Lake Powhatan Campground


Area Status: Open

Located in the Pisgah National Forest, Lake Powhatan Campground is a wooded site on the banks of Lake Powhatan with a swimming lake and beach. No boats are allowed on the lake. The campground borders the 6,000 acre Bent Creek Experimental Forest, a haven for bicyclists.

At a Glance

Operational Hours:  Gate opens at 7 am and closes at 10 pm
Reservations: Campsite reservations are available through www.recreation.gov or (877) 444-6777.
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees: Fees for camping and day-use. The site is operated by Adventure Pisgah. See Adventure Pisgah website.
Open Season: Open year-round
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Asheville
Water: Drinking
Restroom: Flush toilets and showers
Passes: Federal Interagency Senior/Access discounts only apply to single standard site rate. Does not apply to any other items or services. Card holder must be present on site to use discount.
Operated By: Adventure Pisgah

General Information

Directions:

375 Wesley Branch Road, Asheville, NC 28806


General Notes:

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


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Mountain Biking

Campground Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing

Day Hiking

Interpretive Areas

Picnicking

Scenic Driving

Swimming

Swimming area open from 10AM until 8PM

Amenities

Interpretive Site: Weekend Family programs Memorial Day - Labor Day
Picnic tables: Picnic tables, tent pads and fire rings
Toilets: Hot showers and flush toilets in bathrooms

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
35.482959

  Longitude : 
-82.6296