North River Campground

     


Shawboro, North Carolina
Phone: (252) 336-4414

Sites: 69
Avg. Rate: $27

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Latitude: 36.304854216452
Longitude: -76.0216355323792

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites
  • Big Rig Access
  • Tent Camping
  • Restrooms (Plumbed)
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • $0.00 Shower Fee
  • Laundry Facilities
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee
  • Dump Station
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee
  • Propane Available
  • Firewood Available
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts
  • Water Spigot
  • Picnic Shelter
  • RV Wash
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee
  • Corral
  • Landing Strip
  • Overflow Parking
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP)
  • Electric (50 AMP)
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • WiFi
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee
  • Cellular Phone Service
  • Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup
  • Phone
  • Central Modem
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.)
  • Pool Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Playground
  • Pet Area
  • yes-lake Waterfront
  • Clubhouse
  • Camp Store
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Business Center
  • Group Camping
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Group Kitchen
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Concierge Services
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s)
  • Recreation Room
  • Gym/Workout Facilities
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Marina
  • Boat Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Bike Path(s)
  • Bike Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Spa
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Volley Ball
  • Sports Field
  • Arcade Games
  • Live Entertainment
  • Amphitheatre
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf
  • Billiards
  • Ping Pong
  • Lake
  • Pond
  • River
  • Creek
  • Ocean
  • Water Park
  • Casino

Review Details

Ratings overview
  • Excellent 18
  • Good 21
  • Average 3
  • Poor 1
  • Terrible 0

43 Reviews

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2006dsdp

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice campground with spacious sites facing a small pond. Seasonal sites are in a different part of the campground. The lakeside sites are set up with alternating side-by-side hookups. A 50 amp with a 30 amp next to it. So if the 30 amp is a TT or 5th wheel, everyone should have a view of the water, but the 50 amp they gave us had us facing the woods. Too bad because we had to sit outside to enjoy the lake view. Get the WiFi code before you set up because they will not give it to you on the phone. You have to go to the office and sign a paper to get it. Thought that was odd. The drive in to the campground is a little unnerving because the last couple of miles is a very narrow road with a deep ditch on each side. We were lucky and never met any oncoming traffic when we were in the motorhome. Get your groceries and such before coming to the park, it's a bit of a drive to the nearest store. We appreciated that this park is inland and in the event of a storm, we wouldn't have the worry of trying to evacuate from the Outer Banks. Price reflects 3 nights at Passport discount and 1 night at Good Sam discount. We camped at North River Campground in a Motorhome.

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bsb814

Review Count: 47
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here for a couple of nights to see the outer banks area. The park is not easy to reach. Not mentioned in any of the other reviews, is the last mile and half which goes through a rural residential area. The rural road is very narrow. Although there is a painted dividing line, neither side of the line was wide enough for a motor home. So you have to drive to the middle of the road and hope no one comes at you as there really is no place to go for opposing traffic to pass. The good thing is that the first quarter mile of the road is where most of the residents live. So once you get past this area, there are very few chances to come upon someone going in the opposite direction. Then the last half mile of the road is a paved, single lane road. The good thing about this portion of the road is it is straight and you can see the campground at the end. So you will be able to see opposing traffic coming at you. The park had gated entry which required entering a code to enter. The exit is automatically controlled when a vehicle approaches the gate(s). The interior road is paved, one lane wide and runs in a circle around the centrally located 5 acre lake. The sites were gravel with a concrete patio that has an outside table. Just a few pull through sites. Most of the sites are either back in or pull in so the utility connections for the two sites are centrally located between them. But that requires a lot of hose length to reach the fittings. They have full hook ups – water, electricity (50 AMP), & sewer connections. The sites were generally level. Privacy between the sites is based upon the distance between the sites. There are very few trees in the park but the park is ringed by trees. The trees didn’t interfere with satellite reception. WiFi reception was good. There seem to be some long term residents but they were in another area not around the lake. No designated pet area but there was sufficient area to walk dogs along the park road. There were no bag dispensers around the park to pick up waste. Only one dumpster which was located near the office outside of the gated area. For being in a hazardous/severe weather area, there was no underground storm shelter. None of the structures in the park were identified as a severe weather shelter. We camped at North River Campground in a Motorhome.

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charleygop

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

After being forced inland by Hurricane Arthur from Hatteras Island, we found North River Campground. Although it is a bit off the beaten path, the campground is outstanding. After calling to make sure a site was available, the owners told us that they would be looking for us as we would be arriving after closing time and the entry way is gated with card access. When we arrived, the wife checked us in and husband led us to our site which was very spacious. We ended up staying three nights before we could get back to our campground on Hatteras Island. We enjoyed the stay and found the owners and the staff to be very friendly and courteous. We would certainly stay again if an opportunity ever presents itself. We camped at North River Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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msunnergren

Review Count: 19
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Really, really nice RV park, good distance between sites, which are mostly situated around a 5 acre lake. We asked and the personnel allowed our dog to swim in the swimming area which he enjoyed. I used the laundry which was inexpensive ($1.25 wash and $1.00 dry). We also had a pizza here which was good. We would have stayed longer but had reservations and had to move on. There are some permanent RVs but they seem to be located in a different area. The only negative is that the approach road is somewhat narrow. On the positive, fishermen seemed to like the area, we saw several launching their boats as we departed in the morning. We camped at North River Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Euri

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $23.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate reflects Passport America. Nice enough spot. Nothing special but good for a night or two. Clean facilities and they have a nice little restaurant on site. We camped at North River Campground in a Motorhome.

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Joyce and Gene Whitley

Review Count: 29
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

One of our favorite campgrounds. Large spacious sites. Very clean. Great staff. Good WiFi. February is 'one half off' month and that is why we paid $20. Hunt Brothers pizza is delicious. We camped at North River Campground in a Motorhome.

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rolling homeless

Review Count: 209
States Visited: 46
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

A very run resort on a lake. The management is helpful and lead you to a site. It is very quiet and within an hour to the Hatteras National Seashore and Corolla. In Corolla we went with Wild Horse Adventures for an amazing 2 hour ride in a Hummer to see the wild horses here. I would recommend that as a fun side trip. There are lots of produce stands open. We would stay here again and recommend it to friends. We camped at North River Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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leciel19

Review Count: 79
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

The rate reflects Passport America but WOW what a surprise. A true gem in the middle of the woods in one area; soybean fields in the other. We are so glad we came. The spacing between sites is good and the cable selection is enormous. There are a lot of 50 amp sites and it is very clean and easy to get into and out of. Most of the sites are back in. The staff in the office was nice and efficient. There's a fishing lake on the premises. If there is a drawback, some of the sites are a long way from the bathhouse. Since we are self-contained, not a problem but for other campers, they might want to request a site close to the bathhouse. We would definitely stay here if we come back again. We camped at North River Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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usa

Review Count: 24
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Here on this cmapground you feel comfortable. The owner and the staff are very friendly. Here you have peace. No car noise. You hear only the birds chirping. Wifi is very good. The price per night is $ 40. The first three days are 50% Passport discount. Thereafter, 10% Good Sam. This is ok for what is offered. The water in the pool could be a little warmer, but oh well. We have originally extended from two days to five. That says it all. The CG is located about fifteen miles away from supermarkets. If you know this, you can buy time before. We camped at North River Campground in a Motorhome.

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TPCLVZ

Review Count: 17
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

A beautiful park with surrounding trees and a large lake in the middle. No satellite problems what so ever. Loved the set up. Very large spaces to spread out a bit and enjoy. A few long term people who were very nice. The campground is well kept and clean. The owners and staff were very helpful and polite. The only downside was the bugs but you have that in the swampy areas. Bring lots of protection. The residential road going into the park is very narrow so let the owners know if you are checking in early or coming late as you don't want to meet another rig coming. Both will not fit on the road passing. We camped at North River Campground in a Motorhome.

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TheSchweitzers

Review Count: 159
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

After checking in we thought this would become a clear 10 rating. We had the best reception ever on a campground, very friendly and informative. We were guided to our site and helped while backing in. Sites are gravel with perfectly arranged hookups, sitting side by side (no privacy) around a lake. Easy to level and a small concrete patio with picnic table. Far out in the bushes this place is very quiet but still a good location to explore Elizabeth City though. Here is why our rating is only an eight: (1) Wi-Fi turned out to shut off quite often. Just a few seconds blackout, but this can be pretty annoying. (2) Endless mowing. Running over and over already cut grass leads to no progress and produces just noise for nothing. (3) In the morning all washers and dryers were blocked for hours since their small motel and cabins room maid did laundry. (4) After the first night a new camper was assigned the site right besides us, although about five sites to both sides were empty. What a ridiculous site assignment policy. However, for 20$/night (PA rate), we still would stay again if in the area. We camped at North River Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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RichS

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

We spent 5 nights here with a camping group and everyone really enjoyed the park. Everything is neat and well kept, staff was extremely helpful and friendly. We stayed the weekend of the "pig-picking" and had a great BBQ dinner provided by the owners. This is a great place to get away, quiet and off the beaten path. There were some permanent trailers, but they looked well kept and neat. We plan to go back. We camped at North River Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Peterpanda

Review Count: 16
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

A country, very quiet campground. This is not a destination campground for sightseeing the surrounding areas. There are other RV parks on the Outer Banks, but of course more money. About 40 minutes to Outer Banks and about 50 miles to Norfolk. Is a great place to come and relax, fish, and enjoy the outdoors. Staff and owners very friendly and helpful. Clean grounds; most sites face lake. Good hookups, good cable, and wifi. Nearest grocery store is about 20 miles. We camped at North River Campground in a Motorhome.

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xo1rider

Review Count: 47
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Our rate reflects Passport America rate. Once you find this campground it's a gem, it's WAY off the beaten path but what a beauty. The sites are level with a concrete pad next to your rig holding a picnic table. All the utilities appear brand new. Beautiful little lake in the middle of the camp, the entire setting is very nice. It was a short overnight stay for us in the middle of a bone rattling thunder storm but we still enjoyed the campground. We camped at North River Campground in a Motorhome.

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Full_Timer

Review Count: 70
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a very nice campground, clean, well maintained, and very friendly and helpful owners. Long, level and spacious site and every site has a view of the pond.. Nice concrete pad and picnic table at each site. No tall trees except around the perimeter of the campground. Wi-Fi worked fine. Laundry was clean with 4 washers and 4 dryers. Extremely quiet and rural setting. Checkout time is 11am.. This is a very pleasant place and we would definitely return. Rate is Passport America for a 50amp site. We camped at North River Campground in a Motorhome.

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