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Incredible views

We love to make a pit stop here when we are driving this stretch of the BRP. The short walk up to... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Davidson, North Carolina
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Nice hike at Doughton Park

The hike was very good at Doughton Park off the blue ridge parkway in North Carolina. The Mountain... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Mooresville, North Carolina
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“picnicking”(2 reviews)
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49800 Blue Ridge Pkwy, Laurel Springs, NC 28644-8357
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We go here a lot. Recently, to see the fall leaves but we go here frequently throughout the year. There's camping, hiking, picnicking, scenic drives, breath-taking views and quaint cabins. I believe there soon will also be a restaurant opening in the area. If you...More

Thank Tim Y
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We go to Doughton for the hiking, and there is a great variety of terrains and degrees of difficulty. Views from some of the trails are outstanding. Restrooms are well-kept. There are a number of picnic tables in different parts of the park, many of...More

Thank ANNE B
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Doughton Park on the BRP and view Bluff Mountain. Last time I was here I was hiking so didn't get to see all the beauty of this place. Doughton Park is the Largest rec area on the BRP. There is camping and picnicking trails and...More

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We came from Hillsville, VA. And this is very nice stop on Blue ridge parkway. If you plan camping, I recommend you to look for information from the nearest visitor center.

Thank Eco_Travel_Explorer
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We love to make a pit stop here when we are driving this stretch of the BRP. The short walk up to the lookout leads to an incredible view of the valley below. You can then follow the path through a rhododendron grove down to...More

Thank shell904
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The campground has no hookups, which we knew about going in. There was a "comfort station" but it was so far from our site, we never bothered. These things weren't that big of a deal but the campgrounds hadn't been mowed and each site had...More

Thank Commandkat
Reviewed 30 June 2017

For National Park campground it's a National Park campground not much has changed since it was built in the 30's by CCC. It' nice but I perfer the Natioal Forest campgrounds (more room ) The sites for RV's are small and close no hook ups....More

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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The hike was very good at Doughton Park off the blue ridge parkway in North Carolina. The Mountain Bluff trail was moderate to strenuous with hiking across a pasture and mountain top. There was some steep climbs and descents. About 7 miles one way.

Thank B4419PYrobertc
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a place from my childhood and into my adult life. I love going here. Beautiful, relaxing and never regret going for the day. A good place to plan big family get together's and we can play ball or just sit and talk.

Thank Darla S
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Went to Doughton Park for a day out viewing the Mountains and hiking. This is THE place to stop on the parkway for some outstanding views. Formerly known as the Bluffs it is centered around Bluff Mountain a "Bald" mountain right on the parkway around...More

Thank Rick B
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