ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • We are located within minutes of Gas, Wal-Mart Supercenter, Restaurants, Churches, Hospitals & Grocery Stores.

  • High speed internet is now included at no additional charge.

    Please note internet service or signal is NOT GUARANTEED.

  • We have newly remodeled bathrooms and laundry room.

  • Outgoing & Incoming Mail are handled by the office.

  • If you are having your mail forwarded during your stay ...
    THE ADDRESS MUST BE:
    c/o Mountain River Family Campground,
    8555 S. US 19E, Site/Lot (number)
    Newland, NC 28657-8555

  • Deliveries via UPS, FED EX are also handled by the office at the same address


AREA ATTRACTIONS

 

Linville Falls – 13 minutes/7.3 miles – turn left out of MRFC. Go 0.7 miles and turn left onto NC-194/Three Mile Rd. Go 4.2 miles. Turn right onto 221 S. Go 1.2 miles. Take exit left onto Blue Ridge Parkway. Turn left/North onto BRP. Go 1.1 miles and turn right onto Linville Falls Rd. Parking area ahead.

Grandfather Mountain – 28 minutes/17 miles – turn left out of MRFC. Go 0.7 miles and turn left onto NC-194/Three Mile Rd. Go 4.2 miles. Turn left onto 221 N. Go 9.3 miles. Turn right to stay on 221 N. Go 2.8 miles. Entrance will be on your left.

Linn Cove Viaduct – 31 minutes/19.5 miles – turn left out of MRFC. Go 0.7 miles and turn left onto NC-194/Three Mile Rd. Go 4.2 miles. Turn right onto 221 S. Go 1.2 miles. Take exit left onto Blue Ridge Parkway. Turn left/North onto BRP. Go 13.3 miles and parking area will be on your right.

Rough ridge overlook hike – 33 minutes/21 miles – turn left out of MRFC. Go 0.7 miles and turn left onto NC-194/Three Mile Rd. Go 4.2 miles. Turn right onto 221 S. Go 1.2 miles. Take exit left onto Blue Ridge Parkway. Turn left/North onto BRP. Go 14.8 miles and parking area will be on your left.

Crabtree falls – 34 mins/21.3 miles - turn left out of MRFC. Go 7.8 miles. Turn left onto NC-226, go 4.6 miles. Turn left onto Blue Ridge Parkway. Turn right/south to stay on BRP. Go 8.6 miles. Turn right into entrance of park.

Mount Mitchell State park – 1 hour 4 mins/39.7 miles - turn left out of MRFC. Go 7.8 miles. Turn left onto NC-226, go 4.6 miles. Turn left onto Blue Ridge Parkway. Turn right/south to stay on BRP. Go 24.4 miles. Turn right into entrance of park.

Craggy gardens – 1 hour 13 mins/46.1 miles - turn left out of MRFC. Go 7.8 miles. Turn left onto NC-226, go 4.6 miles. Turn left onto Blue Ridge Parkway. Turn right/south to stay on BRP. Go 33.6 miles. Destination on right.

Roan Mountain - Carvers Gap - app. Trail – 47 mins/30.7 miles - turn left out of MRFC. Go 8.5 miles. Turn right onto NC-226 N/S. Go 9.4 miles. Continue straight onto NC-261 at the flashing intersection. (DO NOT TURN LEFT to stay on 226) Go 12.8 miles. You will be on the NC/TN boarder. Roan Bluff is on you right through gate, AT/Roan Bald will be to your left. Continue straight into Tennessee to enter Roan Mtn State Park.


Favorite Eateries

 

Fox + Fig Coffee Shop – 9 minutes/7 miles – turn left out of MRFC. Go 6.8 miles and turn right onto Ward St. Go 300 feet. Turn left onto Oak St. Destination will be on right.  

City Drive in – 9 minutes/7 miles – turn left out of MRFC. Go 6.8 miles and turn right onto Ward St. Go 300 feet. Turn left onto Oak St. Destination will be on left.  

DTs Blue Ridge Java Coffee Shop – 11 minutes/7.4 miles – turn left out of MRFC. Go 6.8 miles and turn right onto Ward St. Go 300 feet. Turn left onto Oak St. Go half mile and turn left onto Locust St. Destination will be on right across from old train depot.

Mountain View – 18 minutes/12.7 miles – turn left out of MRFC. Go 7.8 miles and turn left onto Hwy 226. Go 4.7 miles. Turn left under the Parkway bridge to stay on NC 226. Destination will be on right.

Chalet Restaurant – 22 minutes/15.5 miles – turn left out of MRFC. Go 7.8 miles and turn left onto Hwy 226. Go 4.6 miles. Turn left onto Blue Ridge Parkway (BRP). Go 300 feet and turn right to stay S on BRP. Go 3 miles and turn left towards High Ridge Rd. Destination will be on left.

Switzerland Cafe – 24 minutes/15.5 miles – turn left out of MRFC. Go 7.8 miles and turn left onto Hwy 226. Go 4.6 miles. Turn left onto Blue Ridge Parkway (BRP). Go 300 feet and turn right to stay S on BRP. Go 3 miles and turn left towards High Ridge Rd. Go through stop signs and make a right onto 226-A. Destination will be on your left across from Post Office.

Old Hampton Store + BBQ – 22 minutes/14.6 miles – turn left out of MRFC. Go .7 miles and turn left onto NC-194 N. Go 4.2 miles and turn left onto Hwy 221-N. Go 9.3 miles. Turn right to stay on 221-N. Go .3 miles and turn left onto Ruffin St. Destination will be on left.