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Places to Camp near W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir

Whether you're a tent camper, an RVer, or just passing through, W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir, NC has a lot to offer. W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir is filled with the activities, sights, and experiences to make everyone in your crew a happy camper. Get the dirt on all the best camping near W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir. Browse campgrounds by amenities, site types, and more.

Best Camping Sites Near W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir, NC (205)

    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

    1.

    Stone Mountain State Park Campground

    54 Reviews
    289 Photos
    270 Saves
    Roaring Gap, North Carolina
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • 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

    2.

    Julian Price Park Campground — Blue Ridge Parkway

    46 Reviews
    152 Photos
    545 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.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $30 / 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

    3.

    COE W Kerr Scott Reservoir Bandits Roost Campground

    18 Reviews
    5 Photos
    16 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.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $85 / night

    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

    4.

    Hickory Ridge Campground — Grayson Highlands State Park

    56 Reviews
    487 Photos
    10 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.

    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $25 - $40 / night

  1. 5.

    Blue Bear Mountain Camp

    23 Reviews
    127 Photos
    26 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!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $25 - $136 / night

  2. 6.

    Thousand Trails Green Mountain

    17 Reviews
    81 Photos
    79 Saves
    Lenoir, North Carolina

    On the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains, 1,084 acre Green Mountain Park is a beautiful RV campground in the quaint little city of Lenoir, North Carolina. The area around our Thousand Trails Green Mountain Park is home to some of the best shopping in the county. The surrounding region offers exciting adventures for everyone. There are four ski resorts located within 50 miles of Green Mountain Park and several historic sites to enjoy. Plus, don't miss out on exploring the beautiful mountain caves. Make Green Mountain Park your Blue Ridge Mountain getaway! Green Mountain Park - A Blue Ridge Mountain getaway Whether you're planning a retreat for the whole family, a group of friends or a getaway for two, there's no shortage of unique activities to explore at Green Mountain Park. Plan activities upon arrival or visit this page before your departure to plan ahead. Looking for more? Our friendly staff can fill you in on all of the great ways to make your stay a memorable experience.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Warrior Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Warrior Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Warrior Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Warrior Creek

    7.

    Warrior Creek

    11 Reviews
    4 Photos
    65 Saves
    Purlear, North Carolina

    Overview

    Warrior Creek 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. The Warrior Creek trail system completely encircles the campground as it scenically follows the fold of the surrounding landscape. It is recognized by the International Mountain Biking Association as one of the top bike trails in the world. There are 17 miles of single track trail in Warrior Creek with multiple points-of-entry throughout the campground. These trails are also used extensively by hikers and trail runners.

    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. The Warrior Creek trail system completely encircles the campground as it scenically follows the fold of the surrounding landscape. It is recognized by the International Mountain Biking Association as one of the top bike trails in the world. There are 17 miles of single track trail in Warrior Creek with multiple points-of-entry throughout the campground. These trails are also used extensively by hikers and trail runners.

    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.

    Charges & Cancellations

    All camping reservations are made in advance. No transactions will be completed at the campground.__ All refund request will need to be submitted via recreation.gov. No refunds are given at campground. Refer to recreation.gov for a complete list of fees and cancelation policy__

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $85 / 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
    Camper-submitted photo from Fort Hamby Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Fort Hamby Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Fort Hamby Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Fort Hamby Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Fort Hamby Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Fort Hamby Park

    9.

    Fort Hamby Park

    9 Reviews
    30 Photos
    125 Saves
    Purlear, North Carolina

    Overview

    Fort Hamby Park is located on the north 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-trails, that allow hiking and mountain biking, surround the lake, including the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail. 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-trails, that allow hiking and mountain biking, surround the lake, including the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail. 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.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $25 / night

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

    10.

    Honey Bear Campground

    20 Reviews
    54 Photos
    167 Saves
    Boone, North Carolina
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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