Jones Mountain Cabin is a two-story log cabin situated near Bear Church Rock on Jones Mountain, an eastward-trending arm of Shenandoah National Park's Central Section, at an elevation of 670 m. No more than 10 persons may use the cabin and surrounding area overnight.
Two mattresses fit on benches on the main floor. Space for the other eight mattresses is available on the floor of the loft which is accessible by a ladder. Cooking is done at the inside fireplace which has a swinging arm to hang a cooking pot. A wood burning stove is used for heating only. Wood must be gathered by the user. Bring your own light sources, such as flashlights, candles, and lanterns powered by batteries or fluid fuel. Upon leaving, *do not*leave fuel of any type at the cabin. Use the spring about 82 ft. from the cabin. Use a filter or purification tablets for drinking. During the summer months, it is advisable to bring in supplemental water. From the eastern approach, the hike in is 3.5 mi.; from Skyline Drive, it is 6.5mi.A pit toilet outside is for human waste only. Toilet paper is not provided.
Last Updated: 6/2/2014 4:06 PM