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Charlotte, North Carolina
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

be sure to have ALL your supplies ~ Bathrooms but No Showers ~ Tent area well kept and great for star gazing but need a small tent Local Food Lion does not carry Duck Tape and is a limited store supply Folks were very friendly and great for peace and quite

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Carrboro, North Carolina
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Julian Price was a great answer to our need for a quick getaway and a bit of solitude. Staff was amazingly friendly and accommodating. Campground is fairly minimalist; they didn't even have firewood for sale. 😀. The thick rhododendron and trees make for a lush environment. There is only one loop fir camping along the lake itself so next time... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed September 13, 2016

To be in such a golden location, Julian Price Campground was a huge disappointment. A) The tent pads are entirely too small. B) The bathrooms were absolutely atrocious - I'm not going to elaborate, but if you have to do anything other than hover to pee, you're going to be disgusted. I'd much rather poop in a hole in the... More 

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Pittsburgh, United States
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141 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

After a long day on the blue ridge parkway we looked forward to a peaceful night camping. We found the campground nearly deserted which felt rather strange on the 4th of July. It is clear why people do not stay here. The sites are small, muddy and extremely graded. There is nowhere in the near vicinity to get fire wood.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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77 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Don't be fooled by the pictures of the waterfront sites. There are only a few of them. That said the campground was pretty big. I would say maybe a third of the sites were so small or overgrown that they weren't able to be used unless maybe you drive a motorcycle and bring a hammock. The sites were rough. Bathrooms... More 

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1 Thank Commandkat
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

I have camped at Julian Price Park for over 10 years. I use to tell family and friends how nice the facilities and Rangers were. They use to hold programs about nature and would come by and ask if we needed anything. Sadly, that is not the case anymore. It's more like the Wild West. You now check yourself in... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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73 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

I just needed a cheap place to sleep before going water tubing the next day and the back of my Jeep in this campground was as comfortable as could be. Just don't leave food outside for the Bears. Paying was straightforward at the ranger station. There were plenty of spots on the Wednesday I was there, but was told reservations... More 

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Greensboro NC
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 9, 2015

Clean and we'll kept. Variety of sites for tents and RVs. Some loops right on the lake. Ten minutes from Grandfather Mountain, 30 min to Boone. Leaves were gorgeous. We did not have any hook ups. Dump station and water easy in/out.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Our first camping adventure in the U.S. having lived here for 7 years we finally plucked up the courage and had two nights at Julian Price. It was great, no showers, lots of rain, fantastic hiking from the site and just being outdoors. Limited space to 'play' with balls, frisbee etc, but we still managed to have loads of fun.... More 

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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62 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2015

Having primitive camped with no amenities for miles, this was a pretty nice campground. Loop A was crowded but a couple spots were available lake shore, I would've had to share a driveway with the next campsite. I chose to camp across the campground road in a more private site. I chose this site to keep from disturbing my neighbors.... More 

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Address: Mile Post 297 Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock, NC
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Blowing Rock
Number of rooms: 180
Also Known As:
Julian Price Park Campground Hotel Blowing Rock
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“Loop A, lakeside”
 of 5 bubbles Vivadefiesta, Jul 26, 2015 | Read review
“Sites vary significantly, so be sure to ask for a good one, and to check out your options.”
 of 5 bubbles BostonJoy, May 28, 2014 | Read review
“C17 was a good one if you cant reserve beforehand. Take a water container to collect water from the outside spigot at the bath house and save yourself some walking.”
 of 5 bubbles 2Whitakers, May 18, 2014 | Read review
“It will rain, so be prepared.”
  • View from campsite A10
 of 5 bubbles Nellie429, Sep 3, 2013 | Read review
“Site in the A Loop are closest to the lake and some are on / have a view of the lake. Loops B-F are across the Blue Ridge Parkway.”
 of 5 bubbles dellosso, Jul 8, 2013 | Read review
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