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French Broad River Campground

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Franklin, Tennessee
Reviewed May 26, 2015

We stayed here for the close proximity to Asheville and for the river camping. Our site was directly on the river as promised. It was beautiful! The not-so-good: The bathhouse had only one shower with luke-warm water (when I showered. May be warmer at other times). The road into the campground is two way so if you have a big...

4Thank Jennyf10
Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed May 26, 2015

I don't know why some people have really knocked this place. This campground was great as far as family friendly, beautiful campgrounds. The prior reviews made me a bit uneasy but it was holiday weekend and our choices were limited and we decided to go for it, so we did and we are glad we did. We had campsite #10,...

4Thank JennGilli
Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

The Campground is Great! We have stayed about three times now! If your looking for a place to go with a ton of activities and amazing amenities (this may not be the place for you)! We love the French Broad River, you can open your windows and listen to the river all night and the occasional train but that's what...

3Thank Gina O
Reviewed April 4, 2015

I have to say that this is one of the worst places I have ever camped!!!!! Not only was the place trashy because there is no trash cans but also they sites are cramped together and u have ZERO privacy!!!! Not only that but the owners are very rude. We were visiting my girlfriends parents and in the middle of...

10Thank Rgunter0817
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

I give it a 5, but am reserving the infamous May Emblem for the house that are worthier. It is good but not outrageous. Ranked number one, I was expecting more. Junction is better. Wicked weed is better. Really just a sweet shop with a Dyllons candy bar nyc feel.....without the commercial dyllons feel. Still a 5 makes it a...

2Thank Andy M
Hertford, North Carolina
Reviewed October 13, 2014

First I will start by saying the river is beautiful! Next, beware if you have a camper longer than 28 feet! There is nowhere good to turn around!!! We tore up the rear jacks because of this. We stayed in sight 16 and there is a year around resident that must have a case of OCD about leaves falling into...

2Thank Debbie R
Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed October 8, 2014

The French Broad River Campground sounds like it would be a wonderful place to camp. It's good on paper but once you arrive you quickly find out that because it's such a beautiful area and could be prime camping grounds they cram in as many people as possible which ruins the experience. The assigned camp sites are extremely close together...

2Thank Abby J
Reviewed September 14, 2014

Very convenient to Asheville, this was a very small campground, most sites are right on the river. It was a different kind of campground in that there were cabins (which I had assumed were for rent), but almost all of them appeared to have permanent residences. Some of the campers that were there also appeared to be permanent. The bathrooms...

Thank tnslp
Thurmont, Maryland
Reviewed August 19, 2014

I was very disappointed by how poorly this campground is kept up. Thank goodness we had full hookups and didn't need to use the bath-house- I would have pulled out and moved to a different campground. Game-room was never open, office was rarely manned and many individuals 'living' at the campground long-term-although they were very friendly. The road is extremely...

5Thank Kim C
Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed August 13, 2014

We spent four nights at the campground, friendly owners and a beautiful setting. Where else can you camp on a beautiful river in a wooded setting so close to a great town. For those folks expecting more maybe a hotel would suite your needs better.

2Thank Dennis H
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )

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Address: 1030 Old Marshall Hwy, Asheville, NC 28804-9667
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Asheville
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
French Broad River Campground Hotel Asheville
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“a little tight getting in and out but doable. wouldn't recommend it for anything bigger than our 31'”
Banditoman59, Oct 22, 2016 | Read review
“Don't get stone cabin”
sugarsweet29, Aug 22, 2016 | Read review
“Only camp here if you're in a camper because they "camp sites" are extremely close together and if you're in a tent you can hear everything. Also there are train tracks across from the river so if you're a light sleeper you may not like this place.”
AbbyJ704, Oct 8, 2014 | Read review
“Stayed in the tent section!”
arriam, Jun 16, 2014 | Read review
“If you are a light sleeper there is a train that comes by frequently. This may not be the best site for you.”
SierraD844, Jan 8, 2014 | Read review
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