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Hidden River Experience

· West Jefferson, Ashe, North Carolina
250 acres hosted by John M.
6 tent sites
Off-leash friendly
Pets can be off-leash at some sites.
Recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp is great for families and kids.
John is a Star Host
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Primitive camping
Best for self-contained campers. There are no toilets, showers, or potable water at this Hipcamp.
Welcome to the secluded campsite nestled on the banks of the New River! This primitive haven offers a tranquil retreat, allowing you to disconnect from the modern world and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature. Surrounded by untouched wilderness, this campsite provides the perfect escape for outdoor enthusiasts. As you settle into this serene paradise, you'll find yourself captivated by the abundance of activities available. Begin your day with a peaceful morning of fishing, casting your line into the pristine waters of the New River in pursuit of the perfect catch. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, this river teems with various species, promising an exciting and rewarding experience. Embark on scenic hikes that lead you through dense forests, revealing stunning vistas and hidden waterfalls. The well-marked trails cater to all skill levels, ensuring everyone can partake in the joys of exploration. You'll have ample opportunities to capture breathtaking photos and make lasting memories along the way. For the more adventurous, hop on a bike and pedal along the winding paths that meander through the wilderness. Feel the rush of wind against your face as you navigate the undulating terrain, taking in the natural beauty that surrounds you. With each turn, new discoveries await, making every bike ride an exhilarating adventure. To fully immerse yourself in the river's splendor, embark on a kayaking journey. Glide along the gentle currents, as the river guides you through stunning landscapes and quiet coves. The New River's calm waters provide an ideal setting for both beginners and experienced paddlers alike. As you explore this campsite's pristine environment, keep an eye out for the abundant wildlife that calls this area home. From graceful deer grazing in the distance to vibrant birds soaring overhead, nature enthusiasts will delight in the opportunity to observe these magnificent creatures up close. Safety is of utmost importance in this secluded sanctuary. The campsite is well-maintained and offers designated areas for camping, ensuring a comfortable and secure experience. Whether you're setting up your tent or gathering around a crackling campfire, you can rest assured knowing that you are surrounded by a tranquil and safe environment. Prepare to unwind, reconnect with nature, and embrace the simple pleasures of outdoor life at this primitive, secluded campsite on the New River. It's a haven for fishing, hiking, biking, kayaking, and wildlife enthusiasts, providing an unforgettable retreat into the heart of nature.
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39 ratings · 33 reviews
Lizbeth V.recommends
April 26, 2024
Deer run river site
Good place for camping, we enjoyed very much! the kids had so much fun.
James G.recommends
April 25, 2024
Deer run river site
Deer Run
Deer Run is a beautiful camp site right next to river. It's wonderful for tent camping. Great views, private and truly primitive. John is a wonderful host, offers coffee, eggs and plenty of firewood. See for yourself.
Seky D.recommends
April 22, 2024
Deer run river site
Camping by the river!
We loved our stay! John has done an incredible job with this place. This was one of our favorite places so far. The place was fantastic. We really enjoy the nature, the river, staying around the fire and walking around the property. It was a perfect place for our dog too! Thank John for letting us stay at your place and for your help. We will come back this summer!
Tyson H.recommends
April 21, 2024
Riverside camping VIP
Absolutely loved our stay here! Plenty of space and very beautiful and peaceful. Caught Brown trouts right at our campsite.
John Q.recommends
April 21, 2024
Slab rock
Amazing, great time good people.
Jason D.recommends
April 20, 2024
Slab rock
The perfect spot for my Rustic Trail Teardrop. My dog and I had an awesome stay. We were escorted in by John and his wife. I never saw anyone for days. Very primitive and private site. I will definitely be back.
West Jefferson, Ashe, North Carolina, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of ᏣᎳᎫᏪᏘᏱ Tsalaguwetiyi (Cherokee, East), Moneton, S’atsoyaha (Yuchi), and Yesan (Tutelo) First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by John M.Joined in April 2023
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