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Moonshine Creek Campground

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Reviewed 27 January 2017

Had reservations for Oct 20 - 24 2016. Arrived to find a very run-down campground with sites on top of each other. It is a very back woodsy sort of place. Nothing really appealing about it. They gave us a site that we were unable to actually fit in. The person trying to help us almost crashed our truck on...

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

Moonshine Creek is a beautiful mountain campground where campers come to enjoy nature, it is not a resort. You do feel like you are camping in the woods and that is what is appealing to our campers. At the same time we continue to improve and update every year like our brand new bathhouse, brand new tenters bathrooms and shelters,...

Moore, SC
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We are long time tent campers. We enjoy smaller campgrounds that have sites spread out. I also love woodsy sites with shade. This weekend was the final weekend Moonshine Creek was open for the season. It was specular! The weather was perfect to view foliage. The Blue Ridge Parkway entrance is very close to campground. The site was spacious with...

Thank HotRed7
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Jim and Dana take so much pride in their campground and truly care about their guests. We had a wonderful 4 night stay in mid- October and were very sad to pack up and leave the mountains. This campground is exactly what we look for in a campground. It was far enough off the highway that it was very peaceful...

Thank Tamara W
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We started our mountain getaway in a tent on a nice little site with a campfire overlooking the stream and whole campground below. But it was cold, cold that night. The next morning we packed up to leave when a campground employee stopped to talk with me. We told him why we're leaving and he offered a camping cabin, complete...

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Reviewed 21 October 2016

Tent camped overnight with the family. We had so much fun. The campground is a little close but the tent area we stayed in was nice. We even had an overhead shelter that you could put a small tent under. There were ample number of bathrooms and they were very clean. The whole campground was very clean. There is a...

Thank lynyrdb
Pembroke Pines, Florida
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a perfect campground to get away from it all! If you are looking for peace nature and tranquility your search stops here! The campground curves around a creek and most sites are wrapped in trees and the creek flows right behind your site. For tent campers they have wooden shelters on most sites to protect from the rain....

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Great camp ground! Bath house is 5 stars!! Very clean, granite counter tops. Definitely not your typical bath house. Beautiful creek running through the middle with lots of spots for campers. The lots are small and tight especially for larger campers, but they will fit. Very clean and family oriented.

Thank Dale T
Lenoir City
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I almost hate to review this campground because I kind of want to keep it to myself. It is awesome. One of the best campgrounds we have ever been to. The staff is friendly and helpful. They have shower rooms and restrooms, very neat and clean. We tent camp and those sites are great. The RV sites look wonderful too....

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Waynesville, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This location is beautiful and the bathhouse is exceptional. However, the owners were rude to us and our 77 year old mother on more than one occasion. The added charges, including the poor cable service, for example, really add up, making this a facility that evidently doesn't want families. We won't give them our business again.

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

Jeff, Thank you for visiting Moonshine Creek and your nice comments on how beautiful our campground and facilities are. It is important that our campers follow certain rules for your safety and enjoyment. When I spoke to your mother she was trying to pry open one of our electric boxes. Having concern for her safety I asked her to please...

Albemarle, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Our 1st visit to Moonshine Creek & will not be the last. My wife & 2 grandchildren and I stayed in the Rustic Cabin. It is located right beside the most impressive bath house we've ever seen. The 'Tadg-ma-toilet' is all brand new. The brook is very nice running through the center of the campground. There's a small play area...

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About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cool, Quiet, Secluded Back To Nature Camping with Rushing Stream and Trout Fishing. Beautiful setting just off the Blue Ridge Parkway in the Great Smoky Mountains. FHU RV sites, Tent sites and Cabins. Camp Store, Heated Bathhouse, Fire Rings, Cable TV, and WiFi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moonshine Creek Campground

Address: 2486 Dark Ridge Road, Sylva, NC 28779
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Jackson County > Sylva
Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Price Range: $48 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“This is a campground, not a hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Vacationer2013Texas, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Cabins have different amenities so call and ask the wonderful office staff.”
 of 5 bubbles HotRed7, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for a site by the creek!”
  • Overhead view of sites 8 -9 - 10
 of 5 bubbles JulieC079, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Creekside near the bath house.”
 of 5 bubbles dclinejr2016, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in cabin #6 -- there's a lot of parking and a large fire pit area.”
 of 5 bubbles MarthaM646, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
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