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Tent camping, group sites, primitive or water and electric.

Spending the night in a tent is a traditional part of many camping experiences, but it’s not the only way to enjoy the great outdoors and spot native wildlife. Whether you’re camping in a large three room family tent with water and electric or a small two-person tent. We here at Catawba Falls have not forgotten the traditional part of camping. We have sites for most tents, from small to large, from full electric and water use, to the small footprint tents. We have added a new section to our campground, HAMMOCK ROW. This area comprises of our past river sites R1, R2 and R3. No reservation needed, first come first serve. The cost is $15 per hammock. As always we are ready to offer our concierge services to all our primitive area tents, don’t worry about lugging your tent, coolers, clothes or kitchen sink.




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We have hammock sites along the river below Laurel Haven they are first come and cost $15 cash per hammock. No reservations.


We stayed at your campground this past Saturday and completely loved it!!  My children made friends and everyone we came across was very friendly.  The staff was laid back but attentive.  My children enjoyed Snickers with her persnickety personality, and Milky Way who was downright sweet, and Rolo who was constantly brainstorming another way to get out of the Corral. 
Our only issue was that we did not have enough time there. So we want to come back July 5th and 6th if that is okay.  We would want a site like last time - near the water with electric and water.
Thank you much!!
Dawn Caren

We really enjoyed camping at your campground this past weekend.  It was a peaceful, beautiful, quiet, friendly place to be.  It was great being right by the river.  Andrew enjoyed doing some fly fishing!  It was so great to find a place within 60 miles of home but feels like we really got away.  We look forward to returning next year.  Looking forward to doing more hiking in the area.


Mary and Andrew Robitschek

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Square review

“Love this place. Renovated showers are really nice! I think that this is my fourth stay here. I only have one negative. I am not a whiner. I'm not a complainer. However, is there ANY way that you can get rid of those tiny little toilets?? I don't consider myself to be an overly large man but those toilets are long overdue for an elongated bowl upgrade! Other than that, this place ROCKS! Love the addition of the porta potty down by the tent sites! That was solid gold! So glad that you guys are up and running after the difficult run of events that you've had. We WILL be back and I've already got two co-workers that are planning to stay with you very soon!”

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