There are many campsites – both improved and primitive – located in the National Forests in the Cashiers-Highlands’ area, some of which are listed below. In addition there are several RV Parks.
Blue Valley Campground: From Highlands take Highway 28 south for 6 miles, turn right onto Blue Valley Road and proceed 3 miles to campground on right. Open year round. (828)257-4200
Franklin RV Park & Campground: Where camping is not a destination, it’s an adventure. Full hook ups, bath house, mountain streams, nature walks. Area attractions include Blue ridge parkway, fishing, gem mining, tubing/kayaking, waterfalls, white water rafting, hiking. www.FranklinRVPark.com (828)349-6200
Ralph J. Andrews Recreation Park: From Cashiers take Highway 107 north for 6.4 miles to Pine Creek Road. Turn left onto Pine Creek Road and go 1.1 miles to Splendor Cove Road, look for Ralph J. Andrews County Park sign and turn left. RV hook-ups, showers, and boat ramp (828)743-3923.
River Vista Mountain Village: Accommodations, Camping, RV & Campground. Gravel pads with full hookups. (706)746-2722
VanHook Glade Campground: From Highlands take Highway 64 west 4.3 miles to entrance. Van Hook Glade is an intimate campground, sloped and wooded for privacy. 18 sites: RV and Tent accesible, No hook-ups available. Modern restrooms with hot showers are available. Van Hook campers have access to the facilities at Cliffside Lake. Open April-October. Reservations are available online at www.Recreation.gov. (828)526-5918