Salisbury, North Carolina

Dan Nicholas Park

Salisbury, North Carolina



Salisbury, North Carolina
Phone: (704) 216-7803

Sites: 70
Recent Rate: $24 6/2015

Latitude: 35.6324478656228
Longitude: -80.3541326522827

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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) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • 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 no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • 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 ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

43 Reviews

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Jay Rutherford

Review Count: 139
States Visited: 36
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

Sites are mostly back-in in dense woods, with others within 50 feet or so. No WiFi, but Verizon service was good as were plenty of TV channels. Frustrating to have no exit signs at all, leading me to wander aimlessly trying to find my way out of the campground. OK for big rigs but watch out for nearby trees. Park was full over Father's Day weekend. Checkout time is 3:00 pm, a bonus for weekenders. We'd stay again when in the area. We camped at Dan Nicholas Park in a Travel Trailer.

Tips for other Campers:

NC Transportation Museum in nearby Spencer definitely worth visiting, along with train watching on the Norfolk Southern lines through Salisbury.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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Oldbillm

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: November, 2014 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here while visiting family nearby. Staff was very friendly and helpful, and the park is beautiful. The restroom/bath was first rate, well stocked and cleaned daily. Most of the attractions were closed due to the season, and so for the most part we had the campground to ourselves, a little busier during the weekend. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Dan Nicholas Park in a Travel Trailer.

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gc1966

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice staff; quiet; lots of families. Don't expect cell service or satellite TV (thick trees). Nice fire rings. I had a great time and will be back. They told us camping in parts of the winter is 2 nights for the price of one. No generators allowed; no golf carts. I loved the place, I will be back. We camped at Dan Nicholas Park in a Motorhome.

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User1193

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: April, 2013 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

We come to Dan Nicholas several times a year as we are a county resident. We absolutely love this park. Most of the sites are very level, some being a little tricky to get into because of the tress. They are very large shaded gravel sites with a fire ring and picnic table. The staff is outstanding and you can tell they take pride in keeping the campground clean. The restrooms are very clean. No sewer hookup and they really need to remove the tree obstacle at the dump station. This is the only thing that keeps me from giving the park a 10. There is so much to do on the park side - gem mining, carousel, train, small zoo, petting zoo, aquarium, miniature golf, paddle boats, large lake. Small concession stand. It's very quiet and nights are great to sit around the campfire. Do not expect much of a cell phone signal if any at all. You can get just a couple local stations on the TV using your antenna. We highly recommend this park and we will continue to visit as often as we can. We camped at Dan Nicholas Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Popup Traveler

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: October, 2012 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

We had wanted to stay at Dan Nicholas for some time, and we were not disappointed. There is quite a demand for sites in the fall, so I made a reservation back in the summer. Their policy is that you pay for your stay when you make the reservation. The rates are very reasonable -- $24 a night for non-county residents. Campsites are large and shaded. No sewer hookups, but there is a waste dump station. The activities in the park are great: miniature train, carrousel, gem mining, wildlife center, paddle boats, hiking and more. Families can enjoy the park and return to the campsite when the kids need a break. Beautiful, rural setting. Quiet at night. Friendly, helpful staff and hosts. Well worth a visit. We camped at Dan Nicholas Park in a Tent Trailer.

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Jeremy B

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2012 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

This is our second time staying here, and it was a great weekend once again. The sites are fairly level and well shaded. Each one had a fire ring and picnic table. The biggest attraction to coming here is the family friendly park just a short walk from the campground. They have a small zoo, petting zoo, miniature train ride, carousel, mini golf, paddle boats, fishing, and a playground. Everything is very economically priced. If you have kids under 10 this would be a great place to stay for a weekend. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Dan Nicholas Park in a Motorhome.

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pupper

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

Date of Stay: September, 2011 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

This was a nice campground. Stayed on a mostly level site. Clean bathrooms, roomy showers. Very friendly staff. We camped at Dan Nicholas Park in a Tent Trailer.

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AtItFullTime

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2011 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice size sites easy access in and out. Friendly staff, lots of walking trails, including a trail around the lake. Best in the spring and fall very pet friendly. We camped at Dan Nicholas Park in a Motorhome.

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Danny Brown

Review Count: 23
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2011 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a great getaway, clean, quiet, paved roads and most sites fairly level. No sewer hookups but had a dump station but had navigate the park to get it on the correct side. Plenty for the younger crowd to do. Close by the NC Transportation museum in Spencer, worth the trip especially for train buffs. Cell phone and air card limited but you know that was ok too. Will be back, had a very pleasant weekend. We camped at Dan Nicholas Park in a Motorhome.

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amwhatam

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

Date of Stay: May, 2011 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a first class place. The camping facility is beautiful, shaded with 100' trees next to the lake. It could not be better. Only down side was out cell phones had no signal (Net10)...May be different for another carrier. No cable TV or internet wifi service at all. This is a nice spot to get away from it all, though. For some reason the dump station is on the wrong side as you exit so you'll have to do a loop to get lined up. No sewer hookup is a pain, but you know that going in. We camped at Dan Nicholas Park in a Travel Trailer.

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jcp2011

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

Date of Stay: April, 2011 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

We visited Dan Nicholas after a friend told us about it. This was a very good experience for us, even though the weather wasn't the best. The sites are roomy and some are close to the water. The restrooms are good. We enjoyed the volleyball court. I would have liked to see a basketball court with a concrete pad to make it more user friendly. We camped at Dan Nicholas Park in a Travel Trailer.

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true rver

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

Date of Stay: March, 2011 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

Came here for a quick weekend getaway. Very nice campground. Trees everywhere, clean bathrooms, and nice people. The sites can be a little tricky to get into to, especially the pull throughs. Spent Saturday morning at the gem mine, carousal, and train which are all located in the park. Cell signal was terrible but who cares. Not to much to complain about. The dump station is in a really bad, awkward location. We camped at Dan Nicholas Park in a Travel Trailer.

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CumminZ

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

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

Great park but sewer hookups would be nice. Campground is set in place by large wooded lots and is quiet. Is located next to large county recreation park and has plenty for children and adults. Large fishing lake. Nice bath houses. We camped at Dan Nicholas Park in a Motorhome.

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scoutmom

Review Count: 18
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2010 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice campground with large sites and lots of built-in entertainment on the other side of the pond (extensive park with gem mining, petting zoo, aquarium, water plaza, several playgrounds, paddle boats, fishing, and more). Perfect for younger kids, but our tween found plenty to do as well. Bath house was exceptionally clean and we were here on a busy weekend. Staff is very friendly and helpful. We camped at Dan Nicholas Park in a Tent Trailer.

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Dee in NC

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2010 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

Our family loves this campground! We've gone once a year for the past 4 years, and it's now on our list of things to do every summer. The park personnel are so helpful and friendly. Lots to do for the kids, and inexpensive, too. The kids would spend all day at the "Gem Mine" if we'd let them! We bought a bucket of gems, a round of minigolf, a train ride and a carousal ticket for $8 each. Great value and lots of fun! Be aware, the Gem buckets contains a LOT of shiny minerals, so the kids will come home with lots of treasure! There's also a small zoo and a serpentarium. Go to the zoo early in the day, the animals sleep during hot afternoons. There's also paddleboats and hot dogs/ice cream at the snack hut. Nice little lake to toodle around and enjoy. A huge playground as well. There's no pool, but at the park there is a water spray area for the kids to cool off. This is a county park and it's well maintained, very clean and tidy. There's hiking trails if you're inclined, and you're also a short ride to the Train Museum. Campsites are wooded, lots of shade and you can request a site at the edge of the lake. We love to have a campfire in the evening, and relax. The only negative is that there are no sewer connections. Staff is excellent: we even had to cancel a trip at the last minute due to illness, and they kindly sent us a pass to use the following season. Can't say enough good things about this campground and park. It's a real gem! We camped at Dan Nicholas Park in a Tent Trailer.

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