River, stream, or creek camping near Charlotte

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Waterfall camping close to CLT

1 site · RV, Tent2 acres · Bessemer City, NC
My Neighbor has started his own Campsite, "The Swimming Hole". If mine is booked up and you still want to camp, look him up. His is better suited for small groups but has much more privacy. We have a new road to the campsite; you can now drive down with two-wheel drive vehicle or RV down and park near your tent! There is plenty of soft sand to set up one tent or ten tents; large groups are welcome for an extra fee. A Porta-Potty is available at the campsite. Swimming is usually possible at the base of the falls; however, large amounts of rain can change conditions and make it unusable. I should also add, this is not a completely private campsite deep in the woods. The camp is visible from a shared driveway, and my residence is up a hill that overlooks the area. Also, I do not own the land on the other side of the stream. Occasionally, the owners of that land will spend a weekend afternoon enjoying the waterfall view also. Still much quieter and more private than a regular campground. Glamping tents and additional camping tents are available through a local company. Look in the pictures for the tent with red, white, and blue balloons. Message me for details. Close to US National Whitewater Center (mountain biking, whitewater rafting, kayaking), Kings Mountain National Military Park (Horseback riding and history), Crowders Mountain (Hiking), 3 miles off of I-85 and US-321 for people passing through.
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The swimming hole

1 site · Tent10 acres · Bessemer City, NC
Secluded camping area next to the swimming hole on long creek. Very quiet and peaceful. Spend your evening relaxing or swimming. Picnic table is provided. No bathroom right now. It’s just a short walk down hill to the campground. (250 steps) It’s close to US National Whitewater center, Kings Mountain National Military park, and Crowders Mountain park. 3 miles off I-85 and US-321. Also check out my neighbors Hipcamp called the waterfall
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Lake Wylie / South Fork River

1 site · RV1 acre · Belmont, NC
My property is located on Lake Wylie up at the secluded end of the river. It is pretty quite and secluded. I have a 100' pier which you are welcome to use. Paddling in and out is no problem. My parking site has a full water, sewer, 30 amp power and wifi if you need it. Pets are welcome, my dog is indoor and outdoor all day long but friendly.
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The Farm at Long Creek

1 site · Tent73 acres · Gold Hill, NC
Campsite situated on 73 acres of lush privacy at the foothills of the Uwharrie National Forest. Enjoy hiking on the extensive trails or fishing and canoeing in the pond. Crystal clear, large flowing creek gently winds through the property. Abundant wildlife including deer, turkey, opossum, raccoon, skunk - even the occasional bear, coyote, and wild boar have been caught on game cameras. Only 1 hour from Charlotte, Winston-Salem and Greensboro, yet feels like a world away. Minutes from Tuckertown Reservoir and Badin Lake. To ensure your privacy and solitude, only one booking is available at a time. Tents only please; as the road to the campsite is narrow and. AWD or 4WD may be required during wet weather. Cars that are low to the ground are not recommended. We have table and chairs, fire pit, water, trash bin, toilet, a canoe and noodles to use in pond.
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Sebastian Springs Retreat

7 sites · Lodging2 acres · Statesville, NC
We bought this amazing 2.5 acre wooded land with a spring and creek on it from our friends who already had a huge healing impact on the land. This land is quiet, it is in a neighborhood and back up to a cow farm. Everyone keeps to themselfs, we have three other rentals on the property to share community areas.
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Neal Creek Camping Sites

3 sites · RVs, Tents7 acres · Blacksburg, SC
Primitive camping by the creek is located on private property. The two large campsites are approximately 300 feet apart and are located right beside the running creek. Plenty of shaded area's. We have a 6-8 person tent available to rent as well! Learn more about this land: We are only 1/2 a mile from the Interstate 85. So bring your tents, campers or your small RV and come and setup down by the babbling creek. If you don't have or own a tent, we have a large 6-8 person tent available for a small rental fee too. Build a nice fire in the fire pit. The firewood and kindling is provided. The campsites are semi-wooded areas with plenty of shade. They are very large private, peaceful and quiet sites.  View the stars at night, play in the creek during the day or if you are into biking or hiking, go to the Overmountain Victory trail located about 15 minutes away and enjoy the 6.7 mile loop around Lake Whelchel right off I-85. Local attractions: Biking, Hiking, Climbing and Horse trails - Kings Mtn National Park, Kings Mtn State Park, Crowder's Mtn State Park, Overmountain Victory Trail Segment - Lake Whelchel. Convenient stores/restaurants within minutes from site.
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Private Oasis In The Forest

3 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents5 acres · Irwin, SC
Quite undisturbed forest for 1/2 a century, used for duck hunting in the previous owners family for decades. I’ve started building a small cabin that’s unfinished hopefully completing in the coming years. Fishing pond and small seasonal creek flows after lots of rain. Excited to share it with others!
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Lake Lookout Campground

8 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents10 acres · Claremont, NC
Lake Lookout is a small family campground with waterfront and water access RV and tent sites in Claremont, NC. We also have a furnished RV and furnished cabin available for short term rentals. Excellent fishing, swimming, kayaking, and boating on the Catawba River and Lookout Shoals Lake We are in the process of improving the facilities and expand the campground area. Please pardon our construction, we are in the process of bringing more amenities to Lake Lookout! Located only 7-minutes off I-40, in the Foothills of North Carolina. Stay on the water surrounded by nature but still be close to everything. 20 minutes to Hickory, 60 minutes to Charlotte, Winston Salem, or Asheville. We currently have waterfront RV and tent sites. 30 amp electric and water hookups. There is a dump station on site also, no sewer hookups due to proximity to the water. Boat ramp access on site included with rental. Extra parking area for boat trailers. Bath house. Community lake front area with shoreline access, volleyball and horseshoe pits for all campers. A short drive to River Bend Park for Hiking and biking trails.
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Total Isolation - South 40 Acre Lot

2 sites · RVs, Tents51 acres · Lancaster, SC
Learn more about this land:Note:  Site is closed for booking Oct 4 - Jan 1 for deer hunting season, sorry for any inconvenience that might cause, but I like to hunt too.   We will open back up Jan. 2, and hopefully have some more amenities by then too!Isolated Farm Field, surrounded by tree lines and woods for private getaway. Walking trails and a cool running creek to wade in.  Wildlife all around.High Hipcamper booking rate, site goes quick.  Always a steady stream of guests here.  This is the site people go to get away from everything.
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Acts In Motion Sacred Ranch

9 sites · RVs, Tents7 acres · York, SC
This is a running 7 acre Christian micro-farm/ranch in York, South Carolina, 45-60 minutes S. from Charlotte NC. We do things differently here than what you may expect at typical religious organizations. Our values are encompassed by bringing Christ into every day reality where His love shines 24/7. This is a sacred space where community converges with the beauty of creation. So, first and foremost, it is dedicated for people who are seeking refreshing, harmony, and peace with the Creator in a real, "down-to-earth" way. Come experience the culture of ranch life, times of relaxation around the camp fire, rustic meals, and having fun exploring the Carolinas! We are confident that you will not only enjoy the amazing scenery for camping, you will be encouraged by the warm smiles and hospitality of the staff here to serve you. We are looking forward to your visit soon. Blessings.Features:A rustic scenery with the classic red barn, chapel, pastures, old growth trees, rolling hills, creek, and meadow. We have chickens, sheep, dogs, cats, and wildlife.Learn more about this land:The property is picturesque with pastures, a classic red barn, a chapel, and organic garden space. You will enjoy a peaceful meandering creek, old growth trees, rolling hills, fields, meadow, and animals... serene and beautiful. This sacred space is a balance between primitive camping, and just a short walk away for modern amenities. There are restrooms, showers, laundry, coffee, and WiFi available at your request in the chapel. 
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the Sandbox

6 sites · Tents37 acres · Hiddenite, NC
A local tradition that is being remodeled due to November 2020 flood. Learn more about this land: Near the emerald hollow gem mine 2 miles by crow 5 miles by car Berry picking (in season) 37 acres on the South Yadkin river picnic table and fire ring provided Rock Hunting in creek and river. Also many indian artifacts have been found. Pool Closed for season explore what nature can do Porta potty on site Build sand castles
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Norman Farms

2 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Richburg, SC
Come visit our homestead and experience the beauty of nature. Our property is home to many fruit trees, including peach, fig, persimmon, and mulberry. We also have blueberry bushes and other fruit trees such as apples and plums. Our farm is home to sheep and chickens, so you can experience the joy of interacting with these animals. We have a spot for one RV and multiple spots for dry camping, so you can stay overnight and enjoy the peacefulness of the countryside. Come pick mulberries in our orchard or learn about the variety of plants in our greenhouse. We are located in Richburg, SC, which is a beautiful rural setting that you won't want to miss. Don't miss out on this opportunity to connect with nature and experience the beauty of our homestead.
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Welcome to Hipcamp, your go-to website for camping adventures near Charlotte, North Carolina! With over 1400 options in the area, you're sure to find the perfect campsite that suits your activity preference of enjoying the river. Looking for highly rated campsites? Check out Starlight Hills (627 reviews), Dark Ridge Hide Out (422 reviews), and The Oasis at Harmon Creek Farms (288 reviews). Our campsites offer a range of popular amenities like pet-friendly accommodations, toilets, and trash facilities. And if you're into off-roading, snow sports, or whitewater paddling, you'll be thrilled with the variety of activities available. With an average price per night of $40 and options as low as $10, you can find a campsite that fits your budget. Happy camping!

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