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Dundo Group, Virginia Campground Photos, Directions & Reservations

Dundo Group Campground Photos

Dundo Group Campground Photos
Dundo Group Campground Photos
Dundo Group Campground Photos
Dundo Group Campground Photos
Dundo Group Campground Photos

Overview

Dundo Group Campground is a beautiful campground located at milepost 83.7 along the Skyline Drive with the Appalachian Trail passing through the site. The southern end is a picnic area and the northern end is the campground with three reservable group campsites. All Dundo check-ins are at Loft Mountain Campground, mile 79.5. Check out or re-register by noon. Group camping fees are non-refundable and there are no discounts. Camping is limited to 14 consecutive nights per year.

Facilities

Campsites are equipped with picnic tables, food storage boxes, fire grates, and parking for up to five vehicles per site. Generators are prohibited. Your group must have a minimum of seven people and a maximum of twenty. Do not trench your tent or put nails in trees. Two vault toilet facilities are located at the campground/picnic area. Firewood, ice, groceries, laundry, pay phones, coin operated showers and camp store are available 3.7 miles north at the Loft Mountain Camp Store. These facilities are open May through October.

Natural Features

Dundo offers three large, grassy group tent sites shaded by native oaks and mature pines. It is illegal to approach, feed, frighten, or disturb wildlife. Hunting is prohibited. The laws in our national parks protect all resources such as wildflowers, plants, animals, and artifacts.

Recreation

Dundo provides a great base camp for group activities with easy access to the Appalachian Trail, Doyles River and many other popular hikes in the South District.

Recreation Sites

  • Group Tent Only Area Nonelectric
  • Overnight

Activities

  • Day Use Area
  • Visitor Center
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Camping
  • Historic & Cultural Site

Amenities

  • Non-Potable Water
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Area
  • Vault Toilets
  • Food Locker
  • Quiet Area
  • Grills/Fire Ring
  • Accessible Pit Toilets
  • Picnic Tables
  • Accessible Vault Toilets

Nearby Attractions

Dundo is located at milepost 83.7 along the scenic Skyline Drive. The Loft Mountain Camp Store is located 3.7 miles north, at the Loft Mountain Campground (turn up the hill across from the Loft Mountain Wayside, the store is on the left). There are over 500 miles of trails located throughout the park. The closest visitor center is Byrd Visitor Center located at Milepost 51. On Friday and Saturday during the summer, park Interpretative staff schedules Ranger programs at the Loft Mountain Amphitheater.

Directions and Contact Information

From Washington, D.C., metro area, travel west on Interstate 66 to exit 43A. Take US Highway 29 south approximately 55 miles to Ruckersville, Virginia, then take US Highway 33 west to Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive Swift Run Entrance. Follow Skyline Drive south approximately 18 miles and turn left into the Dundo Campground/Picnic area.

From Richmond, Virginia, area, travel west on Interstate 64 to exit 99 for Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive. Take Skyline Drive north approximately 22 miles and turn right into the Dundo Campground/Picnic area.

Need to Know

  • There is a $30 fee per vehicle to enter the park. The pass issued is valid for seven days.
  • Upon arrival please check in at the Loft Mountain Campground Registration Office.
  • Unleaded fuel is available 24/7 at Big Meadows Wayside (milepost 51.2).
  • Electric Vehicle charging stations are only available at Skyland Lodge (milepost 41.7)
  • Cell phone reception is very limited throughout the park.
  • Welcome to Dundo Campground. Camping in Shenandoah National Park can be a fun and rewarding experience. Remember that you share this space with plants, animals, and other campers. Consideration and cooperation are important.
  • Designated quiet hours for all sites: 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Generators are prohibited.
  • You must store food properly! This is bear country, and deer, raccoons, and skunks are year-round residents. Where provided, utilize the food storage boxes to prevent wildlife from obtaining food rewards. Otherwise, keep all food, garbage, equipment used to prepare or store food, and all scented items in your locked vehicle when not in use. Improperly stored food may be collected for your safety and that of Shenandoah’s wildlife.
  • Shenandoah National Park operates the campgrounds. The official park concessioner operates a small camp store located 3.7 miles north, at the Loft Mountain Campground (turn up the hill across from the Loft Mountain Wayside, the store is on the left).
  • 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 the site.

Location Map

Latitude : 38° 14′ 2.8000″ N
Longitude: 78° 43′ 17.8000″ W

Mailing Address

SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK/CAMPGROUNDS
3655 HIGHWAY 211 EAST

Phone Number

434-823-4675

Additional Information

Virginia State Tourism
Virginia State Road Conditions

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