4 Best Campsites In And Around Raleigh, North Carolina - Updated 2022

Kaycie Gayle
Kaycie Gayle 

Raleigh is a charming town with contemporary amenities and sporting venues. It also boasts free to access state museums and displays a colorful and thriving art scene that reflects its rich culture. Moreover, this all-year-round destination has a lot of parks and green spaces that are perfect for recreational activities. Having lush landscapes, some parts of it serves as a sanctuary to a variety of wildlife. Plus its neighboring towns also offer natural attractions. With all the available green spaces in this destination, it has become a favorite spot for camping and outdoor activities. If you plan on camping here and seek ideal places to stay, read on to see this list of the best campsites in and around Raleigh, North Carolina.

1. Secured campsite with three charming yurts (from USD 500)

campsites in raleigh nc | secured campsite with three charming yurts
Source: airbnb.com

Sixteen guests can be accommodated at the same time in this fabulous campsite that has yurts and RV spaces. It comes with six beds and three bathrooms. To ensure that you are secured during your stay, the campsite has installed security cameras on its outside grounds. Other safety features include a smoke alarm and fire extinguisher. Convenience you can find here include heating, air conditioning, and free parking. Towels, bedsheets, soap, and toilet paper are provided. Plus you can enjoy camping with your furbaby since pets are welcome in this rental.

Walnut Hill Camping ENTIRE SITE
Campsite 6 Beds 16 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

2. Campsite in a riverside town (from USD 65)

Tucked in a riverside town, this campsite is the perfect space for your overnight camping. Available shared areas include a shower house and a fireplace. You can also enjoy access to the entire campsite. On your stay, you can enjoy river activities as there are kayaks and canoes that are free to use. You can also enjoy pontoon boating for a minimal fee. Moreover, don’t forget to go fishing as the lake has abundant fishes and you will be able to draw more pleasure fishing successfully while camping. This privately owned property can accommodate up to 16 guests. The rental is available for tent camping and also offers a space to park your RV.

Greene's Pond RV/Camping site.
21 reviews  Wifi Available
Campsite 1 Bed 16 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice to have a bathroom stove microwave and refrigerator available if needed
lane is a great host and always answers any questions or concerns quickly
lane is an awesome host and offers a very nice camping area very quick to respond to our needs
excellent place with friendly residents
beautiful spot nestled near heart of elizabethtown but you’d never know by how quiet and peaceful it is
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3. Clean and green lakefront campsite (from USD 29)

Looking for a campsite with good views of the lake? Head over to this camping spot sitting right next to a city park. This campsite is suitable if you seek only a night’s getaway. It can accommodate four guests and has one bed to comfortably accommodate all. It has a fire pit, camping grill plus scenic views. While staying here, you can enjoy your privacy even in the presence of fellow campers. Due to its location, this lakefront campsite is a great place to enjoy nature. Lake activities you can do here include fishing, kayaking, and canoeing. Also, you’ll be hosted by Derrick who is a writer, teacher, and an Airbnb Superhost. He will also make sure that your al your requests are taken care of during your stay. On top of that, if you are bringing your furbaby, you will be delighted to stay on this property. This campground is also close to shops and restaurants.

“Forest Bath” Lakefront Campsite
Durham, North Carolina, United States
26 reviews
Campsite 0 Beds 6 Guests 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
derrick is also a fantastic host
had a really nice time and derrick was a phenomenal host
the lakefront location is perfect and even has a fire pit
excellent place to stay very private
wonderful place to spend some nice place with your family and friends
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4. Conveniently located modest campsite

If you need a simple space to stay for the night with your big group, then this outdoor camping area is a perfect choice for you. The camp spot sits in the backyard of private property and has ample space to accommodate 16 guests. To enjoy this property, you need to bring your own tent, sleeping essentials, food, and drinks. Tents and other essentials can be provided if you make a prior arrangement with the host. To make sure that a relaxing and peaceful atmosphere is maintained at night, you are expected to observe quiet hours. Pets are welcome on the campground.

Summer Haven for Campers and Budget Travelers
Durham, North Carolina, United States
Campsite 2 Beds 0 Bathrooms

Discover Raleigh in a unique way

With a variety of attractions and outdoor activities in this destination, you are spoilt for choice. All you have to do is pick the right activities that will make your vacation fun and memorable. Experience camping in Raleigh and you’ll surely be immersed in its beauty and fabulous adventures.

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Kaycie is a content writer that specializes in the travel industry. She writes regular blogs and articles for various websites. She is into local tourism and slow travel.

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