North Carolina is a state for outdoor lovers. We have everything any camper could ever ask for. From the homey beach town of Emerald Isle to mountainous Asheville with its artful atmosphere; NC camping offers variety and abundant beauty.
Here are some great websites to gather all the information you need to plan a brilliant NC camping adventure for you and your family:
- Two Heel Drive-Visit Tom Mangan’s informative hiking and camping blog to learn about some of the best hikes in NC (as well as just about anywhere else). He has just added a map page to easily navigate to his NC camping and hiking posts. As you read, you will feel like you are walking side by side with Tom making your return visit to his site inevitable. He also displays beautiful pictures and gives useful links. This site is an education of its own. . .take advantage of it!
- NC Natural –For people who love NC by people who love NC. Though this site is not routinely updated (a detail the creators admit to, in a fun and unapologetic way), it is still a great resource. Any visitor is sure to benefit from the NC forest pages. This site has great links. Be sure to educate yourself on the weather before your NC camping trip as the weather is always changing here. And find out about the Blue Ridge Parkway, too–a crucial part of any NC camping or hiking experience.
- National Forest in North Carolina–Find any campground in your favorite NC National Forest area. This site gives detailed information for great NC Camping including: recreation overview, trail maps, guides, campsite reservations, and more. This website links directly to Recreation.gov which is also a perfect resource for loads of NC camping info. Though the site is not always the easiest to navigate and read through (mainly due to abundance of data), the knowledge you will gain will be worth the patience you give. Enjoy!
- Visit NC–Chock-full of NC information including: attractions, travel guides, events, resources and more; you are bound to plan a NC camping adventure of a lifetime here. This website is truly dedicated to all the wonder NC has to offer.