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Address: Laurel Springs, NC
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+1 336-982-2587

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Spring vacation

We were there this past weekend and really enjoyed the park. We saw the river. People coming in from canoeing and they had a great presentation by Ranger Doug that was about the... read more

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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there this past weekend and really enjoyed the park. We saw the river. People coming in from canoeing and they had a great presentation by Ranger Doug that was about the American Woodcock. Ranger Doug was awesome! He was very informative about not only the American Woodcock but the other animals in the park as well as the... More 

Thank calliesdq87
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were surprised to find we were the only people camping in this park. We only found the campground after the lady in Sparta tourist information office gave us directions and rang ahead to check It was open. It appears there are very few campgrounds in the area - we had been looking for 2 hours and the only one... More 

Thank Love2travelfromKent
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Nice park with river access. Great in the summer. We allways enjoy a visit here. Lots of area to camp,can also swim in river. Lots of trails,plenty of parking and friendly people.

Thank Cheryl B
Greensboro, North Carolina
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Very clean "drive to" campsites and restrooms. Sites are close to one another, but placed strategically so that there is privacy between them. US 221 is near the campground with minimal traffic and disturbance. Very well maintained.

Thank Marcie M
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50 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Based on the reviews I may be following James G around. North Carolina is blessed with many great State Parks and this is one of them. The visitor's center has a great exhibit on the river and how to protect it. Thank God the local people stepped up and persuaded the Federal government to protect the New River. The trail... More 

Thank Mark E
Summerfield NC
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180 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

My family stopped in on our NC State Parks Tour, and hung out on the river today. It was so quiet and peaceful we just got lost in ourselves. This is a great place to visit, and camp.

Thank James G
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This was our first time at the campground, and we will definitely be back! We camped at the Wagoner Rd access (walk in sites) in site 47. We had two other sets of couples that camped next to us in sites 46 and 45. Sites 46 and 47 were both very large with flat areas for your tents and even... More 

Thank ashley c
Jefferson, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I live near the state park and I love the hiking areas here. Located in the Ashe County area of North Carolina, this park has wonderful views of the River, lovely mountain views, wonderful tours by the park rangers that everyone even kids would love.

Thank Debbi F
Gastonia, North Carolina
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great place for families....we had a great time--great place to camp and see wildlife----weather can be good or bad-

Thank sdixon3
Mouth of Wilson, Virginia
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Stayed at the "drive-to" campground a few days ago. This has 20 RV/tenting sites--half of them have electric, water, and sewer and half have only electric so make sure you know what you are signing up for when you make your reservation. The website is pretty clear on that, but some people still seem to miss it. But for $23... More 

Thank boondoggie1

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