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North Carolina And South Carolina Campground Information

Everything You Need To Know For Your Next Camping Trip

Love to camp and looking for a place to camp in the mountains?  Check out these campgrounds below.  Due to the location of the communities of Highlands, Cashiers, Sapphire, Glenville, and Lake Toxaway and their proximity to the SC border, various northern SC campgrounds are also included. 

If we have missed one of your favorite spots, please let us know so that we can share it with others. We have also included some great camping spots that are located closeby in SC and GA.

Happy Camping! 

Brevard, NC

Ash Grove Mountain Cabins & Camping

Cabins and Campsites
749 East Fork Rd
Brevard, NC 28712
828- 885-7216

*10 Minutes out of Brevard on Hwy 276S

Cliffside Lake and Van Hook Glade

A six-acre lake, two waterfalls and seven hiking trails keep folks returning to Cliffside Lake and the Van Hook Campground. 

14014 Highlands Road
Hwy 64W 4.3 miles from Highlands
828-862-5368

Franklin, NC

Franklin RV Park & Campground

If you are looking for cool summers, this may not be as cool as you wish.  Great for spring and fall. Located off US 441, RV Park and Campground

230 Addington Bridge Rd.
Franklin, NC 28734
828-349-6200

Lake Toxaway, NC 

Outdoor Resorts of North Carolina Inc

20 Resort Blvd
Lake Toxaway, NC
828-966-9350

*Only Class A campers are allowed.

Panther Ridge RV Park 

Slick Fisher Road,
Lake Toxaway, NC
828-966-9367

Rosman, NC

Lazy J Campground

1237 Parkway Rd.
Rosman, NC
828-966-3834

Scaly Mountain, NC

Wildflower Creek

JB Coram
PO Box 28775
161 Brown Lake Road
Scaly Mountain, NC 28775
828-526-9411

Georgia

Dillard, GA

River Vista Mountain Village

Gravel RV Pads

Not as cool if you are looking for cool summers or as close to the mountain communities of Highlands and Cashiers.

Richard Morgan
20 River Vista Dr
Dillard, GA 30537
706-746-2722

South Carolina Camp Grounds

There are several SC campgrounds that are closeby to the NC communities of Highlands, Cashiers, Sapphire, and Lake Toxaway. Many of the SC campgrounds are located off the scenic Hwy 11 known as the Cherokee Foothills National Scenic Highway.  If you have hiked off the bottom of the wooden stairs of Whitewater Falls in NC, this trail joins up with the well known Foothills Trail in SC. 

Salem, SC

Devils Fork State Park

The only public access to Lake Jocassee, a 7500 acre reservoir.  Known for its boating Duke Power provides a chart of the daily lake levels.  Day-use boat ramps will be closed from November 16th through January 31st for the annual trout stocking of Lake Jocassee.  During this time no one will be allowed to fish from these area as well.  Please observe these dates as visitor traffic will not be allowed.

Salem, South Carolina

864-944-2639 

Keowee-Toxaway State Park

Jocassee Gorges Visitor Center

Camping & Day use:  picnic, shoreline fish, hiking trails

Lake Keowee Lake Levels

108 Residence Dr.
Sunset, SC 29685
864-868-2605

From SC Hwy 11 and Hwy 130 go approx. 4 miles North or from Exit 1 on I85, go 38.5 miles on Hwy 11.

Pickens, County South Carolina.

Forest, SC

Table Rock State Park

Two beautiful lakes, a campground, cabins. A state park with historic grounds.

Forest, South Carolina.

864-878-9813

Mountain Rest, SC

Oconee State Park

Located at the trailhead of the Foothills Trails, this is a favorite as it is easy camping...for those that prefer cabins, you will find them here.

624 State Park Road
Mountain Rest, SC
864-638-5353

SC Park Locator

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