Situated along the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, Julian Price Campground is a favorite destination for hikers, anglers, and boaters. Many consider it one of the best RV campgrounds in NC Mountains.
It sits adjacent to Price Lake, a picturesque body of water that stands out against the backdrop of the hills behind it.
The Blue Ridge Parkway is a 469-mile byway that follows the elevated crests of the central and southern peaks of the Appalachian mountains. You can drive this scenic byway from Shenandoah National Park to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
This campground has something for all members of the family. Canoe rentals are available at Price Lake. You can also enter the lake in other non-motorized boats.
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Cedar Point Campground is part of the national forest. Nice sites with electric. Water and dump station on site.
3. Lake Powhatan Recreation Area & Campground
375 Wesley Branch Rd, Asheville, NC 28806, USA
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Located about 10 minutes from Asheville, this campground is convenient for those that like to enjoy both natural and cultural attractions. Hike in the morning, and enjoy dinner out in the evening! Having the best of both worlds makes this one of the best RV campgrounds in NC mountains!
The campground is located in a heavily wooded area, along the banks of Lake Powhatan in the Appalachian Mountains. At an elevation of 2,200 feet, there are nearby mile-high peaks, thick forests, and gorgeous waterfalls.
Lake Powhatan has something for everyone! Families can enjoy a nearby lake featuring a sandy beach. Anglers will love fishing for trout on the lake or in the nearby French Broad River!
Lake Powhatan provides visitors with boat rentals during the summer season (Memorial Day to Labor Day). However, personal watercraft is prohibited.
The forest boasts many hiking and mountain biking trails near the campground. The summer offers visitors interpretive programs if you are interested.
The campground itself is set up with four loops. Each campsite comes with a picnic table, fire ring with a grill, and lantern post. Some sites do offer RV hook-ups.
Campers can purchase firewood, ice and other small items from the small on-site store.
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This is a great stop! The museum is packed full of vintage vehicles and motorcycles and bikes. The staff is very friendly. Plan to spend 2 or 3 hours at the least there.
5. Hanging Rock State Park
Hanging Rock Park Rd, Walnut Cove, NC 27052, USA
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Hanging Rock State Park is one of the best RV campgrounds in NC mountains! Why? It has cool geological features and an abundance of outdoor recreation.
The 73-site campground located in Hanging Rock State Park can accommodate RVs, but there are no hook-ups. Although you would be dry camping, there are picnic tables and grills available. Drinking water and showers are available in the campground.
The park offers endless adventures: hiking, biking, mountain climbing, fishing, and so much more.
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Davidson River Campground is open year-round. It is located about four miles west of the town Brevard, which is less than a one hour drive from Asheville. It offers camping and outdoor activities the whole family can enjoy.
Davidson River Campground is located in the Pisgah National Forest, which boasts an elevation of 2,150 feet.
The surrounding landscape offers mile-high peaks, thick forests with hardwood and conifer trees, and beautiful waterfalls. The access to the beautiful natural landscape makes this one of the best RV campgrounds in NC Mountains.
The campground provides several shaded loops with well-shaded campsites. It also has easy access to fishing spots, waterfalls, hiking trails, and other nearby attractions in the Pisgah National Forest.
The site itself is organized into eight loops, some adjacent to water. They come equipped with a picnic table, campfire ring with grill, and lantern posts. Hot showers and flush toilets available.
Campers can also purchase firewood or ice onsite, or rent bikes nearby, if needed.
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Pilot Mountain State Park is situated in two counties, Surrey and Yadkin. It is about a 20-mile drive north-west of Winston-Salem.
The central feature at Pilot Mountain State Park is the iconic geologic knob in its center. Called Big Pinnacle, it once served as a navigational landmark for the Saura tribe.
Outdoor enthusiasts will love the trails in the park. Hikers can hike around the mountain base, then up Little Pinnacle, which is located along the Yadkin River.
Rock climbing and rappelling is available to those that love that type of adventure.
Two major North Carolina trails, the Yadkin River paddle trail and the Mountains-to-Sea State Trail, traverse the park.
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https://rvlifestyle.com/military-campgrounds/ Beyond great ticket deals, Outdoor Rec, and/or FamCamps directly, may provide kayak, boat, and many other water sport equipment rentals.
While camping right on Onslow Beach at Camp LeJeune Marine Corps Base, venture to their marina, rent a deck boat for the day and enjoy the fabulous intercoastal waterway.
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