Mountain River Family Campground

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Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.


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Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

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Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.


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In the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, Mountain River Family Campground is an excellent place to stay when you rent an RV near Newland. Camp at this RV campground and a sea of evergreens will surround you. Mountain River Family Campground is located by the Tennessee border, between the cities of Asheville and Johnson City in their respective states, so it's easy to access some urban attractions while you're here.

Both Cherokee National Forest and Pisgah National Forest encircle this gorgeous camping area, offering dazzling views of the Blue Ridge Mountains from many of the campsites. The water is within easy reach when you're camping at Mountain River Family Campground; many of the campsites here are on the banks of the North Toe River or near the large pond on site. Each Mountain River campsite comes with access to high-speed internet and electric, water, and sewer hookups. Concrete patios, fire rings, and picnic tables are also at each site. Additional amenities to enjoy while camping at Mountain River include a deluxe bathhouse and restrooms, along with hot showers and laundry facilities.

In addition to a slew of excellent campsites, there is much to see and do at this family-friendly campground near the Blue Ridge Mountains. Some unique features include professional family photoshoots, pet sitting services, and farm-fresh food deliveries. The campground also has a recreation center, a dog walking area, fishing coves, a playground, and hiking trails near the river. There is no limit to the fun you can have when you bring your campervan rental to this stunning RV campground north of Asheville.

The Great Outdoors

There is no end to the beauty you can see when you rent an RV near Mountain River Family Campground, from the vast national forests and state parks to the majestic lakes and mountains that the region is famous for. Chimney Rock State Park is a wonderful example of what you can see while camping near Asheville. Named for its large, chimney-shaped rock formation, the park is full of scenic landscapes and recreation space. You can climb the granite monolith and hike to the top for amazing views, or utilize the network of trails that circle Chimney Rock. With a little bit of searching, you can even find the Gneiss Caves or Hickory Nut Falls for some more photo opportunities. Grandfather Mountain State Park is close by, containing the highest peak in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Grandfather Mountain. You can do some hiking or camping at the park, which is home to the highest swinging bridge in the country.

Pisgah National Forest and Cherokee National Forest offer opportunities for adventures, covering millions of acres between the two. Old-growth forests, trekking paths, rock climbing areas, bike trails, fishing areas, rustic campgrounds, and an abundance of other outdoor fun await.

If you dip over the border into neighboring Tennessee, Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers the chance to see one of the most popular outdoor destinations on the planet. Over eleven million people pour into this delightful nature park each year, to climb to the top of the Great Smoky Mountains, and enjoy the stunning views of the fiery fall foliage. Lofty observation decks, ancient forests, breathtaking lakes and rivers, and first-rate camping facilities make Great Smoky Mountains National Park an excellent place to visit with a Newland motorhome rental.

City Sightseeing

With a little bit of driving, you can do some sightseeing in nearby towns and cities like Black Mountain or Asheville. Swannanoa Valley Museum is an excellent institution with a treasure trove of information about Swannanoa Valley and its fascinating history. Here you can take tours and learn about frontier settlers, local native tribes, and famed Spanish architect Rafael Guastavino, who is honored by the museum. Old antiques and photographs adorn the walls of this lovely small-town museum.

The North Carolina Arboretum is down in Asheville, just outside the city. No place better showcases the biodiversity or the beauty of western North Carolina, one of the lushest and most beautiful parts of the world thanks to a large amount of rainfall. Gorgeous trees, plants, and flowers of all different shapes and colors are showcased at this excellent arboretum. Stroll through meticulously manicured gardens, trek the nature trails, or stop by in the winter to check out the arboretum's Winter Lights attraction.

For a quirky change of pace, consider a visit to the Asheville Pinball Museum. You can grab some drinks and snacks while playing classic arcade games and old-school pinball machines. The collection is extensive and impressive, featuring hundreds of machines, some of which date back several decades.

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