Description

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
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

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

Beach
Forest
Lake
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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The vibe at Sherando Lake Recreation Area and Campground

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Dan I.
recommends this listing.
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
Hipcamper Sherry L.
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August 8th, 2019
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July 16th, 2018
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July 2nd, 2018
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June 23rd, 2018
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October 24th, 2017
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October 6th, 2017
Hipcamper Justin S.
recommends this listing.
August 20th, 2017
Park
George Washington National Forest
State
Virginia
Country
United States
Phone Number
540-265-5100
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
37.92° N, 79.01° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 37 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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Recreate Responsibly

  1. Know before you go
  2. Practice physical distancing
  3. Plan ahead
  4. Play it safe
  5. Explore locally
  6. Leave no trace
  7. Build an inclusive outdoors
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  1. Plan ahead and prepare
  2. Travel and camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors
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