Standing Indian Campground - US Forest Service


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  • Seasons - April-November


  • West Old Murphy Rd., Hwy. 64

    Franklin,   NC   28734


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Standing Indian Campground is a camper's delight, whether you're camping in an RV or in a tent. The campground is surrounded by 5,000-foot peaks and crossed by several natural trout streams. It is the focal point of numerous hiking trails and has easy access to the Appalachain Trail. The campground can be a pleasant stopover on your trip or a place to spend several days to explore this scenic and historic section of the Nantahala National Forest. All this within a scenic, 20-minute drive to Frankliln. The campground has 5 loops with sites available first-come, first-served or by reservation. Fire rings/grills, lantern posts and picnic tables are provided at each site, with close proximity to drinking water, flush toilets and showers.

A group camping area, Kimsey Creek, is located in Standing Indian Campground.

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West Old Murphy Rd.
Franklin NC 28734


Latitude: 35° 11' 1.6794" / Longitude: -83° 24' 24.8394"

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