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French Broad River Campground

1030 Old Marshall Hwy, Asheville, NC 28804
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Syracuse, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We camped here in a pinch on a recent trip to Asheville and were sorely disappointed. I probably should have done a little more research before staying here, but it was getting late and rain was headed our way, so we had to make a decision on where to camp. The location is pretty, it's right on the river so... More

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this place! Have been coming here at least once every summer for the last 10 years and it never fails to disappoint. They skimp a bit on the firewood though and there is a guy down the street that will fill up the trunk of your car for the same price! Tent sites are always what we take and... More

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Halifax, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Pros: Location (both on the river and proximity to Asheville) Cons: train across river, small sites, locked bathrooms, no amenities I'm usually pretty good when it comes to finding the "good" in places, but I don't have much to say. I guess one good thing is my GPS found it no problem. We arrived during the evening. We found the... More

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Waterloo, South Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We love French Broad River Campground for many reasons, the main one being the river. It is wide and not as swift as most mountain rivers. You can back your camper right up to the river and listen to the soothing, relaxing sounds 24/7. You can walk up and tube down the river or you can tie to a limb... More

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The owners of this campground are very friendly, and is run by the same family for the past 20+ years. I've been coming here for almost as many summers! There aren't very many RV sites, so a reservation is always needed for those. The tents have their own section, away from the RVs, which is nice. There are portajohns in... More

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

It is a cool little spot, but they need NEW picnic tables, it was sit at your own risk. Good location Walmart and Ingles are close for supplies. Camp site about $32.00 with water and elect. The cabins are small and about $75.00 a night for 1 bed.

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Asheville, North Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We read reviews after reviews..and decided to ignore the negative and stay positive..after all it is a campground..right?...WRONG! We will not complain about the trains running every 4 to 5 hours...i actually love the sound of trains. The river that flows by the property is what gives this place it's only splendor...it is i suppose why this place is still... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I have stayed here 2 times. The first time was in 2010 and then again this November. It is a small campground on a narrow strip of land. There are a few cabins, some tent sites, and places for RVs. The view of the river is amazing. The cabins are small, but clean and cozy. This is not a resort... More

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Bay Shore, New York
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

The campground is on a narrow strip of land, sandwiched between a busy road and a railroad track on the opposite side of the river, that is used by freight trains. Several trains came roaring past our site the night we were there. They rumble by late into the night shaking the ground beneath you as you are trying to... More

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Sebring, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

We booked here based on their website promotion, which is far from what we saw once we arrived. The positive: the river is beautiful. The campground itself is dotted with RVs that have taken up residence, and are in various stages of their life cycle - mostly old and dirty. Renters are permitted to rent by the month, and continue... More

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Address: 1030 Old Marshall Hwy, Asheville, NC 28804
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Smoky Mountains > Asheville
Also Known As:
French Broad River Campground Hotel Asheville

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