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RiverCamp USA is located on the peaceful and historic New River (an American Heritage River) in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.

Enjoy many outdoor activities including canoeing, fishing, hiking, biking or just relax in the cool mountain air. The country store has snacks, beverages, beer/wine, ice, firewood, fishing supplies, bait and limited groceries.

Picnic tables, fire rings, playground, laundry and hot showers are also available to all campers.

Nearby, enjoy the beauty of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Shatley Springs Restaurant, world famous Frescoes, mountain crafts and antiques, fiddlers conventions and golfing. There’s so much to choose from you’ll have trouble deciding… in fact, you may just decide to do nothing at all.

  • Peaceful riverfront campsites for RV’s, Tents and Pop-ups.
  • Water, electric, sewer, 30/50 amps and pull-thrus.
  • Seasonal and monthly sites available.
  • Separate creekside tent camping area for groups with fire rings and bathhouse.

Rent our canoes, kayaks and inner tubes for a leisurely, gentle float down the Wild and Scenic New River Camp Ground. Trips range from 2, 4, and 6 hours and longer….and even overnight….perfect for beginners or the seasoned paddler.

Visit us soon – we are convenient to the Blue Ridge Parkway, I-77 and I-81.

Camping Rates!


  • $12 per adult
  • $8 per child (13-17 yrs old)
  • $5 per child (6-12 yrs old)

TENT with W/E and Pop-Ups:

  • $35 per 2 ppl
  • $10 ea. extra Adult
  • $8 ea. extra teen (13-17 yrs old)
  • $5 ea. extra child (6-12 yrs old)

RV’s (travel trailers, 5 th Wheels, motorhomes):

  • $40 per night per 2 ppl
  • $10 ea. extra Adult
  • $8 ea. extra teen (13-17 yrs old)
  • $5 ea. extra child (6-12 yrs old)

Diesel Pushers:

  • $45 per night per 2 ppl
  • $10 ea. extra Adult
  • $8 ea. extra teen (13-17 yrs old)
  • $5 ea. extra child (6-12 yrs old)

RV Weekly $175

RV Monthly (wknd only) $490

RV Monthly (extended stay) $550

Passport America: ½ price plus $3.00 elec (30 amp) plus $5.00 elec (50 amp) weekends and holidays are full price. Availability guaranteed for 1 night only. RIVERFRONT FULL NIGHTLY PRICE.

RV Seasonal (May 1-Oct 31)

  • Weekend Stays $1,700.00
  • 7 day Week Stays $2100.00

Canoeing rates

2 hour trips

  • Tubes: $14 (single) $20 (double) $25 (triple)
  • Kayaks: $18
  • Canoes: $25 for 2 ppl, $5 addtl child, $10 addtl adult

4 hour trips

  • Tubes: $24 (single) $30 (double) $35 (triple)
  • Kayaks: $28
  • Canoes: $35 for 2 ppl, $5 addtl child, $10 addtl adult


2 hour trips

  • Tubes: $8 your vehicle, $10 ours
  • Kayak: $10 your vehicle, $15 ours
  • Canoes: $15 your vehicle, $20 ours

4 hour trips (Down River to VA-93/US- 58 Bridge)

We will follow you to your destination, drop your vehicle and transport you back to enjoy your trip down the scenic New River Campground NC!

  • 1 vehicle 1 driver: $25
  • 2 vehicles 2 drivers: $35

*Pick up only $20 per canoe, $10 per kayak

* subject to driver availability

Campground Rules and Regulations!

Please Recycle, Do Not Move Fire Rings!

REGISTRATION is required before entering campground. A car pass must be displayed on your rear view mirror at all times while in the campground.

CHILDREN, 17 and younger must be under adult supervision at all times, including at the playground, restrooms and water areas. Children must remain at the campsite after dusk. Adults must be responsible for the safety and conduct of their children. No bicycle riding after dusk.

CAMPFIRES are permitted only in the fire rings and logs, branches, and burnables must be in the fire ring only and not over the edge, and fire rings are not to be moved. Fires must be totally extinguished before leaving your campsite or retiring for the night.

PETS must be on a leash at all times. Pets are not allowed in the bathhouse. They must be inside your RV or tent at night and NOT left unattended at any time. Barking dogs are considered a nuisance and you may be asked to leave so as not to disturb other campers. Exotic pets are not allowed. Cleaning up after your pets with plastic bags or a shovel is mandatory. Plastic bags are available in the office. A fee may be charged if we have to clean up after your pet.

CHECK-OUT TIME is noon. If you desire a later check-out, notify the office to make arrangements; otherwiseadditional charges may be incurred.

QUIET HOURS are from 9:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. During the day, noise must not overflow into other campsites. No wood chopping, campfire singing or loud laughter or noisy equipment handling is allowed. If you plan a late night party, please do not register. Only registered guests are allowed on the grounds after 9:00 p.m.

CAMPGROUND GATE will be closed at 10:00 p.m.

RADIOS. No radios, TV’s or VCR’s are allowed, except inside an RV.

PICNIC TABLES are provided for each site and are not to be moved.

PLEASE help us by keeping your campsite and the campground free of litter (this includes cigarette butts). Place all garbage in plastic bags (available in office, if needed). Place plastic bags near a tree near the road every morning for pick-up between 8-10:00 a.m.

WE RECYCLE all beverage containers-glass, plastic and aluminium cans. Place them in separate receptacles provided at the bathhouse or store.

SPEED LIMIT IS 7 MPH. Please watch out for children.

DISCHARGE of firearms and fireworks is strictly prohibited.

ALL NATURE IS PROTECTED at RiverCamp USA. Do not injure or kill any animals, alter the creek, river or trees in any way. Trees and tree limbs must not be cut or damaged in any way. Attaching anything to the trees (including tarps and clotheslines), digging in the ground for any reason or rock or gravel throwing is prohibited. If you cause damage, a fee will be charged for repair or replacement.

CLOTHESLINES, ROPES AND HAMMOCKS are prohibited (including hanging clothes) from trees and limbs. Laundry facilities are available at the office.

GRAY WATER is not to be dumped on the ground. Use the dumpstation beside the bathhouse.

GUESTS All guests MUST register in the office, obey all rules and regulations, and display a car pass (hung on the rear view mirror) at all times. Limit of 4 guests per site and a fee will be charged. All guests must leave the campground by 9:00 p.m.

SMOKING is not permitted in the bathhouse, store or transportation vans.

RIVER BANK Campers are not allowed within 20 feet of the edge. All tents, tables, chairs and fire rings must be between electric/water pedestals and the road. Keep away from newly planted trees. Entering the river and/or pulling canoes, kayaks, tubes, etc. up and down the river bank is strictly prohibited.


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