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RE: Lets talk about camping and Mountain Biking

Rainey Day here in Atlanta, so I threw some info together My wife and I are out of Atlanta and have visited, many mtn Bike destinations in the Southeast, we also always look for places to camp and pedal with true single-track trails! We have tried to visit almost all the top rated trial systems in the Southeast. First, if you have not checked out Raystown Lake (appears 275 miles away 4-5 hr drive), it is one of the hot spots in your area! Raystown There is a wonderful campground on the Lake, and the trail system is unbelievable, right on the lake also, great views, smooth, exciting trails! We went one fall, week after Labor day, and was a AAAA+++ trip, campground stays booked, that time of year. Then work your way down: 6-7 Hour drive, get into Shenandoah Forest area. Douthat St Park 7-8 hour away from you, Wilkesboro, NC: Warrior Creek (One of the Southeast, coolest trail systems) and nice campground, we go couple times a year. Couple trail systems right on the Lake. Warrior Creek WC Campground Charlotte, NC 8 hr drive: Lots of cool tails options, Lake Norman, camping & riding, National White Water center although no camping, a great trail system & outdoor events area, big parking lot to work out of camper during a day trip, restaurant & other activities! Charlotte NC trails Pisgah Natl Forest, just south of Asheville, NC: More extreme Mtn Biking in the forest, or check out Dupont Forest (Camping nearby) Dupont Forest TSALI, Almond NC – 9-10 hour drive TSALI Tsali has a campground, no hook-ups, very nice setup, if you go fall & spring, About 2-3 Miles is Tumbling Waters campground, if hookups needed, private cool little spot. Chattanooga, TN, has 9-10 hr drive: Great city, with 6 tail system, right in the area, Racoon mtn has a campground at the base of the Mtn, a cool trail system overlooking the city! Chatt Trails Atlanta & North GA, has lots of options! Pinhotti trail system in Ellijay GA (North GA Mtns), Bill Mtn in North GA Yargo State Park, camp & ride (cool trail system) Yargo GA options: Paynes creek on Lake Hartwell Paynes Creek Petersburg, Augusta GA, Lake Thurmond Petersburg FATS (Freaking Awesome Trail System, I call it that) info here Fats Alabama, actually has a lot of trail systems, lots of state parks supporting new trail systems, with several nice campgrounds with trail options: Birmingham, Oak Mtn. Oak mtn Auburn, Al Chewacla Monte Sano Monte Sano De Soto – Fort Payne, Al DeSoto Anniston, has a lot going on at Coldwater: Coldwater Have to camp in town, drive to trail, good option right off highway, basic campground: KOA I am also originally from Florida and know their options. First your trek all the way down to Markham Park, you will be passing a lot of other MUCH better trail options, unless you have other action going on in South Florida, the riding is just so-so. Middle of the state (Ocala area), is Santos, campground available, one of Florida’s coolest trail systems: Santos North Florida, on your way down, in Alachua, FL: San Felasco San Felasco Campground right off the exit and about 3-4 miles from trails (no camping at trailhead) Travlers Tampa area, has several trail system that get rave reviews Alafia Feel free to message me, if you are trekking down into the Southeast, my wife and I are very active RV’ers and Mtn bikers, last three years, camping & Mtn biking, almost every other weekend, with several longer vacations, checking out Southeast and eastern options! Get out there and make ever-lasting adventures! Markiemark:C
Markiemark32 11/23/14 09:46am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Roanoke VA

Douthat has some of the top rated mountain biking in the country. Every trail is open to bikes EXCEPT the one that goes around the lake. Too many hikers. There are four campgrounds, all with WE and dump stations EXCEPT the one right on the lake. It has dump station but no electric or water at sites. The Buckhorne Campground, just outside the park has full hookups. We lived in Clifton Forge for 12 years and just moved to Florida in November. All campgrounds have restrooms and showers. The first park campground just past the Buckhorne is only two years old.
oldchief7155 07/18/14 06:08pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Roanoke VA

I live in Roanoke. How far do you want to be outside Roanoke? 2 state parks are Smith Mountain Lake and Douthat. Closest (50 minutes north of Roanoke) private park is KOA Natural Bridge. 30 - 45 minutes, maybe 1hr, from Roanoke. Will look at those options, mentioned above, appreciate the information!!! Markienmark
Markiemark32 07/14/14 11:21am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Roanoke VA

I live in Roanoke. How far do you want to be outside Roanoke? 2 state parks are Smith Mountain Lake and Douthat. Closest (50 minutes north of Roanoke) private park is KOA Natural Bridge.
Cecilt 07/14/14 07:54am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
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