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The swimming hole

· Bessemer City, Gaston, North Carolina
10 acres hosted by Steve W.
1 tent site
Primitive camping
Best for self-contained campers. There are no toilets, showers, or potable water at this Hipcamp.
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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 waterfallPitch you tent next the swimming hole on Long Creek where it’s quiet and peaceful, listening to the water running over the rocks. It’s about a.1/4 mile walk down hill from parking spot. (250)steps picnic table and fire ring is provided. 3 mile from I-85 and US-321. It’s about 15 to 20 mins drive to most stores. Check out my neighbors Hipcamp The Waterfall
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Bessemer City, Gaston, North Carolina, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of ᏣᎳᎫᏪᏘᏱ Tsalaguwetiyi (Cherokee, East), Mánu: Yį Įsuwą (Catawba), and Sugaree First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Steve W.Joined in August 2023
10 ratings · 8 reviews
Erika W.recommends
November 15, 2023
The swimming hole
Great spot
A very peaceful place. Very private, with a little babbling stream. Only complaint is they had a confederate flag in their parking area, which is not the most welcoming for a person like me.
Hunter L.recommends
October 9, 2023
The swimming hole
Great spot! Site was exactly how it was advertised. Spent the evening fishing and having a blast with friends. Hosts were very communicative and answered every single question I had. Definitely plan on going back
Caroline E.recommends
October 7, 2023
The swimming hole
It’s a nice private little campsite on the river and is very pretty and peaceful in the morning. I loved it!
Michael B.recommends
October 2, 2023
The swimming hole
Great relaxing campsite
The owners were great in making sure we made it to the campsite and were happy with everything. You can hear the water flowing from the creek which was nice while sitting by the fire.
Spencer L.recommends
September 10, 2023
The swimming hole
Great spot
Nice spot just a short drive from Charlotte, but feels like you are out in the country. Directions and way finding were excellent. Host communication was great. Once parked, it’s a short walk down to the creek that features big rocks and moving water. There’s a picnic table and fire pit. If you are tent camping down by the water, I’d rate it as remote and private. If you car/van camp up at the parking area, I’d rate it as remote and semi-private. Both areas are quiet and peaceful. Recommended!
Richard D.recommends
September 8, 2023
The swimming hole
Fantastic and secluded
Gated property no where near another camp site. My girlfriend had never been camping so we started going together (3 camp sites before this one). This was by far the best site we’ve been to. I can’t thank you Steve and your new wife enough (Congratulations and God Bless!). They are very hospitable and the site is fantastic. I’m a little upset I’m saying this… but this site is by far the least expensive and best site we’ve been to.. I was reluctant to leave a review just because I wanted to try to save this site and the price for my girlfriend and I. Thank you so much and please please let me know if you have any land I can lease to hunt. I grew up in the country and now work and live in downtown Charlotte and have to drive 4hrs to hunt.
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