McDowell Nature Center & Preserve Campground


Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Open year round


  • 15222 York Rd.

    Charlotte,   NC   28209


The year-round (weekends only Dec.-Feb.) campground accommodates everything from motor homes to primitive camping and offers full service Rent-A Tent camping where tents, cots, and other gear are provided and set-up prior to your arrival. It’s come as you are camping!

McDowell Nature Center serves as the gateway to the 1108-acre McDowell Nature Preserve. The preserve has a wide variety of recreational opportunities including hiking, fishing and canoeing.

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15222 York Rd.
Charlotte NC 28209


Latitude: 35° 5' 39.12" / Longitude: -81° 1' 26.4"

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