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Very peaceful and relaxing to visit. .

Not many people around here when my wife and I visited the the river. Could hear birds singing... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Rock Hill, South Carolina
WARNING: Check Water Levels Thoroughly Before You Go!

We enjoyed camping at the New River State Park at the Wagoner Road Access Area! In fact, it’s the... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Greensboro, North Carolina
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“canoe” (10 reviews)
Jefferson, NC
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Not many people around here when my wife and I visited the the river. Could hear birds singing without distractions. Seen deer around the area. Even heard a bullfrog in the distance. Very relaxing.

1  Thank Grizz1961
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We enjoyed camping at the New River State Park at the Wagoner Road Access Area! In fact, it’s the nicest state park campground we’ve ever seen! But we brought our kayaks to take a short trip down the river. We unloaded the kayaks at the...More

Thank cyshift
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We live near the New River in Jefferson North Carolina and I grew up and my kids grew-up playing in this river. We have canoed and inner-tubed this river many times over the years and I can honestly say that I love living here.

Thank Debbi F
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I have paddled water all over the U.S. I started on this river... A great place for family!!! One of NC's best kept secrets!!!

Thank Backroadryder
Reviewed 7 November 2015

We just visited the park area itself while on a drive from Jefferson NC to Independence VA. The park & campgrounds were very nice and after viewing the waterway maps and timetables, we have added camping & canoeing here to our list of must-do things...More

Thank Cynoman
Reviewed 25 August 2015

We floated and paddled several times on the river while staying at New a River State Park (221 Access). The water was clear, cool and relaxing.

Thank Redwolf_Journeys
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

If you are near Jefferson, with family, you have to rent canoes at New River Outfitters General Store and take the 2-3 hour canoe trip. We go every year with family, it is so much fun! There is no hassle or waiting at this place,...More

2  Thank April N
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

I've tubed on the New River several times, and my wife and I went this past weekend and had a great time. We used Zaloo's Canoes in Jefferson NC which is right off Hwy. 16. The water was a little lower than normal but still...More

Thank Carolinashorty
Reviewed 11 November 2014

The new river is one of the best attractions in Ashe County. You can ride an inner tube down the river. This a great place to have a picnic.

Thank Devin D
Reviewed 13 October 2014

We camped at the group site with 6 other families and the kids had a blast running around, fishing and hiking .The shower rooms were clean and very nice and since we camp at other NC state parks, we were pleasantly surprised that there was...More

Thank Torogis
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jenny w
11 June 2017|
Response from Grizz1961 | Reviewed this property |
Can't really say. It looked clear. Not many live around there. I would guess it is in my opinion.