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Pondside Single

· Swannanoa, Buncombe, North Carolina
2 acres hosted by Karen J.
1 RV site
Amazing views
Hipcampers say this spot has amazing views.
Nomadic camping
Best for self-contained campers. There are no toilets, showers, or potable water at this Hipcamp.
Karen is a Star Host
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All to yourself
97% of recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp felt private.
Pondside Single pond was originally a small quarry outlier for Grove Stone Quarry in Black Mountain. There are many small quarries in this area that were dug in the 1940s and 1950s. After they finished their work, reclamation was done, and the quarries were filled in by the streams and tributaries which flow down this valley. It is a very shallow pond which offers sanctuary to birds, fishes, salamanders, frogs, snapping turtles, beaver and otters. I have installed a Clemson Beaver Pond Leveler at the overflow. This device tricks the Beavers and they can not hear or feel the water flowing out of the pond. It has been in place for 3 years and works like a charm. Beavers are very industrious creatures.RVs welcome at this single site beside our pond. An easy flat approach to camp site. My truck and trailer are 47', and I can easily back in. 35' Class A's have an easy time, too. Mountain views in the background. Birds and ducks, the occasional beaver or bear. Asheville is 20 minutes to the West and Black Mountain is 15 minutes to the East. They both offer a host of activities, extra nice local brews, yummy foods, and/or musing among the galleries, take a stroll in town, or a hike in the National Forests. Pondside Single is the perfect place to spend a quiet evening after a day exploring the surrounding area.
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104 ratings · 97 reviews
Fiona B.recommends
July 5, 2024
Pondside Single
A must stay near Asheville
We are repeat visitors to Pondside. Every time we come, the site is always clean and well prepared. We are always awe struck by the location. The drive there has beautiful views, as well as the site. It's a very convenient location near Asheville, Black Mountain and the surrounding mountains. Karen as always is the best host!
Kat J.recommends
June 27, 2024
Pondside Single
Wonderful, peaceful nature spot! Easy to find and good setup - had no trouble parking my 23 ft trailer. Spacious grassy area with good shade and view of the pond, trees, and hills. Jumping fish and frogs in the ponds. Karen came by to check on us and make sure we were all set. Enjoyed many hours just sitting and relaxing. Also close to Black Mountain and good hiking! Hoping to book again!
Dianne M.recommends
June 26, 2024
Pondside Single
Fireflies and Starlight
Reluctantly, left Pondside Single this morning after spending three lovely days and nights here. If you crave a serene spot with no neighbors, where fireflies and stars provide the evening show, this is the place for you. One of the most perfect spots we have camped.
Ben H.recommends
June 24, 2024
Pondside Single
We loved our experience at Karen’s Pondside Single! The location is exceptionally private and serene overlooking the pond and surrounding mountains. It’s conveniently located, easy to find, and you really get the whole place to yourself (also really good wifi). 10/10 will return.
Spencer L.recommends
June 16, 2024
Pondside Single
WiFi In The Woods
We love this spot, aka “WiFi in the woods.” Ha! Close to Black Mountain and Asheville, but feels private. The 30/50amp plug and WiFi are really nice to have.
Blair N.recommends
June 15, 2024
Pondside Single
The spot was beautiful and secluded, and the view in the morning was worth every penny! Highly recommend checking out Karen’s property!!
Swannanoa, Buncombe, 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
Hosted by Karen J.Joined in June 2021
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