The 11 Most Stunning Campgrounds In North Carolina Have Adventure Written All Over Them
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There is no better way to immerse yourself in nature, disconnect, and create cherished memories than camping. While there are campgrounds scattered all around North Carolina, some are a little better than others. In fact, there are several stunning campgrounds all around the Tar Heel State with beautiful views, excellent amenities, and even a few glamping options.
Campspot is an online marketplace where you can discover and book some of these incredible campgrounds in North Carolina. Without further ado, here are 11 North Carolina campgrounds that will leave you impressed.
1. Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort: Golden Valley, Bostic
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort: Golden Valley, NC, 182 Jellystone Pkwy, Bostic, NC 28018, USA
Treehouse cabins, a recreational lake, mini-golf, views of the mountains...
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort: Golden Valley
truly has something for everyone. Not to mention the breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains you can enjoy right from your cabin. The campground is conveniently located between Asheville and Charlotte and, because of its incredible scenery and amenities, was designated as a Top Campground in the USA in the 2022 Campspot Awards.
2. Carolina Rose Campground, Salisbury
Carolina Rose Campground, 185 Jim Neely Dr, Salisbury, NC 28144, USA
Located halfway between the coast and the Great Smoky Mountains,
Carolina Rose Campground
has everything you need for a family getaway — fresh air, fishing, swimming, miniature golf, and so much more. There's also a General Store on-site in case you forgot any of the essentials or want to purchase a souvenir from your trip. This is one campground where you'll want to stay several days to ensure you get to enjoy all the adventures this region has to offer.
3. Midway Campground Resort, Statesville
114 Midway Dr, Statesville, NC 28625, USA
is an RV park and a campground that’s perfect for the entire family. Kids and adults will love to spend time in the Olympic-size pool, on the jumping pillow, or even out on the dock. You'll enjoy the many trees around this campground and you can even reserve a campsite right across from the large fishing pond.
4. Jomeokee Campground, Pinnacle
Jomeokee Campground, 1140 Paces Place Rd #8373, Pinnacle, NC 27043, USA
will take your breath away – it is absolutely gorgeous! Within this campground, you can capture some stunning views of Pilot Mountain and easily immerse yourself in North Carolina’s natural beauty. Jomeokee Park is also home to a live music venue and you may even enjoy a live show during your stay. The campsites here offer lots of trees and picnic tables, ensuring your stay is convenient and enjoyable.
5. Riverwalk on the Yadkin RV Park, Jonesville
Riverwalk RV Park on the Yadkin River, 315 Riverwalk Trail, Jonesville, NC 28642, USA
If you have an RV and are looking for a beautiful and delightful place to stay,
Riverwalk on the Yadkin RV Park
in Jonesville must be at the top of your list. This RV park is located on the Yadkin River near the Mountains-to-Sea Trail. You will not only enjoy full hookups for your RV, but the area around this RV park is gorgeous. During your stay, you can always head into town (which is within walking distance), sit near the water, play a game of horseshoes, go fishing, and more.
6. Glamptopia, Kinston
You will feel like you are camping under the stars, yet with many comforts of home at
Glamptopia in Kinston
. This private campground in North Carolina offers glamping tents on raised decking platforms and each tent features furniture, plush beds, electricity, and more. This glampground also offers many amenities to keep you entertained during your stay like walking trails, a playground, fire pits, a volleyball court, and disc golf.
7. The Land of Waterfalls RV Campground, Pisgah Forest
Land of Waterfalls RV Campground, 15 La Salle Drive, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768, USA
The Land of Waterfalls RV Campground
is one stunning campground in Western North Carolina that will make you smile the moment you arrive. This RV campground features full hookups with beautiful mountain views. This is a smaller RV park but it is near more than 200 waterfalls, making it the perfect place to set up base while you go out and explore.
8. Grumpy Bear RV Park and Campground, Bryson City
Grumpy Bear Campground & Gem Mine, 2030 Old River Rd, Bryson City, NC 28713, USA
Grumpy Bear RV Park and Campground
is surrounded by some of North Carolina’s most beautiful landscapes. This campground not only fits RVs of all sizes, but also offers glamping options if you want a unique experience under the stars. In addition to spending time at your campsite, you will also want to sit by the shores of the river that flows nearby.
9. Lakewood RV Resort, Flat Rock
Lakewood RV Resort, 15 Timmie Ln, Flat Rock, NC 28731, USA
The Lakewood RV Resort
is a true hidden gem in North Carolina. This RV resort is adult-only and welcomes guests 55 years old and older. This campground is beautiful with lots of grassy space and trees. Plus, the amenities are designed with adults in mind including a pool, shuffleboard, horseshoes, fishing, and more.
10. Rodanthe Watersports and Campground, Rodanthe
Rodanthe Watersports and Campground, 24170 North Carolina Hwy 12, Rodanthe, NC 27968, USA
Enjoy a day on the water when you stay at
Rodanthe Watersports and Campground
. This waterfront campground is located on the Pamlico Sound, making it easy to spend the day splashing in the water or playing on the beach. This campground offers space for both tents and RVs, but regardless of what you choose, be prepared for some spectacular sunsets.
11. Broad River Campground, Mooresboro
Broad River Campground Road, Broad River Campground Rd, North Carolina 28114, USA
If you truly want to get away from the stresses of the world, visit the
Broad River Campground
in Moorseboro. This campground is located on 90 secluded acres and offers some gorgeous views of the Broad River and surrounding mountains. This campground also offers campsites for everyone including RV and primitive tent sites, as well as cabins and domes to rent.
What do you think? Are there any campgrounds in North Carolina that you’d add to this list? Let us know in the comments! Don’t forget to visit
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