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Standing Indian Campground

17 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

National Forests in North Carolina

Whether traveling with an RV or tent, Standing Indian Campground is a prime place to stop for a night or spend several days in the picturesque Nantahala National Forest. The campground's many amenities provide a comfortable home base for exploring this fun and historic section of the forest.…

Fee Info

Single Site: $20 per night Double Site: $40 per night

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Equestrian


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly


17 Reviews of Standing Indian Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Reviewed Aug. 27, 2021

Beautiful place to escape

Standing Indian is wonderful. Our site was about 30 feet away from the Nantahala river. The bathrooms and showers were spotless. Keep in mind that it’s far from any store or restaurant so bring food along. No cell service.

NOTE, do not use Google or other maps to find Standing Indian from the…

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Month of VisitSeptember
RThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 27, 2021

One of Our Favorite Campgrounds

Beautifully laid out into separate areas for RV, small pull-behind campers and tents. Must take the hike to top of Standing Indian Mountain to appreciate the legend behind the campground name. There's a small, convenient "store" for forgotten essentials. Really striking creek separating the first…

Month of VisitJuly
TThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2021

Great family fun with big sites and nice bathrooms

Come for the camping with big sites as well as creek walking. Stay for the family environment with some hosts playing live music and fellow friendly campers. Bathrooms were amazing with all individual bathrooms and showers.

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Month of VisitJune


Standing Indian Campground is located in North Carolina


From Franklin, North Carolina, take U.S. Highway 64 west approximately 12 miles, passing through Winding Stair Gap. Near the bottom of the mountain from the gap, turn left on West Old Murphy Road (State Route 1448) and watch for a directional sign for the campground. Go 1.9 miles and turn right on Forest Road 67 at the Standing Indian Campground sign. This is a paved road. Go 1.7 miles and turn right into the campground.


35.07861116 N
83.53194497 W

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