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Moonshine Creek Campground

With a babbling creek flowing through its grounds, the Moonshine Creek Campground is a low-key RV park in southwest North Carolina. It offers easy access to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Nantahala National Park, as well as the cultural attractions of Asheville.RV camping at the Moonshine Creek Campground includes access to 91 sites, with 54 offering full hookups. Fire rings and picnic tables are provided at each, and there’s an on-site laundry facility where you can catch up on your washing. The camp store is well-stocked with ice, firewood, and snacks, and there’s a cellular booster at the office where you can connect to the internet. A propane filling station is on site, too.



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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.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

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

Campsites at the Moonshine Creek Campground provide a good base for exploring the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which encompasses 500,000 acres to the north. It lies along the border between Tennessee and North Carolina and has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with several hiking trails (including part of the famous Appalachian Trail) passing through the park. Climb to the summit of Mount Le Conte to take in the panoramic views across the region and delve into the region’s industrial heritage while touring the historic buildings at Cades Cove.Adjacent to the Smoky Mountains National Park is the Nantahala National Forest. Its name translates from Cherokee as the “Land of the Noonday Sun.” There are several wilderness areas to explore and a whole host of recreational opportunities that range from hiking and mountain biking to fishing in the waters of Balsam Lake. Highlights include the 6,000-acre old-growth forest of the Joyce Kilmer Wilderness and the Mountain Waters Scenic Byway, which offers impressive views of Cullasaja Falls.Drive in the other direction from the Moonshine Creek Campground, and you’ll arrive at the Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area, which lies just across the border in South Carolina. It encompasses more than 10,000 acres and includes two state parks that are renowned for their hardwood forests and stunning waterfalls. Hike along the Saluda River in Jones Gap State Park and watch migrating raptors soaring high above Caesars Head State Park before taking in the panoramic views of the surrounding mountains from Bald Rock.

Exploring the City

Sylva campers can pick up groceries in one of the local supermarkets or fill up their RV rental at one of the nearby gas stations. There are also a handful of eateries here if you want to dine out, including cafes, pizzerias, and breweries.A 45-minute drive from the Moonshine Creek Campground is the city of Asheville, which nestles in the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains. It’s home to America’s largest home, the 19th-century Biltmore Estate, a French Renaissance castle that was created by George W. Vanderbilt. Join a guided tour to explore some of its 250 rooms and sprawling grounds, which feature beautiful gardens, forested trails, and one of the most-visited wineries in the United States.Asheville’s downtown area is clustered with art galleries and museums, which can be explored on foot or on a guided trolley tour. Gaze up at the Basilica of Saint Lawrence that’s topped by the largest free-standing dome in North America, then get lost amidst the artists’ studios of the River Arts District. Also of note are the Asheville Museum of Science and the Asheville Pinball Museum, which features an all-you-can-play arcade with more than 75 pinball machines and video games.If you’re a green thumb, don’t miss a visit to the North Carolina Arboretum, located within the Pisgah National Forest. It’s particularly renowned for its bonsai collection and holly garden, with not only walking trails but also cycling trails winding through the landscape.Asheville is located along the Blue Ridge Parkway, a 469-mile scenic drive that extends through Virginia and North Carolina. It follows the spine of the Blue Ridge from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Cherokee Indian Reservation through Shenandoah National Park, where it’s known as the Skyline Drive. It offers sweeping views across the region and accesses several waterfall hiking trails, as well as historical and cultural attractions. Highlights include one of the oldest operating general stores in America at Milepost 292 and the 1,234-foot Linn Cove Viaduct, as well as the photogenic Linville Falls, Craggy Gardens, and the Chimney Rock State Park.Whether you want to explore the hiking trails of the Great Smoky Mountains or the cultural sights of Asheville, book a motorhome rental in Jackson County and start planning your next vacation.


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Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

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Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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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.