Shaws Fork Campground

Area Status: Open

This campground provides access to trailheads and is popular among hunters. This site is also near the historic Civil War battlefield in McDowell, VA.

At a Glance

Reservations: This campground operates on a first-come, first-served basis.
Fees: No Fee
Open Season: early-April - mid-December
Closest Towns: McDowell, VA
Water: No drinking water available
Restroom: Vault toilets
Operated By: North River Ranger District: 540-432-0187

General Information

Directions: From Staunton, VA: Follow U.S. 250 west to Churchville. Continue west on U.S. 250 for 20 miles past Churchville and turn left onto State Route (S.R.) 616. Shaws Fork Equestrian Campground is located 1.0 miles on the left.

Recreation Map

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites 5
No. of Accessible sites

Day Hiking

Horse Camping

No. of Sites 5
No. of Accessible sites
Water Availability Yes
Sleeping Shelter No

Horse Riding

Water Availability No

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