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North Carolina Camping Lakes

North Carolina camping lakes map.

Camping at the lake adds fun activities like swimming, fishing, boating and waterskiing to any camping trip. North Carolina has many great lakes with camping areas or campgrounds near the lake. Pack up the tent and boat, and take the family camping at one of these camping lakes soon. Some lakes in NC may require reservations to camp. If you plan to go fishing, local and/or state fishing licenses may be required. On some lakes canoe or boat rentals are available. Camping lakes are listed by region on this page for NC camping lakes.

Camping near lakes with RVs, motorhomes and tents.

Northwest North Carolina

High Rock Lake

Lake Hickory

Northeast North Carolina

Falls Lake

Kerr Lake

Southwest North Carolina

Fontana Lake

Lake Norman

Southeast North Carolina

Blewett Falls Lake

Lake Waccamaw

Camping at lakes in NC

Family boating while on a camping trip

Great camping opportunities await you and your family at lakes throughout North Carolina. Many are only a short walk to the water, others are right near the waters edge. Kids of all ages love to skip rocks on the water, go swimming or fishing. Spend a relaxed day boating or take the kids water skiing. There are plenty of terrific lakes for boating and camping in NC.

Camping lakes in the USA, by state.