8 Best Campsites In Greenville, South Carolina - Updated 2022


Greenville, South Carolina, has racked up a reputation for being one of America’s most popular cities. In the summer, huge crowds from faraway states can be seen flocking over. This thriving city is filled with activities that have imbibed the unique Southern culture. One-of-a-kind shops, boutiques selling souvenirs, daily products, and food can be found here. You’ll want to get your hands on everything you see because once you leave, you’ll not get to savor these flavors. Art galleries and museums containing mind-boggling art pieces that will forever be etched in your memory can be located here. Finally, the sightseeing, a part of Greenville that cannot be replicated elsewhere. Go on a journey around one of their gorgeous lakes and rent a boat to catch a glance of their majestic waterfalls. If you’re looking for an ultimate experience where you can enjoy everything above, this article is for you. Read on to find out the best campsites in Greenville.

1. Greenville Backyard

Greenville Backyard is situated in a homely neighborhood just 0.5 mi (0.8 km) away from the famous Swamp Rabbit Trail. The campsite can hold campervans and Class B campers. Full hook-ups along with a water spigot are available on-site. Parking is convenient and guests will have the entire area to themselves. If you feel chilly in the night, there is a seating area with a fire pit that you can use to keep yourself warm. If you’re looking to stay overnight, this is a place you can take into consideration.

Greenville Backyard Camper Van Site for Overnights
Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Campsite 0 Beds 0 Bathrooms

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2. Tyron Forest Campsite

Tryon Forest Campsite is nestled within tall, large trees. If you look further, you’ll be able to see the gorgeous skyline, dominated by the mountains. This place is great for guests who are fans of wild animals, astronomy, hiking and horseback riding. The environment is peaceful and free of pollution, resulting in skies that are dark enough for star-gazing. The International Equestrian Center is 2 mi (3 km) away so if you are into horseback riding, this is a plus-point. RVs of all sizes, camper vans and tents are all permitted on the site so you don’t have to be concerned about the size constraints. Campfires are allowed and all you need to do is inform the owner in advance. He will provide an endless supply of firewood and if you’re lucky, you may get a hammock too.

Tryon Forest Campsite
Tryon, North Carolina, United States
12 reviews
Campsite 1 Bed 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
been a long time since we have gotten to experience clear clean skies like we did here
jeffrey is welcoming and a fabulous host
the host was very helpful and accommodating
jeffrey is a kind and caring host
this host is very welcoming extremely helpful and attentive to any needs
jeff was very friendly and helpful
convenient location great value beautiful views friendly and hospitable host
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3. Rider's Rest RV - Site A (from USD 50)

Rider’s Rest RV - Site A is located at Rutherfordton, 2.5 mi (4 km) away from the Tyron Internation Equestrian Club. The area is tranquil and easily accessible. With a camper pad that is up to 50 ft (15.2 m) long and fourteen feet wide, you will have no issues backing up your RV. Full hook-ups can be found here. Extra parking for your vehicles or trailers is provided for free too. This place is known for its cleanliness and scenery. You will want to mark this place down for future use.

Rider's Rest RV-Site A
16 reviews Superhost
Campsite 1 Bed 6 Guests 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
great camper spot very quiet clean and convenient to tiec
she said the space was very clean and nice
camper pads are spacious and clean with plenty of room to back in a large rv or trailer
sarah was an excellent host
very clean and sarah is a great host
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4. Riverbend Lodge

This newly refurbished Riverbend Lodge at Transylvania County is an area famous for its waterfalls. On the same plot of land, you’ll find a restaurant and bar that offers great food and music. The restaurant offers both finger foods and hearty meals and on certain days, bands can be found playing at the bar. Staying here will allow you access to the hot tub, sauna, children’s play area, and local racquet club for no extra cost. This is the lodge guests need to take note of if you’ve been on the road for a while and would prefer a place that can rejuvenate your tired souls. Do contact the host if you’re interested in finding out which dates there will be performances by the bands.

91 reviews
Campsite 1 Bed 6 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
what was most inviting was how comfortable the queen size beds were
room was clean and roomy
our room was very comfortable and totally clean upon our arrival
if you are camping they have a bathroom with a tub/shower that is very clean
the staff was very friendly and courteous
the staff were all helpful welcoming and friendly
awesome place awesome price aweosme host
super nice and hospital owners
corey gave helpful directions
truly a beautiful spot and we enjoyed having a bathroom close by to use
you just can’t find campsites where you can be that close to water and be comfortable
this place is amazing you should definitely book if you are traveling through the area
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5. Rider's Rest RV - Site B (from USD 50)

If you’re looking for a quiet and scenic area, then Rider’s Rest RV at Rutherfordton will suit you. This peaceful location is filled with an abundance of greenery. Just beside the site is a goat pasture where you can watch them graze. Full and easy hook-ups for your RV coupled with the huge RV pad will ensure you have no issues with parking, making your stay an enjoyable one. Extra space for your additional vehicle or trailer is also provided on-site.

Rider's Rest RV- Site B
19 reviews Superhost
Campsite 1 Bed 6 Guests 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
very well-situated clean and with easy hook-ups
two extremely clean slips adjacent to her goat pasture which was an added amenity
quiet and scenic as well great spot near tryon equestrian center
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6. Blue Jar Barn Camping (from USD 45)

Popular among sports enthusiasts, Blue Jar Barn is an ideal location for those who are fans of Clemson Games. It is 20 minutes away from Clemson Memorial Stadium so you don’t have to worry about traveling far and wide just to watch the games. People who prefer sightseeing will be in awe as you’ll be greeted by a mountain view both during the day and at night. if shopping is your cup of tea, then you’ll be delighted to know that the nearest shopping mall is just a 15-minute drive away. This campsite can contain RVs, campers, and tents. Full bathrooms with showers are available on the camping ground.

Blue Jar Barn Camping
5 reviews
Campsite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

7. Grassy spot in Roebuck

grassy spot in roebuck
Source: airbnb.com

If you’re a light sleeper, this secluded campsite will be what you’re looking for. It is especially calming and soothing, making it great for city dwellers who are looking to claim their inner peace. Though it is hidden from the city, traveling out won’t be an issue. A five minutes’ drive will take you to the highway and high school. This place has the conditions needed for setting up a tent or parking your RV. There is a comfortable spot for you to set up your tent and a massive driveway for you to back up your RV. For your comfort, an outdoor table with chairs and swings are available on the camping ground.

Grassy spot for a tent or driveway for RV.
1 review
Campsite 0 Beds 2 Guests 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

8. Campsite for up to three tents

This campsite is ideal for big families as it can fit up to three tents. Weather can be unpredictable and this place has taken this factor into consideration. Covered areas are aplenty and available around the camping grounds, so you can take shelter anytime. A campfire pit has been fitted, making your camping experience a fun one as you bond with your family over roasted marshmallows. Just adjacent to this camping ground is a huge plot of land. Children will find it a joy to run around this huge space. Because this space will be entirely for guests themselves, parents can let children play freely without worrying about the noise.

Campsite up to 3 tents
Piedmont, South Carolina, United States
Campsite 1 Bed 0 Bathrooms

Fun at Greenville, South Carolina

Make the most out of a trip to Greenville by opting to stay in a tent or RV. Often, we choose to reside in hotels and apartments. Sometimes, we should step out of our comfort zone and try something fresh and innovative. This way, we will be able to discover new encounters and forge long-lasting memories. To find out where the best camping grounds at Greenville are, refer to the above. You’ll find something you like.

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Isabelle is an educator and a self-professed foodie. When she is not teaching away in school, she is either out looking for interesting foods, at the gym or reading at home.

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