Charlotte, North Carolina

Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort

Charlotte, North Carolina



Charlotte, North Carolina
Phone: (704) 588-2600

Sites: 199
Recent Rate: $38 2/2016

Latitude: 35.1025168546148
Longitude: -80.9459759616241

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $1.50 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 1.50
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) no
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking no
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong yes
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park yes
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

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17 Reviews

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Flippitti

Review Count: 85
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: February, 2016 - $38.00
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Very nice campground next to Carowinds Amusement park. We stayed overnight and it was pretty empty so it felt like we had the campground to our selves. There was a lot of construction at the amusement park so a lot of dirt piles and big trucks on Catawba Trace. We had a nice long and wide FHU pull-thru. Hookups were in the middle. Water pressure was weak and it didn't get any stronger when we took off our pressure regulator. I hope that it's just due to the construction around us. Internal roads and RV sites are asphalt, very level. Lots of trees for shade but well away from the road and trimmed back so big rigs won't run into any low branches. Wifi was great but then, the park was nearly empty. No cable. No off leash dogpark but plenty of places to walk the dogs around the perimeter. It's well-lit at night. I made reservations and paid online so check-in was quick. The interstate is a couple miles away, easy access. We would likely stay here again. We camped at Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Easy access from I-77 so even if you're not going to Carowinds, this campground is great for overnight.

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LifeRebooted

Review Count: 86
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 34

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $41.00
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We were looking for a campground close to Charlotte with full hookups and large sites, and Carowinds fit the bill perfectly. The sites were actually a little larger than I'd expected, with plenty of grass between sites and trees throughout the campground. It rained during most of our stay, and some sites were more flooded than others... in fact, the camping area of the site we were assigned was under a couple inches of water so they let us pick a different site which worked out better. The park is dog-friendly and we found plenty of places to walk ours. The campground has an RV section, tent section, and cabin section, all slightly separated from each other. It's a short drive to many stores and restaurants in the area. The free WiFi worked quite well for us, but being December the campground was mostly empty which likely contributed to the good performance. Verizon and AT&T also worked well. There was some noticeable highway noise all day long but it was not too bad. We'd stay here again when visiting Charlotte. We camped at Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

The campground is literally on the NC/SC border (the state border divides Carowinds in half). Gas in SC is around 30 cents cheaper per gallon, so it pays to figure out which direction to drive when exiting the campground to fill up!

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Joe Higgs

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $43.00
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Very nice park with plenty of room between sites. Clean. Friendly staff. Asphalt site with fire ring and picnic table. We camped at Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort in a Motorhome.

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jc29021

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $54.00
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The campground has been partially upgraded this year. We stayed in the upgraded section of the campground. The sites are newly paved with upgraded hookups and new charcoal grills. A new shower house facility has been added to the upgraded section of the campground. We were very happy with what has been done with the upgrades. The campground is next door to Carowinds Amusement Park, free shuttles are available as are discounted tickets. We were highly satisfied with our stay and recommend this campground to others. We camped at Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Tips for other Campers:

Carowinds Amusement Park is located next door. It is definitely worth visiting as they have added several great new attractions over the past few years with more on the way. Carowinds is a seasonal amusement park, so make sure that you check their operating hours when planning your visit. Camp Wilderness Resort is open year round.

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adamant

Review Count: 13
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $62.00
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Stayed in the tent section and the restrooms were always dirty or need of repair. Rv section looked a little cramped and some of the tent sites were too. Nice pool and clubhouse. Good if you are going to the park since they have shuttles. We camped at Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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jc29021

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $62.00
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It wasn't packed as I expected it to be on a beautiful weekend in July. The campsite was a pull-through behind the check-in station, was paved, had a concrete patio and a very nice picnic table. The showers, restrooms and pool were very clean. They offer discounted tickets to Carowinds in the campground store and a shuttle every hour from open to close. This is nice since we could come back and have lunch at the camper. The food prices and parking prices at Carowinds are very expensive. That kind of made up for the campsite cost being a little steep. The staff was friendly as well. Restaurants and shopping are nearby. Very close to I-77 and Downtown Charlotte. We camped at Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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RVWeGo!

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: October, 2013 - $38.00
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Good location, near restaurants and shopping. Has shuttle service to Theme Park. Bathrooms were not very clean. Staff was friendly and helpful. Good park for satellite. You do hear the Theme Park noise at night. We would stay here again when traveling through. We camped at Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort in a Motorhome.

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joeyd

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $51.00
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This was a nice place to stay while visiting the Amusement park. The grass was very long , I walked up and asked the front desk if they could take care of it.. The next day early it was handled. It was worth the price. We camped at Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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4getiti81

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2008 - $40.00
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Paramount's Carowinds Campground is actually called "Camp Wilderness Campground". See other listing. We camped at Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort in a Motorhome.

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teacher96

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2007 - $47.00
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Very expensive rates for a place that is not kept up very well. There was only one staff person working in and around the grounds. The staff in the office was helpful and friendly. The pool was nice, but had dirt and sand all over the bottom. The tiles in the pool definitely hadn't been cleaned in a while. The lawn chairs were nasty! This is not a campground where you will find family activities going on, if that is what you are looking for. This campground would be good if you are taking a trip to Carowinds or were here for race week. Otherwise??? We camped at Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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travelinharleys

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2007 - $50.00
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Very disappointed with this campground. Sites are very narrow for larger motorhomes. Poor drainage - site was flooded and muddy from a bad rain storm. ANTS are very bad!! Bathrooms and showers were very dirty. And there are no bathrooms on the side of the campground with all the pull thru and back in sites - if you choose to stay here - make sure you bring your bike or a golf cart. You would think that charging so much for the RVs sites that they would at least have bathrooms on that side of the campground. We will not stay here again - but you live and learn the good campgrounds... We camped at Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort in a Motorhome.

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camper girl

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2007 - $40.00
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My family stayed at Carowinds campground in June. We stayed in a pop-up camper. We had a wonderful time. There are many things for the children to do they have shuffle board, miniature golf and swimming all free. They also run a shuttle to Carowinds every thirty minutes. We have season passes to Carowinds so this was great. We camped at Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort in a Tent Trailer.

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martatraveldog

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: December, 2006 - $35.00
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This is a very nice park and close to activities in Charlotte or for visiting South Carolina. The laundry has just 2 washers and 2 dryers but the good news is they are free! We stayed there a week in December and there were only 6 to 8 others camped there each night. We'd stay there again if we visit Charlotte again. We camped at Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort in a Motorhome.

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guitarman

Review Count: 28
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2006 - $42.00
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They advertise that there were a couple million dollars done in improvements, but I did not really see much different from when we were there about 5 years ago. They have added 50 amp sites with new power poles/water spigots, camping cabins, and wi-fi internet. It looked like the area of 30 amp hookups has not changed at all. The main reason we stayed here was the convenience to the amusement park. The shuttle was reliable. Other than that I thought the rate was high for what they offered. Because of trees, we were not able to get a satellite signal. If you needed satellite, I would consider staying in the last row of the Maple or Oak areas. There were not as many trees to the south. The sites are paved and ours was fairly level. They keep the entire area clean. Overall we enjoyed our stay. We would stay here again to go to the amusement park. We camped at Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort in a Motorhome.

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trekkin

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2006 - $50.00
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Sites were very uneven. Pool closed at 7:00 pm which is terrible since we prefer to swim in the evening, AND it needed cleaning. Had many leaves and sticks, etc. all over the bottom. Putt putt course had leaves and sticks all over it. Bath house was air-conditioned but needed cleaning. They must have spent the money they used for renovations for the cabins and on the lodge, as we saw no other evidence of other upgrades. The camp store had very little in it. We liked the KOA in Fort Mill (1 exit away) much better and it was $33.00 instead of $50.00. We camped at Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort in a Motorhome.

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