Standing Indian Campground

  

Standing Indian Campground, Dutchman Birches

Standing Indian Campground is a camper's delight, whether your camping in an RV or in a tent. The campground is surrounded by 5,000-foot peaks and crossed by several natural trout streams. It is the focal point of numerous hiking trails and has easy access to the Appalachain Trail. The campground can be a pleasant stopover on your trip or a place to spend several days to explore this scenic and historic section of the Nantahala National Forest. All this within a scenic, 20-minute drive to Frankliln, N.C. The campground has 5 loops with sites available first come, first serve or by reservation. Fire rings'grills, lantern posts and picnic tables are provided at each site, with close proximity to drinking water, flush toilets and showers. A group camping area, Kimsey Creek, is located in Standing Indian Campground.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations are available by contacting the National Recreation Reservation System at 1-877-444-6777 or visit www.recreation.gov.
Fees $16 per night
Open Season: April 1 - November 27
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Camping is limited to a 14 day stay. Parking in grass is prohibited. Pets mush be on a leash. Horses are not permitted in the campground or on hiking trails. A horse camp and access to horse trails is available 2 miles away.
Closest Towns: Franklin
Water: drinking water
Restroom: Accessible flush toilets and showers
Operated By: MJK Enterprises Concessionaire

General Information

Directions: From Franklin, take US 64W for 9 miles, turn left on old US 64 and follow signs.

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Hemlocks and rhododendrons create privacy between the 84 sites that line five loops. In the summer, the cool mountain air pervades, creating a perfect environment for tent and RV camping.

RV Camping

RV Camping. No hookups. Hosts on site. Accessible.

Reservation Info Reserve at www.recreation.gov.
Hookup - Waternone
Fire Information Fire rings at each site
Vehicle Clearence 13 ft
Size Restrictions Varies from 25 to 50 feet
No. of Sites 78
Hookups - Electricnone
Dump StationsDump station within a mile
Pavement Type for ParkingPaved
Hookup - Sewernone
Difficulty Level: Easy

Group Camping

A group camping area, Kimsey Creek, is located in Standing Indian Campground


Fishing

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Hiking

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Hunting

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Nature Viewing

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Picnicking

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