ALERT: The USDA Forest Service has issued a burning ban for this campground. No fires are permitted within the Pisgah National Forest including fire rings at this location.
Lake Powhatan is the finest in Asheville camping and is close to where the action is! Located only 10 minutes from Asheville, North Carolina, this is the perfect spot to base your vacation. The campground borders the 6,000-acre Bent Creek Experimental Forest, a haven for mountain bikers, and is close to the French Broad River. The swimming lake and beach will give you a way to cool off in the heat of the summer, and for those who like to be out-and-about, the NC Arboretum and Blue Ridge Parkway are only a few miles from the entrance to the campground. Looking for camping in Asheville, NC? Nearby campgrounds in the area include North Mills River, Davidson River.
Please Note: You may purchase maps and guide books to this area by visiting our on-line store, The Forest Place.