Buck Hill Campground

RV Park

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6401 S US 19East Hwy
Plumtree, NC 28657

GPS: 36.0302, -82.0065

Last Price Paid: $40
Number of Sites: 60
Elevation: 2860 ft

1 person has reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Verizon 3G
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39 Tiffin Allegro Bus
2015 Jeep Wrangler
7 reviews
Nightly rate: $40
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 62
“Nice Park but No Connectivity”

Reviewed Jun 27, 2017

Overall Rating

Dates Stayed: June 20 – 24, 2017

Site Info: [Site #62] Buck Hill is a quiet community tucked into the mountain valley. We were a bit concerned when we arrived to see the bridge that we needed to cross to get into the park. We still wonder if it’s really rated for a big rig. There was only one other big rig in the park while we were there. Our second issue was finding where to check in. There’s a house at the top of the hill but no signs indicating that’s the office. Do not attempt to drive your rig or camper/trailer to the house as there is very limited area to turn around. The owners are super nice and very willing to help with anything you need. It seems that about 80-90% of the residents are long term as most have built decks and done their own site landscaping. Several of the RVs were empty until the weekend. Given this the park is actually quite neat and well kept. Several of the sites back up to the river that runs along the park, however it looks like maybe only a couple of those are used by short timers. The parking pads are crushed rock and grass and are pretty level. Our particular site was pretty close to our neighbor but there are other sites that have more space. There are several cute cabins that surround a pond on the property. We wanted to rate it 4 stars but the lack of connectivity was an issue for us.

Wifi/Cable: No cable and the wifi is pretty bad (the owner said they are only able to get DSL)

Hook-ups: Full hook-ups, 50 amps, and our site was pretty new.

Dogs: There’s lots of open space to walk your dog around the park and everyone is good about keeping their dogs on leash. There’s a trail that runs up to the top of Buck Hill if you’re looking for something a little more strenuous. No breed restrictions mentioned.

Location: About 20 min access to the Blue Ridge Parkway. Crabtree falls, Linville falls, and Grandfather mountain are all within 30 min of the park. Ingles is about 20 min away.

Restaurants are limited but the Blind Squirrel Brewery is a nice option close by.

Ease of Access: Small two lane, windy roads to get here, but that’s to be expected given the area.

Ease of Reservation: No online booking. I had to call, leave a message and call again to set up a reservation.

Site Quality
Verizon 3G

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  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • sewer
  • Full Hookups
  • wifi: yes
  • playground
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
  • picnic table
  • laundry
  • pets


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