WHITE PINE NORTH GROUP CAMP, NC

White Pine North Group Camp is one of two group campsites nestled along Avery Creek in the lush forests of the Appalachian Mountains. The facility provides tent camping year-round and can accommodate families, scout troops and other groups of up to 25 people. Visitors have access...
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  • This is a walk-in, tent-only facility; parking lot is provided; no vehicles beyond gate
  • Gate will remain locked and customer is responsible for lock, including replacement if lost or damaged
  • Campers needing special assistance must call 828-862-5960 within 5 days of arrival
  • Please bring garbage bags; visitors must remove their own trash
  • Campfires are only permitted in designated fire rings.
  • This facility is open year-round
  • This campground is managed by the Cradle of Forestry In America Interpretive Association
  • 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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WHIT GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC 25 0
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Overview

Overview

White Pine North Group Camp is one of two group campsites nestled along Avery Creek in the lush forests of the Appalachian Mountains. The facility provides tent camping year-round and can accommodate families, scout troops and other groups of up to 25 people.

Visitors have access to a number of recreation opportunities, including hiking, swimming, mountain biking, fishing and picnicking in one of the most scenic areas in the state.

Natural Features:

The campground lies in Pisgah National Forest at an elevation of 2,600 feet. The surrounding land boasts mile-high peaks, cascading waterfalls and slopes thickly forested with hardwoods. The group camping area is adjacent to Avery Creek and near the beautiful Davidson River.

Recreation:

The forest is known for its hiking and mountain biking trails, several of which are close to the campground. Avery Creek and the Davidson River offer great trout fishing. For visitors wishing to learn more about the area, interpretive programs may be available upon request.

Facilities:

The site is equipped with picnic tables, vault toilets, lantern posts, campfire rings with grills and drinking water.

Nearby Attractions:

The city of Asheville is about an hour away and offers numerous cultural attractions, art galleries, shops and restaurants. The small town of Brevard is also nearby and has various amenities and services.

Booking Window
Mon Aug 04 2014 - Fri Jul 31 2015

Reservations must be made 4 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
  • Drinking Water (Hand Pump)
  • Educational Programs
  • Fishing
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Lantern Posts
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Swimming
  • Trails
  • Tubing
  • Vault Toilets
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 TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC $55.00
Peak Season
Jan 01 2015 -
Dec 31 2015
GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC $55.00

*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):
35.29194, -82.73861
35°17'31"N, 82°44'19"W

From the Asheville airport, take Highway 280 south to Brevard. Turn right on U.S. Highway 276. Go 1.75 miles to Forest Road 477 and turn right. Go 0.75-mile to the parking area on the right side of the road. Walk across the bridge to the campground entrance road.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

WHITE PINE NORTH GROUP CAMP
1 DAVIDSON RIVER CIRCLE
PISGAH FOREST  NC  28768

Phone Number:

Project Office: (828)862-5960