JACKRABBIT MOUNTAIN, NC

Jackrabbit Mountain Campground offers scenic lakeside camping in the beautiful Nantahala National Forest of southwestern North Carolina. From May through September, campers can breathe the fresh air of the forest while enjoying numerous recreation activities, including hiking, picnicking...
Status: Open through Mon Sep 29 2014   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • Host at Jackrabbit Mountain Campground is unable to switch sites.
  • Pets are not allowed in the beach and swimming area
  • No sewer, water or electric hookups available; no dumping of black or gray water permitted anywhere except at dump station
  • Alcohol is not allowed in the recreations area, including the campground, beach and boat ramp
  • Click here to learn more about the National Forests in North Carolina
  • Don't Move Firewood: Help protect our forests! Prevent the spread of tree-killing pests by obtaining firewood at or near your destination and burning it on-site. Moving firewood is illegal in some states. Visit dontmovefirewood.org to learn more.
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Overview

Overview

Jackrabbit Mountain Campground offers scenic lakeside camping in the beautiful Nantahala National Forest of southwestern North Carolina. From May through September, campers can breathe the fresh air of the forest while enjoying numerous recreation activities, including hiking, picnicking, mountain biking, fishing and water sports.

Natural Features:

The campground is located on a peninsula on Lake Chatuge, a dammed lake on the Hiawassee River. The site sits in a thin pine forest at an elevation of 1,860 feet.

Recreation:

Lake Chatuge has more than 130 miles of shoreline and plenty of water for recreation. Popular water activities include boating, jet skiing, swimming and fishing.

Visitors who wish to stay on dry land can explore hiking, biking and shoreline fishing. Jackrabbit Mountain Recreation Area boasts several hiking trails, and the campground has paved roads for an easy afternoon of bicycling. Mountain bikers can get their wheels dusty on approximately 14 miles of bike-friendly trails.

Facilities:

This large facility has three loops of well-kept campsites, some of which lie on the water's edge. Families can relax at the swimming beach, while anglers and boaters can use the boat ramp to access the water. The facility is also equipped with accessible showers, flush toilets and picnic shelters.

Nearby Attractions:

Local attractions include the Fires Creek area, Buck Creek rockhounding area and the Georgia Mountain Fair, which occurs in late July each year.

Booking Window
Sat Jul 26 2014 - Sat Jan 24 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Thu May 01 2014 Mon Sep 29 2014
Peak Fri May 01 2015 Tue Sep 29 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Boat Dock
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Sites
  • Amphitheater
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boat Trailer Parking
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Jet Skiing
  • Lake Access
  • Outdoor Showers
  • Parking Area
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Waterfront Sites
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 01 2014 -
Sep 29 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $15.00-$30.00
RV NONELECTRIC $15.00
Peak Season
May 01 2015 -
Sep 29 2015
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $15.00-$30.00
RV NONELECTRIC $15.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
35.01065, -83.78306
35°0'38"N, 83°46'59"W

From Hayesville, North Carolina, take U.S. Highway 64 east for 6.2 miles. Turn right onto State Route 175 and go 2.5 miles. Turn right onto State Road 1155, which turns into Forest Road 248.

From Hiawassee, Georgia, take Georgia Route 75 north for about 3.5 miles, where it turns into North Carolina Route 175, and go an additional 1.5 miles. Turn left onto State Road 1155, which turns into Forest Service Road 248.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

JACKRABBIT MOUNTAIN
465 JACKRABBIT ROAD
HAYESVILLE  NC  28904

Phone Number:

Information:  (828)837-5152