WILKESBORO – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers increased camping fees at W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir as of Jan. 1. Day use fees are unaffected and remain the same as the previous recreation season.
Tent sites without electricity increased from $18 to $20; tent sites with electricity increased from $20 to $22; and campsites with electricity and water increased from $28 to $30. The campgrounds at W. Kerr Scott affected are Bandit’s Roost Campground, Fort Hamby Campground, and Warrior Creek Campground. Bandit’s Roost will reopen for the 2023 recreation season on April 1. Fort Hamby will reopen for the 2023 recreation season on April 15. Warrior Creek is anticipated to reopen for the 2023 season on or after April 15 once repairs are complete.