Hanging Dog Recreation Area


Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

North Carolina

Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 68

About: Located on Hiwassee Lake, this recreation area features a campground with 68 campsites, picnic area, hiking trails, an 8-mile mountain-bike trail system, and a boat launching ramp. Hiwassee Lake has 180 miles of shoreline and is a popular place for fishing, boating, and water skiing. The 1-mile Shore Trail overlooks the lake.

Fees: $8 (2012)

Usage: Light

Closest Towns: Murphy

Water: Drinking Water

Restrooms: Flush Toilet

Directions: To reach Hanging Dog, travel about 5 miles on SR 1326 north of Murphy. Area is located on Hiwassee Lake.


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