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Reservable Facilities

Check the reservations website for availability and prices. 

In addition to campsites, you can reserve the following facilities at this park:

Picnic Shelters

Unreserved picnic shelters are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. However, the shelters are very popular, so reservations are strongly suggested.

The picnic shelter at the Wagoner Road Access Area accommodates up to 75 people. Drinking water and restrooms are nearby. The shelter is handicap accessible.

The picnic shelter at the US 221 Access Area accommodates up to 50 people. Drinking water is nearby. The shelter is handicap accessible.

Community Building

The community building at the US 221 Access Area accommodates up to 85 people. It has a meeting room, kitchen facilities and restrooms. Eighty-five chairs and 15 tables are included. The building is handicap accessible. Reservations are required; please contact the park.

Classroom

The classroom is located in the visitor center at the US 221 Access Area. It accommodates up to 48 people. It has 4 laboratory/classroom tables that seat six people each. Drinking water and restrooms are nearby. The building is handicap accessible. Reservations are required; please contact the park.

Conference Room

The conference is located in the visitor center at the US 221 Access Area. It accommodates up to 15 people. Drinking water and restrooms are nearby. The building is handicap accessible. Reservations are required; please contact the park.


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Contact the park

336-982-2587
new.river@ncparks.gov

 

ADDRESSES

U.S. 221 access
and visitor center

358 New River State Park Road
Laurel Springs, NC 28644

GPS: 36.46768, -81.34035

 

Wagoner access

1447 Wagoner Access Road
Jefferson, NC 28640

GPS: 36.415808, -81.387174

 

Kings Creek access

2250 Kings Creek Road
Piney Creek, NC 28663

GPS: 36.527628, -81.336359

 

Elk Shoals access

349 Methodist Camp Road
West Jefferson, NC 28694

GPS: 36.365324, -81.433277

 

HOURS

  • December to February:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • March to April:
    7:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • May to September:
    7:00am to 10:00pm
     
  • October:
    7:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • November:
    7:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     
  • Monday to Friday:
    8:00am to 5:00pm
     
  • Saturday to Sunday:
    10:00am to 3:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     
  • Closed November 1 to March 31
     
  • April:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • May to September:
    8:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • October:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     

The swim beach at Elk Shoals access is open from sunrise to sunset year-round.