North Carolina

Learn about camping and boondocking in North Carolina

Boondocking in North Carolina!

Boondocking in North Carolina is found mostly through its four national forests, Croatan NF, Nantahala NF, Pisgah NF, and Uwharrie NF. There is no BLM land in North Carolina, but you can also find free camping within its state wildlife management areas and state fishing lakes.

North Carolina Boondocking Map

This North Carolina Boondocking Map contains locations of free boondocking and free campgrounds where bloggers and YouTubers have produced detailed reviews. Click on a map marker to access their reviews…

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North Carolina Boondocking Maps

Places to Camp for Free in North Carolina

North Carolina State Camping Laws and Regulations

North Carolina Rest Area Rules

Updated: April 3, 2024

Is overnight parking allowed at rest areas in North Carolina? How long can you stay at North Carolina's rest areas?...

Federal Lands in North Carolina