 7 16 15 14 10-20 Tents Only 13 12 11 10 8 1-9 Tents Only Registration and Ranger Station Amphitheater Parking To Doyles River Trail LEGEND To Frazier Discovery Trail • • • Appalachian Trail (A.T.) Recycle Accessible Restroom Amphitheater RV Dump Station Campstore Shower Generator-Free Zone Utility Sink Phone Water Supply Reservable sites are in red. Food storage boxes are available at most walk-to sites. Host Sites: D112, E149 To Skyline Drive Emergency 1-800-732-0911 • Information 540-999-3500 • Online www.nps.gov/shen National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior Loft Mountain Campground | Shenandoah National Park Campfires Welcome! Welcome to Loft 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 Sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis and through reservations. Make reservations up to 6 months in advance online at www.recreation.gov, or by calling 1-877-444-6777. Sites are $15/night. Camping fees are not refundable. Stays are limited to 30 nights in any calendar year. Check out time is noon. Clip your camping pass to your site post to show occupancy. You must pay camping fees within one hour of occupying a site. First-come, first-served campers: Subsequent night’s use of a campsite may not be possible due to reservations. Please check at the registration station for information. Campsites Campsites are limited to 6 people (OR 1 immediate family) per site. RV sites are limited to 1 RV (motorhome, pop-up, or 5th-wheel), 6 people, and 1 vehicle. Electric and water hookups are not available. Erect tents only on pads when provided. They must fit within established campsite and not negatively impact the surrounding area or resources. Park vehicles only on paved/graveled areas provided for your campsite. Additional parking is available beyond site A81, near the campground exit. Walk-to sites are for tents only and require a 25-100 yard walk to your campsite. Please do not trench your site or put nails in trees. Campsites are equipped with picnic tables, fire grates, and parking areas. Quiet Hours Visitors can purchase certified firewood in the Park, or gather dead wood on the ground in the Park. Do not saw, cut, chop, or harvest any parts from a standing tree, dead or alive. Due to the threat from the Emerald Ash Borer, firewood from outside the Park shall be USDA certified and labeled. Build fires only in designated fire grates, and 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 Wash dishes at your campsite; not in restrooms, drinking fountains, or at water spigots. Strain dishwater to remove food particles and dispose strained water only in the restroom utility sinks. Dispose of food particles in trash bins, not in sink drains. Trailers and RVs must empty sewage and wastewater at the dump station 1/4 mile from the campground. Water is a precious and limited resource, especially on top of the mountain; use it wisely. Please sort and place trash and recyclables in appropriate bins. Campstore, Laundry, and Showers Shenandoah National Park operates the campgrounds. The official park concessioner operates the campstore, laundry, and showers. Quarters are required for the shower and laundry machines. There is a change machine near the showers. Vehicles and Other Wheeled Devices All roads in the campground are one-way with a 10-mph speed limit. Keep all vehicles, motorcycles, trailers, and bicycles on paved areas at all times. Skates, rollerblades, skateboards, scooters, and similar devices are prohibited. Recreational Activities Designated quiet hours for all sites: 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Be sure to check the schedule of ranger-conducted activities in the park visitor guide. Visitor centers have exhibits, maps, videos, publications, and hiking information. Byrd Visitor Center is at mile 51 and Dickey Ridge Visitor Center is at mile 4.6. The use of horseshoes and fireworks is prohibited. Generators Generator use is prohibited in sites designated “generator-free.” In other areas, you may use a generator from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. From October 15 through closing, hours are extended to 9:00 p.m. Pets Food Storage and Wildlife This is bear country! Deer, raccoons, and skunks are also year-round residents. Use food storage boxes where provided. Keep food, garbage, equipment used to prepare or store food, and all scented items in a locked vehicle when not in use. Proper food storage is a must! Improperly stored food may be collected for your safety and that of Shenandoah’s wildlife. It is illegal to approach, feed, frighten, or disturb wildlife. All resources such as wildflowers, plants, animals, and artifacts are protected by law in national parks. You are responsible for the behavior and control of your pet. When outside of a vehicle or camping unit, pets must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet. Do not leave pets unattended. Please clean up after your pet and dispose of waste properly. Do not throw waste into the woods. Pet food and food bowls attract wildlife and must be stored in a locked vehicle when not in use. If needed, kennels are available in communities bordering the Park. Check the visitor guide for a list of trails not suitable for pets. Please do not take pets to Ranger Programs. Emergencies Contact Rangers at the registration station or the campground hosts at sites D112 or E149. You may also use the emergency phone at the registration station or call 1-800­ 732-0911. The nearest hospital is in Harrisonburg, 14 miles north on Skyline Drive, then 22 miles west on U.S. 33. Emergency 1-800-732-0911 • Information 540-999-3500 • Online www.nps.gov/shen

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