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5 RV Parks near Manteo, North Carolina
We did however find 5 campgrounds within 25 miles of Manteo. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Manteo in the left hand column.
Dec 2018 - $42.00
This is a no frills RV park. We never saw or met anyone that works there. We only spoke on the phone to make the reservation. There is road noise from Hwy 345 but it's not terrible. The park is mostly long term with 14 sites for daily rental. Some of the long term sites were a bit neglected but overall not too bad. All 14 daily sites back up to a pond and are all back-in. Sites are gravel/sand. There is a small strip of "grass" between sites and no privacy. They are pretty insistent that you don't park on the grass - as sparse as it is. We along with other visitors had to park our tow vehicles sideways (avoiding the grass of course) to fit in the spot. Sites are in the open and there is no shade. The WII FI works ok but slows down considerably at times. Luckily, there is no password as we received no information on the park - we had to hunt for a trash bin. Directv worked fine. Verizon was strong at 4g 4/5 bars. Pretty pricey for what you get even in the off season. We might return again but only because the park is close to family. - Free
Jul 2018 - $65.00
We stayed her for three nights so did not get the discount for staying four nights. As mentioned earlier, the manager...not rude but at first is a bit standoffish. Once he starts talking with you, super friendly and helpful...actually won't stop talking. Only a handful of sites for non-permanents which were right along the water. Very pretty. Lots of board walks to look at the water and scenery. Only a few miles from Outer Banks. We did the Lost Colony National Park on the island and on the Outer Banks did Wright Brothers National Park and the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. We went to Coquina beach and were very happy. No charge to park or to use the beach. Would stay here again. - aka4170
Jun 2018 - $62.00
Dirt/gravel roads & sites. Sites are pretty level. 59 sites here, 1 for manager, 44 are annual leases and 14 available for nightly or longer rentals. As explained on the phone if the manager wasn't in the office upon arrival name & site # would be posted so we settled in. Manager stopped by later to say Hi and make sure we weren't parked on the grass. Sites are back-in and back up against a lake or pond. Site spacing is good but there is no shrubbery between sites. The location is good for seeing attractions in the area but off the beaten path a bit. Road nearby and you hear some traffic, not much at night though. I would have rated higher but the value is on the low side for me. Other parks in the area are both higher and lower. Some are right in the middle of congested areas though. - DRKM
Nov 2018 - $50.00
This campground is located conveniently within the Kitty Hawk area. The road leading to the campground could use some attention but keep your speed down and you’ll have no issues.
Once inside the the campground the roads are well maintained and easy to navigate.
In general, the campground’s facilities are really good. The owners of this campground obviously take pride in their facilities and keeping appearances up.
The bath house was clean and good working order. We found all the staff to be friendly and helpful.
This facility is a do over again for us. - Pigcrib
Oct 2018 - $70.00
DH, dog and I spent 4 days here towards the end of October. We had been scheduled to arrive about 10 days prior, but due to the hurricane, we rescheduled. (The office had given us a call and told us we would need to reschedule. We appreciated the proactive initiative they took by reaching out to us.) We had a back-in spot and really liked it. As previously stated by others, the spaces are quite large. Each spot has a picnic table and something that I'd never seen before, the hook-up sites had the space # on it and were lit which was great for adding a bit of light to the otherwise dark campground. We were there from a Monday - Friday and the park wasn't full - which we enjoyed. The showers/bathrooms were fairly well maintained. The shower space was pretty typical in that you had the shower with a chair just outside of it, but within a curtained off space so you could dress in private. Of note, however, the water pressure wasn't great. Use a modest amount of shampoo or you won't get it all rinsed out. Upon arrival, the guy that maintains the lawn was mowing all over the place, including part of our space. While happy to have the lawn mowed, it did wake up a bunch of gnats that came our way. The following day, we sat outside to read and enjoy the weather and he was back again mowing. We couldn't detect any grass of length that required it, but I guess he thought it did. The noise wasn't great and it lasted about an hour it seemed like, but we survived. All in all we were quite pleased with the campground and in fact have reserved for next May. If you've got kids or require lots of activities within the park, then this probably isn't the place for you. It doesn't have a lot of amenities. - IndysMa
Aug 2018 - $57.00
This park sits right on the Albemarle Sound on the west side of the main thoroughfare - Highway 158. It's a few miles off the beaten path and down a residential gravel road. What a pleasant surprise upon our arrival! The immaculately mowed park features acres of green grass and all back in sites. The sites are HUGE - so even terrible backers (US!) have no problem maneuvering into these sites. Our site backed up to the sound and we had nice views of kayakers, paddle boarders and jet skiers enjoying themselves on the sound. The sites are gravel pads with picnic tables. If you don't need a pool or clubhouse and like plenty of elbow room - you will LOVE this park! - jjones5996
Jun 2018 - $14.00
A nice place - they are bringing electricity (20-30-50 amp) & water to the sites. We had one of them & it was nice to run the AC. A bit of a walk to the ocean but not too bad. It was a nice beach! The showers were acceptable but no heating past solar. Back in site. We fit with a big overhang in the back. With our dolly pushed up under the front of the 30' Class C we had room to park the Toyota Camry in front. There were no fires allowed. We'd stay there again. - becida
Apr 2018 - $28.00
Narrow roads, could be tight when the campground is full. Only a handful of campers when we were here, since we're early in the season. Great location for exploring north to Corolla and Carova Beach, and south to catch the ferry to Ocracoke. No trees, just sand dunes and sea grass! We didn't hear road noise but we had 25-35 mph winds that drowned out everything else. - Roaming Together
Nov 2017 - $14.00
This is CG is part of the National Park system in Cape Hatteras National Seashore. The roads and sites are asphalt. The sites pavement is just wide enough for the RV and some sites will probably fit a 45' MH but you'll have to make other accommodations for your towed vehicle. We stayed here in late November and just parked in an empty site across from our site. The showers are built more with the beach goer in mind with no real convenient place to hang your cloths without getting them wet from the shower. I was expecting cold water but it was comfortably warm with so so pressure. Our site was a short walk over and through some dunes to the beach. If you come here during the summer it is recommended you bring a shade/bug shelter and be prepared for hot sticky weather. There is no shade at all and there's a reason why the Wright Brothers choose this area for flight testing, the wind. It will blow pretty much every day and if you are gong to stake something down make sure you have long stakes 12" or longer would be great. Besides the beach there's several lighthouses in the area and a few miles away is the site of the "Lost Colony" and a nice N.P. museum there. Verizion phone and Mifi worked reasonably well. We'd stay here again if we're in the area. - pumper9x9
Mar 2018 - $50.00
The man that checked us in was very helpful and friendly. The sites are extremely close together. There is hardly any room to sit outside of your site without sitting under your neighbor's slide. At least it was cold when we were there and didn't spend a lot of time outside anyway. The majority of the park looks like fulltime residents, with only a few campsites available for others. The location is great for visiting the Kitty Hawk area, I just wish they would give you some more room at the campsites. Verizon and AT&T worked well. - Love2Camp777
Dec 2017 - $50.00
Staff really was over the top helpful with getting me set up an making sure we were taken care of. We actually extended our stay at a whim and he ensured we were good to go. We will be back. - Keith Goins
Sep 2016 - $60.00
I gave it a rating of 4 because of the lack of bathrooms and the postage sized sites, but we were right next to the beach! When I say postage sized sites, I mean our camper barely fit with the slides out. The neighbors parked their car in front of my picnic table because they didn't have room, so I had to partially block the next site over with my truck. The caretaker is extremely nice, (helps you back in the camper and makes sure you have everything you need). We were on site #3, and were literally 100 yds from the beach. Cross Rt12, and you're there. We went down for my friend's wedding in Duck, 8 miles North, and pretty much only slept at the camper. I had never been to the Outer Banks before and enjoyed the stay. If it weren't for the beach being so close, I would have not liked it. I do have to say that it is a very quiet and very clean campground. It was nice walking the beach on your way back to the camper to help digest. The surf was up, and playing in the waves is always fun. The beach is dog friendly, and they had a blast too... Just clean up after them, PLEASE. If all you want is a place to sleep, then this is the place to go!
Lastly, bring Windex and extra paper towels... You will need them to clean the salt off your windows and mirrors when you leave. Yes, we were that close to the beach... - Bob Mac
Aug 2018 - $53.00
We stayed in site #4, which is one of the water/electric sites right on Pamlico Sound. Very level, and the view was incredible. All the sites were very small and tightly spaced, with zero privacy, which is pretty standard for such prime waterfront real estate (and typical of popular beach destinations, in general). Since the sites were so small, this place was really geared more toward tent campers and those with shorter RVs (25' or less, I'd say). Each site had a picnic table, and most had a fire pit, which is pretty rare in this area (many CGs ban ground fires due to frequent high winds). Bath house was OK. Cleanliness was so-so, depending on the day, but the biggest issue was it was not air-conditioned, so using the restroom was generally a pretty muggy and unpleasant experience. However, the amazing outdoor showers made up for it. They were huge, with great water pressure, and felt great after a long, hot day in the sun. Unfortunately, there was often trash or toiletries left behind from other guests in the showers, but there was so much room and ledge space that it was easy to avoid and didn't bother me. Generally speaking, the bath houses and grounds could stand a little more regular cleaning and maintenance, but since the owners run a water sport rental business from the property, it's obvious that's their main focus. Once checked in, it seems campers are left to their own devices until/unless they want to rent some equipment, because the owners and staff spent all day at the rental booth. I didn't find this to be a problem at all; I just mention this to advise other campers to expect a more hands-off management approach, at least on the camping side. Overall, this is a really neat little campground on the sound, and the prices are great for the area. If you can deal with the tight spacing, minimal upkeep, and lack of big-resort amenities, this is a great, cost-effective option in a gorgeous setting! - Jenventola
Jul 2018 - $46.00
This is a gem but for smaller sized units. You are right on the bay and the spot backs to it. There is power and water but the sites are a bit tight but I got in with no issues. The staff are incredibly helpful, attentive and polite. In fact they called us to see if we would be there before they closed and if not told us they put a reserved cone up for us. There is no sewer at this campground but we knew that going in. If it was here I doubt there would be many openings for anyone. There are a lot of tents that don't need sewer and the bath house is clean and nice. - John S.
Jul 2009 - $31.00
In one word: wonderful! This place is great! I don't remember exactly what we spent per night but whatever it was it was well worth it! First of all, as a woman camping alone with her son, we felt very safe. The staff and campers were so friendly. The campground is very small but wonderfully located. It is on the sound-side which was great for my 10 year-old son. He could walk for several hundred feet in the water and it never went above his waist. The beach is across the street and within a few minutes walk. Also within walking distance is a great pizza/sandwich place, Lisa's Pizza, as well as a few convenience stores. It's also a short drive from the Wright Brothers memorial and the Lost Colony of Roanoke. There is even an outdoor shower (with walls) which was great on the cool evenings. We will definitely stay here again! - Melissa B.