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Bear Den camping tour campsites

Get away from it all and Go Camping in the NC Mountains!

Our 400 densely wooded, mountaintop acres, adjoining the Blue Ridge Parkway, make Bear Den the perfect vacation destination for your family.


100's of spacious tent camping sites for single tents or groups, pull-thru RV camping sites with full hook-ups or stay in one of our rustic Campin' Cabins or cozy Mountain View Villas. 

Rates and Reservations

  • 144 campsites for tents, pop-ups and other types of recreational vehicles.

  • Water, electricity, fire-rings and picnic tables at each campsite.

  • RV sites with full hook-ups - pull thrus.

  • Modern bath houses; each with hot showers and coin-operated washers and dryers.

  • Sanitary disposal stations.

  • Trading Post with groceries, ice, drinks, firewood, souvenirs, camp supplies, LP Gas and modem hookup.

  • Adjacent to and accessible only from The Blue Ridge Parkway.

  • Joined by the National Park Service and U.S. Forest land providing miles of nature trails.

    Our family campground also features a lake for swimming and fishing. Swimmers can enjoy our sand beach. If you like to fish, bring your pole - no North Carolina fishing license needed.

    Paddle boats and canoes are also available for rent.

    Our play areas are well equipped and maintained offering activities like basketball, horse shoes, swings, volleyball, badminton and more.

    The recreational building has shuffleboard, ping-pong, square dancing and is a great gathering place.

    Pets are allowed if kept quiet, on a leash, and not left unattended.

    Campground does have a few full hook-up RV sites available year-round for fully self-contained RV's only. No bathhouse facilities are available in winter months. Reservations are required for these sites.

    Campground is open March 1 thru November 30, weather permitting. Creekside Cabins are open year-round. 

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