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Doughton Park Campground — Blue Ridge Parkway

13 Reviews

About

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

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13 Reviews

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Reviewed Aug. 8, 2023

Quiet rolling green hills and Deer!

Doughton park campground is absolutely beautiful!  Just off the Blueridge pkwy approx 20 miles past Stone Mountain state park in NC, the elevation is high enough to have escaped hot summer days elsewhere.  White-tailed deer might greet you first, as the land is reserved for them, and some might…

Month of VisitSeptember
Roger W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2023

Great, quiet campground

Doughton Park CG: (Scale 1- bad, 5-Very good (70 yr olds in 17’ trailer) Overall Rating: 4.5 Price: $10/ night w senior pass Usage during visit: low due to rain Site Privacy: some, like ours - #9, are very good Site Spacing: some sites are nicely space and some are pretty close. Site surface: …

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Reviewed Oct. 9, 2022

A lovely weekend by the parkway!

We reserved a spot (B4) as it was one of the only ones left when we booked ten days out. We intended on seeing if there was a‘first come first serve’ spot that might be better(as was mentioned in another review). We got there around 4:00 and the rangers let us drive through and switch to C87. There…

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Month of VisitNovember
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Location

Doughton Park Campground — Blue Ridge Parkway is located in North Carolina

Detail location of campground

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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