Kuykendall Group Camp

Brevard, North Carolina

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Overview

Large groups enjoy this cozy mountain campground in the Pisgah National Forest of western North Carolina. Ample opportunities for recreation exist in the area, including hiking, picnicking, scenic driving, swimming, fishing, mountain biking and more.

Recreation

This is a great place for campers to simply relax in the woods and listen to the sound of the creek. Visitors can also explore the area's numerous hiking trails, check out crystal clear waterfalls or fish for trout in the creek and a nearby lake.

Facilities

Kuykendall Group Camp has a shaded camping area for tents and RVs. The site is equipped with picnic tables, vault toilets, lantern posts, campfire rings with grills and drinking water.

Natural Features

Kuykendall Group Camp is just 4 miles from the town of Brevard and about an hour from the city of Asheville. The site is located in the Appalachian Mountains at an elevation of 2,600 feet. The surrounding national forest boasts mile-high peaks, cascading waterfalls and slopes thickly forested with hardwoods. The group camping area is adjacent to Kuykendall Creek.

Visitors should note that creek crossing is required on the road leading to the campground. Heavy rains may temporarily make crossing difficult; a four-wheel drive or high clearance vehicle is recommended.

Nearby Attractions

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

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