We offer a remarkable diversity in our campground offerings. You’ll find both mid-range and uber-swanky RV parks. You can stake your claim at a real gold mine or delight in a destination designed around dogs. Or, sleep peacefully in a tent by the river. Traveling with the family? Check out our family campgrounds, many complete with a pool, volleyball court and horseshoes.

If you’re scouting on our website, choose 
“lodging” for a wide variety of choices and results.

1 Dogwood RV Park/Camp
Family camping on the Rocky Broad River.
695 Main Street, Chimney Rock

2 Hickory Nut Falls Family Campground

Quiet family atmosphere, sites along the Rocky Broad River and in wooded setting off the river.

639 Main Street, Chimney Rock



3 Hitching Post Campground
Tranquil, peaceful 44-acre resort nestled in beautiful valley, just 5 minutes from Lake Lure and Chimney Rock.
620 Girls Camp Road, Lake Lure

4 Foothills Family Campground (photo at top)
Family campground offering year round camping facilities for RV's, travel trailers and tent campers.
1661 Hogan Road, Forest City

5 Four Paws Kingdom Campground     
America’s first and only dog-dedicated campground, we’re located on 30+ acres of scenic farmland.
335 Lazy Creek Drive, Rutherfordton

6 River Creek Campground
Rustic cabins, riverside with scenic mountain view, all waterfront sites. Campground with full amenities.
217 River Creek Drive, Rutherfordton

7 Rutherford Mountain Campground & RV Resort
Panoramic views, a babbling creek and breath-taking campsites with nearby hiking, fishing and rock climbing. Close to Chimney Rock State Park and Lake Lure Beach.
234 Otter Creek Road, Union Mills

8 Thermal City Gold Mine & Campground
Located on the actual site of one of the earliest gold mines in Rutherford County. We offer riverside camping, primitive and full-hook-ups plus four cabins.
5240 U.S. Hwy 221 N, Union Mills

9 Apple Valley Farm Motorcoach Resort
A luxury RV park in the heart of the Rumbling Bald Resort, with access to resort amenities.
959 Buffalo Creek Road, Lake Lure
10 Orchard Park
957 Whitesides Road, Forest City
Primitive camp sites, tent sites with power and water and camper/RV fully-equipped sites.

Map of campgrounds in Rutherford County NC