Laurel Springs, North Carolina

New River State Park

Laurel Springs, North Carolina



Laurel Springs, North Carolina
Phone: (336) 982-2587

Sites: 35
Recent Rate: $22 6/2015

Latitude: 36.468060331408
Longitude: -81.340069770813

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • 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 ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $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 no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River yes
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

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5 Reviews

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Robert_Gail

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

Great state park up in the mountains: small, clean, well kept and VERY friendly staff. One thing you need to be aware of is that some of the sites that have electric are constructed backwards, meaning that the picnic table, fire pit, tent pad, etc are on the "driver-side" so if you have a trailer that can be an issue. We camped at New River State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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akf15e

Review Count: 32
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: November, 2014 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

New River is a beautiful little state park in the mountains, about 15 minutes from the quaint little town of West Jefferson. The park is small, with only about 20 total sites. A limited number of sites have full hookups and are big rig friendly. I had no problem with a long bed truck towing a 39' fifth wheel. The approaches to the park on 221 are also big rig friendly, though going slow is recommended the last few miles from Jefferson northbound on US 221.

The park has about 3 miles of very nice hiking trails, as well as a canoe launch and some day use areas along the New River. Very scenic. There is also a small museum and interpretive center at the park office that is worth a visit. The facilities are all in great shape and the bathhouse was immaculate (and heated!).

Plan to visit West Jefferson's downtown area for shopping and a number of eateries, including a nice brew pub. Also, the drive up Mt Jefferson is well worth it for some gorgeous views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. A bit longer drive (one hour) will get you to Stone Mountain State Park, which is also a must see.

Overall, this is a great little park if you are looking for somewhere to just unwind and maybe do a little bit of hiking and sightseeing. We camped at New River State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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deerslayer

Review Count: 22
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2010 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

This campground is fairly new and the trees planted have just started to grow. This will be a very nice campground when it has some age on it. Some sites have full hook ups and others have water and power only with an easy to get to, dump station. Not a whole lot to do in the area as far as shopping etc., but that is not my thing lots of site seeing the country side and tubbing the river. We had a very nice stay quiet nights. The roads are driveable just be careful lots of curves not many inclines or down slopes. I pull a 30 footer with a four door, long bed dully and had no problems with roads or the campground. We camped at New River State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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LFF

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2010 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful park at 3000' elevation. Only 12 miles from West Jefferson where there is a WalMart, Lowes, and other grocery stores. All sites have electric, but water and sewer only at a few sites. The NC Parks website indicates facilities by site. We stayed a week and plan to go back. Price reflects a senior discount. Highway 221 is narrow and many curves, so slow is the way to go. We camped at New River State Park in a Motorhome.

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dmaerz

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2010 - $13.00
Overall Rating:      

While we toured the RV campground (very nice), we stayed in the tenting area along the New River. The facilities were cleaned twice each day and were very well maintained. The staff, rangers, and volunteers were very friendly and visible throughout our visit. The site was large with privacy from neighboring sites. There was a 200 yard walk to the tent sites, but wheelbarrows were provided to haul gear. The visitor center had a nice informational display and movie. The sites had direct access to the New River. This was one of the cleanest rivers I have ever visited! We stayed with another family and the children had a great time, as did the adults. While we were there, the blackberries were available for picking and we had a wonderful cobbler. Overall, we highly recommend New River State Park at the 221 Access. We camped at New River State Park in a Tent.

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