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About the Campground

The Elizabeth Furnace Group Campground is available to organized groups for outdoor camping by tent only on a reservation and fee basis. No trailers are allowed in the group camp area. Families and small groups (less than 10 people) are encouraged to utilize the family campground at Elizabeth Furnace or one of our other nearby recreation areas. Currently the group camp has no running water. Plan on bringing all drinking water with you. There are two individual campsites in the group area. Site A: 50 people Site B: 25 people You can reserve one site or both sites depending on the size of your group and the availability of the sites. Groups larger than 75 people will not be accepted. Centralized facilities include parking, water. Water is available from a hand-pumped well located at the Elizabeth Furnace Family Campground. Toilets are the vault type. Each group site is equipped with tent pads (12' x 16'), fire grate, fire ring and picnic tables. There is no trash service. Visitors are responsible for bagging their trash and packing it out with them when they leave. Groups are urged to bring no more vehicles than needed.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Pit Restroom
  • Bbq Grills
  • Bird Watching
  • Comfort Station
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Group Fire Ring
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trails
  • Historic Sites
  • Horseshoes
  • Hunting
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Trails
  • Water Drinking


Peak Season
Mar 01 2010 -
Nov 30 2010
Non Peak Season
Jan 01 2011 -
Feb 28 2011
Peak Season
Mar 01 2011 -
Nov 30 2011

Alerts and Important Information We're sorry Elizabeth Furnace Group Camp is closed from Feb. 26, 2010 to March 17, 2010 due to ice / snow. We're sorry for any inconvience. Elizabeth Furnace Group Camp Special Conditions of Occupancy and Use Occupancy and use of this camp area is prohibited without authorization in the form of a written permit and payment of the established daily fee. Permits will not be issued to groups numbering less than 10 people. Occupancy and use shall be limited to the site or sites; number of persons and days specifically cited on the face of the aforementioned permit. For the purposes of these conditions, a day shall begin at 2:00 pm and end on the succeeding day at 1:59 pm. Payment is based on this 24 hr period. Permits and reservations shall be issued on a first-come, first-serve basis. The entrance gate shall be kept closed and locked except for entrance and exit of vehicles. You are responsible for bagging all trash, garbage and debris and removing it when you depart. This is a Pack-it-in, Pack-it-out facility. Tents shall only be pitched on the tent pad provided for that purpose. The construction of "lean-to's" fire rings, and similar structures using local forest materials is prohibited. Motor vehicles and wheeled camping units shall be confined to that portion of the parking lot designated for the use of that group. Violation is subject to a penalty of not more than $5000.00 or 6 months imprisonment or both (provision of 16 U.S.C.551): Title 36, Section 261 or CFR.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 16 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Elizabeth Furnace Group Camp
Campground Phone: 540-984-4101
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Location: Fort Valley (near Winchester), VA
Phone: 540-984-4101

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More About Elizabeth Furnace Group Camp Campground

Elizabeth Furnace Group Camp is a campground located in Winchester, Virginia. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -78.32083 latitude, and -78.32083 longitude into your GPS device.

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