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  1. speckhunter80

    FYI, SC campers be aware

    The SC State Parks system has changed from having a flat rate for campsites to a system where the cost increases as the number of sites available in a campground decreases. The old supply and demand model. So if you want to camp at a SC State Park make your reservations as far in advance as...
  2. speckhunter80

    Rolling View CG Falls Lake State Rec. Area

    Rolling View CG is part of the Falls Lake State Recreation Area but is isolated from the other camping areas and is much better choice if needing a cg near Durham. The turn off to the CG is app. 8 miles east of Durham down NC 98. There is a school where you turn. From there, it is approximately...
  3. speckhunter80

    Jonathan Dickinson State Park

    So has anyone been to Jonathan Dickinson State Park since they opened the River Campground back up? If so how does it look? Did they wipe out the shade trees?
  4. speckhunter80

    PopUpSteve

    Sorry about the car, buddy. MAYHEM!!!! [:(!]
  5. speckhunter80

    4th of July camping adventures

    Friday July 1 left the coast of NC early headed to the mountains of NC to camp in "cooler" temps. Fan switch for air conditioning on pick up not working....grreattt. About an hour an half into trip stop for a pit stop and check out tires etc....one tire is looking real sketchy, fine when I...
  6. speckhunter80

    North Mills River CG, Mill River

    MILLS RIVER, NC-----North Mills River Campground Campground is in the Pisgah National Forest about 18 miles south of I-40 going thru Asheville. As with Davidson River and Lake Powhatan it is managed by the Cradle of Forestry. Consists of two loops, one being in a relatively flat low lying area...
  7. speckhunter80

    Davidson River Rec. Area--Brevard

    PISGAH FOREST, NC------Davidson River Recreation Area/Campground It is 4 miles west of the town of Brevard and is close to Sliding Rock and Looking Glass Falls. Also only 5 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Hiking trails are abundant as is locations for fly fishing in the Davidson River. Tubing...
  8. speckhunter80

    Mt. Pisgah CG

    ASHEVILLE------Mount Pisgah Campground This campground is 20 miles south of Asheville on the Blue Ridge Parkway at Mile Marker 408.8. Did a windshield survey of this campground and can honestly say I would not recommend this campground for anyone especially any non tenters. The sites in general...
  9. speckhunter80

    Lake Powhatan CG Asheville

    ASHEVILLE, NC-------Lake Powhatan Recreation Area CG Park is operated by Cradle of Forestry and can be reserved thru Recreation.gov Campground has 85 sites in 4 different loops. There are 24 sites with electricity and 19 of those are listed as RV Electric which means they are full hook up sites...
  10. speckhunter80

    Just made reservations for April

    Falls Lake State Rec area...near Wake Forest/Raleigh NC...third trip reserved for 2016...April, July and Oct....got a noncamping trip to Jax. FL in May for in-laws 50th anniversary
  11. speckhunter80

    I am crazy...4th of July reservations

    I know it is crazy to camp on a holiday but when your DW works you got to do what you got to do. Reservations made for July 4th weekend in NC mountains.
  12. speckhunter80

    Orlando camping option for Military

    Here is a resort for Military folks in Orlando. They also offer discount tickets at Orlando area attractions for the Military: http://www.shadesofgreen.org/index.html
  13. speckhunter80

    Holly Point Campground, Falls Lake State Recreation Area Wake Forest/Raleigh

    WAKE FOREST, NC-------Holly Point Campground, Falls Lake State Recreation Area Holly Point Campground is one of four campgrounds within the Falls Lake Recreation Area is and one of two that can accommodate RV's, Fifth wheels, Pop Ups, Tear Drops and tent campers. It is located 11 miles from Wake...
  14. speckhunter80

    Anniversary trip to Holly Point Campground, Falls Lake Rec. Area Wake Forest NC

    Left out Monday morning from here at the coast about 11:00 from my Mom's after visiting with her for a half hour or so. Two hours and forty-five minutes later I backed into site 73 loop 2. Was by myself as DW was working. Had the camper all set up and chairs out by 4:00 when my wife got there...
  15. speckhunter80

    I am unsure...need help

    Ok, I normally disconnect the negative wires on my battery. Have just replaced the auto-reset fuse and know it goes to the positive side but I have had a brain fart and forgot which side the "breakaway switch" connects to....I am thinking negative...Is this correct?
  16. speckhunter80

    Oyster Point Campground, Newport NC

    NEWPORT---Oyster Point CG Croatan National Forest Oyster Point Campground is situated on the Intercoastal Waterway and is the trailhead for the 21-mile Neusiok Trail. The trail meanders through cypress swamps, loblolly pines and vast bogs of thick vegetation. Oyster Point's shallow water boat...
  17. speckhunter80

    Popular GAMBLE ROGERS STATE PARK expands

    The ever popular Gamble Rogers State Park on the Atlantic Coast of Florida, between Flagler Beach and Ormond Beach has expanded. The have opened a second campground last week. Of particular note is the campsites won't accommodate the really big RV's. Here is a story on the new campground...
  18. speckhunter80

    Cedar Point Campground remodel review

    Visited the campground today to see what improvements had been made. Walls in showers repainted, new fixtures in bathrooms, new stall walls in bathrooms. New nitrification field is where the old overflow parking was. Last three campsites on right on the way out of campground have been replaced...
  19. speckhunter80

    Cedar Point Campground reopening 5/22/15

    Cedar Point Campground is reopening this weekend Daily News Staff [email protected] A popular area campground is set to reopen over the weekend following a major renovation. The U.S. Forest Service announced this week that the $700,000 renovation project at the Cedar Point Campground in...




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