North Carolina Camping – Campground Reservations

MOUNT PISGAH CAMPGROUND

Want to go camping in North Carolina? View North Carolina campgrounds below, listed in alphabetical order. Each North Carolina campsites listing has an image gallery, location map, directions, nearby activities, phone number, and access to online North Carolina camping reservations.

ARROWHEAD CAMPGROUND

ARROWHEAD CAMPGROUND, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Troy, North Carolina, take State Highway 109 north for approximately 10 miles. Turn left onto Mullinix Road (County Highway 1154), and travel approximately 1.5 miles to a stop sign and "T" intersection. Turn right, and go approximately 2 miles to another stop sign and "T" intersection. Turn left and travel about 2 miles, following the signs to the campground. Phone 910-576-6391 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING SITE Keywords ARWH,NFs IN NORTH CAROLINA – FS,Uwharrie,UWHARRIE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Tourism North Carolina State Road Conditions Overview Arrowhead Campground lies in the Badin Lake Recreation Area, a hub for outdoor activities in central North Carolina’s Uwharrie National Forest. The variety of sites in the campground offer a comfortable stay for both RV and tent campers. The facility is open year-round and provides easy access to

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BALSAM LAKE LODGE

BALSAM LAKE LODGE, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Asheville, North Carolina, take I-40 west to exit 27. Go west on U.S. 23/74 to Waynesville and take exit 102. Take U.S. 276 south and turn right on NC 215 south. Take SR 1756 (Charley’s Creek Road). Go 5 miles to the Balsam Lake Lodge (located on the left at Forest Service sign/gate). From the Blue Ridge Parkway, take NC 215 south for 5 miles to SR 1756 (Charley’s Creek Road). Go west 5 miles to the lodge (Located on the left at Forest Service sign/gate). Phone 828-524-6441 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords BSLL,Meade Lodge,BALSAM LAKE CABIN,NFs IN NORTH CAROLINA – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Tourism North Carolina State Road Conditions Overview Balsam Lake Lodge is nestled in the center of the 39,000-acre Roy Taylor Forest within the Nantahala National Forest. The lodge overlooks Balsam Lake and

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BALSAM MOUNTAIN CAMPGROUND

BALSAM MOUNTAIN CAMPGROUND, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From the North: From I-40 take Exit 20 Maggie Valley, NC and travel US-19 towards Cherokee, NC. Access the Blue Ridge Parkway at Soco Gap and continue South to mile 458.2, turning right onto Heintooga Ridge Road. Enter Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Black Camp Gap and continue 9 miles to Balsam Mountain Campground. From the South: Follow US-441/US-23 North. At Dillsboro merge onto US-74 West/US-441 North. At exit 74 merge onto US-441. Continue on US-441 through Cherokee, NC and into the park. Access the Blue Ridge Parkway traveling North to mile 458.2, turning left onto Heintooga Ridge Road. Enter Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Black Camp Gap and continue 9 miles to Balsam Mountain Campground. Phone 828-497-9270 Activities BIKING, CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Tourism North Carolina State Road Conditions Overview Balsam Mountain Campground is located

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BANDITS ROOST

BANDITS ROOST, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Winston-Salem, North Carolina, take Highway 421 North (approximately 55 miles) to Exit 286B, turn left onto Highway 268 and continue for approximately 5 miles. Turn right onto Jess Walsh Road. Campground entrance is located at the end of the road. 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 5 miles. Turn right onto Jess Walsh Road. Campground entrance is located at the end of the road. Travel times from: Winston Salem: 1 hour. Charlotte: 1.5 hours. Phone 336-921-3190 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, VISITOR CENTER, DAY USE AREA, SWIMMING SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Keywords BAND,W KERR SCOTT DAM & LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview Bandits Roost Campground is located

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BERRY MOUNTAIN PARK SHELTER

BERRY MOUNTAIN PARK SHELTER, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions 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 4 miles. Berry Mountain Park will be on the right. From Winston-Salem, North Carolina, take Highway 421 North (approximately 55 miles) to Exit 286B, turn left onto Highway 268 and continue for approximately 4 miles. Berry Mountain Park will be on the right. Phone 336-921-3390 Activities DAY USE AREA, SWIMMING, WATER ACCESS Keywords Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Tourism North Carolina State Road Conditions Overview Berry Mountain Park Shelter is located in Berry Mountain Park at W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir in northwestern North Carolina. Recreation 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,

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BIG CREEK GROUP CAMP

BIG CREEK GROUP CAMP, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Campground is at the end of Big Creek Entrance Rd. Waterville, NC, 28785 (Haywood County) Very close to the NC-TN State line. The campground is located off I-40 Exit 451 (Waterville). It sixteen miles east of Newport, TN. Follow Waterville road, crossing over the Pigeon River, past the Walters Power Generating Station and continue one mile to the 4-way intersection at Mt Sterling Gap.   Follow the signs to Big Creek.  The 4 way intersection is composed of Big Creek Campground Road and Waterville Rd (from I-40) + Mt. Sterling Road (from Cataloochee) + Hwy 32 (from Cosby) Drive up to the end of Big Creek Entrance Road. You will pass the Ranger Station and horse camp. Group camp will be the last left turn immediately before hiker parking. Use Mailing Address or coordinates if you’re using GPS : 236 Big Creek Park Road Newport, Tennessee, 37821 GPS coordinates are

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BIG CREEK HORSE CAMP

BIG CREEK HORSE CAMP, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions The campground is located off I-40 Exit 451 (Waterville). It sixteen miles east of Newport, TN. Follow Waterville road, crossing over the Pigeon River, past the Walters Power Generating Station and continue one mile to the 4-way intersection at Mt Sterling Gap.   Follow the signs to Big Creek. Drive up Big Creek Park Road. Shortly after passing the Ranger Station, take the first left turn into the horse camp.  Coordinates: 35°45’15.7″N 83°06’25.8″W 35.754361, -83.107167 Mailing Address: (Do not use GPS directions by name)   236 Big Creek Park Road Newport, Tennessee, 37821 Phone 865-436-1261 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS, BACKPACKING Keywords CG25,Big Creek National Park,Great Smokey Mountains National Park,Big Creek Group Sites,Great Smoky Mountains National Park Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions National Park Services Concessionaire North Carolina State Tourism Overview The only horse camp in the Great Smoky

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BLACK MOUNTAIN CAMPGROUND

BLACK MOUNTAIN CAMPGROUND, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Asheville, North Carolina, take I-26 west to exit 9 onto 19 east towards Burnsville. Follow 19 to Micaville and turn right onto Highway 80. Continue south approximately 12-14 miles to Mount Mitchell Golf Course. Turn right on South Toe River Road and follow signs to Black Mountain Campground. Phone 828-675-5616 Activities BIKING, CLIMBING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, DAY USE AREA, SWIMMING SITE Keywords Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview Black Mountain Campground sits in the shadow of Mt. Mitchell, the highest peak in the eastern U.S. and borders the South Toe River. Black Mountain is a mecca for the outdoor enthusiast. Recreation With the South Toe River located adjacent to the campground, visitors will have no shortage of things to do, including picnicking, day hiking, scenic driving and trout fishing. Hikers will be pleased with a

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BOOMER PARK SHELTER

BOOMER PARK SHELTER, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions 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 6 miles. Turn left onto Boomer Road and the park will be on the right in approximately 1/4 mile. From Winston-Salem, North Carolina, take Highway 421 North (approximately 55 miles) to Exit 286B, turn left onto Highway 268 and continue for approximately 6 miles. Turn left onto Boomer Road and the park will be on the right in approximately 1/4 mile. Phone 336-921-3390 Activities BOATING, DAY USE AREA, SWIMMING, WATER ACCESS Keywords BOOMER PARK SHELTER Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Tourism North Carolina State Road Conditions Overview Boomer Park Shelter is located in Boomer Park at W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir in northwestern North Carolina. Recreation The 1,475-acre reservoir

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BRIAR BOTTOM GROUP CAMPGROUND

BRIAR BOTTOM GROUP CAMPGROUND, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Asheville, North Carolina, take I-26 west to exit 9 onto 19 east toward Burnsville. Follow 19 to Micaville and turn right onto Highway 80. Continue south approximately 12-14 miles to Mount Mitchell Golf Course. Turn right on South Toe River Road and follow signs to Black Mountain Campground. Campers must enter through the main gate at Black Mountain Campground to get to Briar Bottom. Phone 828 675-5616 Activities BIKING, CLIMBING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WATER SPORTS, DAY USE AREA Keywords BRIA,Black Mountain,NFs IN NORTH CAROLINA – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Forest Service Concessionaire Overview Briar Bottom Group Campground is the perfect getaway for visitors to enjoy mountain scenery and easy access to hiking trails. The campground sits at the base of Mt. Mitchell, the highest peak east of the Mississippi River, in

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CANEBRAKE HORSE CAMP

CANEBRAKE HORSE CAMP, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions The address is 616 McLeans Creek Road, Troy, NC 27371. From Troy, North Carolina, take State Highway 109 north for approximately 10 miles. Turn left onto Mullinix Road (State Highway 1154) and travel approximately 1.5 miles to a stop sign and “T” intersection. Turn right, and travel about 0.25 mile to the campground on the right. Phone 910-576-6391 X 0 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING SITE Keywords CBHC,UWHARRIE,NFs IN NORTH CAROLINA – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview Canebrake Horse Camp lies in the Badin Lake Recreation Area, a hub for outdoor activities in central North Carolina’s Uwharrie National Forest. The facility is a scenic and restful overnight spot with both single and double campsites and numerous amenities for equestrian camping, though it is not exclusive to visitors with

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Cape Point Campground

Cape Point Campground, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions North (From Richmond, VA) Follow I-95 South to Richmond, VA. Take I-64 East toward Norfolk/Virginia Beach, VA. Take I-64 or I-664 to Chesapeake, VA. From I-64, take Exit 291B to Route 168, the Chesapeake Expressway (a toll-road costing $3.00 – $6.00 each way). Once in North Carolina, Route 168 turns into US-158 East. Follow US-158 East through Nags Head, NC to the junction of NC-12 South. Continue on NC-12 South until you reach the village of Buxton. Signs for Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and Cape Point Campground will be on your left. Follow Lighthouse Road until you reach Cape Point Campground on your right. West (From Rocky Mount, NC) Follow US-64 East through Tarboro, Williamston, Plymouth, Columbia, and Manteo, crossing the Alligator River Bridge and the Virginia Dare Bridge. Keep going on US-64 East to Nags Head, NC, going over the Washington Baum Bridge, to the junction of NC-12 South.

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CAROLINA HEMLOCKS REC AREA

CAROLINA HEMLOCKS REC AREA, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Asheville, North Carolina, take I-26 west to exit 9, onto 19 east toward Burnsville. Follow 19 to Micaville and turn right onto Highway 80. Follow 80 south approximately 8 miles to the Carolina Hemlocks Recreation Area. Phone 828-675-5509 Activities BIKING, CLIMBING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, SWIMMING SITE Keywords CAHE,NFs IN NORTH CAROLINA – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Forest Service Concessionaire North Carolina State Tourism North Carolina State Road Conditions Overview Carolina Hemlocks Recreation Area sits in the scenic mountains of Pisgah National Forest. This is a great place for small to medium-sized groups to swim, fish, tube, hike, camp, picnic and simply relax in the cool shade of the forest. Recreation The river provides endless hours of fun for families and water enthusiasts, including swimming and tubing. Anglers can also try their luck for trout and smallmouth bass from the

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CATALOOCHEE CAMPGROUND

CATALOOCHEE CAMPGROUND, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From I-40 take Exit 20 in North Carolina. Turn right onto Cove Creek Road and follow to the Park boundary. The road goes from pavement to gravel to pavement. Upon reaching the pavement the second time, turn left. Go 2.5 miles to an intersection and continue another .5 miles to the left. Phone 828-497-9270 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, BACKPACKING Keywords Great Smokey Mountains National Park,Great Smoky Mountains National Park Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images National Park Services Concessionaire North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview Cataloochee campground is located in the historic Cataloochee Valley–a relatively remote part of Smoky Mountain National Park. The secluded setting offers visitors the ability to enjoy a multitude of recreational activities like hiking and fishing, without the crowds, which are sometimes common in other parts of the park. Recreation The Cataloochee Valley features

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CATALOOCHEE GROUP CAMP

CATALOOCHEE GROUP CAMP, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Exit I-40 at exit 20, 25 miles west of Asheville, NC (87 miles east of Knoxville, TN). Turn right onto Cove Creek road 1/10 mile from I-40. Follow Cove Creek Road to the Park boundary. The road goes from pavement to gravel to pavement. Upon reaching the pavement the second time, turn left. Go 2.5 miles and turn right onto a dirt road after crossing a bridge. Go 1 mile to group camp gate.. Phone 828-497-9270 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, BACKPACKING Keywords Great Smoky Mountains National Park,Great Smokey Mountains National Park Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images National Park Services Concessionaire North Carolina State Tourism North Carolina State Road Conditions Overview Cataloochee Group Camp in the remote and historic Cataloochee Valley, is surrounded by some of the most rugged mountains in the park, providing excellent hiking opportunities as well as ideal fishing conditions in

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CATALOOCHEE HORSE CAMP

CATALOOCHEE HORSE CAMP, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Take I-40 east from Knoxville, TN or west from Asheville, NC. Exit I-40 at NC exit 20, twenty-five miles west of Asheville (87 miles east of Knoxville). Turn right onto Cove Creek road 1/10 miles from I-40. Follow Cove Creek road approximately 11 miles to Cataloochee horse camp. Phone 828-497-9270 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords CG27,Great Smokey Mountains National Park,Great Smoky Mountains National Park Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images National Park Services Concessionaire North Carolina State Tourism North Carolina State Road Conditions Overview Located in the scenic Cataloochee Valley, tucked in a cool and shady canopy, this campground offers the best that the Great Smoky Mountains National park has to offer, including some of the most coveted horseback riding trails in the park. World-renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains and

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CEDAR POINT CAMPGROUND

CEDAR POINT CAMPGROUND, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Take VFW Road off NC 58 approximately 1.25 miles north of the junction of NC 24 and NC 58. Follow signs to the campground on VFW Road. Phone 252-638-5628 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, WATER SPORTS, SWIMMING SITE Keywords Croatan National Forest Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview Cedar Point Campground and Recreation Area is located in eastern North Carolina at the junction of the White Oak River and the Bogue Sound, immediately adjacent to the Swansboro Inlet. It is within 1 mile of full service shopping, and within 2 miles of NC’s Crystal Coast and the barrier island beach community of Bogue Banks. Recreation Canoeing and fishing are popular options. Power boating is allowed on the White Oak River. Visitors can hike the Tidelands National Trail, a 1.9-mile path divided in two loops

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CHEOAH POINT CABIN 1

CHEOAH POINT CABIN 1, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Robbinsville, North Carolina, continue on Highway 129 north for approximately 6 miles. Turn left on SR # 1145 – Thunderbird Mountain Road. Continue approximately 1.3 miles on Thunderbird Mountain Road to the Cheoah Point Campground. The cabin is located in the Cheoah Point Campground. Phone 828-479-6431 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, SWIMMING, WATER ACTIVITIES, BIRDING, MARINA Keywords CPC1,NFs IN NORTH CAROLINA – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Tourism North Carolina State Road Conditions Overview Located in the Cheoah Point Recreation Area in the Nantahala National Forest, this cabin is part of a campground that includes tent and RV sites. The campground is situated on a peninsula in Santeetlah Lake, surrounded by mixed hardwood forest. Cheoah Point Cabin 1 is reservable from April 1- October 31. Recreation Cheoah Point Recreation Area includes a campground, swim beach and boat ramp. Santeetlah Lake is ideal

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CHEOAH POINT CABIN 2

CHEOAH POINT CABIN 2, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Robbinsville, North Carolina, continue on Highway 129 north for approximately 6 miles. Turn left on SR # 1145 – Thunderbird Mountain Road. Continue approximately 1.3 miles on Thunderbird Mountain Road to the Cheoah Point Campground. The cabin is located in the Cheoah Point Campground. Phone 828-479-6431 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, SWIMMING, WATER ACTIVITIES Keywords CPC2,NFs IN NORTH CAROLINA – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview Located in the Cheoah Point Recreation Area in the Nantahala National Forest, this cabin is part of a campground that includes tent and RV sites. The campground is situated on a peninsula in Santeetlah Lake, surrounded by mixed hardwood forest, and this cabin offers a view of the lake. Cheoah Point Cabin 2 is reservable from April 1-October 31. Recreation Cheoah Point Recreation Area includes a campground, swim beach

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CHEOAH POINT CAMPGROUND

CHEOAH POINT CAMPGROUND, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Robbinsville, North Carolina, continue on Highway 129 north for approximately 6 miles. Turn left on SR # 1145 – Thunderbird Mountain Road. Continue approximately 1.3 miles on Thunderbird Mountain Road to the Cheoah Point Campground. Phone 828-479-6431 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, SWIMMING, WATER ACTIVITIES, KAYAKING, CANOEING, NON-MOTORIZED BOATING, WATER ACCESS, JET SKIING Keywords CPCA,NFs IN NORTH CAROLINA – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview Cheoah Point Campground lies on a peninsula of the vast Lake Santeetlah in the hills of western North Carolina. The lake and surrounding landscape provide countless recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Recreation Anglers enjoy fishing for trout, walleye, a variety of bass, bream and crappie and more in the 2,800-acre Lake Santeetlah. Boating, canoeing, jet skiing and swimming are also popular activities on the lake. Nearby, the Wauchecha Bald Trail, which

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COLLINS CREEK PICNIC PAVILION

COLLINS CREEK PICNIC PAVILION, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions There is no street address. Collins Creek picnic area is 8 miles north of Cherokee, NC on Newfound Gap Road (aka U.S. 441) Phone 828-497-9270 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords CG29,Great Smokey Mountains National Park,Great Smoky Mountains National Park Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism National Park Services Concessionaire Overview Collins Creek, tucked into picturesque mountain ranges and surrounded by pristine mountain streams, is the perfect backdrop for your party or family get-together. Whether blanketed in bright wildflowers in the spring or vivid colors in the fall, the scenery at Collins Creek never disappoints. Recreation Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a hiker’s paradise, with nearby trails including the 3.9-mile Smokemont Loop Trail, Bradley Fork Trail and Newton Bald Trail. The Oconaluftee River offers some of the best trout fishing in the park.

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COVE CREEK LOWER GROUP CAMP

COVE CREEK LOWER GROUP CAMP, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From the Asheville airport, take Highway 280 west to the U.S. Highway 64/280/276 intersection at Pisgah National Forest. Turn north onto U.S. Highway 276. Go 4.5 miles to Forest Road 475A and turn left. Travel on 475A for 3 miles to the campground on the right. Phone (828) 552-8040 Activities BIKING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING Keywords COVL,LOWER COVE CREEK,NFs IN NORTH CAROLINA – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Tourism North Carolina State Road Conditions Overview Cove Creek Lower Group Camp is one of two group campsites nestled along Cove Creek in the lush forests of the Appalachian Mountains in western North Carolina. The facility can accommodate large groups of up to 60 people and offers year-round opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, fishing and picnicking in one of the most scenic areas in the state. Recreation Campers can easily relax with a book

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COVE CREEK UPPER GROUP CAMP

COVE CREEK UPPER GROUP CAMP, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From the Asheville airport, take Highway 280 west to the U.S. Highway 64/280/276 intersection at Pisgah National Forest. Turn north onto U.S. Highway 276. Go 4.5 miles to Forest Road 475A and turn left. Travel on 475A for 3 miles to the campground on the right. Phone (828) 552-8040 Activities BIKING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING Keywords COVU,UPPER COVE CREEK,PISGAH FOREST,NFs IN NORTH CAROLINA – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview Cove Creek Upper Group Camp is one of two group campsites nestled along Cove Creek in the lush forests of the Appalachian Mountains. The facility can accommodate large groups of up to 60 people and offers year-round opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, fishing and picnicking in one of the most scenic areas in the state. Recreation Campers can easily relax with a book or deck of

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CURTIS CREEK CAMPGROUND (NC)

CURTIS CREEK CAMPGROUND (NC), North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From I-40, take Exit 73 towards Old Fort. Take Catawba Ave. north 0.5 miles to US-70E/E Main St. Turn right on US-70E and go 1.8 miles to Curtis Creek Rd. (Curtis Creek Campground sign). Turn left on Curtis Creek Rd. and drive 4 miles to campground. Phone 828-652-2144 Activities BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview Curtis Creek Campground is nestled in the mountains at the base of the Blue Ridge just minutes from the quaint town of Old Fort and less than an hour from the popular city of Asheville. Located in the first tract of National Forest land in the eastern US at the site of an old Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) camp, the campground is surrounded by old growth forests and

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Dam Site Shelter

Dam Site Shelter, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions 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, continue for approximately 4 miles and turn right on Reservoir Road. Turn left into the Visitor Assistance Center parking lot after .25 miles and the shelter will be directly behind the VAC. From Winston-Salem, North Carolina, take Highway 421 North (approximately 55 miles) to Exit 286B, turn left onto Highway 268, continue for approximately 4 miles and turn right on Reservoir Road. Turn left into the Visitor Assistance Center parking lot after .25 miles and the shelter will be directly behind the VAC. From Wilkesboro, North Carolina, head west on Main Street/Hwy 268/Hwy 18 (approximately 4 miles) and turn right on Reservoir Road. Turn left into the Visitor Assistance Center parking lot after .25 miles and the shelter will

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DAVIDSON RIVER

DAVIDSON RIVER, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Asheville, North Carolina, take I-40 West to I-26 East to Exit 40 (Airport Road/Asheville Regional Airport), onto State Highway 280. Continue south 15.5 miles on 280 to Pisgah National Forest. Turn right at the intersection of Highway 280/64/276. Go north on 276 for 1 mile. Follow signs to the campground. From Spartanburg, South Carolina, take I-26 West to Exit 40 (Airport Road/Asheville Regional Airport), onto State Highway 280. Continue south 15.5 miles on 280 to Pisgah National Forest. Turn right at the intersection of Highway 280/64/276. Go north on 276 for 1 mile. Follow signs to the campground. From Charlotte, North Carolina, take I-85 South to Gastonia and exit at U.S. Highway 74 West. Merge with I-26 West to Exit 40 (Airport Road/Asheville Regional Airport), onto State Highway 280. Continue south 15.5 miles on 280 to Pisgah National Forest. Turn right at the intersection of Highway 280/64/276. Go

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DEEP CREEK GROUP CAMP

DEEP CREEK GROUP CAMP, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Seasonal phone is 828-488-3184 From downtown Bryson City, NC: Follow signs to Deep Creek, 3 miles away. Phone 828-488-3184 OR 865-436-1261 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords CG31,Great Smokey Mountains National Park,Great Smoky Mountains National Park,”Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area” Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images National Park Services Concessionaire North Carolina State Tourism North Carolina State Road Conditions Overview Located next to one of the most popular creeks in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Deep Creek Group Camp provides traditional primitive camping with the stunning backdrop of the mountains. Whether blanketed in bright wildflowers in the spring or vivid colors in the fall, the scenery at Deep Creek never disappoints. Recreation Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a hiker’s paradise, with plenty of trails easily accessible from the Deep Creek Group Site. An easy 1.6 mile roundtrip

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DEEP CREEK PICNIC PAVILION

DEEP CREEK PICNIC PAVILION, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Seasonal phone is 828-488-3184 From downtown Bryson City, NC: Follow signs to Deep Creek, 3 miles away. Phone 865-436-1261 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords Great Smoky Mountains National Park,Great Smokey Mountains National Park,Great Smoky Mountain National Park Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images National Park Services Concessionaire North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview Deep Creek Picnic Pavilion, surrounded by pristine mountain streams and clear blue skies, is the perfect mountain backdrop for your party or family get-together. Whether blanketed in bright wildflowers in the spring or vivid colors in the fall, the scenery at Deep Creek never disappoints. Recreation Picnicking is the most popular activity at Deep Creek Pavilion, but visitors also enjoy an excursion to one of three scenic waterfalls in the nearby area. From Deep Creek Campground, walk Deep Creek Trail 0.7

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Doughton Park Campground

Doughton Park Campground, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Note: GPS devices and mapping programs do NOT provide accurate directions to Doughton Park Campground. GPS devices and mapping programs may take campers onto steep grades and gravel or dirt country roads not suitable for RV or trailer travel. From Charlotte: Take I-77 North. Merge onto US-21-BYP N via EXIT 83 on the left toward Roaring Gap/Sparta. Go 2.9 miles. Merge onto US-21. Go 18.1 miles. Turn left to take the Parkway South ramp. Turn south onto Blue Ridge Parkway. Go 10 miles to Doughton Park Campground. From Raleigh: Take I-40 West. Merge onto US-421 North via EXIT 188 toward Yadkinville/Wilkesboro. Go 28.3 miles. Merge onto I-77 N via EXIT 265A toward Elkin. Go 10.1 miles. Merge onto US-21-BYP N via EXIT 83 on the left toward Roaring Gap/Sparta. Go 2.9 miles. Merge onto US-21. Go 18.1 miles. Turn left to take the Parkway South ramp. Turn south onto

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Fish Dam Creek Park

Fish Dam Creek Park, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions 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 3.5 miles. Turn right onto Reservoir Road. Continue on Reservoir Road across the dam and the shelter will be on the right. From Winston-Salem, North Carolina , take Highway 421 North (approximately 55 miles) to Exit 286B, turn left onto Highway 268 and continue for approximately 3.5 miles. Turn right onto right onto Reservoir Road. Continue on Reservoir Road across the dam and the shelter will be on the right. From Wilkesboro, North Carolina , head west on Main Street/Hwy 268/Hwy 18 (approximately 4 miles) and turn right on Reservoir Road. Continue on Reservoir Road across the dam and the shelter will be on the right. Phone 336-921-3390 Activities BIKING, HIKING, PICNICKING Keywords Fish

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FLANNERS BEACH CAMPGROUND

FLANNERS BEACH CAMPGROUND, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Flanners Beach Campground is located between New Bern and Morehead City, North Carolina, just 1/2 mile off US 70. From New Bern, travel southeast about ten miles on US 70E. Turn left onto Flanners Beach Road (State Route 1107) and travel about 1/2 mile to the recreation area. From Morehead City, travel northwest on US 70W about 20 miles. Turn right onto Flanners Beach Road (State Route 1107) and travel about 1/2 mile to the recreation area. Phone 252-638-5628 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING SITE Keywords Neuse River Campground,Neuse River,Flanners Beach,Flanners Beach Campground,Croatan National Forest Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview Located in the Neuse River Recreation Area in eastern North Carolina, Flanners Beach Campground is situated on a bluff overlooking the scenic Neuse River

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FORT HAMBY PARK

FORT HAMBY PARK, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Winston-Salem, North Carolina, take Highway 421 North (approximately 61 miles) and turn left onto S. Recreation Road. Continue for approximately 1.5 miles. Campground entrance is located at the end of the road. From Charlotte, North Carolina, take I-77 North (approximately 60 miles) before merging onto Highway 421 North towards Wilkesboro/Boone, continue to S. Recreation Road (approximately 28 miles), turn left onto S. Recreation Road and go approximately 1.5 miles. Campground entrance is located at the end of the road. Travel times from: Winston Salem: 1 hour Charlotte: 1.5 hours Phone 336-973-0104 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, DAY USE AREA, SWIMMING SITE, DISC GOLF, ARCHERY Keywords HAMB,FT HAMBY,W KERR SCOTT DAM Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview Fort Hamby Park is located on the north side of W. Kerr Scott Reservoir in western North

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Frisco Campground

Frisco Campground, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions North (From Richmond, VA) Follow I-95 South to Richmond, VA. Take I-64 East toward Norfolk/Virginia Beach, VA. Take I-64 or I-664 to Chesapeake, VA. From I-64, take Exit 291B to Route 168, the Chesapeake Expressway (a toll-road costing $3.00 – $6.00 each way). Once in North Carolina, Route 168 turns into US-158 East. Follow US-158 East through Nags Head, NC to the junction of NC-12 South. Continue on NC-12 South through the villages of Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, and Buxton. Once you reach Frisco take a left on Billy Mitchell Road and proceed to the campground. West (From Rocky Mount, NC) Follow US-64 East through Tarboro, Williamston, Plymouth, Columbia, and Manteo, crossing the Alligator River Bridge and the Virginia Dare Bridge. Keep going on US-64 East to Nags Head, NC, going over the Washington Baum Bridge, to the junction of NC-12 South. Turn right onto NC-12 South and you

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GREAT ISLAND CABIN CAMP

GREAT ISLAND CABIN CAMP, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Morehead City, NC, take Highway 70 east approximately 22 miles, and you will arrive in Davis. Cape Lookout Cabin Camps and Ferry Service is located at 125 Grady Davis Lane and Davis Shore Ferry is located at 148 Willis Road. Phone 252-728-2250 HARKERS ISLAND VISITOR CENTER OR (252)725-0256 GREAT ISLAND CABIN CAMP OFFICE Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WATER SPORTS, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, PADDLING, SWIMMING, KAYAKING, BEACH CAMPING, BEACHCOMBING, CLAM DIGGING, CRABBING, SEA KAYAKING, STAR GAZING, SURFING Keywords Willis Fish Camps,Davis Island,Cape Lookout National Seashore Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview Great Island Cabin Camp is located on South Core Banks within beautiful Cape Lookout National Seashore just off the mainland of North Carolina. The historic camp has been a favorite of fisherman and beach goers for many years. The camp can

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HARMON DEN HORSE CAMPGROUND

HARMON DEN HORSE CAMPGROUND, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Hot Springs, North Carolina, take Highway 209 south for approximately 7 miles. Turn right onto Meadowfork Road NCSR# 1175. After 6 miles turn right onto Little Creek Road NCSR# 1181 for 3 miles. Take a left onto Max Patch Road NCSR# 1182, then travel approximately 0.75 miles and turn right onto Cold Springs Road NFSR# 148. Travel southwest for about 3 miles to the intersection of Fall Branch Road NFSR#3526, the continue a half-mile to entrance of the campground on the left. Also access from Interstate 40 Exit 7 Harmon Den, travel east 3.0 miles on Cold Springs road NFSR#148 to Falls Branch road NFSR#3526 and 0.5 mile to entrance. Phone 828-689-9694 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords HARM,NFs IN NORTH CAROLINA – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Tourism North Carolina State Road Conditions Overview The Harmon Den

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JACKRABBIT MOUNTAIN

JACKRABBIT MOUNTAIN, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Hayesville, North Carolina, take U.S. Highway 64 east for 6.2 miles. Turn right onto State Route 175 and go 2.5 miles. Turn right onto State Road 1155, which turns into Forest Road 248. From Hiawassee, Georgia, take Georgia Route 75 north for about 3.5 miles, where it turns into North Carolina Route 175, and go an additional 1.5 miles. Turn left onto State Road 1155, which turns into Forest Service Road 248. Phone 828-837-5152 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, DAY USE AREA, SWIMMING, MOTOR BOAT, MOUNTAIN BIKING, PADDLE BOATING, WATER ACTIVITIES, KAYAKING, CANOEING, BIRDING, NON-MOTORIZED BOATING, WATER ACCESS, JET SKIING, SAILING Keywords JACM,Jackrabbit,NFs IN NORTH CAROLINA – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview Jackrabbit Mountain Campground offers scenic lakeside camping in the beautiful Nantahala National Forest of southwestern North Carolina. Campers can breathe the

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Julian Price Campground

Julian Price Campground, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Asheville, North Carolina, head east on I-40 E for approximately 20 miles to exit 72 for US-70E. At the top of the exit ramp, continue straight onto US-70 E and drive for 11 miles to the intersection with US-221 N. Turn left (north) onto US-221 N and continue for 21.6 miles. At the sign for the Blue Ridge Parkway, turn right onto the connector road. At the stop sign marking the intersection with the Parkway, turn left (north) and drive for approximately 22 miles until you see the Campground Registration Kiosk on the left side of the road. From Boone, North Carolina, head south onto US-321 S and drive for 6.3 miles. At the sign for the Blue Ridge Parkway, turn right onto the connector road. At the stop sign marking the intersection with the Parkway, turn left (south) and drive for 4.4 miles until you see the

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KEOWEE PARK SHELTER

KEOWEE PARK SHELTER, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions 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 7.5 miles. Turn the first right after the bridge. (You will see a sign for Warrior Creek Campground.) Continue on this access road and the shelter will be straight past the gatehouse. From Winston-Salem, North Carolina, take Highway 421 North (approximately 55 miles) to Exit 286B, turn left onto Highway 268 and continue for approximately 7.5 miles. Turn the first right after the bridge. (You will see a sign for Warrior Creek Campground.) Continue on this access road and the shelter will be straight past the gatehouse. From Wilkesboro, North Carolina, head west on Main Street/Hwy 268/Hwy 18 (approximately 8.5 miles) and turn right on the Warrior Creek Campground access road (directly across from Edmiston

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KING'S MOUNTAIN POINT PICNIC PAVILION (NC)

KING’S MOUNTAIN POINT PICNIC PAVILION (NC), North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From the north: get onto NC Hwy 109 South (near Denton) and take it south toward Troy. Cross over NC Hwy 49 and continue south approximately 8 miles into the community of Eldorado and turn right onto Mullinix Road (State Road 1154). There is a big brown sign directing people to the Badin Lake Recreation Area. Take Mullinix Road to the stop sign and turn right onto Forest Road 544 (McLean’s Creek Rd); continue to stop sign and turn right onto Forest Road 597 (Badin Lake Road); take the first left onto Forest Road 597A and continue on this road following signs for the picnic area and the picnic pavilion is on the hill opposite the entrance to the day use area. From the south: get onto NC Hwy 109 North (near Troy) and take it north toward the community of Uwharrie. Continue north approximately 3 miles and take

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KUYKENDALL GROUP CAMP

KUYKENDALL GROUP CAMP, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Asheville, take State Highway 280 south to Brevard. At the junction of U.S. Highway 276/64/280, follow Highway 64 west through Brevard to Cathy’s Creek Road/Forest Road 471. Take a right and go 1.25 miles to campground entrance. Phone (828) 552-8040 Activities BIKING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, WATER SPORTS, SWIMMING SITE Keywords KUYK,NFs IN NORTH CAROLINA – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview Large groups enjoy this cozy mountain campground in the Pisgah National Forest of western North Carolina. Ample opportunities for recreation exist in the area, including hiking, picnicking, scenic driving, swimming, fishing, mountain biking and more. Recreation This is a great place for campers to simply relax in the woods and listen to the sound of the creek. Visitors can also explore the area’s numerous hiking trails, check out crystal clear waterfalls or fish for trout

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LAKE POWHATAN

LAKE POWHATAN, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Asheville, take I-26 to exit 33. Go south approximately 2 miles on State Route 191 to the Lake Powhatan Recreation Area sign. Turn right and follow signs to the campground. Phone 828-552-8040 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, DAY USE AREA, SWIMMING SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING, SWIMMING, MOUNTAIN BIKING, WATER ACTIVITIES, KAYAKING, STAR GAZING, BIRDING, NON-MOTORIZED BOATING, WATER ACCESS, BACKPACKING, MUSHROOM PICKING Keywords LAKP,NFs IN NORTH CAROLINA – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview New for 2019: Glamping sites are now available at Lake Powhatan! Experience nature and outdoor recreation without sacrificing the comforts and luxuries of home. Choose one of 12 custom designed, fully furnished canvas platform tents in the heart of the national forest for your next mountain adventure, only 10 minutes from downtown Asheville, NC. Learn more about glamping

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Linville Falls Campground

Linville Falls Campground, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From I-40 East, take Highway 221 north to the Blue Ridge Parkway at Linville Falls. Go north for one mile to Linville Falls Spur Road, located at Milepost 317, and continue a half mile to the campground. Phone 828-765-7818 (MAY-OCTOBER) Activities CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, DAY USE AREA, PHOTOGRAPHY, STAR GAZING, BIRDING Keywords LINV,BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY,LINVILLE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Tourism North Carolina State Road Conditions Overview Located in a dense pine canopy, within hiking distance of Linville Gorge, and along the famous Blue Ridge Parkway, Linville Falls Campground is an ideal location for your next family camping excursion. Recreation The Linville Falls area is a hiker’s paradise, and the campground provides easy access to several trails that allow visitors to experience the stunning scenery and abundant wildlife.  Once at the Linville Gorge, visitors can hike more

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LONG POINT CABIN CAMP

LONG POINT CABIN CAMP, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Morehead City, North Carolina, take Highway 70 east approximately 30 miles. Go straight on Highway 12 for 2.1 miles, turn right on Old Cedar Road for 3.2 miles, turn left on Morris Marina Road and drive to the end of the road. Morris Marina Kabin Kamps and Ferry Service is located at 1000 Morris Marina Drive in Atlantic, NC. Phone 252-728-2250 HARKERS ISLAND VISITOR CENTER OR 252-732-4574 LONG POINT CABIN CAMP OFFICE Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, INFORMATION SITE, PADDLING, SWIMMING, WATER ACTIVITIES, KAYAKING, BEACH CAMPING, BEACHCOMBING, SEA KAYAKING, STAR GAZING, SURFING, BIRDING Keywords Morris Camps,Portsmouth Island,Cape Lookout National Seashore,Portsmith Island,Port Smith Island,Ports myth Island Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Tourism North Carolina State Road Conditions Overview Long Point Cabin Camp is located on North Core Banks within beautiful Cape Lookout National Seashore just off the mainland of North Carolina.

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MOUNT PISGAH CAMPGROUND

MOUNT PISGAH CAMPGROUND, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Interstate 40 west, take exit 47 and turn south onto Highway 191. Stay in the right hand lane and turn south again onto the Blue Ridge Parkway at the North Carolina Arboretum; enjoy the amazing views and nine tunnels along the Blue Ridge Parkway for 15 miles (24 km). You will pass the Mt. Pisgah Parking Area, the Country Store and the Pisgah Inn on the left. The campground is on the right immediately after the Pisgah Inn. From Waynesville, North Carolina, take Highway 276 for about 22 miles to The Blue Ridge Parkway. Turn north onto the parkway and continue four miles to the campground on the left. Phone 828-648-2644 (MAY – OCTOBER) Activities CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, STAR GAZING, BIRDING, GUIDED INTERPRETIVE WALKS Keywords MPIS,MOUNT PISGAH CAMPGROUND,PISGAH CAMPGROUND,BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY NATIONAL PARK,BLUE RIDGE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State

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NORTH MILLS RIVER

NORTH MILLS RIVER, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Asheville, take U.S. Highway 280 west to North Mills River Road. Follow North Mills River Road to the campground. Phone (828) 552-8040 Activities CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, WATER SPORTS, SWIMMING SITE Keywords NOMR,NFs IN NORTH CAROLINA – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview North Mills River Campground is a rustic mountain getaway in Pisgah National Forest in western North Carolina. Located just outside the popular city of Asheville, the campground provides access to a variety of cultural and natural attractions, including an arboretum, the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway and numerous hiking, fishing and mountain biking opportunities. Recreation The forest is known for its hiking and mountain biking trails, several of which are near the campground. Mills River offers excellent trout fishing, as well as tubing and swimming, which are kid-friendly favorite activities. Visitors wishing to

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OCRACOKE CAMPGROUND

OCRACOKE CAMPGROUND, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions The campground is located off North Carolina Route 12, three miles east of Ocracoke Village and ten miles west of Hatteras inlet ferry terminal. Phone 252-928-6671 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, VISITOR CENTER, SWIMMING SITE Keywords CG04,OCRACOKE Campground,Cape Hatteras National Campgrounds,OCRACOKE,OCRACOKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview Located in the famous Outer Banks area of the stunning North Carolina coast, this campground is perfect for a beach getaway trip. Recreation The seashore provides a place for active recreation or for quiet reflection. Campers can visit a lighthouse, look for seashells, go fishing and clamming or just sit back and enjoy the peace and beauty of the white sandy beaches. More active recreational activities include swimming, kayaking and windsurfing. Bird and wildlife viewing is also a popular pastime for campers. The seashore provides a home and habitat for creatures large

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Oregon Inlet Campground

Oregon Inlet Campground, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions North (From Richmond, VA) Follow I-95 South to Richmond, VA. Take I-64 East toward Norfolk/Virginia Beach, VA. Take I-64 or I-664 to Chesapeake, VA. From I-64, take Exit 291B to Route 168, the Chesapeake Expressway (a toll-road costing $3.00- $6.00 each way). Once in North Carolina, Route 168 turns into US-158 East. Follow US-158 East through Nags Head, NC to the junction of NC-12 South. Continue on NC-12 South, and the campground will be on your left just before you reach Bonner Bridge over Oregon Inlet. West (From Rocky Mount, NC) Follow US-64 East through Tarboro, Williamston, Plymouth, Columbia, and Manteo, crossing the Alligator River Bridge and the Virginia Dare Bridge. Keep going on US-64 East to Nags Head, NC, going over the Washington Baum Bridge, to the junction of NC-12 South. Turn right onto NC-12 South and you will be at the north entrance. Continue on NC-12 South,

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Otter Creek Campground

Otter Creek Campground, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Traveling from the Lynchburg area on Rte 29, turn onto Rte 130 West. Travel approximately 25 miles to the Blue Ridge Parkway entrance. From the ramp, turn right (north) onto the Parkway. Travel one mile to the Otter Creek Campground. Traveling from the Lexington/Buena Vista direction on Rte 81, take the Blue Ridge Parkway exit to Rte 60 E towards Amherst. Drive approximately 16 miles, turning at the Blue Ridge Parkway entrance sign. At the Stop sign, turn left (south) onto the Parkway. Travel approximately 16 miles to the entrance of Otter Creek Campground. Phone 434-299-5125 (MAY – OCTOBER) Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, BIRDING Keywords Otter Creek Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Virginia State Tourism Virginia State Road Conditions Overview As Otter Creek descends to the James River, the Blue Ridge Parkway dips to its lowest elevation, only

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OYSTER POINT CAMPGROUND

OYSTER POINT CAMPGROUND, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Newport, take SR 1154 to Forest Road 181 and turn right. Phone 252-638-5628 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING Keywords Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview Oyster Point Campground is located on the banks of the Newport River, near the town of Newport, NC. The campground is just a short drive to the beaches of Atlantic Beach, NC and other coastal fishing destinations. Recreation Canoeing and fishing are popular options. Power boating is allowed on the Newport River. The Croatan Saltwater Trail weaves south between the barrier islands of the Bogue Sound and north on Adams Creek connecting to the Neuse River. This campground is also the trailhead for the Neusiok trail which is a 21-mile hiking trail that meanders through cypress swamps, loblolly pines and vast bogs of thick vegetation. Facilities The campground features 15 campsites and

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PEAKS OF OTTER CAMPGROUND

PEAKS OF OTTER CAMPGROUND, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Roanoke, Virginia, take the Blue Ridge Parkway north for 26 miles to Milepost 86. From Bedford, Virginia, follow Route 43 to Blue Ridge Parkway; the campground is on the left before reaching the Parkway. Phone 540-586-7321 (MAY – OCTOBER) Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, DAY USE AREA, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, PHOTOGRAPHY, STAR GAZING, BIRDING Keywords Peaks of Otter Campground,Peaks Campground,Blue Ridge Parkway Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Virginia State Road Conditions Virginia State Tourism Overview The Peaks of Otter Campground is nestled between the bases of two dominating mountains in the rolling hills of Virginia. Recreation The 24-acre Abbott Lake is one of the biggest attractions the Peaks of Otter Park has to offer. The lake is well-stocked with small mouth bass and bluegill. A crystal-clear mountain stream winds through the nearby picnic area. Numerous hiking

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PINK BEDS PICNIC SHELTER

PINK BEDS PICNIC SHELTER, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Pisgah Ranger Station/ Visitor Center parking lot, turn right onto US 276. Drive north approximately 10 miles to Pink Beds Picnic Area. The facility is located along Hwy 276 (Forest Heritage National Scenic Byway) 4 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway and 11 miles from the intersection of Hwy 280 and US 64 in Pisgah Forest, NC. Phone 828 877-3265 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING Keywords Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Tourism North Carolina State Road Conditions Overview The Pink Beds Picnic Shelter is the larger of two available shelters. It is adjacent to the Cradle of Forestry in America, a 6,500 acre historic site commemorating the beginning of forest conservation in the United States. Recreation As part of the Pisgah National Forest, the Pink Beds area offers excellent hiking trails. An easy, five mile loop trail begins on the left side

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RATTLER FORD GROUP CAMPGROUND

RATTLER FORD GROUP CAMPGROUND, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Robbinsville, North Carolina, take Highway 129 north to 143 West/Massey Branch Road. Pass the Cheoah Ranger District office and continue to the stop sign. Turn right to continue on 143 West for about 7 miles. Rattler Ford Group Campground is on the left. Phone 828-479-6431 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, BIRDING, WATER ACCESS, BACKPACKING Keywords RTLF,NFs IN NORTH CAROLINA – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Tourism North Carolina State Road Conditions Overview Rattler Ford Group Campground sits near the swift-moving Santeetlah Creek in the Nantahala National Forest. Groups of up to 25 guests can enjoy the creek, which is popular for fly fishing, as well as nearby Lake Santeetlah, which provides countless water sports and activities. Recreation The campground is located about 2.5 miles from the Avey Branch boat ramp at Lake Santeetlah, which provides visitors access to all types of

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Rocky Knob Campground

Rocky Knob Campground, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Rocky Knob Campground is located at Milepost 167.1 on Blue Ridge Parkway, 1.8 miles south of the intersection of the Parkway and State Route 8, about 8 miles (13 km) from the town of Floyd, or about 90 minutes south of Roanoke by car. Visitors are advised that directions from resources like Google Maps and GPS devices are not always correct and should be double-checked. Phone 540-745-9664 (MAY – OCTOBER) Activities CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, BIRDING, WINERY TOURS Keywords Blue Ridge Parkway Rocky Knob Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Virginia State Tourism Virginia State Road Conditions Overview Located on the famous Blue Ridge Parkway in the hills of rural Virginia, Rocky Knob Campground is nestled amid rolling meadowlands with impressive displays of seasonal flowers, endless night skies and green pastures. Numerous nearby overlooks and the winding parkway provide an ideal backdrop

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ROUND BOTTOM HORSE CAMP

ROUND BOTTOM HORSE CAMP, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions There is no street adddress for the horse camp. Round Bottom horse camp is located about 9 miles NW of Cherokee, NC. From Cherokee, NC: Take US 441 north. Just before entering the park, turn right at last traffic light onto Acquoni Road. Go one block, acorss river, and turn left onto Big Cove Road (marked by detour sign). Go 9 miles to a tee. Turn right and go 0.9 mile to the end of the pavement. Take the gravel Straight Fork-Round Bottom road, adjacent to a trout rearing facility, 3.5 miles to the horse camp. From Gatlinburg, TN: Take Newfound Gap Road (US 441 South) towards Cherokee, NC. Exit the park into Cherokee and turn left at the first traffic light. Go one block, across river, and turn left onto Big Cove Road (marked by detour sign). Continue with directions above. Phone 865-436-1261 OR 828-497-9270 Activities HISTORIC &

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SMOKEMONT CAMPGROUND

SMOKEMONT CAMPGROUND, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions There is no street address for the campground. From Cherokee, NC: Take Newfound Gap Road (aka US 441) North 6 miles. Turn right at campground sign. From Gatlinburg, TN: Take Newfound Gap Road (aka US 441) South 27 miles. Turn left at campground sign. Phone 828-497-9270 Activities BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords CG23,Great Smokey Mountains National Park,Great Smokey National Park,Great Smoky Mountain National Park,Great Smoky Mountains National Park Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images National Park Services Concessionaire North Carolina State Tourism North Carolina State Road Conditions Overview Situated in the stunning Great Smoky Mountains National Park, this campsite offers an ideal setting to enjoy the outdoors. Ridge upon ridge of forest straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. World-renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the

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SMOKEMONT GROUP CAMP

SMOKEMONT GROUP CAMP, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions There is no stree address for the campground. From Cherokee, NC: Take Newfound Gap Road (aka US 441) North 6 miles. Turn right at Smokemont campground sign. From Gatlinburg, TN: Take Newfound Gap Road (aka US 441) South 27 miles. Turn left at Smokemont campground sign. Phone 828-497-9270 OR 865-436-1261 Activities BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords Smokemont Group Camp,Great Smokey Mountain National Park,Great Smoky Mountains National Park,Great Smoky National Park,Great Smokey National Park Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Tourism North Carolina State Road Conditions National Park Services Concessionaire Overview Situated in the stunning Great Smoky Mountains National Park, this sunny group camp offers an ideal setting for camping excursions. Ridge upon ridge of forest straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. World-renowned for its diversity

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STANDING INDIAN CAMPGROUND

STANDING INDIAN CAMPGROUND, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Franklin, North Carolina, take U.S. Highway 64 west approximately 12 miles, passing through Winding Stair Gap. Near the bottom of the mountain from the gap, turn left on West Old Murphy Road (State Route 1448) and watch for a directional sign for the campground. Go 1.9 miles and turn right on Forest Road 67 at the Standing Indian Campground sign. This is a paved road. Go 1.7 miles and turn right into the campground. Phone 828-524-6441 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, DAY USE AREA Keywords STIN,NFs IN NORTH CAROLINA – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Tourism North Carolina State Road Conditions Overview Whether traveling with an RV or tent, Standing Indian Campground is a prime place to stop for a night or spend several days in the picturesque Nantahala National Forest. The campground’s many amenities provide a comfortable home base for exploring

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SWAN CABIN

SWAN CABIN, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Robbinsville, North Carolina, take Highway 129 north. After about 2 miles turn left onto 143 West (Massey Branch Road). Pass the Ranger Office and continue to the stop sign (2.2 miles). At the stop sign, turn right, continuing on 143 West for approximately 6.9 miles. Turn right on NC 1134 toward Joyce Kilmer. Continue only about 50 feet. Turn left onto Forest Service Road 81. Continue on this gravel road approximately 8 miles. Turn right onto Forest Service Road 81F and continue for 2.7 miles. Swan Cabin is located on the left, off of Forest Service Road 81F. Phone 828-479-6431 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, RANGER STATION, BIRDING, BACKPACKING Keywords SWAC,NFs IN NORTH CAROLINA – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview Nestled in a remote area of Nantahala National Forest, this primitive log cabin

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SYCAMORE FLATS PICNIC SHELTER

SYCAMORE FLATS PICNIC SHELTER, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions The facility is located along Hwy 276 (Forest Heritage National Scenic Byway) approximately 1 mile from the intersection of Hwy 280 and US 64 in Pisgah Forest, NC, and approximately 15 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Phone 828-877-3265 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, WATER SPORTS Keywords Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview Sycamore Flats Picnic Shelter is located along the Davidson River on the Pisgah National Forest. This picnic area was named for the sycamore trees which line the banks of the river. Recreation Sycamore Flats Picnic Area offers excellent swimming and wading, trout fishing, and tubing opportunities on the Davidson River. There is an accessible fishing pier. Facilities This large picnic area has 40 picnic tables with grills nearby. The reservable shelter has four picnic tables for use, plus one grill. There are two restrooms available; one is

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TOW STRING HORSE CAMP

TOW STRING HORSE CAMP, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions There is no street address for the horse camp. Tow String horse camp is located 4 miles north of Cherokee, NC off Newfound Gap Road (aka U.S. 441). Turn right at sign for Tow String. Turn left after crossing bridge. Phone 828-497-9270 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords CG28,Great Smokey Mountain National Park,Great Smoky Mountain National Park,Great Smoky National Park,Great Smokey National Park,Great Smoky Mountains National Park Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions National Park Services Concessionaire North Carolina State Tourism Overview Saddle up your horses for a camping trip in the stunning Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Located in the North Carolina portion of the park, this campsite offers miles of horse trails with a breathtaking scenic backdrop. World-renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains and the

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VAN HOOK GLADE

VAN HOOK GLADE, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Highlands, North Carolina, follow Highway 64 west approximately 4.5 miles. The campground entrance is on the right. Phone 828-526-5918 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, SWIMMING SITE Keywords VANH,HIGHLANDS,NFs IN NORTH CAROLINA – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Forest Service Concessionaire North Carolina State Tourism North Carolina State Road Conditions Overview Van Hook Glade is a scenic, secluded campground in the heart of the Nantahala National Forest. Convenient for families and anglers, the campground is in close proximity to hiking trails, scenic views, waterfalls and a nearby lake. Recreation Campers can easily relax with a book or deck of cards in the shaded campsites, or seek out many activities close by. A short trail in the campground leads to the Cliffside Lake Recreation Area, which offers six hiking trails ranging from easy to moderate, as well as trout fishing, picnicking and swimming. Boating is not permitted. Van

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W. Kerr Scott Visitor Assistance Center Conference Room

W. Kerr Scott Visitor Assistance Center Conference Room, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Charlotte, North Carolina, take I-77 North (approximately 60 miles) before merging into Highway 421 North towards Wilkesboro / Boone. Continue to Exit 286B (approximately 20 miles), turn left onto Highway 268, continue for approximately 4 miles and turn right on Reservoir Road. Turn left into the Visitor Assistance Center parking lot after 0.25 miles. From Winston-Salem, North Carolina, take Highway 421 North (approximately 55 miles) to Exit 286B, turn left onto Highway 268, continue for approximately 4 miles and turn right on Reservoir Road. Turn left into the Visitor Assistance Center parking lot after 0.25 miles. From Wilkesboro, North Carolina, head west on Main Street / Hwy 268 / Hwy 18 (approximately 4 miles) and turn right on Reservoir Road. Turn left into the Visitor Assistance Center parking lot after 0.25 miles. Phone 336-921-3390 Activities VISITOR CENTER, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, RANGER STATION Keywords Related Link(s) Rec Area Info &

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WARRIOR CREEK

WARRIOR CREEK, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions 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. Travel times from: Winston-Salem: 1 hour Charlotte: 1.5 hours Phone 336-921-2177 Activities BIKING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, SWIMMING SITE Keywords WARI,W KERR SCOTT DAM Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview Warrior Creek is located on the south side of W. Kerr Scott Reservoir in western North Carolina. Constructed in the beautiful Yadkin

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WASH CREEK HORSE CAMP

WASH CREEK HORSE CAMP, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From exit 40 on Interstate 26 take travel west on Hwy 280 (passing the Asheville Airport and going towards Brevard). Go six miles to light and turn right on North Mills River Road. Go six miles and just before entering the North Mills River Campground, turn right on Forest Service (gravel) Road #5000. Proceed two miles to site on right. Phone (828) 552-8040 Activities BIKING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING Keywords Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview Wash Creek Horse Camp is a small group area designed for equestrian use located two miles northeast of the North Mills River Recreation Area and Bent Creek of the Pisgah Ranger District. Recreation As part of the Pisgah National Forest, a network of equestrian trails are available in the North Mills River, Trace Ridge and Wash Creek areas and are easily accessible with

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WHITE PINE SOUTH GROUP CAMP

WHITE PINE SOUTH GROUP CAMP, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From the Asheville airport, take Highway 280 south to Brevard. Turn right on U.S. Highway 276. Go 1.75 miles to Forest Road 477 and turn right. Go 0.75-mile to the parking area on the right side of the road. Walk across the bridge to the campground entrance road. Phone 828-552-8040 Activities BIKING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, WATER SPORTS, SWIMMING SITE Keywords WHPS,SOUTH WHITE PINE GROUP CAMP,NFs IN NORTH CAROLINA – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images North Carolina State Road Conditions North Carolina State Tourism Overview White Pine South Group Camp is one of two group campsites nestled along Avery Creek in the lush forests of the Appalachian Mountains. The facility provides tent camping year-round and can accommodate families, scout troops and other groups of up to 25 people. Visitors have access to a number of recreation opportunities, including hiking, swimming, mountain biking, fishing and picnicking,

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Wolf Ford Horse Camp

Wolf Ford Horse Camp, North Carolina Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From the North: At the intersection of 280/64 West, turn onto 276 North. -Go 11.7 miles. Turn Right onto Yellow Gap Road (Forest Service Road 1206) – an unpaved, gravel road. -Go 3.3 miles. Turn Right onto South Mills River Road (Forest Service Road 475) – an unpaved, gravel road. Wolf Ford Horse Camp will be immediately on your left. From the South: Turn onto 276 South. -Go 18 miles. Turn Left onto Yellow Gap Road (Forest Service Road 1206) – an unpaved, gravel road. -Go 3.3 miles. Turn Right onto South Mills River Road (Forest Service Road 475) – an unpaved, gravel road. Wolf Ford Horse Camp will be immediately on your left. Phone 828-877-3265 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PHOTOGRAPHY, HORSE CAMPING, MOUNTAIN BIKING, STAR GAZING, BIRDING, SCENIC DRIVE, BACKPACKING Keywords Wolf Ford Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Overview Wolf Ford Horse Camp

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