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The River is calling me

So many things to do on the New River. We have gone tubing, and canoeing. Several people kayak, and... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Garner, North Carolina
Beautiful river. Many activities to enjoy:

The New River is clean. There are activities for everyone: play in the water, canoe, kayak, tube... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2018
Boone, North Carolina
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20 Aug 2018
“The River is calling me”
13 Jun 2018
“Beautiful river. Many activities to enjoy:”
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

So many things to do on the New River. We have gone tubing, and canoeing. Several people kayak, and I would like to try that next. The river is shallow and most areas are very calm. Very scenic.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

The New River is clean. There are activities for everyone: play in the water, canoe, kayak, tube, swim, fish, observe wildlife, and more.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank dylanc812
Reviewed March 26, 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.

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Greg S
Reviewed October 19, 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

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank cyshift
Reviewed September 11, 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.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Debbi F
Reviewed July 3, 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!!!

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Joe J
Reviewed November 7, 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

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Cynoman
Reviewed August 24, 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.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Redwolf_Journeys
Reviewed July 25, 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

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank 314AprilN
Reviewed June 30, 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

Date of experience: June 2015
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jenny w
June 11, 2017|
Response from Greg S | Reviewed this property |
Can't really say. It looked clear. Not many live around there. I would guess it is in my opinion.