135 Turkey Creek Road

Almond, NC 28702    828-488-8966





EACH VEHICLE MUST REGISTER WITH THE OFFICE UPON ARRIVAL. Drive slowly throughout the campground.

11:00 A.M. CHECK-IN AND CHECK-OUT. Other arrangements may be made with the office.

QUIET TIME IS ALL THE TIME. No vehicle stereos or loud radios allowed. Radios must not be heard off your campsite. Ear buds are recommended. Absolute quiet shall be observed from 10:00 P.M. to 8:00 A.M. Bright lights and radios must be turned  off during these hours. All visitors must leave by 10:00 P.M. Late night arrivals should set up camp as quietly as possible. Avoid flashing lights into other campsites. Keep conversation low and to a minimum.

ALCOHOL ALLOWED IN MODERATION ONLY. Excessive drinking will not be tolerated. If you are asked to leave because of abuse, the sheriff will be notified.

NO FORAGING FOR FIREWOOD. Small, open fires are allowed in the provided fireplaces only. Do not move the fireplace. In order to protect our trees, and the natural resources of North Carolina, ONLY USDA INSPECTED FIREWOOD WILL BE ALLOWED INTO THE CAMPGROUND. Do not bring firewood from home. We sell firewood, or buy locally (within 10 miles). Please read more here and here and here about what you can do to help.

KEEP YOUR CAMPSITE CLEAN. Every effort is made to provide you with a clean facility. DON'T LITTER.

RESPECT OUR TREES. Do not cut a tree, sapling, limb etc. for any reason. Do not drive nails, screws, axes, knives, etc. into any trees, or deface a tree for any reason. Marshmallow sticks are available free at the office.

DON'T CLIMB BANKS. Avoid making or using steep paths that create erosion. No trenching around tents.

PETS ON LEASHES. Small pets are welcome provided they are not an annoyance.  Do not leave your pet unattended. Clean up after your pet. If you are in need of kennel services, please contact Rippling Water Kennel.

PARENTS, GUARDIANS AND GROUP LEADERS: The responsibility of your group is still yours. Know where and what your charges are doing at all times. Make sure everyone is aware of all of the campground rules.


ANY VIOLATION OF THESE RULES CAN RESULT IN PERMANENT EXPULSION. Your cooperation is required and appreciated.