North River Campground
Area Status: Open
This open area campground was originally constructed as a CCC camp. Evidence of the original sites and logging trails still remain today. North River Gorge is a popular hiking, biking, and fishing area with a swinging bridge spanning the North River. Close proximity to Wild Oak National Recreation Trail, Stanton Dam Day Use Area and Elkhorn Lake provide multiple recreational options that are easily accessible within a few miles.
At a Glance
|Reservations:||This campground operates on a first-come, first-served basis.|
|Fees:||Camping: $5.00 per site per night.|
|Open Season:||early-March - mid-December|
|Restrictions:||Campsites are limited to one RV or two tents, no more than two vehicles, and no more than eight persons per site.|
|Closest Towns:||West Augusta, VA|
|Water:||No drinking water available|
|Passes:||The America the Beautiful Senior and Access Pass provides a 50% discount to the base campsite fee. No other America the Beautiful Interagency passes are valid at this site.|
|Operated By:||North River Ranger District: 540-432-0187|
General InformationDirections: From Staunton, VA: Follow U.S. 250 west to Churchville. Continue west on U.S. 250 for 10 miles past Churchville and turn right onto State Route (S.R.) 715. This road turns into Forest Development Road (FDR) 96. Follow S.R. 715/FDR 96 8.5 miles to FDR 95 and turn right. Follow FDR 95 2.1 miles to the intersection with FDR 958 and turn right. North River Campground is one mile on the left.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
|No. of Sites||9|
River and Stream Fishing
Fishing Regulations and Permits.