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Camping Grounds Boone NC

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Appalachian Campground
(828) 264-4505
150 Hires Dr
Boone, NC
 
Flintlock Campground
(828) 963-5325
171 Flintlock Campground Dr
Boone, NC
 
Grandfather Campground & Cabins
(800) 421-7116, (828) 963-7275
PO Drawer 2060
Boone, NC
Number of Sites
136 Total Camp/RV Sites,77 20 Amp Service,72 30 Amp Service,35 50 Amp Service,136 Electric and Water,5 Electric Only,61 Full Hookups,5 Group Sites,45 Max RV Length,8 No Hookups,15 Pull-Thru Sites,15 Seasonal,61 Sideouts,46 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Biking Trails,Fishing,Hiking Trails,Nature Trails,Playground,Recreation Hall,

Hitchin Post Rv Park
(828) 264-5367
338 Wildwood Dr
Deep Gap, NC
 
Blue Bear Mountain, Inc.
(828) 278-8192
101 Blue Bear Mountain Road
Todd, NC
 
Boone KOA Kampground Inc
(800) 421-7116, (828) 264-7250
123 Harmony Mountain Lane
Boone, NC
Number of Sites
135 Total Camp/RV Sites,11 20 Amp Service,95 30 Amp Service,29 50 Amp Service,135 Electric and Water,85 Full Hookups,11 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Boating,Canoe Rentals,Kayak Rentals,Marina,Mini Golf,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,

Honey Bear Campground
(828) 963-4004
229 Honey Bear Campground Rd
Boone, NC
 
Buffalo Campground
(828) 295-7518
102 Harding Dr
Blowing Rock, NC
 
Vanderpool Campgrounds
(828) 297-3486
1171 Charlie Thompson Rd
Vilas, NC
 
Grandfather Mountain Campground
(828) 963-7275
130 Profile View Rd
Banner Elk, NC
 

Campsite Courtesy



"The highest compliment anybody can pay you occurs when he arrives at a campsite the day after you left it and wonders whether anyone's camped there recently," says Les. "Your objective should be to leave it much as it was when you got there, if not better."

According to Les, the first and foremost campsite rule is to leave no sign of human waste. He recommends using a shovel to dig a small hole, then using the shovel to properly cover any fecal matter and toilet tissue. It's disgusting to think about, but Les says he's seen more than one campsite ruined in this regard by discourteous campers.

When it comes to other kinds of refuse, he notes, "If you can pack it in, pack it out."Don't leave trash behind, even if it's not yours.

When pitching camp, Les says to make sure you're back a minimum of 200 feet from water and trails. "A water source is your prime requirement," he says of site selection. But, he adds, proximity to water often means boggy ground. To avoid damaging the area, look for a sandy or rocky strip of beach to use as water access.

Les also recommends that you check with jurisdiction authorities to determine current fire regulations. If your campsite has a pre-established fire pit, don't make a new one. If you're in an area that's never had a fire pit before, asbestos cloths made for such use helps protect the ground. When gathering fuel for your fire, use only dead and downed timber.

"We're really strong proponents of leave-no-trace camping,...

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