Basin Creek Camping Area

Thurmond Chatham Wildlife Management Area

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Longbottom Rd. (SR-1730) Hays, NC 28635 800-662-7137 Official Website

GPS: 36.3752, -81.1448

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Overview of Basin Creek Camping Area

Number of Sites 6

Pad Type dirt

Elevation 1,410 ft / 429 m

Tent Camping Yes

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Last reported 9/30/2021
“Lots of trash and broken glass”

Reviewed 9/30/2021

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating

We planned to stay a few nights but moved after just one. There are 4-5 spots which are all shaded, we use solar so we like to have at least partial sun. There are not fire rings, just fire piles. It seems people burn trash so they are filled with broken glass and trash. We have young children and the glass was scattered all around so ... more

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1 review

Reviewed 9/18/2020

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 1
Overall Rating

I am writing this review as a 23 yr old female solo traveler. I live in my 1988 van. Basin Creek Camping area would be a great place for non solo travelers. I say this because I was the only one who stayed overnight and I was a little scared. There is no cell service so that added another element of fear. There is a lot of trash (i... more

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Morgan would stay here again

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LivingOurDreamNow
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36' Keystone Cougar 310RLS
Dodge Ram 2500
277 reviews
“A Free Camping Gem with an Adjacent Trailhead”

Reviewed 7/14/2020

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 0
Overall Rating

The Basin Creek Camping Area is a dispersed camping area within the Thurmond Chatham Game Land, Basin Creek Tract, Wilkes County, North Carolina. Enjoy free camping in North Carolina at this location up to 14 consecutive days; see North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission General Regulations under Other Restrictions. This free pri... more

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LivingOurDreamNow would stay here again

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Amenities

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  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
Recreation
  • recreation trail

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