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Doughton Park Campground

10 Reviews

About This Campground

National Park Service

Blue Ridge Parkway

Nestled in a landscape of mountains, open meadows and pioneer cabins, Doughton Park Campground is surrounded by 30 miles (48 km) of hiking trails offering opportunities to view wildlife as well as get a feel for the lives of those who lived here long ago. Originally known as The Bluffs, the area…

Reservation Info

Obtain a free permit from the Doughton Park campground office (May-October) or the Bluffs District Office 828-348-3487.

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Pull-Through Sites

Reviews

10 Reviews of Doughton Park Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Chris R.
Reviewed Jun. 12, 2022

A great campground in the Blue Ridge Mountains

This campground is quiet, shaded, and right on the blue Ridge parkway. It's high in elevation so it's cooler than the surrounding areas. There are trails you can hike from camp. There is a basic dump station at the entrance as well as potable water.

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SiteA7
Month of VisitJuly
TThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2021

On the parkway Overlooking the world

Friendly and picturesque campground on the blue ridge parkway. One side for tents, with RVs across the parkway.

SiteA19
Month of VisitNovember
K
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2020

Primitive Camping at the South End of Doughton

There are approximately 4 primitive sites here. It is located behind the Flat Rock Ridge Trailhead. You can drive your vehicle (4wd not required) up to the sites. A river/creek is beside the campsites, so water could be filtered. There are no amenities. You will find rock campfire circles, but…

Month of VisitJanuary

Location

Doughton Park Campground is located in North Carolina

Directions

Milepost 239 Blue Ridge Parkway GPS devices and mapping programs do NOT provide accurate directions to Doughton Park Campground. GPS devices and mapping programs may take campers onto steep grades and gravel or dirt country roads not suitable for RV or trailer travel. From Charlotte: Take I-77 North. Merge onto US-21-BYP N via EXIT 83 on the left toward Roaring Gap/Sparta. Go 2.9 miles. Merge onto US-21. Go 18.1 miles. Turn left to take the Parkway South ramp. Turn south onto Blue Ridge Parkway. Go 10 miles to Doughton Park Campground. From Raleigh: Take I-40 West. Merge onto US-421 North via EXIT 188 toward Yadkinville/Wilkesboro. Go 28.3 miles. Merge onto I-77 N via EXIT 265A toward Elkin. Go 10.1 miles. Merge onto US-21-BYP N via EXIT 83 on the left toward Roaring Gap/Sparta. Go 2.9 miles. Merge onto US-21. Go 18.1 miles. Turn left to take the Parkway South ramp. Turn south onto Blue Ridge Parkway. Go 10 miles to Doughton Park Campground.

Coordinates

36.428754776965576 N
81.15696299436657 W

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