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42 RV Parks near Chimney Rock, North Carolina
Oct 2013 - $25.00
Management & staff excellent- friendly and helpful. Clubhouse spacious and clean. Pool available in season. Laundry on site is more reasonable than Laundromat Wooded sites. We were not able to connect to Satellite. No Wi-Fi or cable available. Sites are not level or large but staff will assist in whatever it takes to level and facilitate settling into site. Convenient to Asheville and Western NC attractions. Showers could use more cleaning attention. This is our 3rd year to stay a month at this park. Despite any shortcomings we will return again next year. - M&MLuna
Jul 2019 - $38.00
Overall it was a better than average campground, we had a site right by the river which was nice but the site was on an incline and made it impossible to get my RV level. There was a small bathhouse near our site with 2 showers but we opted to use the ones in our RV. Lots of permanent residents vs actually families. I think the best way to sum up this campground was it met our needs and was average. We didn't have any issues (other than sloped site) but didn't find anything special about this location either. We would stay here again but it would not be our first choice. - ABNChemo
Apr 2017 - $38.00
Great people. Very accommodating even when a problem arose. Definitely coming back here. Falling asleep with the creek flowing is awesome. - riskymedic
Aug 2016 - $38.00
If you like rustic mountain camping with a roaring river, this campground is for you! If you like seclusion with a quiet surrounding environment, and upscale facilities this is not for you. We love this camp ground and go 4-5 times during their camping season. The owners are down to earth people. It is tight getting to the site but if you are a regular camper you'll be able to get in with no problems. Across the river has cabins everywhere. There isn't a "beach" but my kids love climbing on the rocks and playing in the river. Bring bug spray and wood. This campground is not for everybody but we love it! - Hooked on camping
Apr 2008 - $30.00
Camped on the river. Will go back in summer for tubing. Super nice owners!! - bud121156
Aug 2005 - $1.00
We camped at this campground over Memorial Day Weekend in 2000, 2001, and 2002 and never saw the owner being disrespectful to anyone. That being said, he ran a tight ship and seemed to be everywhere. We drove through Lake Lure on August 13, 2005 and everything in the campground is gone. The office, buildings, cabins, nothing remains. Grass is growing where the buildings used to be. We really liked this campground and it made us a little sad to see it closed. - Lee W
May 2005 - $0.00
This campground property was sold last October. The property is no longer a campground. Try Hickory Nut Falls Family Campground or River Creek Campground. - weekendlady50
Sep 2019 - $72.00
All the sites are individually owned and the Rambling Bald resort manages them for the non resident owners. Everything is beautifully maintained. All the sites are concrete and the roads are asphalt. Each site is very different but the website has excellent pictures. Our site needed some tree trimming as some limbs touched our motorhome. The hookups are on both sides so you can pull in or back in. - TexasFullers
Jul 2019 - $80.00
The most amazing resort we've ever stayed at. Not a bush was out of place, each spot was huge, beautiful, spacious, and super quiet. We made several long term friends, and we will be back yearly to this fantastic resort. All sites are back in or pull in, but plenty of room to maneuver. No complaints at all. We loved it. If you're not AT&T, you won't have good cell service, and their wifi is hit or miss. Take advantage of the three pools, lazy river, fountains, restaurants, ice cream, lake beach, etc, etc. - JD LKG
May 2019 - $77.00
This is an old Prevost park with all owner lots that has access to the Rumbling Bald resort (RBR) a mile down the hill/road (no bike or walking access). The resort has all the amenities (lake, pools, pickelball/tennis, wifi, etc). There is a great little cafe (Victory) near the entrance of the park as well as a self service produce stand. The park itself has no staff, it is self service, RBR handles all reservations and guest services but any issue with the park is referred to the owners association. Operating a park by committee does not make a great park and this shows. The wi-fi is pretty useless (.2mbs or less usually), there is no cable, no OTA, only analog voice on VZ with no ATT service (this becomes a safety issue for weather alerts), and trash cans went full. As this is a mature park, satellite reception is dependent on your site. The utilities worked well. RBR is great, crowded on weekends less so during the week with lots to do. Without the RBR access this park would not be a good choice. The roads into the park (64 Buffalo Creek and Bills Creek) are narrow and winding with trees needing to be trimmed, so plan on dodging branches. My antenna even skimmed an overhead wire on 64 West heading out. - sheltieRV
Aug 2017 - $39.00
This is a shabby RV/ Cabin park in a beautiful location. It is between Hickory Nut Gorge / Fairview and Chimney Rock/ Lake Lure. Nothing was truly wrong, but nothing was outstanding. The washers/ driers were only $1 each, but there was only Two sets for a large park. The bathhouse has muddy floors by afternoon and was conveniently located up a steep hill. The creek was lovely, but only the people with creekside sites could access it. - WNC Traveler
Jul 2016 - $38.00
We chose this location because it was close to friends in Fletcher. The campground is small and there are cabins for rent as well. It is older, but the sites were nice - we were right along the stream and enjoyed listening to the water rushing at night.
The camp store was convenient and none of the items were marked up like most camp stores. We bought firewood and some items that we forgot to store in the camper. The staff was friendly.
The campground could get noisy during the day, especially Saturday and Sunday, because it is located right off of Hwy 74A, which is a favorite ride for many motorcycle enthusiasts. We were gone most of the day, so it didn't bother us, and it goes away at dusk.
The kids enjoyed the creek and the campground pool. This place is nothing fancy, but it's a great jumping off point to get to Chimney Rock or Asheville. We would recommend the park, but only if you get the creekside sites. The picnic tables were ok. The benches were very narrow, so we made the kids sit there...the table was good for a food table, but not for adults to eat at.
The road into the campground, Hwy 74A, can be a bit tricky to navigate, but if you are a seasoned camper and adept at pulling a trailer, it shouldn't be too bad. - bqpratt
Oct 2011 - $38.00
Please be aware that the pictures for this campground on the internet are completely different that what you will see. The campground is very small and there are mostly cabins and very old ratty permanent campers here. There are very few sites for rvs. The stream is about 2 inches deep and fishing is not going to happen. The sewer hook ups for all the sites are at the front door of the next camper, so you will smell sewer gas the whole visit. There are also campsites in front of others on the creek, so this could lead to people getting blocked in. The campsites are just poorly laid out with very little room. There are just better options. We will not stay here again. For the price, there are just better options. The owners are very nice and they have taken over this campground for about a year. There is just too much work that still needs to be done. The sewer system is unacceptable. You've been warned. - 30-30man
Sep 2010 - $30.00
We made a reservation to stay here and had a late arrival. Upon arrival we were given a site number and sent along our way. The first site we saw had a broken down truck on it with flat tires and cans running over in the bed. The bath house didn't look like anything I would let my children go in. Lot's of campers looked like they had been there for ages. The roads were rough and in need of repair. We decided to leave, and as we pulled up to the office there were two people outside, and the first thing I heard was, "What's wrong" and not in a friendly way. I informed them it wasn't what was advertised, and the male told the female to give us our money back. She complained and gripped the entire time trying to make me feel like I had done something wrong. Never did get a refund since I made an online reservation. I hope these people get this place cleaned up; it looked as if it could be a really nice campground with some work. Most of all I hope the lady there gets a better attitude towards customers. - User1595
Jun 2007 - $28.00
Owner decided to put us in a site next to her house outside of the main camping area. We thought that we were in the overflow area, but discovered the next morning that less then a third of the campground were in use and of those sites in use most were permanent setups. Why she put us in the site she did is beyond me, but as we were only going to be there one additional night it would have been more trouble to move to a different site. The site we were in provided no appreciable camping experience. As we said, the site was located in the owner's side yard. We couldn't use the picnic table because it was within 3 feet of the sewer access and was a child size setup. Our view on that side of the travel trailer was of a metal garden shed butted up to the pad the picnic table was on, an old mobile home being used as storage or a workshop, a rusting pickup truck and a gaggle of rusting lawn equipment. We were so close to the road that ran up into the main camping area that we could not deploy our awing or light a fire due to concerns that it might interfere with traffic. Though the campground was fairly quiet the weekend we were there, there was evidence of 4 wheelers and dirt bikes having been run through various campsites in the main area. As for the amenities, the swimming pool was one that you would have in the back yard of your home, the putt putt golf setup was less than 5 holes, we didn't see the game room which was housed in a metal building. The camp store where we checked in was dirty and clearly in need of being spruced up. This is a family run campground and we got the impression that the family might have taken on more than they could easily take care of. The campground roads and some of the sites were in need of scraping and regraveling and our site plus the site next to us should not exist. The owners also have a u-haul franchise set up at the entrance and their whitewater equipment as well. There was little if any evidence of security and people roamed the area all day and night. We will not be going back to this campground as we do not feel that we were treated to a good camping experience. The owners do not seem to care much about their campground or their customers. With a lot of TLC this campground could be spectacular, but I am doubtful it will happen. - cottagecrafters
May 2018 - $45.00
We just stayed overnight on our way home from a trip. Wanted hookups and a quiet nights sleep. 50 amp breaker kept tripping otherwise everything was okay. Definitely nothing special and not worth $45. - DavzCarz
Nov 2017 - $35.00
Stopped by here on the way South from Asheville. Nice little park that gave us a two night stay with a BOGO Passport America discount. Love getting that discount! We had a site right on the Broad River which was really running and sounded wonderful. We had the row to ourselves the first night and had a lovely campfire with the full moon rising and the river rushing by.
The site would have been really tight if we had neighbors. You would have their sewer hook up 5 feet from your picnic table. We toured Lake Lure and the surrounding towns for a lovely day trip. The Rocky Broad River that feeds the lake was beautiful! The river spots looked great for tent camping. - Blowfishqueen
May 2016 - $41.00
The Google reviews must have been given by friends. We stayed there over Memorial Day weekend and left early. The staff was friendly and the river is great. Unfortunately, it's dam controlled and goes down to a trickle on the weekends. Of course the staff will still rent you a tube before you find out that the river isn't running. There were ant mounds everywhere including our site. We could tell they stopped putting the money back into the campground because it's falling apart. The propane tank is literally in the children's playground. The sites were extremely close together. They make you pay up front and will not offer any refunds which we understood why when we arrived. We enjoyed the other campers there, they were real friendly. It's a fantastic location and it could be a great campground if they would put some effort back into it. - PJ camper
Apr 2016 - $40.00
I was very surprised they now have a new in ground saltwater pool and laundry area. Also, they now take all major credit cards which wasn't published online. I loved the pool for my wife and kids were very happy, plus the new laundry facility was helpful. Patio was at pool. The owner was very kind and the facilities including the pool was very clean with beautiful mountain views. I plan on going back there next time I go to Lake Lure. The pool kept my wife and kids happy, which gave me more time for myself and to hang out with the guys. - steve melton
Aug 2015 - $40.00
Rutherford Mountain Campground in Union Mills, is a new campground. It's built on a graded ground, up a hill above the office. Sites are level, but close together. 8 full hookups are on one side of the entrance road, and 8 other sites with just water and electric are on the other side of the campground road. Several tent sites too. All sites have tables and fire ring, although tables were in bad shape. Sites are gravel with grass. Sewer hookups are in the front of the sites, making reaching the hole a stretch. I parked as far back as I could with the sewer hose extended, but the tongue of the camper was almost in the road. Had to park the tow vehicle behind the camper in the site. No trees/shade on the sites, but tent campers are back in the woods. This campground is off the main roads. 20 miles from I-40, 10 miles to 64/74, around 12 miles to Lake Lure on Bills Creek Road. Residence/office/bath house/pool are together, and looks great. Owner is friendly and answered questions. I called to ask about the campground before going, because I knew it was fairly new. Was told there was 3 more campers coming in for the weekend. Turns out,we were the only people there till late Saturday night when two couples came in with tents. Nothing else to do other than the pool. Good base for travel in the area, but price with nothing else to offer was a little high. Cash only, no credit/debit cards taken. Was told he would give us a discount on our next visit. Probably won't return because of the remote location. - bud121156
Jun 2014 - $15.00
Very bare bones and no shade but very peaceful place. We loved the tranquility and will certainly be back. The elderly owners are constantly making improvements and are wonderful hosts. - esta34950
Oct 2011 - $15.00
This is a bare-bones campground in a beautiful setting. All sites are pull through but on a hill. Easy to level. They are still developing some sites. No shade spots. Next to a wooded area with a hiking trail. Great location for Chimney Rock, Mt. Mitchell, and Asheville. Grandma and grandpa are wonderful people! Restrooms very clean. Gravel road and park on gravel. Each site has a picnic bench but they are very old. Curvy road back to the campground. They accept Passport America all year round. The price reflects this. If you want a peaceful place to stay, this is the place. We would stay here again. - schoolmarm
Oct 2018 - $36.00
Small rv park amid 40 acres of permanent residents. As a rule, that is all I would need to hear before looking elsewhere. However, this is a very clean, neat park. About a dozen asphalt pull-thru sites for transients with many permanently parked rvs and manufactured homes surrounding. Hosts are friendly and helpful. Connections are unusual in that two rigs occupy the same site back to back but sites are long enough that we were at opposite ends withour neighbors w/o interfering with each other. Will be back. - Bojangles
Oct 2018 - $38.00
This is a retirement village with 12 pull through spots for short term RV use. The park is very clean, quiet and well maintained. It has some scenic views of the surrounding countryside and a large grassy dog walking area. The entry exit road is somewhat tight due to a median, but very doable. The overall impression of the park probably depends on the size of your rig, length of stay and how busy the RV section is during your stay.
We were in a 40 foot 5th wheel and were parked next to another unit of equal size. Two units share one pad and are placed side-by-side in opposite directions. There was essentially zero walking clearance between our unit and the unit to our left, as the utility pedestal blocked the way. There was no more than a couple of feet between our units with slides out. Our unit opened to a grass strip with approx. 12 feet between us and the other unit, but the doors of each unit face each other, greatly reducing privacy. There are small concrete patios for sites that face the grass.
If you stay a day or two, the lack of space would probably not be an issue. Had the spaces been designed differently, the spaces could be more private. Also, smaller rigs will probably find the spaces less confining. If the spaces were not so tight we could have gone with a five star rating. - William1977
Jun 2018 - $36.00
The entrance looks a little small at first but we had plenty of room to get in and out between the two stone pillars. Our pull through site was narrow but very long giving us amply room for our 40 foot motorhome, and Ford F-150 pick-up truck AND our Harley Trike with room left over. The power, water pressure and sewer worked great. We would stay here again if in the area. Park is very well maintained. We didn't spend a lot of time in the park since we were there to ride our Trike on the Blue Ridge Parkway. - D&K