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North River Campground
Latest Review Submited On
2014-10-20 22:18:50
1 Park(s) Reviewed Near
Shawboro, North Carolina
Camp Information
Date of Stay
September 2014
Latest Rate

Wireless Internet
Cable TV
Pull-Thru Sites
Big Rig Access
Waterfront Access
yes (Lake)
Shade Trees
Pool Access
Pets Allowed
Tents Allowed
Family Friendly
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[ 7 / 10 ]
September 2014
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 here in a Motorhome.
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[ 8 / 10 ]
August 2014
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 here in a Motorhome.
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[ 9 / 10 ]
July 2014
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 here in a Fifth Wheel.
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