Lake Powhatan Campground


Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

Pisgah National Forest
North Carolina


Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 98

About: Located just minutes from Asheville, NC, in the Pisgah National Forest. Lake Powhatan Recreation Area is a heavily wooded campground on the banks of Lake Powhatan. Nearby to the WNC Arboretum, Biltmore Estate and the Blue Ridge Parkway. The maximum number of vehicles / people per site are 2 vehicles / 8 persons. Camping equipment must fit on the site. There is a $5.00 for each additional vehicle.

Fees: $20 (2012)

Usage: Heavy

Water: Drinking Water

Restrictions: Reservations must be made 4 days in advance. Must occupy site within first 24 hours or forfeit site. Fires only in fire rings provided. Pets must remain on leash

Restrooms: Flush Toilet

Directions: From I-26, take exit 33 (Old Exit 2), south approximately 2 miles on N.C. R 191 to the Lake Powhatan Recreation Area sign. Turn right and follow signs to campground.


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