Shenandoah River State Park RV & Campground Guide


Located on the southern fork of the Shenandoah River, The Shenandoah River State Park has over 1,600 acres for you to explore set along 5.2 miles of shoreline. To the west, you'll see the majestic peak of Massanutten Mountain. Nearby attractions include the Shenandoah National Park and the magnificent Luray Caverns. Civil War buffs will be excited to find Culpeper, Leesburg, and Manassas within driving distance, as well as the nation's capital, Washington D.C. The park has facilities for visitors to bike, fish, canoe, and ride horseback as well as 24 miles of hiking trails. 

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Spring 26-64 F
Summer 53-75 F
Fall 31-68 F
Winter 17-39 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Shenandoah River State Park

RVing is a great way to enjoy beautiful natural spaces like the Shenandoah River State Park. An RV gives you both comfort and flexibility. One of the best ways to enjoy the convenience of an RV is to rent one from RVshare. You can find one close to the state park in Bentonville

Shenandoah River State Park Campground

By camping within the Shenandoah River State Park, you'll be close to all the action and enjoy the serene natural beauty of the environment. Camping is available all year at 31 sites that have water and electric hookups. There are also centrally located restrooms with hot showers as well as fire-rings, picnic tables, and lantern holders at each designated site. The fee is $40 for Virginia residents and $46 for non-residents, which includes up to two vehicles per site. Pets are allowed, and firewood is for sale.

Luray KOA

The Luray KOA campground provides easy access to not only the Shenandoah River State Park but also to the Luray Caverns and several Civil War sites. On-site amenities include a swimming pool and baseball field as well as a general store, on-site laundry, and a bathroom with hot showers. All sites have full water, sewer, and electric hookups, as well as free Wi-Fi. Rates are $45 a night with discounts for Sam's Club members and veterans.

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp Resort

Your children will be delighted with Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort, which is located just minutes from the Shenandoah River State Park. The campground boasts a water park, bound pads, a pond with pedal boats, an arcade, laser tag, gem mining, and even a petting zoo. The park features two large bathrooms with heated showers, a laundry room, and a dog park for your pets. Most sites have full electric, sewer, and water hookup.

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Shenandoah River State Park

Inside Shenandoah River State Park

You can enjoy hiking, biking, or horseback riding on over 24 miles of trails. Wading and floating are permitted in the river. A fish trap allows for wade fishing while anglers can fish anywhere. Boating is also permitted in the park. One of the most unique features about this park is the number of waterfalls that can easily be hiked to.

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How to Get to
Shenandoah River State Park

The park's address is 350 Daughter of the Stars Drive, Bentonville, VA. It is located in Warren County, off Rt. 340 in Bentonville. 

To get here from Northern Virginia, take I-66 W to exit 13 and then take a right onto Rt. 55 W. Take a left onto 340 S and follow it until you come to the park entrance. 

To get here from I-81 S, take the New Market/Luray exit and then turn right onto 211 E, then another right onto 340 N.

Entering Shenandoah River State Park

The park is open from 8:00 a.m. until dusk.

Shenandoah River State Park Per Vehicle (1-4 adults) : $7.0

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Frequently Asked Questions About Shenandoah River State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Shenandoah River State Park?

The best time of year to visit Shenandoah River State Park is in autumn. Although the park is busier in autumn, the majesty of the changing leaves makes it all worthwhile. Spring is a wonderful time to visit, as well, with the local wildlife very active.

What is the climate of Shenandoah River State Park?

Like much of the foothills and mountains on the East Coast, the park experiences warm summers and cold winters. The summertime temperatures are typically mild but can reach extreme heat in late July and early August. Winter brings snow and below-freezing temperatures, while autumn and spring are very pleasant.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Shenandoah River State Park?

Shenandoah River State Park is home to a wide variety of wildlife including black bears, deer, timber rattlesnakes, and bald eagles. Local flora and fauna include mountain laurels, rhododendrons, and multiple hardwood trees.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Shenandoah River State Park?

Shenandoah River State Park has 31 campsites with electric and water hookups. These sites can handle up to a 60-foot RV. All sites include a fire ring, picnic table, and lantern holders. The bathrooms are centrally located and have hot showers.

Do you have to reserve a camping spot at Shenandoah River State Park and what is the cost?

You do not have to reserve a camping spot in the park, although it is highly advised in peak seasons like autumn and summer. The site cost is $40 per night for residents of Virginia and $46 per night for non-residents.