Upon arrival by vehicle, there is approximately a 150 foot downwardly sloping walk from where you will park to this campsite. As you descend from the platform, there is an additional 200 foot long wooden walkway (approximately 44 steps) to the waterâ€™s edge. Follow a short walkway up the hill from the campsite find a hidden, 10 x 6 observation deck complete with a convenient bench for relaxing and enjoying a spectacular view of the mighty Roanoke. Mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia), typically a highland species rare in this part of the state, thrives on the high, steep banks around this campsite.
Due to the wooded nature of this area, NO OPEN FIRES are allowed!
This lovely, remote platform is located approximately 7 miles from Historic Hamilton and approximately 12 miles from the quaint little town of Scotland Neck. Directions for arrival by road can be emailed on request.