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Top Dispersed Camping near Greenville, SC

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If you're looking for a place to dispersed camp near Greenville, look no further. Dispersed camping means that no facilities or amenities are provided, so that you can truly disconnect and get back to nature. Search dispersed campsites you've visited before, or discover new spots and read camper reviews.

Best Dispersed Camping Sites Near Greenville, SC (21)

  1. Camper-submitted photo from Blue Ridge Roadside Campsites
  2. Camper-submitted photo from Upper Cove Creek - UCC1 Dispersed


    Upper Cove Creek - UCC1 Dispersed

    3 Reviews
    2 Photos
    98 Saves
    Balsam Grove, North Carolina

    Within the Pisgah Ranger District there are 65 disbursed roadside camping sites that are available on a first come - first serve basis. These campsites are located alongside gravel roads throughout the district and include a parking area, tent pad, and fire ring. Toilet facilities and drinking water are not available. Trash pick-up is not provided. Trash must be collected and disposed of properly. Failure to remove or properly dispose of trash is a crime and law enforcement officers will issue citations for littering if trash is strewn about or not properly disposed of. The following regulations must be adhered to and are strictly enforced by Law Enforcement Officers. • Roadside camping is allowed at designated campsites only. Signs designating a legal campsite show a camping_ symbol and a site number (for example "AC-3" for Avery Creek site 3). • The National Forests in North Carolina have a policy which allows for campers to occupy a roadside campsite for a maximum of 14 days out of a 30 day period. If a camper changes locations or moves to another campsite, it cannot be within 10 miles of previous site, the maximum stay limit of 14 days applies to all sites occupied. • All vehicles must be parked along road shoulders without blocking traffic. • Campfires are allowed only within the metal fire ring provided on the site, Building of additional fire rings is not allowed. AJJ camping equipment and tents must remain on the designated tent pad. • Collecting 'dead and downed' :firewood in the forest is permitted for camp fires. It is illegal to cut, chop, or saw live or standing trees or other live growth. Do not chop into or drive nails into live trees. • It is illegal to establish and set up a campsite for the purpose of reserving a camping place. The campsite must be occupied on the night it is set up by a minimum of one person. • It is illegal to leave a camp unattended for period of more than 24 hours. • It is illegal to fail to remove all camping equipment, personal property, trash, and refuse from a campsite when vacating or leaving that area or site. • It is mandatory that all human waste be buried at least 6 _inches deep and a minimum or 200 feet from a stream. trail, or campsite. • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited on Avery Creek Road (FSR 477) and Lickstone Road (FSR 97). Prohibition is 1000 feet to either side of the road, campsites, trails or roads leading off of either of the aforementioned. Warning: Unattended property and equipment in these areas can be an easy target for criminal activity. Protect your property by locking valuables out of site. Access to these campsites is easy by any vehicle. If you see anyone stealing anything from a roadside campsite or parking area near a public trailhead, picnic, or recreation area please call 911 to report it or call USPS Law Enforcement at the Pisgah District Ranger Station at 828-877-3265

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents
  3. Camper-submitted photo from Black Balsam Knob - Dispersed Camping
  4. Camper-submitted photo from Wash Creek Dispersed Campsites #4 and #5
  5. Camper-submitted photo from Goat Island


    Goat Island

    2 Reviews
    4 Photos
    31 Saves
    Ninety Six, South Carolina
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • Picnic Table
  6. Camper-submitted photo from Mountain Rest Mountain Top


    Mountain Rest Mountain Top

    1 Review
    18 Saves
    Tamassee, South Carolina

    Primitive campsites are available at Burrells Ford Campground and camping is allowed along the trail.

    • Phone Service
    • Dispersed
  7. Camper-submitted photo from Wash Creek Dispersed Pull-Off
  8. Camper-submitted photo from Mills River Dispersed


    Mills River Dispersed

    1 Review
    14 Photos
    78 Saves
    Mills River, North Carolina

    Dispersed campsites are primitive camping areas that don't have bathrooms or many of the other amenities you will find at developed campgrounds. Dispersed camping is only allowed at designated areas.

    To limit impact, dispersed camping is only allowed at designated sites in these areas on the Pisgah National Forest: Pisgah Ranger District along the following corridors: Cathy’s Creek, Courthouse Creek, Wash Creek, Headwaters, Yellow Gap and Avery Creek; in corridors along Big Ivy Road, Cold Springs Creek and River Road/ French Broad River in the Appalachian Ranger District; and along the Curtis Creek corridor in the Grandfather Ranger District. Areas closed to dispersed camping include Bent Creek Experimental Forest; the Cradle of Forestry in America; the Wilson Creek corridor; Silvermine Creek; developed day-use sites and campgrounds; and many wildlife openings. For site specific information. call the ranger districts.

    • Fires
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Equestrian
    • Dispersed
  9. Camper-submitted photo from Blackwell Bridge - Dispersed Camping


    Blackwell Bridge - Dispersed Camping

    2 Reviews
    7 Photos
    25 Saves
    Long Creek, South Carolina

    Free camping in the Francis Marion and Sumter National Forest. This is in the Andrew Pickens Ranger District. Dispersed camping is permitted on the Andrew Pickens Ranger District. Campsites must be at least 50 feet from rivers, streams or trails, and must be at least .25 miles from the road. No permit is required for dispersed camping.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Dispersed
  10. Camper-submitted photo from Blackwell Bridge

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