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Marion (Near Linville Caverns & Falls) – Marion, NC

1210 Deacon Dr.
Marion, NC 28752

GPS: Lat: 35.657772 – Lng: -81.937363

Dates Open: Mar 15 to Nov 15

Direct Phone: (828) 652-7208
Fax: (828) 652-3298




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This North Carolina Campground is located at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains and only 30 minutes from Linville Caverns and Linville Falls, this North Carolina campground features deluxe cabin rentals, lakefront RV camping, and tent sites. Your family will enjoy daily activities, great amenities and bear appearances. Take a dip in the junior olympic-sized pool, slide down the mega waterslide or fish from the stocked fishing lake. This award-winning campground in western North Carolina is family owned and operated.

Campground Awards

Office Hours

Pinnacle Club

Excellence Award

Outstanding Customer Service Award

Recreation Award

Website Design Award

Off season Hours: M-F 9am-5pm In Season 8:30am-8pm


3 miles from I-40 at exit 86, between Asheville and Hickory, NC. Traveling West on I-40, take right off Exit 86 ramp. At first light, take a right on Fairview Rd. Traveling East on I-40, take a right off Exit 86 ramp. Go to 2nd light and take a right. Go 2 1/2 miles to park entrance. It is well marked.

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Sites & Rentals

  • Cozy pop up and tent sites with shade
  • Deluxe Lakeview Cabin Rentals
  • Large pull-thru sites available
  • Group Sites For troups and multi-family get togethers
  • 50 Full Hook Up W/E/S Sites Including Lakefront and Creek-front RV sites
  • 80 Campsites

Water Fun

  • Canoe or Kayak Rentals
  • Kiddie Pool
  • Paddleboat Rentals
  • Swimming Pool (Jr. Olympic)
  • Waterslide – 300′ Super Duper Triple Looper


  • Basketball Court
  • Dedicated Activity Director of Fun!
  • Hi Definition movie theater
  • Fishing On stocked fishing lake (catfish large and small mouth bass)
  • Gameroom
  • Golf Cart Rentals
  • Horseshoes & cornhole
  • Mini-Golf 18 Hole
  • Nature Trails
  • Nature Trails 1.5 miles of scenic nature trails
  • Playground And sandbox
  • Shuffleboard
  • Volleyball


  • Covered pavilions including 5 000 sq. ft. covered pavilion for dances and rainy day activities
  • Ranger Smith General Store
  • Yogi Bear’s Pic-a-Nic Basket Snack Bar
  • Firewood & ice delivery upon request
  • Laundry Room Suds Station
  • Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) At Ranger Station with fax service
  • 4 Bathhouses in close proximity to sites

Nearby (within 30 Minutes)

  • Boating

Calendar of Events


March 14 – 16

(Opening Weekend) Wake up the Bears with a Little Luck O the Irish

March 17 – 23

Spring Fling Clean-Up Week

March 24 – 30

Family Olympics Week


April 01 – 06

Camo Week

April 07 – 13

Stone-Age Caveman Week

April 14 – 20

Eggstra Special Easter Week

April 21 – 27

Junior Ranger Week

April 28 – May 04

Yogi’s Mexican Fiesta Week


May 05 – 11

Mother’s Day Week

May 12 – 18

Wild, Wild, West Week

May 19 – 26

Patriotic Memorial Week

May 27 – June 01

Surfin’ Safari Week


June 02 – 08

Hawaiian Luau Week

June 09 – 15

Father’s Day Week

June 16 – 22

Country Carnival Week

June 23 – 29

Cindy Bear’s Chocoholic Week

June 30 – July 06

Stars ‘N Stripes Forever Week


July 07 – 13

Shiver Me Timbers Pirates Week

July 14 – 20


July 21 – 27

Yogi’s Detective Week

July 28 – August 03

Oldies but Goodies Week


August 04 – 10

Wet n’ Wild Week

August 11 – 17

Yogi’s Hollywood Superstar Week

August 18 – 24

Super Hero Week

August 25 – September 01

Boo Boo’s Labor Day Barnyard Bash


September 02 – 07

Survivor Week – Can you survive Camp Yogi Bear™?

September 08 – 14

Yogi’s Birthday Party Week

September 15 – 21

Boo-Boo’s Birthday Week

September 22 – 28

Search for the Great Pumpkin Week

September 29 – October 05

Haunted Halloween I


October 06 – September 12

Haunted Halloween II

October 13 – 19

Haunted Halloween III

October 20 – 26

Haunted Halloween Week IV

October 27 – November 02

Haunted Halloween Week V


November 03 – 09

Turkey Trot Week

November 10 – 16

Hibernation Week


*Events are subject to change. Please contact the park directly for event details.*

  • $33-68 RV sites
  • $79-180 Lakeview Cabins
  • $28-40 Tent Sites
  • Vacation packages and specials available
  • Special group rates for pool and waterslide
  • Amenities Included

Discounts: 10% Military, AAA, Good Sam

Pet Policy: Pets allowed but must be on leash at all times. Owner must provide a copy of the dog\’s rabies vaccination certificate. Please clean up after your pet!

  • Linville Falls (Approximately 20 Min Drive, 5 Min Drive From Linville Gorge & Caverns

    This North Carolina attraction is definitely worth the visit. Linville Falls is probably the most photograhped waterfall in North Carolina. The falls move in several distinct steps, beginning in a twin set of upper falls, movind down a small gorge, and finally culminating in a high-volume 90-foot drop. Linville Falls has the highest volume of any waterfall on the northern edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

  • Linville Caverns (approximately 20 Minute Drive)

    Experience the wonders that nature created on the "inside of a mountain." The North Carolina attraction provides guided tours into Humpback Mountain that take visitors along a smooth walkway beside an underground stream. Stalactites, stalagmites, a vast array of mineral colors, the "Bottomless Pool," and a glimpse of total darkness are all part of this underground trip.

  • Chimney Rock Park And Lake Lure (approximately 30 Minute Drive)

    This North Carolina attraction is the natural fulfillment of your trip to the mountains. Take a deep breath of refreshing mountain air, become invigorated by our hiking trails, and let your cares fade away in the cool mists of Hickory Hut Falls. This is the perfect place to reconnect with nature and spend time with family and friends. The Park, located 25 miles southest of Asheville, North Carolina, offers the best of the mountains in one place, spectacular 75-mile views, hiking trails for all ages, a 404-foot waterfall, a variety of special events and much more.

  • Grandfather Mountain (40-45 Minute Drive)

    Experience vistas a mile above sea level on this North Carolina Attractions legendary Mile High Swinging Bridge. Grandfather Mountain towers 5,946 feet above northwest North Carolina, and offers 360-degree panoramic views of mountain ridge after mountain ridge retreating into the horizon. Nature Trails, Wildlife preserves, this place has it all.

  • Biltmore Estate & Asheville NC (approximately 40 Minute Drive)

    On a short drive to Asheville, you’ll find one of the most famous homes in the United States – Biltmore Estate. Built in 1895 by George W. Vanderbilt, Biltmore is a 225 room French Renaissance Chateau. It is the largest private home in America and contains many fine art treasures from all over the world. Beautiful landscaped grounds encompass over 8,000 acres. For tour times and more information, visit . Want to stay longer? Visit the art galleries, tasty cuisine and antique galleries of Asheville North Carolina.