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Bryson City is one of the South’s best-kept secrets. A true hidden gem of North Carolina, Bryson City is perfect for adventure seekers, hikers, and people who love being surrounded by nature. Being tucked in the mountains, surrounded by the serene outdoors, and accessibility to the quaint hallmark-esque downtown of Bryson City makes it a perfect spot for camping enthusiasts. Experience being near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, having an abundance of camping hot spots, and enjoying the nature of the Western North Carolina mountains. Let’s explore a few of our favorite campsites for when you plan your good old-fashioned tent style camping, s'mores by the fire, one-with-nature trip.

Set Up Camp at Deep Creek Tube Center and Campground

Spend your evening under a starry night and stay at Deep Creek Tube Center and Campground. Outdoor camping enthusiasts have praised Deep Creek Tube Center and Campground for over 25 years. With tent-only sites, RV’s, cabins and on-site amenities, including individual room showers, you are sure to return year after year. 

Campgrounds and RV Parks

Pitch Your Tents at Fontana Village Resort

Pitch your tents on the shores of the Little Tennessee River in the Nantahala National Forest, when you camp at Fontana Village Resort. Delight in all the activities the Village has to offer including the pools and lazy river, putt-putt, hiking, and many other fun activities that are perfect for the whole family. The campground has sites available for tents and RV’s and also has a guest bath house. Experience camping right near the water, and truly being surrounded by the magic of Bryson City.

Fontana Village Campground

Enjoy More Space at Timberlake Campground and Trout Pond

Looking for awe-inspiring views and tent sizes three times larger than the industry standard? Well, then you came to the right place! Timberlake Campground and Trout Pond is perfect for tent campers, as well as RV campers. You have the option to Choose from a primitive tent site with water or a site that includes power. The new Flagstaff 5th Wheel features a queen master bedroom, bunk bed house with three twin beds that can be converted into one double and one twin, and 1 1/2 baths with a full kitchen. You still are getting an old-fashioned tent camping experience but with a little more quality space. This option is a great way to go if you are traveling with friends or family and need just a little more room! Not to mention the site includes a charcoal grill for you and your favorite people to grill out and enjoy some quality time. If you are planning to grill, remember to bring your cookware.

Timberlake Campground

Backcountry Camping

Just imagine camping right on the shores of Fontana Lake. The North Shore area of the lake is a wild and scenic spot that offers a rare opportunity to enjoy remote backcountry camping. The sites are accessible only by boat or by hiking in from the Lakeshore Trail.

Remote Camping Fontana Lake

Venture into Nature

No matter what campsite you choose, you truly can’t go wrong. Bryson City welcomes our camping enthusiasts with open arms, and we encourage our campers to get the full experience of camping in tents, grilling with friends, fishing, hiking, visiting the charming downtown of Bryson City, and taking in the jaw-dropping views of the North Carolina mountains. We can’t wait to have you!