This page lists campsites and campgrounds in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.
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Bakers Mountain Park

At 200 acres, Bakers Mountain isn’t big. But it is a great example of a foothills forest. From its 1,780-foot summit, the highest point in Catawba Cou ...

Area: North
6680 Bakers Mountain Road, Hickory,, NC, 28602-8210
Boone’s Cave Park

European influence dating back to the mid 1700s can be found at Boone’s Cave Park, making a ramble on the five miles of trail here all the more intere ...

Area: North
Boone's Cave Park, Lexington, NC, 27292
Broad River Greenway

The Broad River Greenway is approximately 1,500 acres of protected land on both sides of the Broad River in Cleveland County. It is owned by Cleveland ...

Area: West
126 Broad River Dr,, Shelby,, NC, 28152
Buffalo Creek Preserve Trail

Two developments you should be aware of hiking this trail in rural Cabarrus County. The first you encounter right off: an effort by the Catawba Lands ...

Area: North, East
7911 Malibu Road, Mt. Pleasant, NC, 28124
Camp Wilderness Resort

Rustic 55-acre campground offering log cabins, plus a free amusement park shuttle & a seasonal pool.

Area: South
14523 Carowinds Blvd, Charlotte,, NC, 28273
Crowders Mountain State Park

Companion peaks at Crowders Mountain State Park—The Pinnacle and Crowders Mountain—offer challenging hikes, towering cliffs and 25-mile views of the s ...

Area: East
522 Park Office Lane, Kings Mountain, NC, 28086
Evergreen Nature Preserve

Looking for a good trail to introduce yourself — or a reluctant friend — to the great outdoors? Something not too long, not too challenging, not too w ...

Area: West
15222 York Rd, Charlotte,, NC, 28278
Lake Norman State Park: Lake Shore Trail

Lake Norman grew out of a Duke Power Company power project on the Catawba River begun in 1959 and completed in 1964; the parked formed in 1962, while ...

Area: North
759 State Park Road, Troutman, NC, 28166
Latta Plantation Nature Preserve: Hill, Cove, Split Rock trails loop

It’s hard to pick favorites among the 16 miles of trail at Latta Plantation; that’s why we’ve strung together a series of interconnected loops involvi ...

Area: North
5226 Sample Road, Huntersville,, NC, 28078
McDowell Nature Center and Preserve Fishing and Boating

McDowell Nature Center serves as the gateway to the 1107- acre McDowell Nature Preserve and is the source for educational programs and information on ...

Area: South
15222 York Road, Charlotte, NC, 28278
Reedy Creek Park and Nature Center

The 10 miles of trail at Reedy Creek Park serve two functions. Trail on the north side link the park’s various amenities: dog park with ball fields wi ...

2900 Rocky River Rd., Charlotte,, NC, 28215
RibbonWalk Nature Preserve

RibbonWalk is a great example of carving out an unexpected place to explore in an urban area. The three miles of trail on this modest 188-acre natural ...

Area: North
4601 Nevin Rd,, Charlotte,, NC, 28269
Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area

Have you always just assumed that the Brushy Mountains were the geological creation of John Boy & Billy? In fact, they are quite real and quite lovely ...

Area: North
3451 Rocky Face Church Road, Hiddenite,, NC, 28636
South Mountains State Park: Backpacking Loop

I call this the Backpacking Loop because it’s the route I use for South Mountains in “Backpacking North Carolina.” Don’t let the backpack designation ...

Area: North, West
3001 South Mountain Park Avenue, Connelly Springs, NC, 28612
South Mountains State Park: High Shoals Falls Loop Trail

All of the 18,000 acres of South Mountains State Park is scenic, but let’s face it: most parks have their superstar. At South Mountains its High Shoal ...

Area: North, West
3001 South Mountain Park Avenue, Connelly Springs, NC, 28612
Uwharrie National Forest Campgrounds

The Uwharrie National Forest, located in north-central North Carolina near Charlotte, is comprised of 49,857 acres. There are five developed campgroun ...

789 NC Hwy. 24/27 East, Troy,, NC, 27371