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Reservation Window: Wed Oct 22 2014 – Mon Sep 21 2015

Check-in: 8:00 am

Departure date:
Check-out: 10:00 pm
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Site Details:

  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Checkin Time: 8:00 am
  • Checkout Time: 10:00 pm
  • Type of Use: Day
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 60
  • BBQ: Y
  • Looking For Category: Day Use,Group Site
  • Picnic Table: Y

Alerts and Important Information


Shelter 1: Near the Dan River, this shelter provides a shady setting for reunions, picnics and other special events. It accommodates up to 60 comfortably. There is a spigot that allows access to potable water and a large grill at the back of the shelter. There's no deck but there is a graveled area by the grill. This shelter offers no view of the river; access to the river is limited. A walk of about two minutes brings you to the river. The shelter is near a swing set, trash disposal, and bathrooms are about five minutes away. This shelter offers access to the pool area via the Tutelo Trail, a 5-10 minute walk. First-come, first-served picnic tables that can be used to accommodate more people are around shelter. (Note: several distances mentioned above might prove difficult for the handicapped.) Both shelters have grills, picnic tables and access to nearby restrooms. Each shelter guest must pay applicable daily parking or admission fees. If you'd rather arrange to have such fees for your guests paid up-front, please contact park staff before the day of your event. Also, a special use permit and additional fees may be required for any activities other than simply picnicking; call the park beforehand to discuss such issues. No refund within 14 days before reserved date. Before then, there's a cancellation fee.

** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.