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Price Park Campground – MP 296.9

Price Park Campground - MP 296.9

This campground has 129 tent and 68 RV sites and those on Loop “A” are located near Price Lake. Reservations can be made for portions of this campground online at www.RECREATION.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777. One back-country campsite requiring a hike is available, and a permit must

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Doughton Park Campground – MP 239.2

Doughton Park Campground - MP 239.2

There are 110 tent and 25 RV sites, restrooms and a campfire circle at this campground (Parkway’s east). Reservations can be made for portions of this campground online at www.RECREATION.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777. To the west, you will find the Bluffs Coffee Shop (closed for the

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Rocky Knob Campground – MP 161.1

Rocky Knob Campground - MP 161.1

Rocky Knob has a campground with 81 tent and 28 trailer sites, restrooms and a dump station for RV’s with a campfire circle that accommodates up to 150 campers. Reservations can be made for portions of this campground online at www.RECREATION.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777. The picnic

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Roanoke Mountain Campground – MP 120.4

Roanoke Mountain Campground - MP 120.4

At Milepost 120.4 on the Blue Ridge Parkway you can find Roanoke Mountain Campground with 74 tents and 30 RV/trailer sites, with 3 sites that are handicap-accessible.  All sites are first come, first served.  Facilities include water, comfort stations with flush toilets and sinks but no showers

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Peaks of Otter Campground – MP 85.6

Peaks of Otter Campground - MP 85.6

Behind the Peaks of Otter Lodge is Abbott Lake, named for Stanley William Abbott, the Parkway’s first resident landscape architect and planner. The 24-acre lake features a one-mile loop trail, and is stocked with smallmouth bass, catfish, golden shiners, sunfish, and blue gill. Fishing is permitted with

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Otter Creek Campground – MP 60.8

Otter Creek Campground - MP 60.8

The Parkway’s Otter Creek area provides a campground with 45 tent and 24 trailer sites, restrooms, water, and a campfire circle. Many of the campsites are along the banks of Otter Creek. The 3.5-mile Otter Creek Trail follows the creek down to the James River Visitor Center. 

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Boone KOA Campground

Address: 123 Harmony Mountain Lane, Boone, NC 28607 Phone: 828-264-7250 Email: boonekoa@bellsouth.net Website: http://koa.com/campgrounds/boone/ Amenities: 138 sites, $28-up, pull thrus,store, laundry, hot showers, full hook-ups, games, mini-golf, cabins. Description: For a real high, overnight at the Boone KOA, the highest KOA east of the Mississippi at an

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Camping Tips in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Camping Tips in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Camping Tips in the Blue Ridge Mountains Because the weather or temperature can change with altitude in the Blue Ridge Mountains, dressing in layers will allow you to stay comfortable. Sudden showers are a common occurrence in the mountains, especially in summer, making a poncho or other

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Bear Den Campground

Bear Den Campground

Description:Make Bear Den Family Campground and Cabins, in western North Carolina’s high mountain country, your base camp for Blue Ridge Parkway, family-friendly, outdoor adventures! Bear Den Campground and Creekside Rental Cabins are nestled in 400 acres of dense woods adjoining the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 324.8, near Spruce

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