Standing Indian Campgound


Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

Off Forest Development Road 67
Nantahala National Forest
Franklin, North Carolina 28734


Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 78

About: Standing Indian Campground is a camper's delight, whether your traveling in an RV or simply a tent. The campground is surrounded by 5,000 foot peaks anc crossed by several natural trout streams. It is the focal point of numerous hiking trail and has easy access to the Appalachain Trail.

The campground can be a pleasant stopover on your trip or a place to spend several days to explore this scenic and historic section of the Nantahala National Forest. All this withinin a scenic 20 minute drive to Frankliln, NC. The campground has 5 loops with sites available first come,first serve or by reservation. Fire rings'grills, lantern posts, and picnic tables are provided at each site with close proximity to drinking water, flush toilets and showers.

A group camping area, Kimsey Creek, is located in Standing Indian Campground. BIg and small game hunting occurs in the surrounding area.

Fees: $16 (2012)

Usage: Heavy

Closest Towns: Franklin

Water: Drinking Water

Restrictions: Camping is limited to a 14 day stay. Parking in grass is prohibited. Pets mush be on a leash. Horses are not permitted in the campground or on hiking trails. A horse camp and access to horse trails is available 2 miles away.

Restrooms: Flush Toilet

Directions: From Franklin, take US 64W for 9 miles, turn left on old US 64 and follow signs.


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