Parents, it’s time to pack a picnic, toss the kids in the car, and enjoy an easy day (or whole weekend) trip to Sherando Lake Recreation Area. This easily accessible recreation area is the perfect place for that ever-so-fun family photo op; with a 25-acre lake for splashing in and plenty of woods to explore, visitors of all ages can’t help but drink it all in with a sigh of complete comfort. It’s no heart of the ocean, but jewel of the Blue Ridge? That’ll do nicely.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
37 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Wind sports
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Sherando Lake Recreation Area and Campground.

Swimming hole
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Dan I.
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July 15th, 2017

Campsites have lots of space between sites if you like privacy. All campsites have a bear proof box so you don't have to store your coolers and food in the car. Trails up the mountain next to the lake provide nice views of the lake below.

The beach at Sherando LakeSherando LakeA deer on the edge of our campsite at Sherando LakeBear foot print in our campsite made sometime in the night
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August 20th, 2017
George Washington National Forest
United States
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37.92° N, 79.01° W
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 37 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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