Recommended campsite in Harrisonburg

Best campground for holiday in Harrisonburg.

What is better than living with nature on campground with your friends ? If you are in Harrisonburg read carefully those informations. If you choose to stay on Sherando Lake Recreation Area or Montebello Camping & Fishing which is 12.85 kilometers away however always pay attention have lantern with you.

Quite and well equipped campsites in Harrisonburg

If you looking for a campground with piped potable water you can check Sherando Lake Recreation Area located at 96 Sherando Lake Road, Lyndhurst, VA 22952, United States with is only 12.85 km away from Montebello Camping & Fishing located at 15072 Crabtree Falls Hwy, Montebello, VA 24464, United States. If you forget lantern ask Ryan Hansen from Sherando Lake Recreation Area.

One of the best campings in Harrisonburg

And where is the easiest camp site ? If you choose this campground you will be staying for 5 to 10 days only. The best campground in Harrisonburg is at Sherando Lake Recreation Area or Montebello Camping & Fishing.

It can provide you with all kinds of recreational activities such as canoeing, hiking, fishing, hiking & biking, fishing & hiking, boating, fishing for ducks, trout, snook, turtles, salmon and all kinds of other fishes.

The campground is located in the area with the most waterfalls and rivers in the area. It provides you with all kinds of activities such as swimming, kayaking, surfing and canoeing on beautiful lakes.You can take some pictures with your camper on these beautiful lakes.

You might even take a little time just to walk through the campground and just relax. You can enjoy a picnic on one of the lakes and take pictures. You will be able to take some great pictures with your camper on a lake with its beautiful scenery.

If you have any question about the campground or if you wish to make reservation please call our customer service department at 800-734-5678.

Latest news from Harrisonburg

In 2012 near Harrisonburg / Shenandoah Valley KOA Holiday the strange accident happened. Fiona Pena who came to Harrisonburg for camping experienced shock.

Citizens of Harrisonburg were very confused and even the major Arianna Santiago didn't know what to do. Local community was upset after the accident. Fiona Pena survived. The problem is that she lost her son in the place. A day she came to Harrisonburg for camping, she lost her son also in the place.

Fiona Pena wanted to find answers…and now she has them. On March 25, the US Justice Department of the FBI, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the DEA in Washington are working towards in.

After her son Alex's tragic death, Fiona Pena decided to find an answer to the questions that had remained unanswered. Her story may be an unusual one; and it has all the necessary elements for becoming a thriller.

For now, it is only a story, the mystery of the death of Alex is waiting for us....   A new documentary is looking into the mysterious death of a Virginia student with a passion for astronomy.

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What Dangers Can I Face While Camping at the Campsite Near Harrisonburg?


Camping near Harrisonburg, Virginia, is an excellent way to take a break from your everyday routine and immerse yourself in nature. Harrisonburg offers an array of campgrounds to cater to different camping preferences. However, camping comes with its fair share of hazards that campers should be aware of to stay safe.

Weather-related Hazards

One of the dangers you might face while camping in Harrisonburg is severe weather. Thunderstorms are quite common in the area, and they can occur quickly and unpredictably. Heavy downpours and strong winds can uproot trees, which might fall on your tent or campfire. Make sure to check the weather forecast regularly and prepare accordingly. Ensure you pack a waterproof tent, rain gear, and extra tarps to cover your gear.

Wildlife Encounters

Camping near Harrisonburg means you'll likely cross paths with wildlife such as bears, coyotes, and snakes, among others. The key to avoiding dangerous encounters with wildlife is prevention. Store your food and anything with a strong scent, such as toiletries, in bear-resistant containers. Avoid leaving food scraps, such as leftovers or garbage, lying around, and securely store them until you can dispose of them properly. If you encounter wildlife, give them plenty of space and avoid getting between mothers and their young.

Fire Hazards

Campfires are an essential part of any camping trip, but they can also pose significant risks if not handled correctly. Make sure to follow the campground's fire safety guidelines and only light fires in designated areas. Keep your campfire small and under control, and never leave it unattended. Before leaving your campsite or turning in for the night, extinguish your campfire completely by pouring water over it and stirring the ashes with a stick to ensure it's out.


Camping near Harrisonburg offers a unique opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors, but it's essential to be aware of the potential dangers, including severe weather, wildlife encounters, and fire hazards. By taking appropriate precautions and being prepared, you can minimize these risks and have a safe and enjoyable camping experience.

Harrisonburg / Shenandoah Valley KOA Holiday

12480 Mountain Valley Rd, Broadway, VA 22815, United States

GPS : 38.53378, -78.704609

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Natural Chimneys Regional Park

94 Natural Chimneys Ln, Mt Solon, VA 22843, United States

GPS : 38.354876, -79.086549

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Endless Caverns

1800 Endless Caverns Rd, New Market, VA 22844, United States

GPS : 38.5947716, -78.6715453

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Shenandoah National Park

Virginia, United States

GPS : 38.2927558, -78.6795836

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Riverside camping

4175 US-340, Shenandoah, VA 22849, United States

GPS : 38.5780459, -78.5952553

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Loft Mountain Campground

Crozet, VA 22932, United States

GPS : 38.2489233, -78.6683736

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Brandywine Recreation Area

Brandywine, WV 26802, United States

GPS : 38.5996718, -79.1996247

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Outlanders River Camp

4253 US-211, Luray, VA 22835, United States

GPS : 38.6437329, -78.5371062

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Heavenly Acres Campground

2010 Madison Rd, Stanardsville, VA 22973, United States

GPS : 38.3217422, -78.4197704

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The Country Place Inc. Lodging and Camping on the Shenandoah River...

100 Fort Liscomb Rd, Luray, VA 22835, United States

GPS : 38.749842, -78.425394

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Lewis Mountain Campground

Skyline Dr, Stanardsville, VA 22973, United States

GPS : 38.4366945, -78.4780721

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Montebello Camping & Fishing

15072 Crabtree Falls Hwy, Montebello, VA 24464, United States

GPS : 37.8525603, -79.1318718

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Camping at the Grove

Mount Freedom Dr, Circleville, WV 26804, United States

GPS : 38.6404996, -79.5233052

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Stoney Creek Resort and Campground

277 Lake Drive, Greenville, VA 24440, United States

GPS : 37.9887232, -79.1238165

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Misty Mountain Camp Resort

56 Misty Mountain Rd, Greenwood, VA 22943, United States

GPS : 38.039553, -78.740019

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Luray KOA Holiday

3402 Kimball Rd, Luray, VA 22835, United States

GPS : 38.7013397, -78.4380404

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Shenandoah Hills Campground

110 Campground Ln, Madison, VA 22727, United States

GPS : 38.354549, -78.2812764

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Staunton / Walnut Hills KOA

484 Walnut Hills Rd, Staunton, VA 24401, United States

GPS : 38.0481037, -79.0996099

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Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort

2250 US-211, Luray, VA 22835, United States

GPS : 38.6715689, -78.3926935

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Sherando Lake Recreation Area

96 Sherando Lake Road, Lyndhurst, VA 22952, United States

GPS : 37.9186328, -79.0116763

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