Badin Lake Campground

Area Status: Open
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Bordering the lakeshore and under the shade of pines and hardwoods, Badin Lake Campground offers a year-round retreat for swimmers, boaters, and anglers. The campground has 35 non-electric sites for tent and camper trailer camping. Some sites are located on the lakeshore. Each site has a table, grill, lantern post, fire ring, and tent pad. There are 4 water spigots/hydrangs for drinking water located in the campground. Flush toilets and hot showers are located in both the upper and lower loops.  Fee stations are located at the entrance of both loops.

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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 online at or by calling 1-877-444-6777 or TDD 1-877-833-6777. Reservations need to be made at least 3 days in advance and can be made up to 240 days in advance.
Fees Single sites are $20 per night and double sites (#6, #20, #28) are $40 per night.  Sites #17 & 19 are first come, first serve and cannot be reserved. There is a campground host available on site #12. Senior or Access Interagency Pass Discounts are:  Single sites = $10 per night No Discount on Double Sites.  Must have an actual Interagency Pass and Pass Number in order to receive discount on camping.
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


On Hwy 109 North, go to Mullinix Rd. just past Macedonia Church. Turn left (from 109 S. turn right on to Mullinix Rd.) and continue past Horse Camp. Turn right on FR 544 for 1.8 miles, then turn Right onto FR 597 for 0.1 miles. Then turn left on FR 597A. Take the road to  the left leading to Badin Lake Campground (2 loops). Upper loop turns off to the left; lower loop is located at the end of the road.

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