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Balsam Mountain Campground

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“tent camping”(7 reviews)
“high elevation”(4 reviews)
“cool temps”(3 reviews)
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Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

We are raising two of our grandsons and had not been camping for the three years they've been living with us. So this sounded like a good place to start. We just had a pop-up camper and not a lot of money. It was a...More

5  Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Noticed some was wanting number and now way to edit on here so here you go. Looks like an awesome out of the way place to camp,nice and high up and secluded,with trails and scenery and a good chamce to see wild life...which is what...More

9  Thank walker2980
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Another great trip to Balsam Mountain. The weather wasn't as good as last year when it never went above 63 degrees in August and never rained. But at 67 and rain off and on it still beat 90 in Alabama. Place was spotless and the...More

4  Thank Gunny W
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Well worth the trip. Camping at its best! All campsites were clean and well maintained. The camphost was always available and knowledgeable of the local area. The wildlife was abundant and it was a memorable experience for me and my family.

4  Thank Hernandezrx
Reviewed 19 July 2015

This campground is very small, very clean and very off-the-beaten path. There are no amenities other than clean bathrooms and a dishwashing station. The campsites are best suited to tent camping as there are no pull-ins for RVs of any sort and no hookups. Most...More

11  Thank Betsy B
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Randel J
15 July 2017|
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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
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lahf02
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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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"get there early as there are no reservations"
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