Elizabeth Furnace Group Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Under the starry majestic skies, in a clear tranquil area, sits Elizabeth Furnace Group Camp. Value your natural settings in this pristine forest or enjoy an open bon fire. Fall asleep to the sounds of the gentle breeze rustling through the trees and the slow currents of Passage Creek.

There are many activities to enjoy at the nearby Elizabeth Furnace Recreation Area. 

If you are travelling with a smaller group, you may want to stay at the Elizabeth Furnace Family Campground.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Reservation only
Reservations: Elizabeth Furnace Group Campground Reservation Information
Fees Site A $55 (max 50 people). Site B $30 (max 25 people). Reservations only.
Open Season: Open year round
Restrictions: Alcoholic beverages prohibited. Tent camping only. 
Closest Towns: Strasburg, VA
Water: No drinking water available
Restroom: Vault toilets
Operated By: Lee Ranger District: 540-984-4101

General Information


From I-81: Take exit 296 and turn east, on VA 55 for 1.4 miles. In center of Strasburg (traffic light), turn left to remain on VA 55. After 5.0 miles, turn right onto SR 678 in small community of Waterlick. The recreation area will be on your left in about 3.5 miles. There are three entrances, about a half mile apart: Entrance to the group campground appears first, followed by the entrance to the day use area, and finally the entrance to the campground.

From I-66: Take Exit 6 (Front Royal) and proceed south on SR 340/522 for 1.3 miles until you come to a stoplight. Turn right onto VA 55 West for 5 miles to the small community of Waterlick. Turn left onto SR 678 and go approximately 6 miles. Elizabeth Furnace Family Campground will be on your left.

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