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WARRIOR CREEK, NC
part ofW. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Open through Mon Oct 14 2013 Season Dates
OverviewWarrior Creek is located on the south side of W. Kerr Scott Reservoir in western North Carolina.
Constructed in the beautiful Yadkin River Valley, the lake offers extensive opportunities for outdoor recreational activities.
The gentle Yadkin River flows through its scenic namesake valley on the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountain foothills. Forests of mixed hardwoods, including sycamore, poplar, oak and hickory, cover the region.
The 1,475-acre reservoir offers excellent boating, canoeing, kayaking and swimming opportunities. Anglers will find channel catfish, large and smallmouth bass, bluegill, threadfin shad, spotted bass, hybrid striped bass and tiger muskellunge.
The Warrior Creek trail system completely encircles the campground as it scenically follows the fold of the surrounding landscape. It is recognized by the International Mountain Biking Association as one of the top bike trails in the world. There are 17 miles of single track trail in Warrior Creek with multiple points-of-entry throughout the campground. These trails are also used extensively by hikers and trail runners.
The campground offers 61 family campsites, all with water and electric hookups. There are also two group camping areas that are perfect for large groups.
Amenities include flush and vault toilets, showers, drinking water and a dump station. An amphitheater, swim beach, playground, basketball court and hiking and biking trails offer additional recreation opportunities. A boat ramp and two fishing piers can be found at Keowee Park which borders the campground.
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Know Before You Go
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From Winston-Salem, North Carolina, take Highway 421 North (approximately 55 miles) to Exit 286B, turn left onto Highway 268 and continue for approximately 8 miles. Turn right immediately after crossing the bridge and follow signs to the campground.
From Charlotte, North Carolina, take I-77 North (approximately 60 miles) before merging onto Highway 421 North towards Wilkesboro/Boone, continue to Exit 286B (approximately 20 miles), turn left onto Highway 268 and continue for approximately 8 miles. Turn right immediately after crossing the bridge and follow signs to the campground.
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Mailing Address:WARRIOR CREEK
7659 W. Highway 268
Boomer NC 28606
Phone Number:Information: (336)921-2177