Tent & RV Sites

Nature Revives the Spirit

We believe the sights and sounds of nature--not those of the next campsite--will help our guests achieve this ideal.  Trees, flowering mountain laurel and rhododendron help to screen campsites from one another, adding to a feeling of privacy and peace. So, revive your spirit in one of our forest walk-to tent sites or shady, drive-to tent or RV sites. Open year round. 


Our Stellar Tent Sites

Our walk-to tent sites allow you to experience camping the way it was meant to be--no headlights, virtually no traffic noise, no electronics--just the golden glow of a campfire, the relaxing sounds of nature, and a sky awash with stars.
Park in the parking lot next to our Full Moon Bathhouse and take a gentle downhill walk (25 to 200 yards) into the forest. Each campsite has a mulched tent pad, picnic table and a fire ring/grill. Our trails are well maintained and we provide wheelbarrows to help you load in your gear. There is a water pump at the bath house with fresh mountain well water that tastes great and is safe to drink.
Carved from the forest, leaving as many trees in place as possible, these sites can accommodate small to medium tents and are excellent for hammocks. 
Scroll down for a chart of maximum tent sizes. Click here for rates.

Take a video tour of our Stellar Tent sites Aster - Iris:
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 Campsite

Techno Tent Sites We have 4 tent-friendly sites that have water and electricity, for those who need to bring along their modern conveniences. While we have left them as natural as possible, they are not secluded. These shady, drive-to sites double as tent or RV sites. Techno tent sites can accommodate either 1 tent OR 1 RV/van/truck-top camper, and a dining canopy or screen room. They include a water spigot & electric outlets, a picnic table and fire ring/grill.  Click here for rates.



Hook-up with Nature Due to hills and curves on our mountaintop, our shady sites cater to the smaller RV or trailer (ABSOLUTE MAXIMUM LENGTHS we can accommodate: 32ft. 5th-wheel or motorhome; 28ft. pull-behind trailer. Scroll down for a chart of maximum RV sizes per site). Each site is equipped with 20 & 30Amp electric & water hook-ups, picnic table & fire ring/grill. We have a dump station & bathhouse. Dump station does not have water in winter. Our shady, graveled sites are situated for your privacy and relaxation. With our limited number of sites, reservations are recommended.  RV sites are for 1RV only -- no tents allowed with an RV. Note: When towing a  trailer longer than 25ft. in the mountains, a 4-wheel drive vehicle is HIGHLY recommended--mountain roads' steep hills and curves can be slippery when wet. 

We do not offer seasonal or permanent sites.
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 Campsite

Campsite


Which tent site is right for you?

Stellar Tent Site

  • More secluded "back country" feel
  • Walk-to site (25-200 yards)
  • No water, electricity or WiFi at Stellar Sites
  • Closer to bathhouse (most sites)
  • Small to medium tents (see chart below) 
  • Some sites accommodate 2 tents

Techno Tent Site

  • Less secluded (you will see other campsites & vehicles)
  • Drive-to site
  • Water, electricity & WiFi at site
  • Further from bathhouse (up the hill)
  • Larger tents accommodated
  • Only 1 tent per site

Shelter Camping--the Elf Shelf and the Gnome Home

We only have 1 of each of these sites, so reserve early and reserve often!

Woodland areaThe Elf Shelf   We think elves would definitely be at home on our 3-sided and roofed camping platform among the tree branches.  It has a fold-down raised platform with room for 2 sleeping bags or a queen air mattress (you provide) and a sleeping bag on the floor. With a secluded location, this elevated campsite is magical.  This drive-to site has a water spigot nearby (but no electricity), is convenient to the bathhouse and has a picnic table and fire ring/grill.  Parking for 1 vehicle.  Maximum of 3 adults (no small children at this site) and a 2-night minimum on weekends. Click here for rates.

 Elf Shelf sheltered tent site
The Elf Shelf Site

Elf ShelfPorch Railing
Elf ShelfPorch Railing

The Gnome HomeThe Gnome Home  You will want to make this fully enclosed, wooden-floored and roofed campsite your own “Gnome Sweet Home”!  Inside is a raised platform with room for a queen air mattress or 2 sleeping bags (you provide), storage for your gear under the platform, 2 screened windows, and is convenient to the bathhouse.  Outside the Home, this drive-to site has parking for 1 vehicle, a picnic table, grill, fire ring, electrical outlet and nearby water spigot. Maximum of 2 people and a 2-night minimum on weekends. Click here for rates.

 Interior of the Gnome Home
Interior of the Gnome Home
 

Amenities available to everyone:

  • Full Moon Bathhouse: Our exceptionally clean bathhouse has heat, flush toilets, sinks, & hot showers
  • Free WiFi is available in all the paved areas of the campground, as well as at the bathhouse. Your equipment and weather conditions may affect the quality of Wi-Fi service.  
  • Small playground, badminton and horseshoes
  • Coin-op laundry
  • Small camp store with the essentials
  • Nature trails, a small stream & miniature waterfall, and the beauty and serenity of our mountain setting.


Firewood:
The NC Division of Forestry recommends not bringing your own firewood from out of the area. 

 Click here to read the alert.

We sell firewood on site for $6 per bundle. The bundles come from a local supplier, contain a mix of hard woods, and burn beautifully. 


FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON PETS, PARKING, CANCELLATIONS, ETC., CLICK HERE FOR THE "CAMPING RATES & POLICIES".

 Cabin icon Availability & Reservations

    1-tent Stellar sites maximum 4 people, 2-tent sites maximum 6 people (Kudzu maximum 8 people).  Techno Tent & RV sites maximum of 6 people.

     

    MAXIMUM TENT SIZES FOR STELLAR SITES

    Site Name     Tent #1      Tent #2

    Aster              9 x 12           N/A
    Bluet             11 x 14          N/A
    Clover           10 x 14        8 x 10
    Daisy              8 x 10          N/A
    Elder               8 x 10          N/A
    Galax              8 x 12        7 x 9
    Hemp            12 x 12         N/A
    Iris                 10 x 17         N/A
    Kudzu            11 x 14       10 x 10
    Lily                10 x 12          N/A
    Maypop         10 x 12         N/A
    Nettle            11 x 14          N/A


    TECHNO SITE TENT PAD SIZES

    Techno Sites 1, 2, 3, and 5 are hybrid sites 
    which can accommodate EITHER 1 Tent OR 1 RV.

    Tent pad sizes: 
    #1 10' x 12' *
    #2 10' x 12' *
    #3 10' x 14' *
    #4 No tents allowed
    #5 Maximum tent size 10' x 18'

    *Larger tents may fit on the site, but will extend 
    beyond the mulched tent pad onto rough gravel.
    Please call to confirm whether or not your larger
    tent will fit. 

    MAXIMUM RV SIZES BY SITE FOR TECHNO SITES

    Site# RV Types and Maximum Sizes

    #1      Pop-ups or truck campers OK. 
              Pull-behind trailer Maximum length is 18'.
              Class B or C: Maximum length is 24'.
              NO slide-outs.
              This is a pull-through site.
    #2      Pop-ups or truck campers OK. 
              Pull-behind trailer Maximum length is 22'.
              Class B or C: Maximum length is 26'.

              This is a pull-through site.
    #3      Pop-ups or truck campers OK.
              Pull-behind trailer Maximum length is 28'.
              Class A, B, C: Maximum length is 32'.
              5th-wheel Maximum length is 32'
              This is a BACK-IN Site. 
    #4      MINIMUM trailer length of 21' and
              Pull-behind trailer Maximum length is 28'.
              Class A and C: Maximum length is 32'. 
              5th-wheel Maximum length is 32'.
              This is a pull-through site.
    #5      Truck campers and camping vans OK.
              Motorhomes: Maximum length is 25'.
              NO slide-outs.
              ***Trailers: Any trailer must be disconnected
              and maneuvered into place BY HAND. 
              Therefore, ONLY ultra light-weight trailers
              such as a SylvanSport GO are allowed.       

    Property Map Click HERE to enlarge 

    Property Map

    No campsites are on or near the stream.

    Cabins & campsites are open year round.

    Click here for a video tour of the Stellar Sites