A variety of camping options are available at South Mountains State Park from backpacking to family camping and even equestrian camping. Depending on your camp style, South Mountains has got an activity for you. Along with hiking, backpacking, and horseback riding there is also fishing, biking, and the standard chillaxin’. Regardless of how you sleep, you’ll find the tranquility of the woods here. If you really wanna see something spectacular, take the trail to witness High Shoals Falls. Regret isn’t in the camping vocab, but trust us when we say you won’t regret your trip here!
Campsite area
Bring your own Tents, Vans and truck campers, Cabin
86 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at South Mountains Campground.

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Hipcamper Atlee
Atlee S.
recommends this listing.
April 29th, 2017

Nice smaller State park, great fishing.

Hipcamper Clark C.
recommends this listing.
October 27th, 2017
Hipcamper April R.
recommends this listing.
March 4th, 2017
South Mountains State Park
North Carolina
United States
Phone Number
(828) 433-4772
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35.608° N, 81.679° W
Unknown price
Cabin & Lodging: 20 Sites
(Up to 40 people per site)
Unknown price
Equestrian: 48 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / Van: 18 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)

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