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Hickory Nut Falls Family Campground

Hickory Nut Falls Family Campground is located near the small town of Chimney Rock, in the far western region of North Carolina. The nearest larger town is Hendersonville, which is around 15 miles to the southwest, while the nearest larger city is Asheville, at around 25 miles to the northwest. The big city of Charlotte is about 100 miles to the east. This portion of the state is located within the forested Blue Ridge Mountains and sits less than 25 miles from the state border with South Carolina and only around 50 miles from the border with Tennessee.The campground is located just off US 64, one of the main roads through the local area, so you should have no trouble finding it. Hickory Nut Falls Family Campground is also situated on the banks of the nearby Broad River, so water access is easily available, as well. Some of the campsites even sit right next to the river, offering prime water views. The campground is open around the first of April through the end of October, and full-hookup sites are available.With a stay at this family-friendly campground in western North Carolina, you should have no trouble finding any services your group could need or want. There are bathrooms, showers, and a laundry room offered for guests, and you can pick up supplies at the camp store. There is also a playground for kids, a game room, and pets are welcome here. Camping with an RV in this part of the state will make for the perfect base camp when you want to explore all the destinations available nearby.


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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

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Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

Motorhome camping at Hickory Nut Falls Family Campground will make it easy for you to enjoy many different outdoor activities. Natural forestland and nature preserves are found all throughout the local area. These allow people to hike, fish, and enjoy scenic drives. This region is known for its leaf colors during the fall. Also, as this is one part of the state that actually receives snowfall in the winter, snow sports, such as skiing, can even be enjoyed here.Chimney Rock State Park is located in town. One of its main draws is a towering, hollowed-out rock. It resembles a chimney and hence is the park's namesake. You can climb a series of stone steps through the rock, to the top of the formation, or, if you'd like an easier trip, there is also an elevator. At the summit, you will find a gift shop and restaurant. There is also an observation platform that offers expansive views of the surrounding area. There are also hiking trails here, some that take visitors to picturesque waterfalls. One of these was made famous as it was the filming site of a portion of the movie, Last of the Mohicans.Lake Lure sits just to the east of the campground. Here you can enjoy water-based activities such as boating, swimming, and fishing spots. There are numerous fingers, coves, and waterways that branch off this body of water, as well. These are good to explore by paddleboats, such as a canoe or kayak. You will find plenty of scenic places to have a picnic lunch with your family, and you never know when local wildlife may make an appearance.

Exploring the Area

Book an RV in Rutherford County, and you will find there are activities available that everyone in your family can enjoy. The town of Asheville is a haven for local artists. Their wares are available for purchase in stores throughout the village. The region is also known for its antique shops. There are plenty of restaurants available nearby, as well. Many specialize in the local delicacy that the area is known for, BBQ! RV camping at this campground will put you within easy reach of many local attractions.The Biltmore Mansion is in Asheville. This historic home was once a retreat for the Vanderbilt family. It is known as one of the largest homes in the country. Many of the rooms are open for touring, and there are stables, gardens, and a winery found throughout the property. There are even hiking and walking trails that traverse the same areas as the family's carriage trails once did. Gifts shops and a restaurant are available, as well.A well-known scenic route that is found nearby is the Blue Ridge Parkway. The parkway traverses the Blue Ridge Mountains (hence the name) for more than 400 miles through the states of Tennessee, North Carolina, and Virginia. There are plenty of places to enjoy a picnic lunch, take scenic photographs of the surrounding area, or hike along the road's length.When you've been looking for a beautiful place to relax, where there is no shortage of sites to see, consider a campsite at Hickory Nut Falls Family Campground. Take a drive on a scenic road, go hiking at a nearby park, or tour a local mansion. Check out a campervan rental near here and enjoy exploring western North Carolina!


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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.