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22 RV Parks near Independence, Virginia
We did however find 22 campgrounds within 25 miles of Independence. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Independence in the left hand column.
Oct 2016 - $24.00
We stayed 5 nights in our 30' TT. We arrived as Hurricane Mathew was hitting NC. Campground is right beside New River T NC/VA boarder. Drive is a steep but short single car entrance. Office on right, you need to pull past it and turn right to park to check in. We were meet as we got out of care by owner or manager. Checking was quick, we had our choice of re sites because only few camper. It was rainy an owner advised backing in due to wet ground. Larger sites are in front of bathhouse, 30 yard from river. Sites have gravel pad but larger campers may have problems with tow vehicles having space. We used empty space beside us to park. Site do slope towards river and my require extra blocks in front.
Water and power only. Dump site near permit sites, may require some wait during busy times. Power was 30 amps and was stable. Water pressure fine. Tables and fire pits- no grills. Bath house is rustic but has instant hot water so does not run out. Lots are 50/50 shaded.
No wifi but Version was 2 bars LTE or 3G. Did not really check out store. They do have 4 primitive cabins to rent
After 1st night there were only 1-2 campers in campgrounds. It is a good base camp for day trips to Boone, West Jefferson, Galax...
I could see this place rocking hard in summer with younger folks rafting. I would not cal this a "Glamping" place but will come back again. - mj1angier
Sep 2013 - $26.00
Beautiful river and mountain views. Showers were clean, and so was the porta potti. However it states "No Alcohol" and in fact it was allowed, numerous campers partying, drinking and being very loud in to the early morning hours. If its a good night sleeps you need, then look elsewhere. It also states "no pets under 15 lbs" when in fact there were dogs there over that limit. While the tent sites were nice and large, We found the campground not very family friendly, and poorly managed. We drove from Florida, over 500 miles, and will not stay there again. - crazyjag
Jun 2013 - $22.00
What a joke, they have a dog policy. No dogs over 15lbs allowed. We found that out when we got there, and soon after left. Noisy whining kids and obnoxious partying and these people are worried about dogs? The staff was friendly enough but behind it was the veil of gestapo with rules for this and that. Also the staff rides around a lot on golf carts making the place noisy. It's hard to list all the things we didn't like about this park. It ranks amongst our worst. This is more of a local hangout than a serious campground. - viper-2
Sep 2019 - $40.00
The camping site was very lovely and well designed. Management went above and beyond to make sure we were happy and all was right. Great site to relax and enjoy the quiet atmosphere. Restrooms were clean and odor free. Great area for adventure on bike trail and use of the river. If you want a place to relax and feel welcome, this is the place. - DougJoey
Jul 2019 - $40.00
Very small, but really nice campground. Peaceful and quiet even though it is right near the middle of the small town of Fries. Really nice and helpful host who greets you with fresh baked muffins. Some sites are pull through and some are back in. They are right on the main road in the campground but you barely notice because there is almost no traffic. Small stream flows near all the sites. Well manicured lawn with plenty of room to walk the dogs. No AT&T cell service but probably the best WiFi we have had in a campground. Price includes the use of a cable box for TV. The only negative thing I can say about camping here is they don't allow campfires. Not much to do in Fries but the larger town of Galax is just a few miles away. Would definitely stay here again. - RS_KS
Jul 2019 - $40.00
Absolutely one of the most beautiful campgrounds that we have visited. It is immaculate and the owners are very friendly and take great care of the campsites. We were in site 15, it is a double site with a beautiful new deck. There is a small stream running through most of the sites. The location is ideal for the Fries New River trail. - EICC
Aug 2018 - $1.00
This park is a resort with lots for sale and we stayed there as a prospective buyer. - Lynne Dollar
Aug 2019 - $40.00
This place should be condemned. $10.00 was too much to pay. The first thing was the owner only accepted cash. Second the electric did not work, the owner had to do a rig job from the 50 amp to hook up for 30 amp and later I visualized that the electric situation around the grounds seem very shoddy too. Third the next morning when I walked to use the campground restroom it was permanently locked with junk around the building and in front of the doorway. Fourth the trash cans near my site were either full or partially full and smelled strong of decaying garbage. This was definitely the worst RV Campground I've ever seen especially for being charged $40. - Bogramps
Jun 2017 - $23.00
This campground is located in a beautiful pristine area of NC, on the New River. It is a vacation place, not for passers-by. One needs to stay and decompress for a few days. The campground is grassy, shaded by tall trees, with sufficient space between sites. Occasional wildlife, such as deer jumping in the water, can be seen. It is overall very peaceful. The owner and staff are very helpful and accommodating. There is a store as well as the possibility to go for tubing or other river activities, with available equipment. We stayed in a class A motorhome for 3 weeks, left for one and came back for another 3 weeks. We appreciated that they gave us the site that we had and liked the first time. Even though it wasn't a shaded site, the climate is so mild that we had to cover at night. It was so nice we didn't want to leave ! PA rates for 5 days / week (the nightly rate above), long term. OK bathhouse, no laundry facility, reasonable wifi & verizon. - AandWK
May 2016 - $23.00
Campground is in a beautiful setting right on the New River. The pull-through sites are grass with some holes and lumps in the site. It didn't take much effort to move slightly to find a level spot. The back-in sites are grass and gravel. The utilities are good. We arrived just after they opened for the season so things were still in progress.
Campground is close to Jefferson NC for shopping and Lowes. We arrived from the Blue Ridge Pkwy.
Showers were installed well but hadn't been cleaned as yet.
Kayak rentals are available for river use. WiFi is good, no AT&T service. - Nautilus
Jul 2019 - $38.00
This is a very nice quiet park. Our site was level and sites are spaced well. Hookups were good. Owner was friendly and helpful. No pool, picnic tables or fire rings. Well maintained park convenient to Galax. My Verizon and Directv worked good. Wifi also worked well. I would have rated this park a 10 except for the lack of a pool or picnic table. We were here in a motorhome and would stay here again. - RayN
May 2019 - $36.00
Second time staying here and was not disappointed. Grounds are well kept. Pull thru site on a Memorial day weekend. Excellent hook ups. Very clean and quiet. Used it as a base camp to visit Grayson Highlands State Park ( 1 hour away) and to do the Virginia Creeper-17 mile bike ride (1 .5 hour away). Also visited the thrift/consignment shop in Galax and picked up a few bargains! Love this area. - n2camping
Jul 2018 - $35.00
Friendly helpful owners, but none of the sites have a fire ring, picnic table or any trees/shade. - Gapch1024
Jun 2017 - $10.00
If you are willing to boondock, the NPS campground on the Blue Ridge Parkway is a good bet for you. The campground has a few "reserve ahead" sites and a few first come, first served sites. We were there at the start of the long July 4 weekend, and did not have a problem finding a site. About half of the sites were in use. Our site was mostly level, and easy to back into. The camp host was very helpful. There is a 1 mile (each way) hike from the campground through woods and meadows to the Beringer Cabin. There is a much shorter (though less interesting) drive to the cabin. - ShoreXplorers
May 2016 - $8.00
Absolutely gorgeous country. Heavily forested. Verdant green, rolling hills, picturesque farms and valleys wherever you look. Silent: no road noise, no trains. Colder than we realized in May: thunder, hail and rain showers.
Typical older NPS campground. Only A loop has sites big enough for RVs, only two were close to our size, 43'. (B and C loops were closed and might not open this year according to the host).
No hookups, no showers. Water is available and there is a dump station. The sites are narrow but not close together, narrow roads are paved. No AT&T or OTA TV, told Verizon works fine.
Lots of ticks in the woods, so inspect dogs and people constantly. - bobcovey
May 2016 - $19.00
This is one of the old-fashioned National Park campgrounds that seems like it was created around the time that the Blue Ridge Parkway was built after the Great Depression. The roads and the campsites are narrow with no overflow parking, which means you must be able to fit your entire camping rig in the length of the driveway. It is beautiful, it is quiet (unless your neighbors are running a generator), and there are lovely places to hike. There was some cell phone voice and data coverage and a campground host. Some of the sites are reservable, while others are not. We were able to fit our 30' fifth wheel in a larger pull-through spot by backing into it. However, many of the sites would not accommodate our size or our slides. After a glass of wine and a beer, it was a beautiful place to stay and listen to the birds. There are not many services, but for $19/night it was worth it. - JBick
Aug 2019 - $27.00
The New River 12 years earlier was saved from being damned up, and instead designated as a State Scenic River keeping the River wild and natural. There is hiking and river canoeing and kayaking. The park has a large nice wooded ecological teaching center with exhibits and a ranger station in a very nice brown wooden building with a covered walkway around it overlooking the hill side into the forest. The campground has paved loop road with 20 large and wide mostly level packed gravel sites, varying with E and full hookups. Two paved handicapped sites by nice modern clean bathhouse with hot showers. Sites have mowed grass and wild plants between, and the whole park is very well kept. It is Hilly. A hiking path leads down to the river some distance away. No play grounds. A nice get away park. - 210jem
Apr 2019 - $21.00
Arrived in torrential rain, after dark, and after hours. I called ahead and Park personnel waited for me and then helped me get in my site. Beautiful park in a wonderful area. - HokieDon
Nov 2018 - $27.00
So quiet and peaceful. Only 20 spots, and only some have full hookups. Others have just electricity. - TimO