Buck Shoals

Listen to the sounds of Buck Shoals as it tumbles past this back-country site. Camp in the woods by theshoals or larger groups can camp in the field farther upstream. This site is suitable for three groups, but only the group site can accommodate more than six. Theres plenty of room to cook out by the fire! Be sure to check the guest book and add your group’s name.
Buck Shoals picnic area


Evan’s Island

This is a beautiful remote set of three island that  provide a unique camping experience on the French Broad River. This site is suitable for one group of up to 20 people. With the island all to yourself, this roomy campsite really is the great escape.
Evans canoes

Firefighter Island

This island site is located across from the Biltmore Estate Property and provides a unique island camping experience on the French Broad River. Composting toilet is provided, but no picnic table. This site is suitable for one group of up to 20 people. While the sandbar is on the downstream end of the island and harder to spot, it really is the perfect place to park a few boats. You can also enjoy a campfire in this secluded alcove on the island.
Firefighter boats


Little River

Swing into the mouth of the Little River and climb up the rock stairs to this campsite that is situated at the confluence of the Little River and French Broad River. This backcountry site is suitable for one group up to 25 people. A picnic table, fire ring, and port-a-john are available. This little peninsula has the perfect mix of an open, sunny field and shady space beneath the trees. You can have a fire well into the night in the fire ring, with only several feet between you and the water.

Little fire ring

Rhodes Ranch

This stunning site is an active horse farm. A nice patch of woods provides great shade during hot days, but camping is also available in two open fields on either side of the trees (sometimes planted in corn).   Suitable for two groups of up to 30 each. Thanks to the stairs, it’s easy to climb up the steep bank and access this backcountry paradise.While the campsite is heavily wooded, there is still plenty of space for a large group and plenty of games.
Rhodes fire pit



Pull out on river left as your round the peninsula that is home to Riverbend Campsite. This former tree farm is a huge site with lots of great camping locations. Picnic tables, fire ring, and port-a-john all available at this back-country paradise.Access: These stairs are sometimes covered in mud, so make sure to keep an eye out for the sign marking the entrance.Field: Riverbend is easily the largest of our sites, allowing a large group to play plenty of field games and run around.

Riverbend access