Western North Carolina is a great place for camping. There are multiple places to camp very close to the city of Asheville and Marshall. When you are coming to the area for recreation if you want to camp or RV check out the following campgrounds and make your reservation early. These accommodations range from primitive camping to luxurious cabins.
French Broad River Campground
The French Broad River Campground, a spacious riverside RV and Tent campground of 13 acres, caters to the visitor and the local! Less than 12 minutes north of downtown Asheville, you will find this is one of the most relaxing campgrounds in the entire area. Campground sites are located on 2,000 feet of river frontage. The sights and sounds of nature are exceptional! Bring your canoes, kayaks, rafts and cameras – Easy Access! Or just sit back, relax and enjoy the canoes and kayaking expeditions as they go by your front door!
Hot Springs Resort and Spa
The Hot Springs Campground is located along the banks of the French Broad River, a short stroll from the Hot Springs Spa and Natural Mineral Baths. This facility is a favorite stopping point for travelers of all types from hikers coming off the Appalachian Trail to vacationers and health seekers. Our campground is family friendly and shrouded amongst trees offering shade and beautiful settings, even on the hottest day.
Campground amenities include picnic tables and fire rings at every site, clean restrooms, hot showers, Security (seasonal), full RV hookups, RV pull through sites with full hookups, camping cabins and regular, group and deluxe tent sites. In all areas, 6 years of age and under stay free, pay for sixth night and seventh is free.
All patrons of the campground can use campground facilities. Firewood is for sale or bring your own.
There is a camp store located at the entrance to the campground that includes a full line of supplies and a small eatery.
Mama Gerties Hideaway Campground
If an Asheville vacation is in your future and you are looking for an Asheville RV park, you have come to the right place. Mama Gerties offers full hook up RV sites for motor homes, trailers, 5th wheels and sites for pop ups and tent camping along with rental cabins. We are located near many Asheville recreation spots including the Biltmore Estate. Stay with us while you tour the Biltmore House. Take a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Bear Creek RV Park
Asheville’s finest invites you to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the “Land of the Sky” and our local attractions. Enjoy the beautiful sunsets as seen on TNN by Pat Boone. We offer large, level paved lots with full 30 and 50 amp hookups. Also nice tent sites with water and electricity. We have 25 pull-throughs (25×60), big rig sites, and 65 back-ins (25×50).
We provide showers, laundry, game room, heated pool, and easy access to I-40 and I-26. we have a Trailer Life rating of Park of 9.5, Restroom Rating of 10*, and Scenic 8.5., and we are modem friendly! Propane Available Year Round!
Rocky Bluff Campground is the perfect mountain getaway for visitors who seek quiet and solitude amid nature’s picturesque surroundings. Tucked away off NC 209 near
Hot Springs, the campground is one of the best kept secrets in the national forests in North Carolina. Dates Open: May 1 to October 31. Fee: $8 a night per site, on a first-come, first served basis, 30 sites,14-day limit for visit. What sites offer: Parking spur, picnic table, tent pad, and fire grate. Other amenities: Running water and flush
toilets in center of campground’s lower loop; nearby is a picnic area with 10 tables (no fee for day-use.); amphitheatre.
Silvermine Group Campground
Silvermine Group Campground is nestled under a canopy of hemlocks and tall poplars. A rushing creek meanders 50 feet from the group campsite, which provides room for up to 50 people to set up tents.
Visitors to the campground can explore two trails, including portions of the Appalachian Trail. Other outdoor activities to enjoy are whitewater rafting and canoeing on the French Broad River and soaking in the warm, mineral springs of the nearby town of Hot Springs. Once you rent the site, you’re given a key to gain access to the campground’s gate. A half mile behind the gate, you can picnic, camp, and hike to your heart’s content without the disturbance of other campers.
DATES OPEN: May 1 to October 31. FEE: 0-25 people, $25 per night; 26-50 people, $40 per night.
FOR RESERVATIONS: Appalachian Ranger District, at (828) 682-6146
WHAT SITES OFFER: two large tent pads (15 by 30 feet); two grills.
OTHER AMENITIES: One picnic shelter with two tables; water pump; chemical toilet