At The Ridge Campground

Balsam Grove, NC

Accommodation types

  • cabin
  • rv
  • tent

Enjoy these amenities

Bathrooms
Dog Park
Garbage
General Store
Laundry Facilities
Picnic area

Let us tell you more

“Simple Mountain Camping” is our motto. Located approximately seven miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway, At the Ridge Campground is surrounded by North Carolina’s beautiful Pisgah National Forest and the North Fork River. Here you can experience what you came to the Great Smoky Mountains for: crisp evenings, sitting around the campfire, excellent views, relaxing in nature, hiking to waterfalls & fishing, Don’t forget our favorite, just watching the water go by!

At The Ridge Campground is a family owned and operated business. ​We are a small mountain campground to use as a base camp for exploring the Pisgah National Forest. We are not a campground resort; instead we cater to anyone wanting to escape the fast pace of life looking for an affordable option to camp in this beautiful area. Did you know Transylvania County has more waterfalls than any other county in North America! So what are you waiting for, come explore some of the best nature the Smokey Mountains has to offer and camp At The Ridge today.

Fun things to do and experience

Activities on or nearby this property

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Walking Trails
Wildlife Watching

Here’s where it’s located

Directions

32 North Fork River Rd, Balsam Grove, NC 28708

Directions

Scenic views

Forest
River, Stream or Creek

Enjoy these amenities

Bathrooms
Dog Park
Garbage
General Store
Laundry Facilities
Picnic area

Let us tell you more

“Simple Mountain Camping” is our motto. Located approximately seven miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway, At the Ridge Campground is surrounded by North Carolina’s beautiful Pisgah National Forest and the North Fork River. Here you can experience what you came to the Great Smoky Mountains for: crisp evenings, sitting around the campfire, excellent views, relaxing in nature, hiking to waterfalls & fishing, Don’t forget our favorite, just watching the water go by!

At The Ridge Campground is a family owned and operated business. ​We are a small mountain campground to use as a base camp for exploring the Pisgah National Forest. We are not a campground resort; instead we cater to anyone wanting to escape the fast pace of life looking for an affordable option to camp in this beautiful area. Did you know Transylvania County has more waterfalls than any other county in North America! So what are you waiting for, come explore some of the best nature the Smokey Mountains has to offer and camp At The Ridge today.

Fun things to do and experience

Activities on or nearby this property

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Walking Trails
Wildlife Watching

Here’s where it’s located

Directions

32 North Fork River Rd, Balsam Grove, NC 28708

Directions

Scenic views

Forest
River, Stream or Creek

Accommodation types

  • cabin
  • rv
  • tent

starting at
$45/night

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House rules for a happy stay

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Campfires Allowed
Pet Friendly
Pet Restrictions

CANCELLATION Full refund is given if received five days prior to arrival.

Rules & regulations

We want to make your stay both pleasant and comfortable.

Our address is 32 North Fork River Rd, Balsam Grove, NC 28708. Take 64 through Brevard. Turn right onto Hwy 215 and go 9.2 miles. PLEASE USE CAUTION WHEN USING GPS IN THE MOUNTAINS!

Please help us make your stay here more enjoyable through your cooperation with the following simple rules:

CHECK-IN Check-in after 1 p.m. on the day of arrival.

CHECKOUT Check-out before 11 a.m. on the day of departure. Please make arrangements prior to 10 a.m. if staying an extra night.

QUIET HOURS Quiet hours are from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.

VEHICLES Campground Staff reserves the right to limit additional vehicles per campsite Vehicles must not block the road or adjacent campsite(s). The speed limit is 10 MPH.

VISITORS Campground Staff reserves the right to limit additional vehicles per campsite

CHILDREN Parents are responsible at all times for their children’s safety and behavior. Please supervise small children in showers, restrooms, riverbanks and do not allow children to play in the roadway or is any maintenance area.

PETS Please use good judgment and be considerate of others.

Animals must be kept on a leash at all times and may not be left unattended at the campsite. Animals may not be tethered to utility fixtures, picnic tables, trees or fences. Animal waste must be picked up by the pet owner.

RESTROOMS & SHOWERS Three facilities are available - two port a johns & a bathhouse- with one family bathroom and shower combo, two bathroom only, two showers.

FIRES Allowed in Fire rings only. Firewood is available for $10 a bundle

It's a good idea to bring a store bought firelog to start fires if you need it. We also sell the firelogs if you forget one. Safe Travels!

GARBAGE Help us stay clean by depositing all garbage in the dumpster located by the pond in the Campground.

AFTER-HOURS ASSISTANCE/SECURITY Campground host is in brick house on the hill. 911 address is 32 North Fork River rd, Balsam Grove, NC 28708

INTERNET Available at the Community Center 1/2 mile to your right out of campground.

DIRECTIONS TO CABINS Cabin 1 is directly on your right as you pull into camp. Cabins 2-7 are on our cabin road which is over both flat bridges to your right. Take cabin road directly to your cabin. No worries on checking in as you can just go straight to your cabin and we will be around shortly after you arrive to make sure everything is ok. Please make yourselves at home and relax and unwind!

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