Todd Lake Recreation Area


Visitors to Todd Lake Recreation Area enjoy a historic campground complete with universally accessible beach. A volleyball court, horseshoe pits, children’s playground and an onsite campground host make this location an ideal place to spend a relaxing summer afternoon. Explore multiple trails from this location popular among mountain biking, backpacking, and hiking enthusiasts.

At a Glance

Reservations: ***This campground operates on a first-come-first-serve basis***
Fees Day use is $5 per vehicle up to 8 passengers and $1 per person for vans and buses carrying more than 8 passengers and walk-ins. $18 per campsite per night.
Open Season: Mid May to Mid October
Restrictions: Not suitable for large RVs. Dump station is available. Showers available for Todd Lake campers only. 
Closest Towns: Stokesville, VA
Water: Drinking water available
Restroom: Bath houses have hot showers and flush toilets
Operated By: North River Ranger District: 540-432-0187

General Information


From Harrisonburg, VA:  Travel south on State Route (SR) 42 passing through the town of Bridgewater.  Continue for 3.2 miles to the intersection of SR 42 and 809/747 (at sharp left-hand turn).  Turn right onto SR 809/747 and continue for 3.4 miles to a four-way stop sign in the town of Mt. Solon.  Continue straight on SR 747 (Freemason Run Road) for 2.3 miles to a three-way stop sign.  Continue straight on SR 747 (Freemason Run Road) for 1.0 miles to the intersection with SR 730 (Stokesville Road).  Continue straight on SR 730 (Stokesville Road) for 1.3 miles to the intersection with SR 730 (North River Road.  Continue straight on Route SR 718 (Stokesville Road) for 1.1 miles to the intersection of FR 95 and FR 101.  Turn left onto FR 95 and travel 3.1 miles to Todd Lake Recreation Area on the right. 

Recreation Map

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Beaches & Dunes

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites18
No. of Accessible sites2


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Water Activities

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