Badin Lake Group Camp

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Badin Group Camp was developed for use by clubs, families and other groups. The camp includes three separate areas each with tables, grills and tent pads. Two vault toilet facilities, water spigots and a bathhouse with showers and 2 flush toilets are centrally located to serve all three sites. The sites are $40 per night.

Cove Boat Ramp is located 2 miles south of the campground on FR 597B and is a boat ramp to access Badin Lake for trailered boats. Badin Lake Hiking Trail is 5.6 miles and follows the lake around Badin Lake Campground and around Arrowhead Campground and goes back to Badin Lake Group Camp. 

Opportunities for boating, swimming, fishing, hunting, picnicking, hiking, 4-wheel driving, and mountain biking can be enjoyed while staying at the campground.

The campsites are available by reservations only.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Check-in Time is 4:00 pm and Check-out Time is 2:00 pm.
Reservations: Reservations can only be made at or by calling 1-877-444-6777; TDD 1-877-833-6777; International 1-518-885-3639. We do not make reservations at the District Office. 
Fees A $40.00 fee is charged per site per night. Reservations must be made at least 3 days prior to camping in this area. Each site has a 1-50 person capacity. 
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: Alcohol Prohibited at Campground.
Closest Towns: Troy, NC
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault and Flush Toilets and Showers
Operated By: USDA Forest Service, Uwharrie National Forest, phone # (910) 576-6391

General Information

Directions: From Hwy. 109 north of Uwharrie, follow signs to Badin Lake recreation facilities. Badin Group Camp is on the right side of FR 597A, just beyond the turn-off to the Badin Lake Campground.

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Group Camping

Group Camping. Sites are limited to 50 people. There is a bathhouse with 2 flush toilets and 4 showers. Vault toilets are also available. Water spigots/hydrants and trash dumpsters are available around campground.

Group ShelterNone
Hookups - ElectricNone
Fire InformationFire rings available at each site.
Group Cooking FacilitiesGrills available
No. of Sites3
No. of Accessible sites3
Sleeping ShelterNone


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