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Davidson River Campground

56 Reviews

About This Campground

Davidson River Recreation Area offers camping and outdoor activities for the whole family whose looking for camping near Charlotte. Davidson River Campground boasts several loops of shaded campsites, as well as access to hiking trails, fishing spots, waterfalls and several nearby attractions within…

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • 50 amp Hookups
  • Max Length: 67 ft.

Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite

Reviews

56 Reviews of Davidson River Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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KThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 21, 2021

Great Campground Near Awesome Hiking Trails

This is a great campground in a fantastic location near Brevard, NC.  The sites have plenty of space and when I visited in mid-April, the campground was not full, including sites near the Creek.  Restrooms were clean and the campground as a whole is well maintained.  One of the best parts of this…

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Davida M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2021

My favorite go-to campground

I love the mountains and the Brevard/Asheville area is where I normally go during the summer. This is a wonderful campground at the entrance to the Pisgah National Forest. The campground is big and offers sites in the woods and by the Davidson river.

Only a few sites have electric hook-up, but…

Adam V.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2020

Sweet Mountain Biking Basecamp

As the other reviews have said, this is a great basecamp for both hiking and mountain biking for many levels. Hiking easy to difficult / extreme (Art Lobe Trail) and mountain biking from mellow on the flat trails to expert up and around Thrift Cove to Black Mountain.  

Spots are well spaced…

  • Super Level Site 43 pull through spot.
  • Trail to River
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Location

Davidson River Campground is located in North Carolina

Directions

From Asheville, North Carolina, take I-40 West to I-26 East to Exit 40 (Airport Road/Asheville Regional Airport), onto State Highway 280. Continue south 15.5 miles on 280 to Pisgah National Forest. Turn right at the intersection of Highway 280/64/276. Go north on 276 for 1 mile. Follow signs to the campground. From Spartanburg, South Carolina, take I-26 West to Exit 40 (Airport Road/Asheville Regional Airport), onto State Highway 280. Continue south 15.5 miles on 280 to Pisgah National Forest. Turn right at the intersection of Highway 280/64/276. Go north on 276 for 1 mile. Follow signs to the campground. From Charlotte, North Carolina, take I-85 South to Gastonia and exit at U.S. Highway 74 West. Merge with I-26 West to Exit 40 (Airport Road/Asheville Regional Airport), onto State Highway 280. Continue south 15.5 miles on 280 to Pisgah National Forest. Turn right at the intersection of Highway 280/64/276. Go north on 276 for 1 mile. Follow signs to the campground.

Coordinates

35.28282673 N
82.72138796 W

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