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At the Ridge Camp-Riverside Escapes

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· Balsam Grove, Transylvania, North Carolina
36 acres hosted by Carrie J.
7 lodging sites · 3 RV sites · 2 tent sites
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Creature comforts
Enjoy the comforts of home at some sites—including flush toilets, showers, and a kitchen.
Full RV hookups
Electrical, water, and sewage hookups are available at select sites.
Romantic
Recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp is romantic.
Family-friendly
Recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp is great for families and kids.
Our property was once owned by Transylvania County Sheriff Carter McCall. 36 acres in the middle of Pisgah National Forest. “Simple Mountain Camping” is our motto. Located approximately seven miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway, At the Ridge Campground is surrounded by North Carolina’s beautiful Pisgah National Forest and the North Fork River. Here you can experience what you came to the Blue Ridge Mountains for: crisp evenings, sitting around the campfire, excellent views, relaxing in nature, hiking to waterfalls and fishing, Don’t forget our favorite, just watching the water go by! All at an affordable price.
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Biking
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Forest
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77 ratings · 63 reviews
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Kristal M.recommends
June 30, 2024
#5 Riverside Camping Cabin
Had such a wonderful time 🥰 everything was great thank you so much!!
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Randi Y.recommends
June 27, 2024
#7 Riverside Camping Cabin
This place is great!
Growing up in Alaska on a homestead this really reminded me of that. Cabin #7 remained cool with the AC and had shade most of the day as well as easy access to the Creek right in front. It had warm water for showers and laundry! Can't go wrong!
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Jason B.recommends
June 24, 2024
#4 River Campsite
What a great site next to the stream and full hookups for the price point!
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Kirsten R.recommends
June 24, 2024
Riverside Escape Site 2
The land is beautiful and Tom was so friendly and welcoming. He recommended we go to the Country Skillet in Rosman for breakfast and it was worthwhile. We were sad to have to leave such a lovely creekside spot. The amenities were basic but they clearly cared about providing a good experience for the campers there, and I appreciate that so much.
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Judy J.recommends
June 23, 2024
#5 Riverside Camping Cabin
Delightful and relaxing
Cabin 5 was wonderful. You can rest hearing and seeing the babbling brook and falls. There's room to sleep 3. The bath house has 3 wonderful showers. There are also regular toilets and sinks at the bathhouse. Staff extremely friendly and helpful. Thanks Sarah, Roger, and Tom for making our stay delightful!
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Linda R.recommends
June 23, 2024
#7 Riverside Camping Cabin
Cabin # 7 was cute, cozy and comfortable. It has a nice view of the creek.
Location
Balsam Grove, Transylvania, North Carolina, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of ᏣᎳᎫᏪᏘᏱ Tsalaguwetiyi (Cherokee, East), S’atsoyaha (Yuchi), and Miccosukee First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Carrie J.

Joined in February 2019
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