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Balsam Mountain Campground, Great Smoky Mountains, North Carolina

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This is the place that I have spent the last 15 years camping.  It is a very beautiful place that is quite primitive but close to Maggie valley and Cherokee. TAKE YOUR OWN WOOD! The wood that is sometimes provided does not burn long. Says Robert Perry

As expected services are few in a primitive campground such as this, and primitive camping at a campround like Balsam Mountain Campground is an outstanding way to be right next door to the wilderness.
 
    Such a tremendous pick of attractions and such a vast number of things to do will absolutely have you coming back over and over. Balsam Mountain Campground is liked by campers from Maggie Valley.
Alright, now is a great time to
 go camping, so what do you say? Balsam Mountain Campground in North Carolina is a really great spot to spend some time.
This sector of North Carolina is always a bliss to check out during camping season.
If by chance natural beauty is what you desire, this primitive campground is what you require. When you arrive at this primitive campground you'll realize it was well worth the effort getting here. There's such a great deal of things to do in the neighborhood
 
    of Balsam Mountain Campground, and you always have a great time when you're here. There's such a vast number of things to do at Balsam Mountain Campground including hiking, playing golf, swimming, whitewater paddling, and fishing,
  so you won’t get bored.
Balsam Mountain Campground is positioned in the Great Smoky Mountains. The 3 feet of snow that fall annually at the close by ski mountain Cataloochee is splendid. Cataloochee has 4 good ski lifts, a magnificent 740-foot drop from top to bottom, and 10 ski trails. Cataloochee has 25 acres to ski on; 75% of the ski trails are beginner and intermediate which is magnificent for beginners; 25% of the ski trails are challenging.
 


Jonathan Creek Inn, Maggie Valley

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Misty Mountain Ranch B&B & Cab, Maggie Valley

6 miles away
  
Scottish Inns Maggie Valley, Maggie Valley

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Other campgrounds near Balsam Mountain Campground, Great Smoky Mountains, North Carolina:

   Meadowbrook Resort, Maggie Valley, 4 miles away
      
   Round Bottom Campground, Swain County, 4 miles away
      
   Indian Creek Campground, Cherokee, 4 miles away
      
   Hillbilly Campground, Maggie Valley, 6 miles away
      
   Apple Cover Inn RV Park, Maggie Valley, 6 miles away
      
   Rippling Waters RV Park, Maggie Valley, 6 miles away
      
   Smoky View Cottages and RV Resort Park, Maggie Valley, 7 miles away
      
   Happy Valley Recreational Vehicle Park, Maggie Valley, 7 miles away
      
   Water's Edge Motor Court and RV Park, Maggie Valley, 8 miles away
      
   River Valley RV Park and Campground, Cherokee, 8 miles away
      

Paddling Rivers Near Balsam Mountain Campground, Great Smoky Mountains, North Carolina:

   Straight Fork, SwainCounty, 4 miles away
      Class III-IV - 4.6 miles long (Round Bottom to Raven Fork)

   Raven Fork, SwainCounty, 5 miles away
      Class II-III+(IV) - 8 miles long (Job Corps Bridge to Confluence with Oconalufftee)

   Raven Fork, SwainCounty, 6 miles away
      Class V+ - 4 miles long (Gorges to Confluence with Straight Fork)

   Cataloochee Creek, HaywoodCounty, 7 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 6 miles long (Catalooche Campground to Waterville Lake)

   Whitewater Outfitter - Smokey Mountain Tubing, SwainCounty, 8 miles away
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Public Lands near Balsam Mountain Campground, Great Smoky Mountains, North Carolina:

   Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg - TN, 25 miles away
      
   Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC, 43 miles away
      
   Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina, 32 miles away

   Francis Marion-Sumter National Forests, South Carolina, 37 miles away

   Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina, 39 miles away

   Oconee State Park, South Carolina, 40 miles away

   Black Rock Mountain State Park, Georgia, 40 miles away


Trails near Balsam Mountain Campground, Great Smoky Mountains, North Carolina:

   Palmer Creek Trail, Haywood County, 6 miles away

   Caldwell Fork Trail, Haywood County, 6 miles away

   Asbury Trail, Haywood County, 9 miles away

   Baxter Creek Trail, Haywood County, 10 miles away

   Big Branch Trail, Haywood County, 10 miles away

   Messer Trail, Cocke County, 11 miles away

   Lower Whiterock Trail, Cocke County, 12 miles away


Golf Courses Near Balsam Mountain Campground, Great Smoky Mountains, North Carolina:

   Laurel Ridge Country Club, Waynesville, 12 miles away

   Waynesville Country Club Inn & Starter, Waynesville, 13 miles away

   Lake Junaluska Golf Course, Waynesville, 14 miles away

   Golf Scapes, Whittier, 14 miles away

   Sequoyah National Golf Club, Whittier, 14 miles away


Lakes Near Balsam Mountain Campground, Great Smoky Mountains, North Carolina:

   Waterville Lake, Haywood County, 11 miles away

   Bear Creek Lake, Jackson County, 20 miles away


Current weather conditions at Balsam Mountain Campground, Great Smoky Mountains, North Carolina
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Local climate location: NEWPORT 4 miles away

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