Dam Site Shelter

Dam Site Shelter

The Dam Site Shelter location is in Wilkesboro, North Carolina
28697. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Dam Site Shelter facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

499 Reservoir Road

North Carolina

Phone number


Campground information Wilkesboro, North Carolina


Dam Site Park Shelter is located directly below W. Kerr Scott Dam’s visitor center, and features a beautiful view of the dam & reservoir.


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, striped bass, and hybrid striped bass. Miles of multi-use trails surround the lake, including the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, which has a trailhead a short walk from the shelter. An additional 25 miles of multi-use trails can be found at the Warrior Creek and Dark Mountain areas.


The shelter offers eight, 8-foot picnic tables and two, 10-foot ADA-accessible picnic tables. A water spigot and electric hook-ups are available at the shelter as well. Along with scenic views, you can enjoy other park amenities which include a boat ramp, horseshoe pit, grill, vault toilets, a museum and Environmental Education Center located at our Visitor Assistance Center, and access to the Overmountain Victory Trail and Native Tree Trail.

Natural Features

The gentle Yadkin River flows through its scenic namesake valley in the foothills of the eastern Blue Ridge Mountains. Forests of mixed hardwoods, including sycamore, poplar, oak and hickory, cover the region. Wildlife is abundant in the valley. White-tailed deer, black bear, eastern cottontails and more can be found among the hills. Birds in the area include wild turkey, woodpeckers, Carolina chickadees, red-eyed vireo, ovenbirds, mallards and wood ducks.

Frequently Asked Questions About 499 Reservoir Road Wilkesboro, NC

How do I make a reservation with Dam Site Shelter?

To make reservations at Dam Site Shelter, you can call the office at 336-921-3390.

Where is Dam Site Shelter located?

The Dam Site Shelter is located at 499 Reservoir Road in Wilkesboro,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Dam Site Shelter have tent or RV camping?

Dam Site Shelter offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 336-921-3390 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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