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Campground and Campsite listings closest to Asheville, North Carolina

12
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Free CampsiteWash Creek Roadside Campsites in Pisgah National Forest - Asheville, North Carolina
16 votes, average: 3.75 out of 516 votes, average: 3.75 out of 516 votes, average: 3.75 out of 516 votes, average: 3.75 out of 516 votes, average: 3.75 out of 5 Horse TrailsWildlife ViewingFire RingNear Water
Winding gravel road that crosses Blue Ridge Parkway with lots of pull-off campsites. North of the Parkway camping isn't approved but I have several times without trouble, especially coming at …
13
miles
Free CampsiteHenderson Reservoir Roadside Camping - Horse Shoe, North Carolina
4 votes, average: 3.25 out of 54 votes, average: 3.25 out of 54 votes, average: 3.25 out of 54 votes, average: 3.25 out of 54 votes, average: 3.25 out of 5 BikingFishingHikingHorse TrailsWildlife ViewingBBQ GrillFire RingNear WaterPicnic Tables
One of the many areas where camping is allowed in the Pisgah National Forest. Beautiful area. Six campsites. Water access isn't the best. Smaller campers only. Unreliable cellular signal.
16
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Free CampsiteBig Ivy Area, Coleman Boundary - Barnardsville, North Carolina
20 votes, average: 3.65 out of 520 votes, average: 3.65 out of 520 votes, average: 3.65 out of 520 votes, average: 3.65 out of 520 votes, average: 3.65 out of 5 BikingFishingHikingHorse TrailsHuntingWildlife ViewingNear Water
Primitive camping is available in pull-offs along FR 74. No facilities are provided. Boondocking in the Pisgah National Forest. Bring everything you'll need, and take it with you when you leave. …
16
miles
Free CampsiteYellow Gap Roadside Camping - Horse Shoe, North Carolina
2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 52 votes, average: 4.00 out of 52 votes, average: 4.00 out of 52 votes, average: 4.00 out of 52 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5 BikingFishingHikingHuntingSwimmingWildlife ViewingBBQ GrillFire RingNear WaterPicnic Tables
Lots of free camping locations along this road. Many are beautiful and situated along a creek. However, you cannot park in most of the campsites. You park on the road …
18
miles
Free CampsiteWolf Ford Horse Campground - Pisgah Forest, North Carolina
6 votes, average: 3.00 out of 56 votes, average: 3.00 out of 56 votes, average: 3.00 out of 56 votes, average: 3.00 out of 56 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5 BikingFishingHikingHorse TrailsHuntingWildlife ViewingBBQ GrillFire RingNear WaterPicnic TablesRestrooms
Thirteen campsites encircling a vault toilet. This free campground is available to both kinds of campers: those with equine and those without. It is, or was, the first of six …
19
miles
Free CampsiteWolf Ford Roadside Camping - Pisgah Forest, North Carolina
16 votes, average: 3.25 out of 516 votes, average: 3.25 out of 516 votes, average: 3.25 out of 516 votes, average: 3.25 out of 516 votes, average: 3.25 out of 5 BikingFishingHikingHorse TrailsHuntingSwimmingWildlife ViewingFire RingNear Water
Free 'dispersed camping' at marked locations in the Pisgah National Forest not far from the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Pisgah Ranger District's attractions like Looking Glass Falls and Sliding …
19
miles
Free CampsiteSouth Toe River Dispersed Camping - Burnsville, North Carolina
7 votes, average: 4.43 out of 57 votes, average: 4.43 out of 57 votes, average: 4.43 out of 57 votes, average: 4.43 out of 57 votes, average: 4.43 out of 5 BikingFishingHikingHorse TrailsHuntingWildlife ViewingFire RingNear Water
Roadside camping is generally allowed beside most gravel roads. However, along NFSR 472, near Black Mountain Campground, camping is restricted to designated sites. These sites are designated to minimize damage …
20
miles
Pay CampgroundCurtis Creek - Old Fort, North Carolina
2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5 BikingFishingHikingHorse TrailsWildlife ViewingDrinking WaterRestrooms
OverviewCurtis 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 …
21
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Free CampsiteHickory Branch - Old Fort, North Carolina
Wildlife Viewing
Free Dispersed camping in the National Forests in North Carolina's Grandfather Ranger District. This campsite does not use a reservation system. First come, first served.
21
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Pay CampgroundCurtis Creek Campground - Old Fort, North Carolina
13 votes, average: 3.00 out of 513 votes, average: 3.00 out of 513 votes, average: 3.00 out of 513 votes, average: 3.00 out of 513 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5 FishingHikingDrinking WaterNear WaterPicnic TablesRestrooms
$5/Night. Free dispersed camping nearby. Some of the campsites are along Curtis Creek Road. The rest are in an offset area near the camphost. Alcohol is prohibited at all designated campsites …
22
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Free CampsiteCurtis Creek North Dispersed Campsite - Old Fort, North Carolina
1 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 5 BikingHikingHuntingWildlife ViewingFire Ring
The only truly dispersed campsite that we were able to drive to on the north side of Curtis Creek Road in the Grandfather district of the Pisgah National Forest. It's …
22
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Free CampsiteAvery Creek Dispersed - Pisgah Forest, North Carolina
Wildlife Viewing
Free Dispersed camping in the National Forests in North Carolina's Pisgah Ranger District. No reservations. First come, first served.
23
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Free CampsiteAvery Creek Roadside Camping - Pisgah Forest, North Carolina
6 votes, average: 3.50 out of 56 votes, average: 3.50 out of 56 votes, average: 3.50 out of 56 votes, average: 3.50 out of 56 votes, average: 3.50 out of 5 BikingFishingHikingHorse TrailsHuntingSwimmingWildlife ViewingBBQ GrillFire RingNear Water
Free campsites along Avery Creek, just north of Davidson River. Being close to a paved road, these campsites are very popular. Small rigs only as the parking is just pullouts …
23
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Free CampsiteHeadwater Dispersed - Canton, North Carolina
Wildlife Viewing
Free Dispersed camping in the National Forests in North Carolina's Pisgah Ranger District. First come -> First Camped. Reservations not accepted.
24
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Free CampsiteSugar Cove Pisgah - Marion, North Carolina
4 votes, average: 4.00 out of 54 votes, average: 4.00 out of 54 votes, average: 4.00 out of 54 votes, average: 4.00 out of 54 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5 Tent CampingBikingFishingHikingHorse TrailsHuntingSwimmingWildlife ViewingFire RingNear Water
There are two dispersed campsites on the east side of the gated section of Sugar Cove Road in the Grandfather District of North Carolina's Pisgah National Forest. Both are situated …
24
miles
Free CampsiteBuck Creek Road Boondock - Marion, North Carolina
1 vote, average: 1.00 out of 51 vote, average: 1.00 out of 51 vote, average: 1.00 out of 51 vote, average: 1.00 out of 51 vote, average: 1.00 out of 5 Wildlife ViewingFire Ring
While most folks are watching for oncoming traffic on this tight hairpin curve, the avid car camping boondocker spies tire tracks heading into the forest through the overgrown weeds. If …
24
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Pay CampgroundRocky Bluff - Hot Springs, North Carolina
18 votes, average: 2.72 out of 518 votes, average: 2.72 out of 518 votes, average: 2.72 out of 518 votes, average: 2.72 out of 518 votes, average: 2.72 out of 5 FishingHikingWildlife ViewingDrinking WaterNear WaterPicnic TablesRestrooms
$8/night Rocky Bluff Campground offers solitude in a wooded setting and is located 3 miles south of Hot Springs. The 1.2 mile Spring Creek Nature Trail circles the campground and meanders …
25
miles
Free CampsiteVictor Fields Dispersed Camping - Burnsville, North Carolina
2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 52 votes, average: 4.50 out of 52 votes, average: 4.50 out of 52 votes, average: 4.50 out of 52 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5 BikingHikingHorse TrailsHuntingWildlife ViewingFire RingNear Water
Free dispersed camping one half of a mile from the Blue Ridge Parkway in the APPALACHIAN RANGER DISTRICT of North Carolina's Pisgah National Forest. We were able to locate two …
25
miles
Free CampsiteBlack Balsam Knob - Canton, North Carolina
1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5 Tent CampingHikingWildlife ViewingPets Welcome
Hike in tent camping is allowed on Black Balsam Knob. Fires are not permitted and bear canisters are required. Park on the road and hike 1/2 mile to get to …
26
miles
Free CampsiteInvestor Gap 4WD - Canton, North Carolina
9 votes, average: 3.22 out of 59 votes, average: 3.22 out of 59 votes, average: 3.22 out of 59 votes, average: 3.22 out of 59 votes, average: 3.22 out of 5 OHVHikingWildlife Viewing
"If you are in a fairly capable off road vehicle there is a FS road off the parkway where you can drive into the back country a bit to camp. Its …

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