At the Ridge Campin' and Fishin' in Pisgah National Forest

North Carolina Camping - At The Ridge Campin' and Fishin' Located in The Great Smoky Mountains

In our North Carolina Campground, At the Ridge Campin' and Fishin', “Simple Mountain Camping” is our motto. Located approximately six miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway, At the Ridge Campground is surrounded by North Carolina’s beautiful Pisgah National Forest and the North Fork River. Here you can experience what you came to the Great Smoky Mountains for: crisp evenings, sitting around the campfire, excellent views, relaxing in nature, hiking to waterfalls, fishing, animal watching, tubing & swimming. Don’t forget our favorite, just watching the water go by!

At The Ridge Campin' and Fishin' is located on Parkway Rd. (North Carolina Hwy 215), a Forest Service Scenic Byway, in between Brevard and Waynesville in Transylvania County-The land of Waterfalls. At the Ridge Campground and RV Park offers 15 full hook up camping sites on the river ~ 10 Tent sites on the river and 4 tent sites by trout pond. Camping sites are shaded and there is a limited number of covered tent sites. At the Ridge Campin' and Fishin' has open field RV storage. The campground is open year round-limited services in winter.

At the Ridge Campin' and Fishin' Amenities Include:

Waterfront sites & Picnic area Fishing
Hot showers Clean Bathrooms
Small Camp store Fire rings
Barbeque area Pets allowed
Rural setting Hiking trails
30 & 50 amp Sewer hookups
Easy Access and Quiet Atmosphere RV Storage
15 full hook up camping sites on the river
(10 Tent sites on the river and 4 tent sites by trout pond)
Enjoy Swimming and Tubing in the North Fork River. Explore The Pisgah National forest which is home to hundreds of waterfalls. If you are visiting North Carolina for the first time you have picked a great place to start.

Check out click the Pisgah National Forest Link.

Family activities include: Sliding rock, Cradle of Forestry Visitor Center, Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education, Pisgah Fish Hatchery, plus all the trails and picnicking you care to do.

Be advised: Use care when navigating using GPS or internet map provider’s directions. Mountain roads can be quite different than expected-especially when pulling or driving a RV. This goes for hiking on mountain trails as well. Check out National Geographic Map #780 Pisgah Ranger District.


AT THE RIDGE Campin' and Fishin'
563 Parkway Rd. (Hwy 215) - Balsam Grove, North Carolina 28708
Phone: 828-885-2267 (CAMP) - Email:

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