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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This is a small campsite just within the National Park ( although you need to leave the main Park and rejoin from the Blue Ridge Parkway to get to it). Lovely pitches, plenty of space between pitches, lovely sunset views and hearing the elk rutting...More

1  Thank Paul A
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Each year I stay at Balsam Mountain for a few nights and as always the beauty and cooler temps do not disappoint. However, the campground had quite a crowd being that it was a holiday weekend. We stayed Sunday and Monday nights and really enjoyed...More

2  Thank Melissa Z
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

What a nice peaceful place. In the high 40's the third week of August in the AM. It was a high of 66 that day! Campground host were the nicest folks ever and really made the trip perfect. Place was fairly packed at night but...More

2  Thank ArtFern
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I loved the remote location & the cool air due to being over 5,000 ft. However, as the other reviewers mentioned, the campground is small. The camp sites are right next to one another and the camp road. If you want privacy, this is not...More

Thank txbenton4
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We went camping during the recent heat wave (mid-late July) and it was such a relief to be up in the mountains. We had left 90+ degree weather, and it was 68 when we got up there in the afternoon. The campground was maybe half-full....More

3  Thank P G
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Randel J
15 July 2017|
Response from amypizzutibrown | Reviewed this property |
I would bring baby wipes to use at night before bedtime or in morning and then once or twice we boiled a bucket of hot water and did a sponge bath. I would wash my hair in bathroom over sink. It was cold. It totally doable
11 August 2015|
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No showers in the park. You can go outside of the park and rent showers.
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"Bring firewood before you come or plan accordingly. They do not have any available for sale as in the distant..."
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