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Cove Creek Upper Group Camp

National Forests In North Carolina

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Summary

Cove Creek Upper Group Camp offers a unique experience in the lush Appalachian Mountains, with 60-person accommodations and activities such as hiking, picnicking, mountain biking, and fishing. It is surrounded by mile-high peaks, cascading waterfalls and dense forests, and is within an hour of Asheville's many attractions. A four-wheel drive vehicle is highly recommended to reach the campground.

Overview

Cove Creek Upper Group Camp is one of two group campsites nestled along Cove Creek in the lush forests of the Appalachian Mountains. The facility can accommodate large groups of up to 60 people and offers year-round opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, fishing and picnicking in one of the most scenic areas in the state.

Recreation

Campers can easily relax with a book or deck of cards in the shaded camping area, or seek out activities close by. The area is a hub for numerous hiking, backpacking and mountain biking trails, some of which can be accessed from the campground. Hikers can follow a trail along the creek that leads to a scenic waterfall. Great trout fishing is also available in the creek and river.

For visitors wishing to learn more about the area, interpretive programs may be available upon request.

Facilities

The Upper Group Camp site can accommodate up to 60 people at a time. The facility is shaded with plenty of room for tents and RVs. It is equipped with picnic tables, vault toilets, grills, campfire rings and drinking water.

Natural Features

The campground lies in Pisgah National Forest. The surrounding land boasts mile-high peaks, cascading waterfalls and slopes thickly forested with hardwoods. The group camping area is adjacent to both Cove Creek and the beautiful Davidson River. Visitors should note that two creek crossings are required on the road leading to the upper group camp. Heavy rains may temporarily make crossing impossible; a four-wheel drive or high clearance vehicle is highly recommended and all crossings are attempted at users own risk.

Nearby Attractions

The city of Asheville, North Carolina, is about an hour away and offers numerous cultural attractions, art galleries, shops and restaurants.

contact_info

For facility specific information, please call (828) 577-4910.
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