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The Best Camping in Franklin

Looking for the best camping in Franklin? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Franklin. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Franklin

  • Salisbury, North Carolina

    Dan Nicholas Park Trail

    2.7 mi / 148 ft gain
    Dan Nicholas Park Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Salisbury, North Carolina.
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  • New London, North Carolina

    Badin Lake Trail

    5.32 mi / 581 ft gain
    Badin Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near New London, North Carolina.
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  • Troy, North Carolina

    Lick Mountain via Uwharrie and Dutchman's Creek Loop

    9.24 mi / 1171 ft gain
    Lick Mountain via Uwharrie and Dutchman's Creek Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Mount Gilead, North Carolina.
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  • Troy, North Carolina

    Uwharrie Loop

    6.67 mi / 1050 ft gain
    Uwharrie Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Troy, North Carolina.
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  • Troy, North Carolina

    Uwharrie and Dutchman's Creek Loop

    15.42 mi / 1955 ft gain
    Uwharrie and Dutchman's Creek Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Troy, North Carolina.
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  • Mount Gilead, North Carolina

    Dutchmans Creek Trail

    11.58 mi / 1447 ft gain
    Dutchmans Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Mount Gilead, North Carolina.
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  • Mount Gilead, North Carolina

    Dutchman's Creek Trail, Uwharrie NF

    3.3
    11.31 mi / 1407 ft gain
    This hike starts with mellow terrain changes allowing you to get a feel for the trail. For the first 5 miles you will have one or two steep inclines that take a toll on the calf muscles. The remaining 6 miles include a more difficult terrain including a section of the hike called Hallucination Hi...
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  • Pinnacle, North Carolina

    Mountain Trail from Pinnacle Hotel Road

    6.45 mi / 1014 ft gain
    Mountain Trail from Pinnacle Hotel Road is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Pinnacle, North Carolina.
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  • Pinnacle, North Carolina

    Rock Climb at Pilot Mountain SP

    Wide assortment of climbing on some of the best granite in the world. The grades range from 5.5 to 5.13 so anyone could find their level. It is a very top rope friendly climbing area. All thanks to the Carolina Climbers Coalition who regularly check and maintain all of the bolts located on all of...
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  • Walnut Cove, North Carolina

    Hike and Rock Climb Moore's Knob

    4.3
    Looking for a shorter hike with stunning views, or a place to rappel with a backdrop like no other on the East Coast? Look no further than Moore's Knob, located within Hanging Rock State Park. Just North of Winston-Salem, Moore's Knob is one of the many wonders of the Sauratown Mountains. At 2579...
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