Lake Powhatan Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Located in the Pisgah National Forest, Lake Powhatan Campground is a wooded site on the banks of Lake Powhatan. The campground borders the 6,000 acre Bent Creek Experimental Forest, a haven for bicyclists.

At a Glance

Fees Fees for camping and day-use. The site is operated by CFAIA. See CFAIA website. Campsite reservations are available through or (877) 444-6777.
Open Season: Early March - Mid November
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Asheville
Water: Drinking
Restroom: Flush toilets and showers
Passes: Golden Age / Golden Access accepted, but cardholder MUST be present.
Operated By: Cradle of Forestry in America Campground Division (CFAIA)

General Information


375 Wesley Branch Road, Asheville, NC 28806

General Notes:

Pisgah Ranger District
1600 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
(828) 877-3265



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