What Peaks of Otter Campground lacks in actual otters, it more than makes up for in gorgeous Blue Ridge views, epic hiking trails, and plenty of smallmouth bass just ready to be hooked in Abbott Lake. Expect to be surrounded by bouquets of flora that dot the landscape with color, or catch a glimpse of some of the nearby fauna like deer, wild turkey, and Wild Turkey. Kick back and find out if Virginia really is for lovers.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
140 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available


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Hipcamper Alexander
Alexander L.
recommends this listing.
April 23rd, 2017

Get up early to watch the otters. Quitly exit your tent. There are often deer roaming around the sites in the am.

Hipcamper Celeste
Celeste A.
didn't provide a recommendation.
September 24th, 2017

We arrived at 645 pm just before the campground closed. We were able to check in, but if you arrive late, you can pitch your tent and sign in and pay via envelope. No outside firewood is allowed, but the store a short drive away sells bundles, as does the Peaks of Otter Lodge nearby. We stayed at site A 25. The campground wasn't empty, but prive sites were easy to find. The weather was perfect, our tent pad was flat, and the facilities were more than adequate. The campground is a few hundred yards from the trailhead for Sharp Top Mountain, and not much further to a few less strenuous trails.

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Hipcamper Amanda M.
recommends this listing.
October 24th, 2019
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January 24th, 2019
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December 9th, 2018
Hipcamper Samantha G.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
September 1st, 2018
Hipcamper Joyce R.
recommends this listing.
July 14th, 2018
Hipcamper Summer Q.
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July 13th, 2018
Hipcamper Ian  B.
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April 30th, 2018
Hipcamper Alisa Z.
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March 19th, 2018
Hipcamper Christopher P.
doesn't recommend this listing.
January 13th, 2018
Hipcamper Celeste A.
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September 24th, 2017
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June 18th, 2017
Hipcamper Kara  M.
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January 31st, 2017
Blue Ridge Parkway
United States
Phone Number
828-298 0398
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37.443° N, 79.605° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 56 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / Van: 84 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)

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