Harrisonburg / Shenandoah Valley KOA

12480 Mountain Valley Road

Broadway, VA 22815

Reserve: 800-562-5406

Info: 540-896-8929

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Campground Reviews

Jul 30, 2013
the cable is realy nice to have this year. very nice time

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Glad you liked the cable TV!
Jul 29, 2013
Had a great time at the campground. The bathrooms were clean and the grounds were well maintained.
Jul 29, 2013
Jul 29, 2013
The campground was well maintained, and the restrooms/showers were very clean.
Jul 29, 2013
We stayed here 4 nights with intentions to relax and tour Luray Caverns. We were greeted by friendly staff with big smiles. Our site was great, was level where we parked. The camp store was well stocked and met those right now needs. A very well kept clean campground with a family atmosphere...we will be returning.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thank you for the kind words. We look forward to seeing you again!
Jul 29, 2013
We all had a GREAT WEEKEND. Everyone was so nice and helpful and made our stay very enjoyable. THANKS

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thank you for the kind words. We hope to see you again, soon.
Jul 27, 2013
Jul 27, 2013
Jul 27, 2013
Should indicate that not all sites have cable TV. Did not affect our stay, but may be an issue for those with a longer stay.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

When making an online reservation you can choose sites with or without TV.
Jul 26, 2013
Jul 26, 2013
Jul 25, 2013
Very beautiful campground with large generous sites and great hookups. Staff is friendly and helpful. Area is terrific with so much within a short distance to see and do. We weren't too thrilled with the cable TV, as although the number of channels don't matter that much, about three of them were rough tough movies with lots of bad words for kids to hear.... But truly wonderful stay!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thank you for the kind words. Our TV channels include 3 Showtime brand movie channels, The Cartoon Network, the 4 major networks, 2 news channels, the Weather channel, Nat Geo, Nick at Night, TV land, ABC Family, Discovery, Lifetime Movie, Comedy Central and more.
Jul 24, 2013
Jul 24, 2013
Jul 24, 2013
our stay was too short and next time we will stay longer. everybody was helpful and friendly and nice. my only comment / concern would be the location of the camp site we stayed in (and the one next to it): because of the proximity to the pull through and the cabins and the run off from the rain....i would do away with both of those spots. this is NOT a complaint...just a suggestion! :)

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

I agree, site G8 and G9 were hit pretty hard when we had 6 inches of rain in one day. We have been reworking the runoff patterns. Not an easy task at the base of a mountain! When you return I would suggest you request G3 or G5. They are both tucked in the trees and farther from the roads.
Jul 24, 2013
A bit too woodsy and buggy for my taste. People where very nice.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We are located at the base of the Massanutten Mountain under a canopy of Pine and Oak trees. We appreciate you trying our campground! Happy camping!
Jul 23, 2013
This was a well maintained and peaceful KOA. The staff was excellent and very helpful. A lot of attractions are within a few miles. Not many organized activities for families and the internet was sketchy but all in all a great experience.
Jul 23, 2013
Jul 23, 2013
If I could change anything, it would be your pet policy. I wanted to get away from dogs barking. Instead, it seemed like 75% of the campers had them. Yes they were on leashes, BUT... Everytime someone decided to walk their dog, we had to listen to them ALL start barking @ each other. Other than that... It was perfect!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

You are correct, recent polls show more people are traveling with pets. A barking dog can become an annoyance. I will train my staff in better ways to approach and educate the dog owners when this happens. Thank you for the heads up...and the kind words.
Jul 23, 2013
Our stay started out great, but I feel when the safety of campers, especially children are put below that of a poisonous snake, there is something wrong. I don't think it was necessary to chase my child around the campsite with a dead snake. The whole situation could have been handled differently.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Situation could have been avoided had the child been supervised by a responsible adult. It is our policy that all children under the age of 12 be directly supervised by an adult at all times. This is especially important near the pond.
Jul 22, 2013
The accommodations were great and really enjoyed the stay EXCEPT that being woken up by barking dogs was not good. Different people should not be allowed to ALL take their dogs into the dog area at the same time. We have a dog and know that dogs bark but owners should also know their dogs to ensure they respect others QUIET time.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

I am sorry the dogs in the dog playground woke you. In the future, please alert a staff member when anything like this happens. We do our best to keep on top of things and put a quick end to any disruptive behavior.
Jul 22, 2013
I enjoyed the stay, fishing was a great bonus. The pool area needs powerwashed that was the only thing I would recommend.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Yes, the trees at the South end of the pool deck do cause a staining problem. We have been trying to get to the power washing when the pool is not being used. Sadly, with the temps hovering at 90 that pool is used all day. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, otherwise. We hope to see you again, soon.
Jul 22, 2013
Jul 22, 2013
Jul 22, 2013
Jul 22, 2013
It was very relaxing. People were very nice, could have been a little cleaner especially around the pavilions, wish the pool was bigger for all the people that were camping and monitored a bit closer. People were smoking, kids were taking over pool and squirting people with water guns to the point where they got out of the water. Everyone should be able to have a good time. Events were great.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

I apologize for the over-crowded pool. We did have a church youth group here for one night and the kids did get quite rambunctious. My staff member did put an end to their shenanigans when it was brought to our attention.
Jul 22, 2013
Jul 21, 2013
We had a great time! The place was clean! The staff was friendly! And helpful! The only complant would be that the cabins did not have water at the site! Had to keep going to the bathhouse to get!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Yes, the rustic cabins have no water in them. There is a water hydrant conveniently located alongside the walkway you took to get to the bath house. I will train my staff to point out the "water here icon" on the campground map we give out at registration.
Jul 21, 2013
Very nice campgrounds and people.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thank you.
Jul 21, 2013
narrow road going in,each member very helpful.I stayed in our 43 ft motorhome,hard to get level. Great cable tv & power.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Route 608 is a standard width secondary road with enough room for two semi tractor trailers to pass comfortably. However, it can feel quite narrow after the wide open feeling of the Interstate.
Jul 20, 2013
Wasnt bad for the most part but it did not have a family friendly feel. We were told our son was not to be without us at any time. Also the yelled at a 6year old and were more concerned about a poisonous snake than the safety of the children.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

The unsupervised 6 year old child impaled a nonpoisonous water snake at our 17 foot deep pond. We did ask he be with you at all times as this is our policy for all persons under the age of 12. We cannot be responsible for the safety of unsupervised children. We are sorry if this is an inconvenience.
Jul 19, 2013
We had a great time....we will be back.
Jul 19, 2013
Excellent
Jul 19, 2013
The only issue I had was the wifi hot spot would not reach us at our location. I had to walk 3 camper downs to see my e-mail. Little inconvenient.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

After reading this review we checked the reception in the area where you were and have added another repeater. This alleviated the problem. Thanks for the heads up!
Jul 18, 2013
Clean, kids had plenty to do, cabin sites were private. We will definitely be back!
Jul 18, 2013
Jul 18, 2013
Jul 18, 2013
Jul 18, 2013
Jul 18, 2013
greatkamping in the woods!
Jul 17, 2013
Jul 17, 2013
Jul 17, 2013
Jul 17, 2013
Everything was great except when ordering pizza was told it would take 25 minutes which turned into 1 hour 15 minutes. If we were not starving it would have been fine. Nice place!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We do apologize for the delay in delivering your pizza.
Jul 17, 2013
Loved this place. Rustic and private sites. Lots to do. wish we could have stayed longer. Kids were VERY happy here!!!!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

:) Come back when you can stay longer!
Jul 16, 2013
A great stay as always! This is our 3rd year camping at Harrisonburg/Shenandoah KIA, and always look forward to the roomy sites and great staff.
Jul 16, 2013
The Grandkids loved being able to fish and enjoy the pool. Everyone was so great to us as always! Met a lot of great people.
Jul 16, 2013
Our boyscout troop stayed at the campground. There was lots of things for the boys to do and the adults loved the cleanliness of the bathrooms.
Jul 16, 2013
We have stayed at this campground twice. Everything has been great except when ordering pizza that was suppose to take 25 minutes as per the girl I ordered from it took 1 hour and 15 minutes.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We do apologize for the delay. The front desk clerk was not aware there were several pizza orders ahead of yours. Our fresh, hot pizza is usually delivered to site in about 30 minutes.
Jul 16, 2013
We had a great time even with the rain. My niece and nephew enjoyed the hay ride,crafts,fishing,pool and met some other children who they will keep in contact with. The cabin was very comfortable and clean. The staff was very nice and we would definately recommend and visit this KOA again. Thank you, T. Jones

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We are glad you and the kids had fun! We look forward to seeing you again. Thanks for the kind words.

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