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The Best Camping in Wilkesboro

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

Top camping spots in and near Wilkesboro

  • Hays, North Carolina

    Hike along Basin Creek in Doughton Park

    5.0
    11 mi / 1800 ft gain
    A treasure in North Carolina that doesn't get as much attention as it should, Doughton Park has some of the best trails around. It is the largest park operated by the Blue Ridge Parkway and has over 30 miles of trails available.  The parking area for the Basin Creek Trail is small, but rarely cro...
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  • Roaring Gap, North Carolina

    Stone Mountain Trail

    3.45 mi / 535 ft gain
    Stone Mountain Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Roaring Gap, North Carolina.
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  • Hays, North Carolina

    Stone Mountain - Widow's Creek to Deep Gap

    5.31 mi / 2123 ft gain
    Stone Mountain - Widow's Creek to Deep Gap is a point-to-point trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Traphill, North Carolina.
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  • Jefferson, North Carolina

    New River Paddle

    32.71 mi / 2717 ft gain
    New River Paddle is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Glendale Springs, North Carolina.
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  • Laurel Springs, North Carolina

    New River State Park Campground

    2.08 mi / 413 ft gain
    New River State Park Campground Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Scottville, North Carolina.
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  • Blowing Rock, North Carolina

    Camp and Paddle at Price Lake

    This campground is all kinds of amazing, and if you get one of the sites in the A loop, you will have lakefront property (just be warned, if I see you there, I'll have to crash with you ;-). Price Lake is a gorgeous lake right off the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina and perfect for canoeing...
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  • Banner Elk, North Carolina

    Nuwati Trail

    2.97 mi / 551 ft gain
    Nuwati Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Banner Elk, North Carolina.
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  • Collettsville, North Carolina

    North Harper Creek, Kawana Road, Harper Creek, and Raider Camp Creek Trail Loop

    16.44 mi / 2877 ft gain
    North Harper Creek, Kawana Road, Harper Creek, and Raider Camp Creek Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Collettsville, North Carolina.
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  • Collettsville, North Carolina

    Harper Creek Falls Trail

    2.81 mi / 486 ft gain
    Harper Creek Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Collettsville, North Carolina.
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  • Linville, North Carolina

    Harper Creek, Raider Camp, and Yellow Buck Mountain Trail Loop

    12.02 mi / 2418 ft gain
    Harper Creek, Raider Camp, and Yellow Buck Mountain Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Collettsville, North Carolina.
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  • Seven Devils, North Carolina

    Calloway Peak via Profile Trail

    7.11 mi / 2493 ft gain
    Calloway Peak via Profile Trail is an out-and-back trail with waterfall views located near Banner Elk, North Carolina in Grandfather Mountain State Park.
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  • Linville, North Carolina

    Grandfather Mountain Trail

    4.26 mi / 1165 ft gain
    Grandfather Mountain Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Linville, North Carolina.
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  • Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

    Mount Rogers via Appalachian Trail

    5.0
    9.1 mi / 1549 ft gain
    First of all, who doesn't love wild ponies!  There are tons of ponies here, and although they are wild, they are not afraid of people and you can get pretty close (just don't feed them!).   Once you enter Grayson Highlands State Park, you will see a parking lot for Massie Gap a few miles in, par...
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  • Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

    Backpack the Grayson Highlands

    4.8
    9.1 mi / 1549 ft gain
    Spanning roughly 4500 acres, located in a portion of Jefferson National Forest, looming under the highest peak in Virginia lies the Grayson Highlands. A part of Virginia’s State Parks system and a United States National Landmark, located in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia, the Highlands are home to wil...
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  • Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

    Mount Rogers Loop

    5.0
    15.6 mi / 1079 ft gain
    For an awesome 2-3 day trip, start hiking at the Massie Gap trailhead, which can be reached from Grayson Highlands State Park. Take the Rhododendron Trail up the ridge to connect with the AT, keeping an eye out for wild ponies in the Massie Gap area as they like to hang out here. Some of these po...
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  • Whitetop, Virginia

    Virginia Creeper National Recreational Trail

    5.0
    33.25 mi / 2139 ft gain
    Virginia Creeper National Recreational Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Whitetop, Virginia.
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