The Best Campgrounds in Asheville, North Carolina


Traveling to Asheville, North Carolina offers visitors the opportunity to experience the exquisite Blue Ridge Mountains near the Appalachian Trail. This section of the United States is beautiful in every season – from the beautiful changing leaves in the fall to the snow-covered mountains in the winter – visitors flock to Asheville year-round. Depending on when you travel to Asheville, you may not even need to turn your RV air conditioners on!

Asheville is home to the amazing Biltmore Estate where guests can explore the Vanderbilt family mansion and gardens. In addition to the Biltmore that draws crowds daily, Asheville is home to a vibrant art scene with several unique galleries, several breweries, and award-winning dining options.

As many Asheville visitors are seeking an opportunity to explore the mountainous terrain, several local campgrounds provide guests the opportunity to experience nature and stay close to the action.

Asheville West KOA

This campground is in Candler, North Carolina (right outside of Asheville) and offers over 50 campsites for RV’s, as well as tent camping sites. In addition to the standard hookups, Asheville West KOA also offers guests cable and free WIFI. The campground makes a great choice for families because it includes a nature trail, a pool, and a game room.

Bear Creek RV Park & Campground

Offering over 90 full hookup sites, Bear Creek RV Park is an excellent campground option within the Asheville city limits. Bear Creek offers the standard hookups as well as cable television and free WIFI. It also has a heated seasonal pool for guests to enjoy.

Another nice perk of Bear Creek is the campground etiquette everyone is asked to follow such as evening quiet times. For visitors seeking a quiet visit to Asheville, Bear Creek fits the bill. Plus, it is a mere five minutes from the Biltmore Estate and offers beautiful mountain views.

Campfire Lodgings

For those seeking the best mountain views, Campfire Lodgings is the place for you. This campground is located on the top of the mountains with over 100 acres of property including hiking trails. Guests may choose from a variety of camping options – RVs, tents, yurts, and cabins.

If you are looking for an RV park with all the fun of a hotel, you may not find it here. That’s because Campfire Lodgings encourages guests to get back to nature instead of a game room. However, there is WIFI at the top of the campsite.

Lake Powhatan Recreation Area Campground

If you want a beach and mountain trip, Lake Powhatan Campground is the one for you. This outstanding campground offers guests the opportunity to swim, fish, or hike in Lake Powhatan, and it is also close to the French Broad River. With all the campground has to offer, it is easy to forget you are only ten minutes from the heart of downtown Asheville.

What are you waiting for? Pack your bags, get your hiking gear ready, and book your reservation at one the best campgrounds in Asheville today. Adventure awaits!