Description

Sheltered under a mature hardwood forest, Cable Cove Recreation Area provides spacious, shaded tent camping sites next to a stream. Make some waves on the easily accessible Lake Fontana or leave some footprints on the nearby Appalachian Trail.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, cars
No. of sites
26
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to people per site
Fires allowed
Potable water available
Toilet available
Picnic table available
No RV hookup
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
OHV
Climbing
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching
Wind sports
Snow sports
Surfing

The vibe at Cable Cove Recreation Area

1,800ftListing's elevation
750
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Hipcamper Doug

I have camped there for several years in June. The campground is well maintained, but bring your own toilet paper and shower tent.. The three hydrants provide good water. Only once was a neighboring group too rowdy after midnight, and I had to go and have a talk with them. Fontana Lake is beyond beautiful in that area, with wilderness on both sides. It is directly across the lake for Hazel Creek, the nicest flat water paddle I have ever done.

Park
Nantahala National Forest
State
North Carolina
Phone Number
828-524-6441
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
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Coordinates
35.433° N, 83.752° W
Unknown price
Tent Only: 26 Sites
(Up to people per site)