Best Camping near Jefferson, NC

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Jefferson, NC is a great camping destination for adventurers of all types. Jefferson is an adventure-filled destination for those who love the outdoorsy camper lifestyle. But it's also great for those who prefer to spend time near the city, exploring and sightseeing. You're sure to find the perfect spot for your North Carolina camping adventure.

Best Camping Sites Near Jefferson, NC (235)

    Camper-submitted photo from Hickory Ridge Campground — Grayson Highlands State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Hickory Ridge Campground — Grayson Highlands State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Hickory Ridge Campground — Grayson Highlands State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Hickory Ridge Campground — Grayson Highlands State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Hickory Ridge Campground — Grayson Highlands State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Hickory Ridge Campground — Grayson Highlands State Park

    1.

    Hickory Ridge Campground — Grayson Highlands State Park

    56 Reviews
    487 Photos
    16 Saves
    Troutdale, Virginia

    Late Cabin/Lodge/Yurt/Camping Cabin/Bunkhouse Arrivals:

    A sealed packet of information with your last name will be left for you. This packet will be at one of the following places: contact station, visitor center or park office. Claytor Lake and First Landing will leave your packet at the cabin. Your last 4 digits of your confirmation number will be your access code. Please take your confirmation letter with you.

    Late Camping Arrivals:

    A sealed packet of information with your name will be left for you. This packet will be at one of the following places: contact station, visitor center, park office or the campground camp host site. Please take your confirmation letter with you. If you have a site specific reservation please look for your site highlighted by the yellow post along with your site number. If you have a non-site specific reservation please look for your site type to set up your equipment.

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    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $25 - $40 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Stone Mountain State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Stone Mountain State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Stone Mountain State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Stone Mountain State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Stone Mountain State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Stone Mountain State Park Campground

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    Stone Mountain State Park Campground

    56 Reviews
    306 Photos
    277 Saves
    Roaring Gap, North Carolina

    Welcome to Stone Mountain State Park Campground! Nestled in the heart of North Carolina, this campground is a gem for anyone looking to escape into nature. The campground is open year-round and offers a variety of accommodations, including tent sites, RV spots, cabins, and even glamping options.

    Visitors rave about the cleanliness and maintenance of the campground. The staff here are known for being friendly and helpful, making your stay as comfortable as possible. The campsites are well-spaced, providing a sense of privacy and tranquility. Some sites even offer picturesque views of a lake or a nearby stream, adding to the serene atmosphere.

    One of the standout features of this campground is its proximity to some fantastic hiking trails. The Stone Mountain Loop Trail is a favorite, offering a challenging yet rewarding hike with stunning views and interesting stops like an old homestead. The trails cater to all ages and skill levels, so whether you're a seasoned hiker or just looking for a leisurely walk, there's something for everyone.

    For those who enjoy a bit of convenience, the campground has electric hookups, drinking water, and clean restrooms with showers. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along for the adventure. Just remember, no alcohol is allowed on the premises.

    Located near the small town of Roaring Gap, the campground is easily accessible and makes for a great base to explore the surrounding area. Whether you're here for the hiking, the peaceful camping experience, or just to get away from it all, Stone Mountain State Park Campground has something to offer. So pack your gear, bring your sense of adventure, and get ready to enjoy the great outdoors!

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    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $23 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Julian Price Park Campground — Blue Ridge Parkway
    Camper-submitted photo from Julian Price Park Campground — Blue Ridge Parkway
    Camper-submitted photo from Julian Price Park Campground — Blue Ridge Parkway
    Camper-submitted photo from Julian Price Park Campground — Blue Ridge Parkway
    Camper-submitted photo from Julian Price Park Campground — Blue Ridge Parkway
    Camper-submitted photo from Julian Price Park Campground — Blue Ridge Parkway

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    Julian Price Park Campground — Blue Ridge Parkway

    46 Reviews
    152 Photos
    555 Saves
    Blowing Rock, North Carolina

    Overview

    Located along the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway in the lush green expanses of North Carolina, Julian Price Campground is a top destination for boating, hiking, fishing and more. Whether it's for a family camping excursion or a peaceful getaway, this campground has something for everyone.

    Recreation

    Canoe rentals are available at Price Lake, and other types of non-motorized boats are permitted. Fishing is also available at the lake, with a dock provided.Price Lake Trail offers a refreshing hike around the edge of the water, and the Boone Fork, Green Knob and Tanawha Trails are just a few of the trails that are conveniently accessed through the campground. Hebron Falls: A small waterfall accessed from the Boone Fork Trail. The Cascades: A beautiful waterfall accessed by the easy 1-mile loop Cascades Trail. A great hike for children. Moses Cone Flat Top Manor: A historic estate house (currently undergoing restoration) once owned by the Cone family. The grounds offer 25 miles of carriage roads to hike. Tours of the home are available. Currently houses the Southern Highland Craft Guild. Wildlife viewing is also popular as campers have a good chance of spotting bears, grouse, turkeys, owls, hawks and more.

    Facilities

    Canoe rentals are available at Price Lake, and other types of non-motorized boats are permitted. Fishing is also available at the lake, with a dock provided.Price Lake Trail offers a refreshing hike around the edge of the water, and the Boone Fork, Green Knob and Tanawha Trails are just a few of the trails that are conveniently accessed through the campground. Hebron Falls: A small waterfall accessed from the Boone Fork Trail. The Cascades: A beautiful waterfall accessed by the easy 1-mile loop Cascades Trail. A great hike for children. Moses Cone Flat Top Manor: A historic estate house (currently undergoing restoration) once owned by the Cone family. The grounds offer 25 miles of carriage roads to hike. Tours of the home are available. Currently houses the Southern Highland Craft Guild. Wildlife viewing is also popular as campers have a good chance of spotting bears, grouse, turkeys, owls, hawks and more.

    Natural Features

    Julian Price Campground is adjacent to Price Lake, a pristine body of water that sparkles against the backdrop of rolling Carolina hills. The surrounding forest offers hemlock, white pine, oak, hickory and birch trees, along with a colorful assortment of wildflowers in the spring and an array of vivid orange and red foliage displays in autumn. The Blue Ridge Parkway is a scenic byway that follows the high crests of the central and southern Appalachians for 469 miles from Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina.

    Nearby Attractions

    The beautiful town of Blowing Rock, located just 20 minutes away on the Blue Ridge Parkway, offers fine dining, shopping and more.

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    • Group

    $30 / night

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    Blue Bear Mountain Camp

    24 Reviews
    127 Photos
    35 Saves
    Todd, North Carolina

    Blue Bear Mountain Camp offers year round camping experiences for every type of outdoor enthusiast. Car accessible tent and RV sites in a natural setting. Hike in sites for those looking for a little more adventure and privacy. Stargazer Domes and Cabin rentals for guests wanting a rustic, mountain getaway while staying in comfort. Located just 8 miles north of Boone, NC on over 150 acres of pristine mountain land, miles of hiking trails, a trout pond and spacious low density sites allow the guest to get away from it all in a rustic, remote setting. In the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. At 4,000 feet elevation, come enjoy cool mountain breezes and mild temperatures. Blue Bear Mountain is a scenic location for large events such as weddings, corporate events and family reunions. Come Get away from it all at Blue Bear Mountain!

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    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $25 - $136 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Wagoner — New River State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Wagoner — New River State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Wagoner — New River State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Wagoner — New River State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Wagoner — New River State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Wagoner — New River State Park

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    Wagoner — New River State Park

    17 Reviews
    29 Photos
    91 Saves
    Jefferson, North Carolina

    Welcome to Wagoner at New River State Park in North Carolina! This spot is a gem for those who appreciate a peaceful and well-maintained camping experience. The campground offers a serene environment with only 20 drive-in sites, making it a quiet retreat. The sites are spacious, wooded, and covered with pea gravel, providing a comfortable setup for your tent or RV.

    One of the standout features here is the exceptionally clean bathhouse. Visitors consistently praise its cleanliness, which can make a big difference after a long day of hiking or tubing. Speaking of tubing, the New River is just a mile down the road, and it's a fantastic place to float and relax. Check out the local tubing service at canoethenew.com for a fun day on the water.

    The campground is pet-friendly, and there's even a pole at each site to hold your pets while you set up. This thoughtful touch makes it easier for pet owners to get settled without the hassle. If you're into hiking, you'll find plenty of trails to explore, ranging from easy walks to more strenuous hikes. The park is spread out over several properties, offering diverse recreational opportunities.

    For those who enjoy a bit of history and education, the visitor center is a must-see. It's packed with educational displays and provides a great overview of the area's natural and cultural history. Plus, the park's layout ensures that most sites offer a good amount of privacy, thanks to the dense greenery.

    Whether you're here for the hiking, the river, or just to unwind under the stars, Wagoner at New River State Park is a fantastic choice. Enjoy your stay and don't forget the bug spray if you're near the water!

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    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $20 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Grindstone
    Camper-submitted photo from Grindstone
    Camper-submitted photo from Grindstone
    Camper-submitted photo from Grindstone
    Camper-submitted photo from Grindstone
    Camper-submitted photo from Grindstone

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    Grindstone

    21 Reviews
    102 Photos
    105 Saves
    Troutdale, Virginia

    Overview

    Grindstone Campground is tucked in the Fairwood Valley among pastures and wooded hillsides. The surrounding Mount Rogers National Recreation Area provides endless opportunities for fun and relaxation in the nature setting. The Campground will be closed until further notice due to facility repair needs. Opossum Loop will be open for tent campers. There will be no available water. No Dump Station available.__

    Recreation

    The area offers excellent hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and hunting. Recommended hiking trails include the Mount Rogers Trail at 7.5 miles and the Whispering Waters Nature Trail at 0.6 miles. Several streams pass by just beyond the campground, with trout fishing available in abundance. The campground boasts a water play area in the creek, an amphitheater, a playground and volleyball courts to entertain families.

    Facilities

    The area offers excellent hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and hunting. Recommended hiking trails include the Mount Rogers Trail at 7.5 miles and the Whispering Waters Nature Trail at 0.6 miles. Several streams pass by just beyond the campground, with trout fishing available in abundance. The campground boasts a water play area in the creek, an amphitheater, a playground and volleyball courts to entertain families.

    Natural Features

    At 3,800 feet, Grindstone is surrounded by mixed hardwoods, hemlock and rhododendrons. The Mount Rogers National Recreation Area spans 200,000 acres of National Forest, with four wildlife-rich wilderness areas.

    contact_info

    This location is unstaffed. To speak with our main office for general information, please call: (276) 783-5196.

    Nearby Attractions

    The Mount Rogers Scenic Byway, which traverses more than 50 miles with views of forestland and open rural countryside, is accessible nearby.

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    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $24 - $34 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Royal Oak Campground — Hungry Mother State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Royal Oak Campground — Hungry Mother State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Royal Oak Campground — Hungry Mother State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Royal Oak Campground — Hungry Mother State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Royal Oak Campground — Hungry Mother State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Royal Oak Campground — Hungry Mother State Park

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    Royal Oak Campground — Hungry Mother State Park

    40 Reviews
    202 Photos
    222 Saves
    Marion, Virginia

    Royal Oak Campground at Hungry Mother State Park is a fantastic spot near Marion, VA, perfect for a year-round camping adventure. This place has a bit of everything, whether you're into tent camping, RVing, or even glamping in a yurt. The campground is known for its peaceful atmosphere and well-maintained facilities.

    Visitors rave about the clean and heated bathroom facilities, complete with showers and flushable toilets. There's also a potable water faucet conveniently located by the bathrooms. If you need firewood, you can grab some at the Creekside Campground just across the road.

    The campground offers a variety of sites, including some that back up to the trees for a more secluded feel. However, be prepared for a bit of a hike if you choose one of these spots. The Royal Oak loop is particularly popular for its tent platforms, which come with tiedowns—a nice touch for securing your gear.

    For those who love the sound of water, the Creekside campsites are a hit. Falling asleep to the sound of trickling water is a real treat. The sites are wooded and well laid out, giving you a sense of privacy even when the campground is busy.

    Hungry Mother State Park itself is a treasure trove of activities. There are well-maintained hiking trails, opportunities for paddling around the lake, and even swimming in warmer weather. The park also hosts various classes, activities, and events during the season, making it a great spot for families.

    If you're planning a trip, site #44 comes highly recommended for its level ground and proximity to amenities. And don't worry about being too far from civilization—there's a Walmart and a cute ice cream shop just a short drive away.

    So, pack your bags and head over to Royal Oak Campground for a memorable camping experience. Whether you're there for the hiking, the peaceful setting, or just a weekend getaway, you won't be disappointed.

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    • Reservable
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    • RVs

    $25 - $45 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Honey Bear Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Honey Bear Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Honey Bear Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from Honey Bear Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Honey Bear Campground

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    Honey Bear Campground

    20 Reviews
    54 Photos
    172 Saves
    Boone, North Carolina
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    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Doughton Park Campground — Blue Ridge Parkway
    Camper-submitted photo from Doughton Park Campground — Blue Ridge Parkway
    Camper-submitted photo from Doughton Park Campground — Blue Ridge Parkway
    Camper-submitted photo from Doughton Park Campground — Blue Ridge Parkway
    Camper-submitted photo from Doughton Park Campground — Blue Ridge Parkway
    Camper-submitted photo from Doughton Park Campground — Blue Ridge Parkway

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    Doughton Park Campground — Blue Ridge Parkway

    14 Reviews
    62 Photos
    105 Saves
    Sparta, North Carolina

    Overview

    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 came by its present name in honor of Congressman Robert L. Doughton, a long-time advocate and supporter of the Parkway.

    Recreation

    Over 30 miles of trails are available varying from strenuous to easy. Bicycles and motorized vehicles are prohibited on trails. Mileage listed is only traveling one way. Double the trail mileage to include out and back trip. Trail elevations can change more than 2,000 feet as trails descend into the Basin Cove Creek area from the parkway. Maps available on the Blue Ridge Parkway.gov website.__ Bluff Mountain Trail (7.5 miles) offers many scenic vistas and traverses relatively flat terrain. The trail runs near the parkway and is accessible from many locations along its route from Brinegar Cabin to Basin Cove Overlook.____ Cedar Ridge Trail (4.4 miles) descends a forested ridgeline to Grassy Gap Fire Road. Trailhead is located at the Brinegar Cabin.__ Grassy Gap Fire Road (6.1 miles) is wide enough for hikers and horseback riders to travel side by side. The trail starts at Milepost 243.9 and ambles down the mountainside past the primitive campground to State Route 1730 (Longbottom Road). Horseback riders must enter and exit at Longbottom Road.__ Flat Rock Ridge Trail (5.0) miles begins on the mountain-top meadow of Basin Cove Overlook. And ends on the damp, cool banks of Basin Cove Creek. NC Thurmond Game Lands and bear sanctuary border the south side of the trail.__ Basin Cove Creek Trail (3.2 miles) is accessible only from the grassy Gap Fire Road at the Long Bottom Road (State Hwy 1730). A 1.7-mile hike is required to reach the beginning of the Basin Cove Creek. It winds past cascading waterfalls to the century-old Caudill Cabin, former home of the Martin Caudill family. Part of the once-thriving Basin cove Community, this cabin was one of the few structures that withstood the devasting 1916 flood. Prepare for over 26 creek crossings on this trail. The total trip one way is 4.9 miles and 9.8 miles for the total trip. Bluff Ridge Primitive Trail (2.7 miles) is the shortest but steepest route into Basin Cove. The strenuous climb up the trail makes the hike seem much longer. Trailhead location is in the Bluffs Picnic Area.__ Fodder Stack Trail (1.4 miles roundtrip) shows off its delicate display of wildflowers in the spring. It is the easiest hike through a mixture of pine and hardwood forest with a short, steep brief beginning. Recommended for families. Trailhead is at Wildcat Rocks Overlook.____ The Brinegar Cabin dates from about 1885 and was the home of Martin Brinegar and his family. Brinegar was a cobbler as well as a farmer. His home is open Memorial Day weekend days through October. Hand-loom weaving and other craft demonstrations are often given during the summer months. The one-room Caudill Cabin exhibit can be viewed from the scenic Wildcat Rocks (milepost 240.6). Historic Cemetery: near milepost marker 245.5. The cemetery contains some three dozen graves dating from the 1880's to more recent times.__ The Basin Cove Creek complex (mileposts 238 - 244) (located off the Parkway on Longbottom Road) has Rainbow and Brook Trout where the streams are stocked. Anyone with a valid Virginia or North Carolina fishing license is welcome, but please check with the visitor center for any special regulations.

    Facilities

    Over 30 miles of trails are available varying from strenuous to easy. Bicycles and motorized vehicles are prohibited on trails. Mileage listed is only traveling one way. Double the trail mileage to include out and back trip. Trail elevations can change more than 2,000 feet as trails descend into the Basin Cove Creek area from the parkway. Maps available on the Blue Ridge Parkway.gov website.__ Bluff Mountain Trail (7.5 miles) offers many scenic vistas and traverses relatively flat terrain. The trail runs near the parkway and is accessible from many locations along its route from Brinegar Cabin to Basin Cove Overlook.____ Cedar Ridge Trail (4.4 miles) descends a forested ridgeline to Grassy Gap Fire Road. Trailhead is located at the Brinegar Cabin.__ Grassy Gap Fire Road (6.1 miles) is wide enough for hikers and horseback riders to travel side by side. The trail starts at Milepost 243.9 and ambles down the mountainside past the primitive campground to State Route 1730 (Longbottom Road). Horseback riders must enter and exit at Longbottom Road.__ Flat Rock Ridge Trail (5.0) miles begins on the mountain-top meadow of Basin Cove Overlook. And ends on the damp, cool banks of Basin Cove Creek. NC Thurmond Game Lands and bear sanctuary border the south side of the trail.__ Basin Cove Creek Trail (3.2 miles) is accessible only from the grassy Gap Fire Road at the Long Bottom Road (State Hwy 1730). A 1.7-mile hike is required to reach the beginning of the Basin Cove Creek. It winds past cascading waterfalls to the century-old Caudill Cabin, former home of the Martin Caudill family. Part of the once-thriving Basin cove Community, this cabin was one of the few structures that withstood the devasting 1916 flood. Prepare for over 26 creek crossings on this trail. The total trip one way is 4.9 miles and 9.8 miles for the total trip. Bluff Ridge Primitive Trail (2.7 miles) is the shortest but steepest route into Basin Cove. The strenuous climb up the trail makes the hike seem much longer. Trailhead location is in the Bluffs Picnic Area.__ Fodder Stack Trail (1.4 miles roundtrip) shows off its delicate display of wildflowers in the spring. It is the easiest hike through a mixture of pine and hardwood forest with a short, steep brief beginning. Recommended for families. Trailhead is at Wildcat Rocks Overlook.____ The Brinegar Cabin dates from about 1885 and was the home of Martin Brinegar and his family. Brinegar was a cobbler as well as a farmer. His home is open Memorial Day weekend days through October. Hand-loom weaving and other craft demonstrations are often given during the summer months. The one-room Caudill Cabin exhibit can be viewed from the scenic Wildcat Rocks (milepost 240.6). Historic Cemetery: near milepost marker 245.5. The cemetery contains some three dozen graves dating from the 1880's to more recent times.__ The Basin Cove Creek complex (mileposts 238 - 244) (located off the Parkway on Longbottom Road) has Rainbow and Brook Trout where the streams are stocked. Anyone with a valid Virginia or North Carolina fishing license is welcome, but please check with the visitor center for any special regulations.

    Natural Features

    Rolling ridgetop meadows and steep mountainsides characterize the 7,000-acre Doughton Park. The elevation is a cool 3688 feet. It is one of the best places along the motor road to view white-tailed deer, raccoons, red and gray foxes, and bobcats. Visitors can enjoy spectacular shows of flame azalea and rhododendron in the late spring and fields of Dense Blazing Stars in mid to late July. Nearby Bluffs picnic area features open areas for night sky viewing with limited light pollution.__ The Blue Ridge Parkway is a scenic byway that follows the high crests of the central and southern Appalachians for 469 miles from Shenandoah National Park in Virginia, to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina.

    Nearby Attractions

    Mount Airy, NC: Andy Griffith's hometown, the ideal American town that was the inspiration for Mayberry--Hwy 52 South; 12 miles south of Fancy Gap, VA. (www.visitmayberry.com)\_\_\_\_ Churches of the Frescoes: MP 259 - The Last Supper, Mary Great with Child, Mystery of Faith, and 7 others. Episcopal Church is always open. (www.churchofthefrescoes.com) Northwest Trading Post: Located south of Doughton Park at milepost 258 near Glendale Springs, this craft store sells handicrafts representative of the Appalachian Mountain culture. (www.CoolSparta.com)

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    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $45 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from COE W Kerr Scott Reservoir Bandits Roost Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from COE W Kerr Scott Reservoir Bandits Roost Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from COE W Kerr Scott Reservoir Bandits Roost Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from COE W Kerr Scott Reservoir Bandits Roost Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from COE W Kerr Scott Reservoir Bandits Roost Campground

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    COE W Kerr Scott Reservoir Bandits Roost Campground

    18 Reviews
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    19 Saves
    Wilkesboro, North Carolina

    Overview

    Bandits Roost Campground is located on the south side of W. Kerr Scott Reservoir in western North Carolina. Constructed in the beautiful Yadkin River Valley, the lake offers extensive opportunities for outdoor recreational activities.

    Recreation

    The 1,475-acre reservoir offers excellent boating, canoeing, kayaking and swimming opportunities. Anglers will find channel catfish, large and smallmouth bass, bluegill, threadfin shad, spotted bass, striped bass, and hybrid striped bass. Miles of multi-use trails, that allow hiking and mountain biking, surround the lake, including the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, which has a trailhead at the campground. An additional 25 miles of trails can be found at the Warrior Creek and Dark Mountain areas.

    Facilities

    The 1,475-acre reservoir offers excellent boating, canoeing, kayaking and swimming opportunities. Anglers will find channel catfish, large and smallmouth bass, bluegill, threadfin shad, spotted bass, striped bass, and hybrid striped bass. Miles of multi-use trails, that allow hiking and mountain biking, surround the lake, including the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, which has a trailhead at the campground. An additional 25 miles of trails can be found at the Warrior Creek and Dark Mountain areas.

    Natural Features

    The gentle Yadkin River flows through its scenic namesake valley in the foothills of the eastern Blue Ridge Mountains. Forests of mixed hardwoods, including sycamore, poplar, oak and hickory, cover the region. Wildlife is abundant in the valley. White-tailed deer, black bear, eastern cottontails and more can be found among the hills. Birds in the area include wild turkey, woodpeckers, Carolina chickadees, red-eyed vireo, ovenbirds, mallards and wood ducks.

    contact_info

    This location has limited staffing. Please call (336) 921-3390 for general information.

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    $85 / night

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What camping is available near Jefferson, NC?

According to TheDyrt.com, Jefferson, NC offers a wide range of camping options, with 235 campgrounds and RV parks near Jefferson, NC and 16 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Jefferson, NC?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Jefferson, NC is Hickory Ridge Campground — Grayson Highlands State Park with a 4.8-star rating from 56 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Jefferson, NC?

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What parks are near Jefferson, NC?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 30 parks near Jefferson, NC that allow camping, notably Blue Ridge Parkway and W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir.