Attention: Due to safety considerations involving implementation of an ecosystem project in the vicinity of Wash Creek, the area will be closed until further notice.

WASH CREEK HORSE CAMP, NC

Wash Creek Horse Camp is a small group area designed for equestrian use located two miles northeast of the North Mills River Recreation Area and Bent Creek of the Pisgah Ranger District.Wash Creek offers a remote hardwood forest setting with a small, shallow stream nearby.As part ...
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  • Access to the site is via a narrow gravel road.
  • Please contact the Pisgah Ranger Station at 828-877-3265, and ask for Sherrie or Belinda, for the combination to the gate lock; the day prior to reservation.
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    WASH CREEK HORSE CAMP GROUP EQUESTRIAN 30
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed Near Water
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    Overview

    Overview

    Wash Creek Horse Camp is a small group area designed for equestrian use located two miles northeast of the North Mills River Recreation Area and Bent Creek of the Pisgah Ranger District.

    Natural Features:

    Wash Creek offers a remote hardwood forest setting with a small, shallow stream nearby.

    Recreation:

    As part of the Pisgah National Forest, a network of equestrian trails are available in the North Mills River, Trace Ridge and Wash Creek areas and are easily accessible with space for several horse trailers. Hiking, fishing and hunting are popular activities in the area. Some of these trails are shared by mountain bikers. Routes are marked with signs and colored blazes.

    Facilities:

    The campground has one site and a vault toilet and hitching posts for horses. This small group facility can accommodate 30 people and 10 vehicles.

    Nearby Attractions:

    The site is 20 minutes from the North Mills River Recreation Area and 45 minutes from Lake Powhatan Recreation Area. It is approximately 1 hour from attractions in both Brevard and Asheville.

    Booking Window
    Fri Jul 11 2014 - Fri Jul 10 2015

    Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Wed Jan 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
    Peak Thu Jan 01 2015 Thu Dec 31 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Campfire Rings
    • Creek Access
    • Group Camping
    • Pets Allowed
    • Vault Toilet
    Within 10 Miles
    • Fishing
    • Hiking
    • Horseback Riding Trails
    • Mountain Biking
    • Trailheads
    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
    Jan 01 2014 -
    Dec 31 2014
    GROUP EQUESTRIAN $25.00
    Peak Season
    Jan 01 2015 -
    Dec 31 2015
    GROUP EQUESTRIAN $25.00

    *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):
    35.42611, -82.66556
    35°25'34"N, 82°39'56"W

    From exit 40 on Interstate 26 take travel west on Hwy 280 (passing the Asheville Airport and going towards Brevard). Go six miles to light and turn right on North Mills River Road. Go six miles and just before entering the North Mills River Campground, turn right on Forest Service (gravel) Road #5000. Proceed two miles to site on right.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    WASH CREEK HORSE CAMP
    1600 Pisgah Highway
    Pisgah Forest  NC  28768

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (828)877-3265