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Lakeside camping near Raleigh

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Lakeside Retreats @ Walnut Hill

18 sites · Lodging320 acres · Raleigh, NC
Walnut Hill has been in the Mial/Williamson family since 1775.This camp site is on 320 acres of farm land only 20 minutes from downtown Raleigh. We offer so many amenities on Walnut Hill.Yurt Rentals, Group Rentals, Bath House, Sauna, Fishing, Walking / Biking Trails, 9 Hole Disc Golf Course, Canoe and Kayak Access, Music Stage / Picnic Shelter. It is next to the 400 acre Sarah and Bailey Williamson Preserve at Walnut Hill.  The preserve is owned and operated by Triangle Land Conservancy (TLC) for beauty, peace, and tranquility. 
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$140
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Sparkroot Farm

5 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents8 acres · Moncure , NC
Sparkroot is a gathering place with permaculture gardens and growing food forest orchard. We invite campers to enjoy our land, tiny cabin and funky, post-apocaMythic Airstream. We are located atop a hill surrounded by a woodland grove of ancient oaks. You are welcome to explore and make yourselves at home amongst the forest and gardens, as you listen to the owls hoot to each other at night under the stars. Be welcome.
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Senlinyu “Forest Bath”

3 sites · Tents1 acre · Gorman, NC
An ancient saying “Senlinyu” translates “Forest Bath” it is the concept of retreating to nature to revive the body, mind, and spirit. Njoy the nature. Your campsite includes a fire pit and good times. This site is adjacent to a park . When you wake up after a day of fishing and a night of s’mores and campfire stories with the mist in the air and this peaceful lakefront view you will know God is good and you are alive. The air is crisp and clean and the birds sing you a personal lul-a- bye. Learn more about this land: An ancient saying “Senlinyu” translates “Forest Bath” it is the concept of retreating to nature to revive the body, mind, and spirit. Njoy the nature. Your campsite includes a fire pit and good times. This site is adjacent to a park . When you wake up after a day of fishing and a night of s’mores and campfire stories with the mist in the air and this peaceful lakefront view you will know God is good and you are alive. The air is crisp and clean and the birds sing you a personal lul-a- bye.
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Scott’s Lakeview Camp and Park

7 sites · RVs, Tents50 acres · Linden, NC
50+ acres of woods, water and walking/Rolling trails with two small lakes and a STOL runway for experienced ultralight and short takeoff and landing aircraft pilots only! Room for RV’s but no power or sewer service. Room for mountain bikes, hiking, drone racing and flying, R/C boat racing, fishing, swimming at your own risk. Primitive camping, handicap accessible trail around lake. Access to drinking water and ice at my home
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$46
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Glover’s Place

1 site · Lodging5 acres · Louisburg, NC
All the comforts of home while vacationing in your gorgeous upscale 34' Camper on two lots in private gated Lake Royale. Property also includes a huge roof over, full septic, concrete apron. INTERIOR of 2016 Outback Camper Living Room enjoys a pop up Flatscreen TV, Surround Sound TV & Stereo, Electric Fireplace for ambiance & heat, Queen pull out bed, 2 recliners. The Master Bedroom boasts a Queen bed, cabinetry, & Flatscreen TV, adjacent to a full bath. The Exterior of the Camper enables a pull down Grill & Sink with hot & cold water. Outside shower spray when needed. AMENITIES include 2 Beaches, Pool, Tennis, Golf Course, 2 Clubhouses, & tons of Events!
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$100
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Jackson Farm Guest House

1 site · Lodging10 acres · Godwin, NC
This farm has been in my family since Thomas Jefferson was president.  I began management of the farm in 1980 and remodeled an old farmhouse into a guest house for a family or for couples to find an escape from the chaos of city life and the modern world generally. The house sits on a gated, 10 acre wildlife preserve, beside a 3 acre pond,  which adjoins our 100 acres of fields and forest.  Our entire farm is in a conservation easement so it can never be developed, and we are one of the few private properties on the NC Wildlife Resources Commission "Birding Trail"; we have documented over 100 species of birds here in different seasons of the year. Our pond, private for guest house users, offers good fishing and we provide a boat. We also have over 2 miles of walking trails through our woodland and along the pond. Although we permit no outdoor fires, we do have a fireplace in the house and furnish free, seasoned firewood.We grow organic vegetables, alliums, and fresh herbs, along with a great many flowers to attract pollinators.Because some of our guests are allergic to pet dander,  and because pets often frighten the wildlife away, we do not accept any pets here, nor do we own any ourselves.Learn more about this land:We offer a two bedroom private guest house with central heat and air, situated in a 10 acre, gated wildlife preserve which adjoins our 100 acre farm and which overlooks a private fishing pond (with boat).  We promise no TV, radio, newspaper, telephone or internet connection, but do have a small library in the house.  For the convenience of the ladies, the kitchen has no stove but does have a large, sheltered smoker/grill (charcoal provided) on a covered patio beside the kitchen, a full power microwave, and all other kitchen amenities, including a French press with a bean grinder and electric kettle; we also provide our own blend of fresh roasted coffee beans as well as tea, herb tea, chocolate and popcorn. The bathroom has a large claw footed tub and we provide bath salts and fresh organic herbs for the bath. There is a working fireplace and we provide seasoned hardwood for it. Guests may enjoy  our farm which offers about two miles of woodland trails and abundant wildlife and birds but no domestic animals. NO pets are permitted at the guest house because many guests have allergies to animal dander. In short, it is a place for individuals, couples and families to find ease, to enjoy a bit of peace, quiet, and privacy and to  go home refreshed, restored, relaxed. The house is so private it has a shower on the screened porch overlooking the pond.We are a little over an hour from historic Wilmington and several beach resorts, only 30 minutes from Fayetteville with museums, a fine botanical garden, and Fort Bragg, and very close to both I-95 and I-40 interstate highways. We are an hour south of the state capital city, Raleigh, with many attractions. TEMPORARY RESTRICTION: For the safety of our guests and ourselves, we request that those who have not completed their pandemic vaccines please finish these immunizations before requesting a reservation. Because we try to keep our guest house toxin free for those of our guests who have compromised immune systems and chemical allergies, because we ourselves are older adults with compromised systems, and because we are in a pandemic hot spot, we prefer not to host unprotected travelers until the pandemic ends.  We regret the necessity to do this, but believe we can best protect the health and safety of our guests, ourselves, and our friends by this policy.  Get your shots; save lives; end this awful pandemic.
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Welcome to Hipcamp, your go-to resource for camping in the United States! If you're looking for a lakeside camping experience near Raleigh, North Carolina, we've got you covered. With over 195 options available in the area, you're sure to find the perfect spot to pitch your tent or park your RV. Check out our top campsites like Lakeside Retreats @ Walnut Hill (195 reviews), Kohler Farms-A Shire Horse... (166 reviews), and JCO at Lee Baysden Pond (89 reviews) for some tried and true favorites. Whether you're into wildlife watching, snow sports, or biking, there's something for everyone. And with popular amenities like potable water, toilets, and cooking equipment, you'll have everything you need for a comfortable stay. Plus, with an average price per night of $30 and options as low as $18, camping has never been more affordable. So pack your gear and get ready to enjoy the great outdoors!

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