Top Equestrian Camping near Mount Pleasant, NC

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Best Equestrian Camping Sites Near Mount Pleasant, NC (14)

    Camper-submitted photo from Morrow Mountain State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Morrow Mountain State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Morrow Mountain State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Morrow Mountain State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Morrow Mountain State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Morrow Mountain State Park Campground

    1.

    Morrow Mountain State Park Campground

    35 Reviews
    87 Photos
    202 Saves
    Badin, North Carolina

    Welcome to Morrow Mountain State Park Campground, nestled near Albemarle, NC. This spot is a gem for anyone looking to escape into nature without straying too far from civilization. The campground is open year-round and offers a mix of tent, RV, cabin, and even glamping accommodations.

    One of the standout features here is the spaciousness of the campsites. Visitors often mention how roomy and well-spaced the sites are, providing a good amount of privacy. Whether you're setting up a tent or parking an RV, you'll find plenty of room to spread out. Plus, the wooded surroundings make it perfect for hanging hammocks and enjoying some shade.

    The campground is equipped with electric hookups, drinking water, and clean bathrooms with showers. There's also a sanitary dump station for RVs. If you're into campfires, you'll be happy to know that fires are allowed, and you can purchase firewood on-site. Pets are welcome too, so feel free to bring your furry friends along.

    For activities, Morrow Mountain State Park has something for everyone. There are numerous hiking and equestrian trails, and the park's top elevation of just over 900 feet offers some stunning views. If you're into water activities, there's lake access for boating and fishing. History buffs will appreciate the small museum and historical features scattered throughout the park.

    Visitors have shared some great experiences, like waking up to a herd of deer right at their campsite or enjoying the high water pressure at the nearby spigots. The park staff are known to be friendly and helpful, making your stay even more enjoyable.

    So, pack your gear and head over to Morrow Mountain State Park Campground for a memorable outdoor adventure. Whether you're hiking, fishing, or just relaxing by the fire, this place has got you covered.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Arrowhead Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Arrowhead Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Arrowhead Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Arrowhead Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Arrowhead Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Arrowhead Campground

    2.

    Arrowhead Campground

    13 Reviews
    22 Photos
    165 Saves
    Badin, North Carolina

    Overview

    Arrowhead Campground lies in the Badin Lake Recreation Area, a hub for outdoor activities in central North Carolina's Uwharrie National Forest. The variety of sites in the campground offer a comfortable stay for both RV and tent campers. The facility is open year-round and provides easy access to hiking, off-road vehicle riding, horseback riding, mountain biking, fishing and boating.

    Recreation

    Badin Lake Recreation Area offers many ways for campers to enjoy the lake. Popular activities include picnicking on the shore or swimming, boating or fishing on the water. About 40 miles of non-motorized trails are available for horseback riding, mountain biking and hiking, as well as 17 miles of motorized trails for off-road vehicle riding. The surrounding land offers both big and small game hunting.

    Facilities

    Badin Lake Recreation Area offers many ways for campers to enjoy the lake. Popular activities include picnicking on the shore or swimming, boating or fishing on the water. About 40 miles of non-motorized trails are available for horseback riding, mountain biking and hiking, as well as 17 miles of motorized trails for off-road vehicle riding. The surrounding land offers both big and small game hunting.

    Natural Features

    The campground lies in a dense forest of pine, oak and hickory near the shore of 5,000-acre Badin Lake. Winter temperatures range from the low 30s to upper 50s, while summer brings temperatures in the upper 80s and 90s and high humidity. The weather is pleasant in spring and fall, with high temperatures in the 60s and 70s.

    Nearby Attractions

    A theme park with a petting zoo, nature center and mini golf course lies just under an hour away and makes a fun day trip for families.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $27 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Cane Creek Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Cane Creek Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Cane Creek Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Cane Creek Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Cane Creek Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Cane Creek Park

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    Cane Creek Park

    23 Reviews
    45 Photos
    135 Saves
    Mineral Springs, North Carolina

    Welcome to Cane Creek Park, a gem nestled near Waxhaw, NC. This place has been a favorite for many, and it's easy to see why. The campground is open year-round and offers a mix of tent, RV, cabin, and even glamping accommodations. Whether you're here for a weekend getaway or a longer stay, you'll find plenty to keep you busy and relaxed.

    One of the standout features here is the beautiful lake, perfect for kayaking, fishing, or just enjoying the view. The fishing is particularly good, with bass, catfish, crappie, and carp all waiting to be caught. If you're into hiking, there are equestrian trails that double as great hiking paths, though some might be a bit rough for biking.

    Families will love the multiple playgrounds scattered throughout the park, and there's an open field by the lake that's perfect for picnics or letting the kids run around. The sites are shaded by trees, providing a nice respite from the sun, and each site comes with a fire ring and picnic table. The bathhouses are clean and functional, though a bit dated.

    Safety is a priority here, with regular patrols by park rangers and local sheriff deputies. This adds a layer of comfort, especially for those camping with kids. The campground also has a market for any essentials you might need, and pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along.

    Visitors have consistently praised the peaceful and beautiful setting, making it a great escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Whether you're here to camp, hike, kayak, or just relax, Cane Creek Park offers a fantastic outdoor experience.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort

    4.

    Carowinds Camp Wilderness Resort

    16 Reviews
    26 Photos
    67 Saves
    Pineville, North Carolina

    Whatever your lodging needs, this Carowinds camp wilderness delivers. Cabins sleep up to 8, and level sites with full hookups easily accommodate both pop-ups and RVs up to 45 feet. Need to house a large group? Great Wilderness Lodge sleeps 14 and offers a large meeting area, equipped kitchen, three bathrooms, and a wraparound, rocking-chair porch.

    Everyone will find their own way to unwind with a swimming pool, cornhole, pool table, video games, shuffleboard and free wireless internet in many places. What’s more, registered Camp Wilderness guests can purchase discounted tickets and free shuttle service to the park during park operating days.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Uwharrie Hunt Camp
    Camper-submitted photo from Uwharrie Hunt Camp
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    Uwharrie Hunt Camp

    6 Reviews
    18 Photos
    43 Saves
    Uwharrie National Forest, North Carolina

    Uwharrie Hunt Camp has eight sites for tent camping. Each site has a table, grill, lantern posts, and tent pad. Two vault toilets are provided in the campground. There are also 2 drinking water spigots available. Opportunities for hiking, boating, fishing, swimming, hunting, OHV trail use and picnicking are available within a short drive. Country stores are located in the nearby communities of Uwharrie and Eldorado.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Tents
    • Group
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      6.

      Yates Family Camping

      3 Reviews
      20 Saves
      Harrisburg, North Carolina
      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Electric Hookups
      • Phone Service
      • ADA Access
      • Tents
      Camper-submitted photo from Uwharrie National Forest Badin Lake Group Camp
      Camper-submitted photo from Uwharrie National Forest Badin Lake Group Camp
      Camper-submitted photo from Uwharrie National Forest Badin Lake Group Camp
      Camper-submitted photo from Uwharrie National Forest Badin Lake Group Camp
      Camper-submitted photo from Uwharrie National Forest Badin Lake Group Camp
      Camper-submitted photo from Uwharrie National Forest Badin Lake Group Camp

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      Uwharrie National Forest Badin Lake Group Camp

      3 Reviews
      9 Photos
      42 Saves
      Badin, North Carolina

      Overview

      Badin Lake Group Camp offers a fun, relaxing place for clubs, families and other groups to rest and play in the Uwharrie National Forest of central North Carolina. The recreation area is a hub for outdoor activities such as hiking, off-road vehicle riding, hunting, horseback riding, mountain biking, fishing and boating. The group campground is open year-round and can accommodate groups of up to 50 people per site.

      Recreation

      Groups have easy access to many recreational opportunities at Badin Lake Recreation Area. The lake shore is the perfect place to watch the sunset or enjoy an afternoon picnic. The lake has plenty of calm water for swimming, boating or fishing for bass, bream, crappie and catfish. King's Mountain Point, just 1 mile from the group camp, has four accessible fishing piers, miles of shoreline and a nice swimming area. A boat ramp is located 2 miles from the campground. Back on land, about 40 miles of non-motorized trails are available for horseback riding, mountain biking and hiking, as well as 17 miles of motorized trails for off-road vehicle riding. The surrounding land offers both big and small game hunting.

      Facilities

      Groups have easy access to many recreational opportunities at Badin Lake Recreation Area. The lake shore is the perfect place to watch the sunset or enjoy an afternoon picnic. The lake has plenty of calm water for swimming, boating or fishing for bass, bream, crappie and catfish. King's Mountain Point, just 1 mile from the group camp, has four accessible fishing piers, miles of shoreline and a nice swimming area. A boat ramp is located 2 miles from the campground. Back on land, about 40 miles of non-motorized trails are available for horseback riding, mountain biking and hiking, as well as 17 miles of motorized trails for off-road vehicle riding. The surrounding land offers both big and small game hunting.

      Natural Features

      The campground lies in a dense forest of pines and hardwoods near the shore of 5,000-acre Badin Lake. Winter temperatures range from the low 30s to upper 50s, while summer brings temperatures in the upper 80s and 90s and high humidity. The weather is pleasant in spring and fall, with high temperatures in the 60s and 70s.

      Nearby Attractions

      A theme park with a petting zoo, nature center and mini golf course lies just under an hour away and makes a fun day trip for families.

      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Phone Service
      • RVs
      • Tents
      • Group

      $75 / night

      Camper-submitted photo from Dispersed Camping off Falls Dam Trail
      Camper-submitted photo from Dispersed Camping off Falls Dam Trail
      Camper-submitted photo from Dispersed Camping off Falls Dam Trail
      Camper-submitted photo from Canebrake Horse Camp
      Camper-submitted photo from Canebrake Horse Camp
      Camper-submitted photo from Canebrake Horse Camp
      Camper-submitted photo from Canebrake Horse Camp
      Camper-submitted photo from Canebrake Horse Camp
      Camper-submitted photo from Canebrake Horse Camp

      9.

      Canebrake Horse Camp

      2 Reviews
      19 Photos
      5 Saves
      Badin, North Carolina

      Overview

      Canebrake Horse Camp lies in the Badin Lake Recreation Area, a hub for outdoor activities in central North Carolina's Uwharrie National Forest. The facility is a scenic and restful overnight spot with both single and double campsites. Canebrake Horse Camp is specifically designed for campers traveling with horses and offers numerous amenities for equestrian camping. If your visit to the Uwharrie National Forest includes camping without horses, please consider one of our other campgrounds: Arrowhead Campground, Badin Lake Campground or Badin Lake Group Camp.______ Campers will delight in nearly 40 miles of forested horseback riding trails, as well as hiking, mountain biking, off-road vehicle riding, swimming, fishing and boating opportunities in the area. The campground is open year-round.

      Recreation

      The equestrian trail system is extensive, with miles of forested paths wandering through forests, over hills and across streams. The trails can be accessed from Canebrake using the Home Trail, which skirts the campground. Trails range from easy to difficult, accommodating riders of every level. The recreation area also offers many ways to enjoy the lake. Campers can spend the afternoon swimming, boating or fishing for bass, bream, crappie and catfish on the water. Back on land, off-road vehicle enthusiasts have access to 17 miles of trails, and hunters and hikers can explore the surrounding national forest.

      Facilities

      The equestrian trail system is extensive, with miles of forested paths wandering through forests, over hills and across streams. The trails can be accessed from Canebrake using the Home Trail, which skirts the campground. Trails range from easy to difficult, accommodating riders of every level. The recreation area also offers many ways to enjoy the lake. Campers can spend the afternoon swimming, boating or fishing for bass, bream, crappie and catfish on the water. Back on land, off-road vehicle enthusiasts have access to 17 miles of trails, and hunters and hikers can explore the surrounding national forest.

      Natural Features

      Canebrake lies in a quiet forest of pine, oak and hickory near the shore of 5,000-acre Badin Lake. Winter temperatures range from the low 30s to upper 50s, while summer brings temperatures in the upper 80s and 90s and high humidity. Weather is pleasant in spring and fall, with high temperatures in the 60s and 70s.

      Nearby Attractions

      A theme park with a petting zoo, nature center and mini golf course lies just under an hour away and makes a fun day trip for families.

      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Electric Hookups
      • Phone Service
      • RVs
      • Tents

      $27 / night

      Camper-submitted photo from Crowders Mountain State Park Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Crowders Mountain State Park Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Crowders Mountain State Park Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Crowders Mountain State Park Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Crowders Mountain State Park Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Crowders Mountain State Park Campground

      10.

      Crowders Mountain State Park Campground

      15 Reviews
      23 Photos
      115 Saves
      Bessemer City, North Carolina

      Tent camping only - No RV spaces. All campsites at Crowders Mountain State Park are hike-in and primitive. Campground is accessed via a 1 mile trail starting from the visitor center.

      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Electric Hookups
      • Phone Service
      • Reservable
      • ADA Access
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