Van Hook Glade Campground


Van Hook Glade Campground is located along scenic Cullasaja Gorge, close to Highlands, NC. Campers may use Cliffside Lake for swimming and fishing.

At a Glance

Fees This is a fee campground operated by CFAIA. See CFAIA website. Reservations are available through or (877) 444-6777.
Open Season: Early April – Late October
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Franklin - 8 miles; Highlands - 4.5 miles
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush toilets and showers
Operated By: Cradle of Forestry in America Campground Division

General Information


14014 Highlands Road, Highlands, NC 28741

General Notes:

Nantahala Ranger District
District Ranger, Mike Wilkins
90 Sloan Road
Franklin, NC 28734
(828) 524-6441


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Van Hook Glade Campground's 18 sites have parking spurs, fireplaces, tables and tent pads. Drinking water and flush toilets are provided within walking distance of each site. A building with two showers and two toilets are inside the loop.

RV Camping


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Scenic Driving

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Water Activities

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