We had a great time this week at the park. New owners Kevin and Gena were awesome. Super nice people who told us great places to visit while staying here. Park is immaculate and my son and I loved plaing some football on the nice grass center lawn with the football the park supplied. The creek is a great place to unwind with a beer or glass of wine after driving thw blue ridge pkway during the day. Many thanks, Birch Family
This is a beautiful park with new owners who are very nice. Perched along a picture perfect stream, you really can relax and enjoy the mountains. Close to the Blue Ridge but don't try to get there from that side with anything but a small short rig. The southern route is much safer. Very good facility with a few exceptions. No cell service from any carrier. Be sure to get a creek side spot if you are sensitive to road noise. My rigs bed is at the rear and the occasional loud biker will wake you up early in the AM. We moved to a creekside spot and the music from the creek allowed me to sleep in. Wifi is only useful if it connects to the internet! I was never able to get one page to load or download one email in 3 days. So the wifi is useless. I knew the cell service was absent but expected the wifi to work a little. It did not. If they get that fixed, I will return!
Beautiful area, however our rig was much too large and we stuck out into the road. Backing into the lot we had to be real careful of the tree limbs. Pulling out we had no choice but to pull onto the grass. The parking here was not great and we were told twice to get our car off the grass, both of which we had just returned and was unloading. Didn’t see a lot for the kids to do and while they say they are pet friendly, they do. It want you to walk your dogs in their grass. There is a small dog area. If you want WiFi don’t go they advertise that they have it but it is limited. Didn’t really expect the reception in the mountains anyway. I would know stay again.
This was our first visit to the park and after the first day we were debating when we would return and begin marking the sites that we would prefer. We stayed in site #10 along the river and we had more room to the side of our camper than some sites and would stay in 10 again. The road up was narrow at times and some of the reviews related to the larger class A and Bus RV's could be 'sporty'. We are a pop-up so size wasn't an issue and we could enjoy the sound of the stream all night. No cell service at all but the wi-fi was adequate for 2 teenagers. Kevin and Gena were great and very informative about things to do in the area and I would recommend the Emerald Mine as they did, tons of fun and for $35 mixed bucket, don't freak out, you get good unfinished gems, like lots and some are big! You can tell that they are constantly making improvements to the parks and i would love to see a bath house renovation soon but they weren't bad at all and they were clean. And make sure you are there Saturday night as the pulled pork Kevin makes is delicious.
Pick this place for a short stay in April. The road to get there is known as a switchback also narrow. Just glad another 5th wheel not coming in opposite direction. My rig is 41'.6" without F350 long bed. So yes you are a little more attentive on the trec through the mountain. Yes it was worth the stress, very picturesque