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Lakeside Retreats @ Walnut Hill
9 sites · Lodging320 acres · Raleigh, North CarolinaWalnut Hill has been in the Mial/Williamson family since 1775.This camp site is on 320 acres of...
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Smoky Mountain Meadows
29 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents57 acres · Bryson City, North CarolinaWhen you enter Smoky Mountain Meadows Campground, you can leave all the “rush-rush” of your daily...
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The headwaters of the Nantahala River can be heard from every site!
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Winding Stair Campground
8 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents15 acres · Franklin, North CarolinaWinding Stair Campground sits at an elevation of 3,880 feet, next to the headwaters of the...
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The Farmstead at Mill Spring
8 sites · Lodging5 acres · Mill Spring, North CarolinaThe Farmstead is a special type of experience because it offers guests an opportunity to...
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We purposely tucked the campsite high up against the mountain to achieve complete solidarity.
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In the family since the 1800's
10 sites · Lodging, Tents7 acres · TennesseeI'm Active Duty Air Force, stationed in Virginia with my Wife and our 3 teenage boys, until I can...
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Smoky Mountain Mangalitsa Farm
12 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents95 acres · North CarolinaWe are a Mangalitsa farm in The Smoky Mountains of western NC. The entire property is oriented...
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Finally reached Little Max Patch Bald where we would watch the Solar Eclipse. The whole hike took around 20-30 min. It was a beautiful walk!
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Greenheart Place
8 sites · Tents30 acres · Hot Springs, North CarolinaIn 2000, David and Jeanette Kendall found a small abandoned high mountain apple orchard and...
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Linville Adventure Pasture (LAP)
6 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents20 acres · Nebo, North CarolinaFamily Owned location with great views . Located adjacent to the Linville River and across the...
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Wellspring Mountain
7 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents500 acres · North CarolinaWelcome to our Hipcamp; we are excited that you are here! Are you drawn to the outdoors and...
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JCO at Lee Baysden Pond
15 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents86 acres · North CarolinaThe pond was originally much smaller and a mill pond in the 1920's and features a long dam along one side. It is a 22 acre lake, 2 smaller ponds and surrounded by woods, swamp, and fields, a total of 90 acres. The Lee Baysden Pond was originally owned by Mr. Lee Baysden himself and first opened for fishing in 1956. The store/office is the original detached kitchen from his homeplace, which is the white house just up the street. We still use this today and it has Mr. Lee Baysden's handwriting in the store that states opened June 1956. The pond was owned and fished until the late 1990's. A hurricane damaged the dam and land was sold sometime after. The next owner dug the pond into the lake it is today and fixed the dam. It was deemed private and no fishing was permitted during this time frame. In 2020 My husband Tyler, and I decided to buy the Pond when we saw the signs up for sale. It was way overgrown and covered in algae and duck weed, but we saw the potential and love for the lake in our community. We could not see it developed off into housing. We created JCO, Juniper Creek Outfitters and Guide Service, fall 2020 and began to restore the lake and land to better than ever! We also have cabins in the works for 2022. We have had several community events hosting fishing tournaments, fireworks, music, and food trucks. Our camp office/store is opened most weekends and fishing passes available 7 days a week online from sunrise-dark. Our lake features fishing for Bass, Crappie, Bream, Catfish, Bowfin, Panfish, and more. Check out our facebook page for all the latest news and catches! We are continually trying to make JCO and Lee Baysden Pond a great place in our community for friends and families!
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Glamptopia by Marsh & Mountain
5 sites · Lodging40 acres · North CarolinaCAMP was formed in 2019. Each letter represents the first letter in all four of our names.  Our...
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The Farm at Piper Hill
4 sites · Lodging100 acres · North CarolinaWhat happens when you take an absolutely beautiful farm property, and add very friendly animals,...
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Crank up the fiddle-and-banjo tunes while driving through the High Country, where campsites and high-altitude views along the Blue Ridge Parkway are marked by mists and mountains. The parkway rolls up to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, not far from the gorgeous homelands of the Cherokee tribe. Just east in Asheville, the Ale Trail rivals the Biltmore as the top draw, though live music and a fantastic culinary scene are close behind. Drive east to the windswept barrier islands of the Outer Banks for coastal camping, wildlife watching, and outdoor adventures that tear across sea and sky. Charlotte, Durham, Chapel Hill, and Raleigh anchor the booming Central Piedmont.

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High Country & the Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway passes overlooks, waterfalls, and campgrounds in the rugged High Country of western North Carolina as it swoops south from Virginia. Mount Mitchell State Park, Linville Gorge, and Grandfather Mountain are Instagram-pretty while hiking and mountain biking trails beg to be explored.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park & Cherokee

Stories about Cherokee leaders and 19th-century mountain families add historic context to the mountain-and-forest views in the deep-green Smokies. Feeling social? Hit the welcoming Nantahala Outdoor Center for all-sorts of wild adventures, from rafting to ziplining. The Appalachian Trail runs along the North Carolina and Tennessee border in the national park then veers south through Nantahala National Forest.

Asheville & the Foothills

An easy detour from the Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville is a mountain town that’s going places. The craft beer situation is out of control—more than 30 breweries!—while innovative chefs keep the foodie scene abuzz. Chimney Rock State Park, Lake Lure, and gorgeous waterfalls are outdoor highlights in the foothills. Mountain bikers, get your fix in Pisgah National Forest

North Carolina Coast

Wind, water, and sunny skies set a mood for fun along the North Carolina Coast. For the best all-around beach scene head to the Outer Banks, a 100-mile stretch of rugged barrier islands marked by dunes, fishing piers, and wild horses. Try hang-gliding at Jockey’s Ridge, windsurfing off Hatteras Island, and parasailing and paddling in Corolla and Duck. For close-to-the-beach tent camping, drive south to Cape Hatteras National Seashore or ferry over to Ocracoke Island.

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