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Default Waterville-$20/night

News flash, Sunday, May 22, 2022, 8-pm: Waterville Campground is now OPEN for overnight campers. I just drove past it, and the American Flag was up top the flag pole, and the big steel gate was open so I done drove in to check it out and ....... surprise, surprise ..... it is now OPEN five days earlier than the scheduled May 27 opening ..... so's how about that! And yes, the resident campground supervisor was there. Must be the hot weather or something that give it an early start-up!
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http://www.thedyrt.com/camping/new-h...lle-campground ..... with 27-camp sites near the Mad River, a friendly resident campground supervisor, a happening local police dept., a picnic table, and campfire with steel grill ..... t'is a wee bit surprising Waterville Campground almost always has vacant camp sites, available at this totally super-duper $20-price/one car ..... such a steal of a deal!

The Town Square, a one mile, easy bicycle pedal away, has CLEAN men's and ladies' rooms, downstairs, complete with a sink with both hot & cold, town water and tall water faucets good for filling your canteen with that super-duper Waterville Valley town water! You know this WV town water is such incredibly good quality treated drinking water. No shower or bath tub at the campground; for that you need a hotel room, but there is the very nearby 7-acre clean clear flowing Corcoran's Pond with a large public, Town of WV, sandy beach, and a big mountain view to Mt Osceola from its' swim area.

For a lower priced, and very high quality hotel with an incredibly excellent complimentary breakfast, check into the nearby www.silverfoxinn.com. The Mad River is more or less, the boundary between civilization and the woods, here .... ha-ha-ha.

Waterville was the old name for what is now Waterville Valley, as of 1966 ..... so's it must be home to a lot of water ..... or, something!

This U.S.F.S. Waterville Campground has NO utility hook-ups for recreational vehicles and most campers sleep in their tent and tie a tarp above their picnic table on a rainy day. Is a good flat NH mountain place for exploring all around town and the woods roads on a bicycle or rent a paddle board/kayak on 7-acre, Corcoran's resort pond, 23-vessel rental fleet, assorted paddle/pedal boats & sups, or drive/explore your suv up to fish stocked Russell Pond, 10-miles north in Woodstock NH, over the rough pot-holed, Forest Service, Tripoli Rd beyond the steel road gate that gets opened in mid-May.

You know, according to an informative Forest Service carved wooden sign next to their huge hand-operated, water source pitcher pump, this Waterville Campground has been at this location since 1959, so it precedes the Town of Waterville Valley, incorporated in 1966. This campground beat out the town by seven years ....... so, how about that! ...

And, before 1959 it was somewhere else, probably nearby(?), except it got flooded out and got relocated to its' present scenic spot along the Mad River.

And another thing, the NH 8.5% meals & rooms tax does not happen at this here Waterville Campground because it belongs to the U.S. Forest Service, 'Caring For the Land and Serving People' without the 8.5% NH tax, added. So, there is no 8.5% state tax, and no 15% WV resort fee, and you can swim at Corcoran's Pond, go fishing/wading in the nearby Mad River, pedal a bicycle over the luxurious paved town roads or down the 5-mile smooth dirt/gravel Livermore Rd in the WMNF, up the north end of town, or go hiking up the biggest mountain in WV, the 4340' Mt Osceola, which is actually in the ghost town of Livermore.

And, the campground has a friendly resident campground supervisor situated in Campsite #1. Friday, May 27, 2022 is the opening day for Waterville Campground which operates through mid-October, Columbus Day weekend.
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18-miles south, down at Rt 93-Exit 26, Plymouth NH is the food campground stock-up PLACE to go with the big-3, a Walmart, a Market Basket, and a Hannafords'. Campfire wood is sold for a reasonable $4 price/bundle at Campsite #1 by the resident campground supervisor..
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Pickleball ..... go talk ..... https://wvrd.recdesk.com/Community/Page?pageid=8795 ..... to the Rec-Desk over at the elementary school gym.

Yoga ...... https://helenyogatime.com/mind-body-...tual-outdoors/ ..... with Helen ..... bond w/ the outdoors, summer-in-the-mountains, summer-time outdoor yoga!
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