Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Campsite with campers

Arrowhead Campground has 48 sites for Tent/RV camping. Sites #46-#49 are tent only. All sites, except for site #23, are accessible to people with disabilities. Each site has a table, grill, fire ring, lantern post and parking spur. The campground has 6 spigots/hydrants located around the campground for drinking water. A bathhouse with flush toilets, hot showers, and sinks is available. There is a family restroom located at the front of the bathhouse if privacy is desired. A 0.75-mile paved bicycle/walking path loops around the campground. The fee-station is located at the entrance to the campground. There is a dump station located across from the pay station. Payment can be made by cash or check: make checks out to the USDA Forest Service.

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At a Glance

Operational Hours: Check-in Time is 4:00 pm and Check-out Time is 2:00 pm.
Reservations: Reservations can be made by going to or by calling 1-877-444-6777. They need to be made at least 3 days in advance or can be made up to 240 days in advance. We do not make reservations at the District Office.
Fees Single sites are $20 per night and double sites (#3, 27 & 29) are $40 per night.  Sites with electrical hookups have an additional $7 or $14 surcharge per site.  Sites #20 & 31 are first come, first serve and cannot be reserved. There is a campground host available on either sites #6 or 22. Senior or Access Interagency Pass Discounts are:
  1. Single sites without electrical hookup  = $10 per night
  2. Single sites with electrical hookup = $10 + $7 electric surcharge = $17
No Discounts on Double Sites. Must have an actual Senior or Access Interagency Pass and Number in order to receive discount.  
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Troy
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush toilets and showers
Operated By: USDA Forest Service, Uwharrie National Forest, phone # (910) 576-6391

General Information


From Troy, Hwy 109 N, go to Mullinix Rd. just past Eldorado Outpost. Turn left onto Mullinix Rd., and continue past Badin Horse Camp. Turn right on FR 544 (McLeans Creek Road) to for 1.8 miles come to a stop sign and turn left on FR 597 (Badin Lake Road) for 0.6 mile. Turn right on FR 597B (Cove Road) to the entrance of the campground on the right.

General Notes:

Uwharrie Ranger District
789 Biscoe Road
Troy, NC 27371
(910) 576-6391

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