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River Creek

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  • 217 River Creek Drive, Rutherfordton, NC 28139, USA
  • (828)287-3915


Email: rivercreek@rivercreekcampground.com

Phone: (828)287-3915

Other Phone: (866)287-3915


Amenities

  • tenting
  • store
  • swimming pool
  • fishing
  • lp gas
  • modem connection
  • pullthrus
  • sewer hookups
  • laundry
  • other swimming
  • rentals
  • pets
  • cable tv
  • lodging
  • dump station
  • recreation hall
  • boating
  • group area
  • phone hookups
  • slideouts
  • wi-fi


Weather

Areal Flood Watch

Issued:
10:30 PM EDT on April 22, 2018
Expires:
8:00 AM EDT on April 24, 2018
Rain
Monday 04/23/2018 100%
Rain
Periods of rain. High 58F. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall possibly over one inch. Locally heavier rainfall possible.
Rain
Tuesday 04/24/2018 80%
Rain
Rain early...then remaining cloudy with showers in the afternoon. Thunder possible. High near 65F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 04/25/2018 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 73F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of Rain
Thursday 04/26/2018 40%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy with occasional showers for the afternoon. High 68F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Clear
Friday 04/27/2018 20%
Clear
Sunny, along with a few afternoon clouds. High near 70F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.


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no pet fees

Date:

October 31, 2011

To many xtra charges. Pet fee?? Does this include food,pet sitter,xtra heat??? Sites we're not that clean to begin with.

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Great camping on the river!

Date:

October 26, 2009

The campground is broken into two distinct areas; large, RV and fifth-wheel sites up on the hill and individual tent and small pop-up sites below by the river. The river front sites all featured 20 and 30-foot covered canopies, which were great when the weather turned wet. We had heavy rains on the first night and they released water from the dam upstream, offering us a great view of the rushing river. Brown trout and carp were visible from the riverbank, but very elusive to fishing. There are small docks at each campsite that take you out over the river. All tent sites had electricity and water, some 30amp and some 120 – all had metal picnic tables and small fire rings. The bathhouses were located up by the main office and were all very clean, but only had three showers and four toilets per side - a little busy in the mornings, so we had to take traffic into account. The campground is pet-friendly with a pet exercise area, motorcycle ramp for taking your bike on and off your truck/trailer, a playground for the kiddies, arcade with video games, pool tables and access to nearby hiking trails and grocery stores. The campground shop featured ice cream, a smattering of groceries, camp fuel, propane refills, $8 wheelbarrow loads of firewood and very weak coffee. The couple running the campground was very, very friendly and offered great suggestions for food and activities. You're less than five minutes from Lake Lure and the constant drone of traffic at the other campsites - Chimney Rock is just a little bit past Lake Lure and you can buy your Chimney Rock tickets at the campground store at a discount. If you're looking for an off-the-main-drag campground next to the river, this is a recommended site for tent and small pop-up campers. The big rig RV sites looked very close together, with no buffering between the sites - all sites appeared to feature water, sewer, TV cable, 30amp. Most of the sites on the bluff, overlooking the main river, appeared to be long-term, with large 5th wheelers and trailers occupying the nicely covered, garage-like sites on the upper portion of the campground. There were also multiple log cabins at the site that rented for about $75 a night. They were actually little trailers that featured a small living room, galley and sleeping area with a porch overlooking the river and creek. Great value, great hosts, close to tourists spots but not in the middle of all the traffic - we would visit again!

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