Rocky Bluff Campground


Rocky Bluff Campground offers solitude in a wooded setting located just 3 miles south of the quaint town of Hot Springs and the majestic French Broad River.  The campground is conviently located off of NC Scenic Byway 209 in the Spring Creek Gorge Area.  


Recreation opportunities abound in and around the Hot Springs area. Located on the Appalachian District of the Pisgah National Forest, Rocky Bluff Campground itself is host to three different trail heads. If you are looking for longer-distance hiking opportunities, the famous Appalachian Trail runs right through the town of Hot Springs. Other popular recreation in the area include white water rafting, kayaking, tubing and fishing on the French Broad River. 


The campground offers 18 rustic campsites that are designed for passenger car and tent camping. Accessories include picnic tables, tent pads, lantern posts and campfire rings with grills. There are restroom facilities with flush toilets on-site, as well as potable water sites located throughout the campground.  

Natural Features

Rocky Bluff Campground located near Spring Creek, a North Carolina Mountain Heritage Trout Water . Winding it’s way through deciduous oak forests, stocked with Brook, Brown and Rainbow trout, this creek is touted as a trout angler’s paradise, making Rocky Bluff a perfect destination for your fishing camp. 

Nearby Attractions

Hot Springs has been a well-known relaxation destination for centuries. The natural hot springs are a main draw for the town, along with the abundance of recreation. Visitors can also find several restaurants, art galleries, shopping, live music and festivals here. 

From Asheville (40 miles): Take U.S. 19/23 N to U.S. 25/70 NW toward Marshall and Hot Springs for about 30 miles. At junction of U.S. 25/70 and NC 208, take a left and continue on U.S. 25/70 to Hot Springs. From Hot Springs take NC 209 for 3 miles. Rocky Bluff Campground is on the left.