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Moonshine Creek Campground

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2486 Dark Ridge Road, Sylva, NC 28779
Moonshine Creek Campground
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Owners are great! Smell from septic tanks almost everywhere. Very old broken down septic system . Electric on 30 amp sites very poor. Low voltage broke our a/c and fridge. Cant operate electric heat and other appliances without blowing fuses. Pretty place...nice people. BUT the smell and electric deficiencies will keep us away until it's fixed.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Camping at this campground was a lifetime experience. It was in the mountain and our campsite was 2 feet away from a roaring creak which was awesome. The free wifi was horrible signal even when you were only a few feet away. The bathrooms and showers need a complete remodeling and not just an update. The staff was wonderful. It... More 

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Dana C, Owner at Moonshine Creek Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Moonshine Creek Campground. We agreed that the Bathhouse needed updating and we are happy to report that the complete renovation of the bathhouse as well as all the tenters bathrooms will be ready for the 2015 season! When I say complete I mean it! The Bathhouse will have brand new tile floors and walls,... More 

Panama City, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had heard about Moon Shine Creek from friends and anticipated a great camping experience and was not disappointed. From being taken to my site and having Jim the owner? give spot on instructions putting me in the space, or "docking" my 40ft Phaeton, to having friendly and courteous people make me feel welcome, I was very impressed. They even... More 

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Summerville, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This is i have been coming here over 20 years and love it. It is awesome for kids and very relaxing for couples young and older. The owners are so so so great. They are always there making sure you have anything you need. They are very awesome family to get to know. We will once again be visiting there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I stayed at the Moonshine Creek Campground with my now fiancé (he proposed while we were there) and would 100% recommend staying here. You can choose whether to bring your own camper, or stay in one of their cabins. We stayed in a small cabin next to the creek, and had the most relaxing time. The people managing the campground... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Great campground tucked away in the mountains. We had 50 amp service for our 40 foot motor home. Was a little tight getting in there but it was worth it. Our site was on the creek which the sound was very relaxing. Fire ring and picnic table on each site. Owners, Jim and Dana, are very nice people! Met 2... More 

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Outer Banks Nc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We stayed at this campground for a week and it was beyond wonderful. The fast moving creek runs through the entire campground and the sound is so relaxing it is ridiculous. We had a campsite that was right in front of the creek which gave us that wonderful sound as well as a great setting for our evening fire. We... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We enjoyed a lovely weekend stay while taking in the fall foliage of the western NC mountains. A 2 night at a campsite right on the creek was just what the doctor ordered. A clean, quaint, quiet slice of heaven tucked away down a winding country road. This was also our first time camping with our dog (he is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Our 1st Fall camping vacation to Moonshine Creek Campground was perfect!! Dana & Jim were very friendly and accommodating. The Workcampers were also very helpful. Our site (#12) was located on the small creek. The sound of the water was very soothing & peaceful. The campground isn't huge but that's what my friend & I wanted. The sites & grounds... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We stayed two nights in camping cabin #5. The nearest bathrooms were under construction but there were three others (including the main bathhouse) so nit a problem. We had a cabin with a loft, which we did not need, but it really added to the spaciousness. The room included a small space heater, but we brought a bigger one, which... More 

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