Blue Valley Dispersed Camping

Area Status: Open

Dispersed camping in the Blue Valley area. Approximately 22 dispersed sites are available, and most have fire rings and picnic tables. A pit toilet is available. Please pack in and pack out. Wilson Lake is a short distance away offering fishing, swimming, a short trail, and wildlife viewing and birding.

At a Glance

Reservations: No Reservations.  First come, first served.  14 day maximum stay
Rentals & Guides: None
Fees: No fee
Permit Info: None
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Primtive camping with pack in, pack out
Closest Towns: Highlands
Water: None
Restroom: Pit
Operated By: Nantahala National Forest, Nantahala Ranger District, 90 Sloan Road, Franklin, NC 28734, (828)-524-6

General Information


From Highlands, NC follow NC28S for 5.5 miles. Turn Right at Sign

General Notes:

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

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Dispersed Camping

Dispersed camping sites available
Difficulty Level: Easy

Lake and Pond Fishing

Day Hiking

Viewing Wildlife