Western North Carolina Outdoor Activities

Planning a North Carolina camping trip to the mountains? Get ready to enjoy all that the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina has to offer! Home to preserved wilderness regions like the Pisgah National Forest, DuPont State Forest and the Blue Ridge Parkway NC, the Western North Carolina Mountains that surround Asheville NC are one of the best places to enjoy Asheville Vacations.

Filled with gorgeous overlooks, peaceful trails, and pristine waterfalls, this outdoor paradise is unlike any place else in the country. Here you can relax, unwind, and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature! Learn more about fun outdoor activities that you and your loved ones can enjoy while Camping Asheville at Rutledge Lake RV Resort.

The Back 9

If golfing is your idea of a relaxing vacation day you will find plenty of golf courses to choose from.

Connestee Falls Golf Club
98 Overlook Clubhouse Drive, Brevard, NC 28712 | Ph. 828-885-2005
Open year round, weather permitting


Waterfalls and more waterfalls!

Western North Carolina has beautiful forests and an abundance of gorgeous waterfalls. Strap on your hiking boots and take a walk or hop on your bike and enjoy miles of scenic trails!

Dupont State Forest
Pisgah National Forest

Zippity Doo-Da Zippity-Aye!

Adrenaline rush needed? Try out the area’s Ziplines. Many of these companies also offer rafting tours.

Asheville Navitat Canopy Adventures
242 Poverty Branch Rd., Barnardsville, NC 28709 | Map
Toll-free: 855-NAVITAT
Local: 828-626-3700

Get Your Cowboy On!

Whether you’re a first-timer or experienced , horseback riding is a great way to enjoy all of the spectacular scenery Western North Carolina has to offer.

Click here for a listing of stables


For a more complete list see the Blue Ridge Travel Guide

Contact Us

(828) 654-7873
9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.
After hours please call
(828) 785-2866

At Rutledge Lake RV Resort, you have the best of North Carolina at your doorstep.