Hipcamp host Montez B.
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Whispering Wolf Ranch is nestled within the forest in the High Plains of North Carolina along the banks of Mayo Lake. Campers can access Mayo Lake via our 10' by 12' floating dock via the short wooded path for bank-side fishing or swimming. If you love nature, you'll love the bird watching and sounds, squirrels, rabbits, deer, coyotes, and an occasional bear. Come pitch your


Whispering Wolf Ranch is nestled within the forest in the High Plains of North Carolina along the banks of Mayo Lake. Campers can access Mayo Lake via our 10' by 12' floating dock via the short wooded path for bank-side fishing or swimming. If you love nature, you'll love the bird watching and sounds, squirrels, rabbits, deer, coyotes, and an occasional bear. Come pitch your tent and enjoy nature while engaging in storytelling around the bonfire. The campsite is located in the region once heavily populated by the Sappony Indian Tribe also known as the Indians of Person County, North Carolina. To enhance their stay, campers can go hiking, play Frisbee golf, swimming, fishing, or attend a current event at the amphitheater at Mayo Lake Park (5 miles). PLEASE NOTE: Due to Covid-19 we are only allowing exclusive group reservations for our entire campsite, which means only one group of up to 25 campers can reserve our campsite for exclusive use. The new daily/nightly price reflects this change for 1 - 25 campers.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
1 site
Up to 29 guests per site
Park at listing
ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No showers
No wifi
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Pull-in site
Max length 30ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
Have a question? Send Montez a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

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Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Horseback riding
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Whispering Wolf Ranch on Mayo Lake in North Carolina.


The vibe at Whispering Wolf Ranch on Mayo Lake

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Hipcamper Bec

Awesome lake! great tent camping :)

Bec C.
recommends this listing.
May 26th, 2020

This site was wonderful! We booked the entire site and camped for two nights with a group of friends. We particularly enjoyed the LAKE (very fun for swimming/boating/fishing and it's awesome to have a private dock). The bathroom is inside of a very nice horse barn and was well stocked and clean. The land is sloped but was still suitable for tent camping. The hosts, Montez and Teresa, were very welcoming and gave us a thorough orientation. They were available to answer our questions, but gave us all the privacy we needed. The countryside is lovely, it was a scenic drive in. There is a gated area that dogs can run off leash. The site was maintained very meticulously--- well mowed, very tidy, and thoughtfully prepared. There was a lot of space to spread out, plenty of parking. Overall a really great stay!

Hipcamper Kyle

Lake camping in the country

Kyle M.
recommends this listing.
June 24th, 2020

Excellent spot to camp. Lake is great with easily accessible private dock. We brought our inflatable kayaks and some floats. The host and his wife were only a text away, being available but giving as much privacy as you’d like. The clean, spacious and well stocked bathroom in the barn is a huge bonus.

Hipcamper Lindsey
Lindsey H.
recommends this listing.
July 21st, 2020

Our family had the best time at the Whispering Wolf Ranch. Montez was an ideal host: great with communication and accommodating during our stay. We loved spending time in the lake, as well as having plenty of room for our family to spread out in the field and enjoy a long weekend camping together. In addition to a fire pit, bonfire area, and grill, there were also three picnic tables. The private bathroom was great, too.

Hipcamper Allison

Family campout!!

Allison B.
recommends this listing.
July 22nd, 2020

My family met at Whispering Wolf Ranch for a long weekend. It was my mom's first time camping. The camp was easy to find and it was perfect for our 3 families to camp together, but have enough space to spread out. The camping field was clean with a nice campfire area and 3 picnic tables as well as a grill and garbage. We didn't bring our dogs, but there was a nice dog run. The bathroom was fantastic in the barn with running water, lights, a fan, and super close to the campsite. The lake was the highlight of the trip. It was sooooooo hot and swimming in the lake was awesome!! The kids also enjoyed fishing on the dock too. We hiked at nearby Mayo Lake Park and had a lovely weekend!! The hosts were wonderful as well.

The view from the campsite dock!!
Hipcamper bless

Nice spot by the lake!

Bless B.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
September 8th, 2020

We had a great time camping at the lake with friends and the host was very nice. The lake access is superb and we had some gorgeous time on the lake! We were able to put in our floats and kayaks at the dock and float to our hearts' content. You can fish off the dock (although our group didn't have any luck catching anything). We also did some swimming, but you have to make your way over some 'seaweed' until you get to the deeper parts (and I never put my feet down : ) Having a big clean stocked bathroom and access to potable water was really super. While the campsite description is accurate, I would note a few things that might be helpful to future campers. 1. The tent camping site is open and I would feel awkward had there been campers from outside my group there. 2. The tent site is separate from the parking area. We prefer to camp out of our car so it is much more convenient for us if we can park in the same spot we are camping. 3. The neighbors have a large dog (German Sheperd?) that found its way through the fence to the campsite. We were warned by the host that the dog may be aggressive, so while he didn't bother us and we left him alone, we were glad we did not have any of our dogs with us and none of our kids ran up to try and pet him! 4. While there is privacy fencing and trees and we didn't really see any of the neighbors the camp site is in a place where there are homes surrounding it so you will hear the neighbors if they are out, but it is not dissimilar to being in a campsite with other campers around! 5. There may be boats available to rent from the host, but bring life jackets for you and your kids if you will need them! Hope this help you know what to expect so you can thouroughly enjoy your time camping at Montez's place!

Hipcamper Jalile N.
recommends this listing.
July 6th, 2020
Whispering Wolf Ranch
North Carolina
United States
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