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New River State Park

Laurel Springs, NC
+1 336-982-2587
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Great State Park for an RV

New River State Park is a great campground with some RV sites with Full Hook Ups and some with just... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Joeclorite
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Nice access to the New River

We camped here for two nights. You park in a paved lot and have to carry or cart (they have carts... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Sapphire S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

New River State Park is a great campground with some RV sites with Full Hook Ups and some with just Electric. All are spacious and well groomed. (it would have been 5 stars but amazingly, some of the sites are laid out backwards (Fire Pit...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018

We camped here for two nights. You park in a paved lot and have to carry or cart (they have carts available) your stuff to your site. Or, you can access the campground by boat, and we saw several people paddling down the river stop...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

We stayed at the Waggoner side campground. The location was beautiful and it had a really nice bath house which was modern and very clean. The rangers were helpful and friendly. There was a field which had thousands of fireflies at night which was amazing....More

Thank Paula S
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped off for a nice easy hike through the woods and along the river. It was everything we had hoped for! We saw some geese along the river and as we hiked through the forest The View got better as the higher we went.

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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We came here to get away from school for the weekend and hang out with just sorority sisters. Had an absolute blast! Of course it's late in the season so we had to pretty much just talk to the park ranger when we needed fire...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Just spent 5 mid-September nights at New River State Park “drive-up” campground. Stayed beginning on Saturday. Quiet, clean, very well kept, large site. Restrooms/showers very well kept and clean. No alcohol. No smoking. Only one trash disposal location (dumpster near entrance) and convenient dump station...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This camping trip was great! Having to carry all our stuff to our campsite was not so much fun, but other than that we had a great time!!

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We visited the New River State Park with our friends and 5 month old baby. It was such a nice park. The main info building was extremely helpful in suggesting trails for us; be sure to stop by before you head out! We were able...More

Thank Laura G
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

I've been here several times and have had quite a good time. The camp sites are awesome. Smooth, flat, fine gravel surface, with a picnic table and fire ring at each. Bathroom facility is nice and clean(cleaned each morning). Nice river access. I highly recommend...More

Thank Justin Q
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

After a second Saturday of hiking at Mt Jefferson decided to check out New River State Park at the 221 access. Located only 20 minutes from Jefferson this made a perfect second venue for hiking this day. Although not loaded with trail mileage we were...More

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shellieyarboro3
8 September 2017|
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Response from Rick B | Reviewed this property |
Not sure I didn't kayak but was hiking. The trail followed the river for quite a while and everything I saw was pretty tame. In fact there was a bunch of kids and a dog floating downstream with a couple adults on a bunch of... More
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sillysarahc123
30 August 2017|
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Response from Rick B | Reviewed this property |
yes private outfitters and there are several in the area. But if you have your own and want to canoe or kayak to the canoe in campsites there is a large parking lot at the boat launch where you can register your car and... More
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misstie
15 August 2017|
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Response from Len R | Reviewed this property |
The SP is fragmented... 221 access and Wagoner's access both have RV campgrounds. The 221 access RV campground is about a mile from the river, and 2 miles from the canoe launch. Not sure about Wagoner's
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