Discover the best in western NC camping! Choose from a variety of campgrounds and recreation areas and start your family camping vacation today!
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Black Mountain/Briar Bottom

Black Mountain/Briar Bottom

Sitting in the shadow of Mt. Mitchell, the highest peak in the Eastern US, and bordering the South Toe River, Black Mountain campground is mecca for people who enjoy the outdoors and recreation, such as hiking and fishing.

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Carolina Hemlocks

Carolina Hemlocks

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, picnic and simply relax in the cool shade of the forest.

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Van Hook Glade/Cliffside Lake

Van Hook Glade/Cliffside Lake

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.

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