Camping Rates and Policies

Camping Rates and Check-in times 

Campsites are open year round. Minimum stays may apply during high season & holidays.   Your 7th night is free. Rates do not include taxes.

Tent Sites

  • 1-Tent Site--1 small to medium tent, maximum 4 people.  $27.50/night;  $165/week. 
  • 2-Tent Site--1 or 2 small to medium tents, maximum 6 people.  $40.50/night;  $/243week. 
  • Family Site--1 or 2 small to medium tents, maximum 8 people.  $44.50/night;  $267/week.


  • 1 Tent per site--1 small to large tent, maximum of 6 people.  Up to 4 people $32.50/night;  $195/week.  For 5th & 6th persons, add $5/night each.
RV &
Trailer Sites
  • Single Sites --1 trailer or RV, maximum of 6 people.  Up to 4 people $32.50/night;  $195/week.  For 5th & 6th persons, add $5/night each. No tents (other than dining canopy) on RV/Trailer sites.
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Check-in is from 2pm - 7pm--unless prior arrangements have been made--and check-out is by Noon.  We can work with you on other times with advance notice.  

For safety reasons, there are absolutely no check-ins after 9:00pm in summer. Labor Day to Memorial Day, no check-ins after sunset. You can check sunset times here:

On check-in day, all members of the party must be registered--in person--at the office
no later than 9pm and all tents be set up by 10pm.  Registered guests are free to come
and go as they please after checking in. 

Early check-in or late check-out times, if available, may be subject to an extra charge. 

For more information or to make reservations, use the Reservations and Availability tab on our website.

Firewood Alert:
The NC Division of Forestry recommends not bringing your own firewood from out of the area.  We sell firewood, as do other local merchants. Click here to read the alert.


Reservations made online will be charged a 50% deposit via credit/debit card at time of booking. The balance is due at check in, via cash, checks, traveler's checks or credit card.  Reservations through email will require a 50% deposit, via credit card or check, with balance is due at check in, via cash, checks, traveler's checks or credit card.

Campsite cancellations
For cancellations made more than 14 days prior to arrival date, we will refund the deposit, minus a $10 service charge. There is no refund for campsite cancellations made 14 days or less prior to arrival date. Changing dates may result in a cancellation fee.  Failure to show, cancellations, or early departures due to weather, fire bans, etc, will receive no refund.
The is no refund of deposits for cancellations or changes for holiday reservations (holidays are Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years and the days immediately surrounding them). 

Pet Policy
Two pets are allowed in the campsites (occasional exceptions may be made--check with us).  Pets must be current on their vaccinations and on a flea control program. Pets must be on a leash or chain when outside the tent or RV. Pets must not be a nuisance to other guests (e.g., barking). Pets should not be left unattended for long periods. Clean up after your pet. The nearest boarding kennel is Horseshoe Kennels, about half an hour away.

Our facilities are for our registered guests only, unless prior arrangements have been made. There may be an additional charge for visitors during peak times. Guests are responsible for their visitors' behavior. No overnight visitors. Visitors must leave by 9:00pm.

On our mountaintop, flat areas for parking are extremely limited. Stellar 1-tent sites are allowed 1 vehicle per site; 2-tent sites, Techno tent sites and RV sites are allowed 2 vehicles per site. Parking for extra vehicles is subject to availability and may be assessed an extra fee during peak times.

Amenities offered are subject to change.  While we try our best to keep amenities in good repair, circumstances beyond our control sometimes prevent them from being available.  There is no refund or rate reduction in such circumstances.

Rules and Regulations

For the safety of our guests and our property & forests, all guests must read and adhere to the following:

Rules for Everyone:

  • The speed limit is "Dead Slow". There are children, pets, and wildlife in the area.
  • Outdoor quiet time is 10pm to 8am. Excessively loud behavior is unacceptable at any hour.
  • Playground, badminton and horseshoes are open from 9am to 8pm. Children under 10 must be accompanied by a parent.
  • Parents are responsible for their children and/or pets. Do not leave them unattended and please do not let their volume disturb other guests.
  • No cutting or damaging trees. Do not collect any plant life or harm any wildlife.
  • No bikes are allowed in the bathhouse

Additional Rules for Campers:

  • No pets in the bathhouse.
  • No smoking in the bathhouse.
  • Please be careful of cigarette butts-dispose of them in your fire pit. Due to forest fire danger, smoking is not permitted on the trails.
  • Do not leave campfires unattended--even for a few minutes. Completely extinguish fires before leaving or checking out. We provide a water bucket which you must keep filled and by the fire at all times.
  • If your wood is too long to fit completely within the firepit, DO NOT USE THE WOOD.
  • Dispose of food in the trash cans provided. Do not throw any food or litter into the woods--it attracts unwelcome critters.
  • Do not place bottles or cans in the fire pit.
  • Do not move the fire pit.
  • Do not drive to the bathhouse.

Guests not adhering to the above rules may be asked to leave ASH GROVE immediately, with no refund for unused nights.


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