Riverfront camping in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, minutes from downtown Asheville

Enjoy the great outdoors while camping at Asheville East KOA Holiday. We are an excellent home base for guests and campers whenever they want to go camping near Asheville, North Carolina. Our location also makes it easy to have an epic camping adventure near the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Pisgah National Forest.

3 Ways to Stay
When you camp at Asheville East KOA Holiday, you can create the camping experience you desire, whether your preference is glamping or traditional camping. We provide RV Sites, Camping and Deluxe Cabins and Tent Sites across the campground for campers to enjoy.

Our RV Sites are Pull-Thru and Back-In Sites with full hookups. They can accommodate rigs of all sizes, and some even have KOA Patios®. 

If you don't have an RV, we also have cabins and Tent Sites. Our lodging options consist of Camping Cabins and Deluxe Cabins. Staying in a Camping Cabin provides a more rustic camping experience, while the Deluxe Cabins are the ultimate way to go glamping. All cabins offer some comforts of home, providing comfortable beds and electricity. Our Deluxe Cabins have kitchens and baths, while the Camping Cabins are more primitive without bathrooms or kitchens. 

For more traditional camping, stay at one of our Tent Sites. They have water and electric hookups for your convenience as you sleep under the stars.

Our Campground Amenities
At Asheville East KOA Holiday, we want to ensure campers enjoy their camping experience near Downtown Asheville. We offer many amenities around the campground that the whole family can enjoy, including:

  • Pool
  • Bike rentals
  • Game room
  • KampK9® dog park
  • Walking trail

We also have a completely stocked camp store where you can find all your supplies for camping, from firewood and s'mores ingredients to souvenirs and apparel. You and your family can also spend time with other campers by participating in our events and themed weekends. Take a trip into the past during our 80's Decade Weekend or get soaked during our Wet and Wacky Weekend. We also celebrate national holidays, like Independence Day and Labor Day.

Local Attractions
Our campground is the perfect resting place between your busy days exploring the local area. From the Pisgah National Forest and Blue Ridge Mountains to Downtown Asheville, you and your family have plenty to do during your trip. Experience nature's beauty while hiking through the mountains or driving on the Blue Ridge Parkway for a scenic view.

The Biltmore Estate is another popular attraction guests love visiting. The estate is the largest private home in the U.S., with 250 rooms, in a French Renaissance chateau style. It houses priceless collections of paintings, antiques, furnishings, tapestries and books.

If you're looking for fun events to attend during the summer, check out the Mountain Dance and Folk Festival or the Southeast Crab Feast for all-you-can-eat blue crabs.

Reserve Your Campsite Today
Are you ready to go camping near Downtown Asheville? Stay at Asheville East KOA Holiday for a camping experience in the great outdoors. Call us at 800-562-5907 or fill out our online form to reserve your campsite today!

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 70' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Pool (5/27 - 9/2)
  • Propane ($)
  • Fishing
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
  • Bike Rentals ($)
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Ways to Stay

KOA Holiday

KOA Holiday Campgrounds

Whether you’re exploring the local area or hanging out at the campground, KOA Holidays are an ideal place to relax and play. There’s plenty to do, with amenities and services to make your stay memorable. Plus, you’ll enjoy the outdoor experience with upgraded RV Sites with KOA Patio® and Deluxe Cabins with full baths for camping in comfort. Bring your family, bring your friends, or bring the whole group – there’s plenty of ways to stay and explore.

KOA Holidays Feature:

  • RV Sites with a KOA Patio®
  • Deluxe Cabins with full baths
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Group meeting facilities

Latest Hot Deal

Hero Discount

Asheville East KOA is proud to offer a special Thank You to all military veterans, service men and women, police, firefighters and first responders with 10% off their reservation.   Valid military, state or federal service ID is required at check in.

Terms & Conditions:  This discount cannot be combined with any other discounts or offers including KOA Rewards.   Minimum length of stay rules may apply.  Not valid on stays of 28 days or more.  Discount applied to site registration fees only. 

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Local Area

Biltmore Estate

Biltmore Estate, built in 1895 and designed by the famous architect Richard Morris Hunt, is America's Largest Home. The property comprises 8,000 acres of land in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Various outdoor activities are available, from biking and hiking to carriage rides and horseback riding. Biltmore Estate's winery is the most visited in the country, producing award-winning wines for guests to taste and purchase.

The 250-room French Renaissance chateau houses an extensive art and furniture collection. Visitors come from various regions to appreciate the rich culture and unique historical pieces. Take advantage of the exclusive tours, events, exhibitions, shopping, restaurant, winery and picturesque gardens by planning a day visit to George Vanderbilt's visionary estate.

If you want to camp near Biltmore Estate, consider Asheville East KOA Holiday. The KOA near Biltmore Estate is an excellent base to explore the attraction and region. The superb amenities, various stay options and convenient location make it ideal. Book your stay.

One Lodge Street

Asheville, NC 28803




Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park is an outdoor lover's paradise that is home to various hiking trails, spectacular views and mountain climbing adventures. Chimney Rock provides ample opportunity to get active, enjoy nature and learn about the creatures native to the area. The Animal Discovery Den offers a chance to meet rescued animals and learn about their wild counterparts. The Elevator allows visitors of all ages to enjoy matchless 75-mile views from the mount.

The trail system includes paths suitable for kids and visitors using wheelchairs, while moderate and moderate-strenuous trails are available for avid hikers. Rock climbers of all skill levels can enjoy various guided lessons and routes.

If you are a keen RVertented camper or fan of cabin stays, then camping near Chimney Rock is a must. One of the best campgrounds near Chimney Rock is Asheville East KOA Holiday. The campground, with best-in-class amenities, is conveniently located minutes from Asheville's best attractions.

Plan your Chimney Rock Park camping adventure — book your stay.

431 Main Street

Chimney Rock, NC 28720




Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway is known as America's favorite drive. The relaxing cruise through the matchless vistas, rugged mountain terrain and the landscapes of the Appalachian Highlands is spectacular. The 469-mile drive spans a series of parks, meandering by various fauna and flora that the area is renowned for. Explore the region's trails by bike or on foot. When you need a break, stop for a picnic and bask in the picturesque views. Visit any of the 200 formal scenic overlooks for postcard-worthy pictures.

The parkway has mileposts stretching from zero at Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to 469 at the Great Smoky Mountains in North Carolina. Both length and historical significance make the drive remarkable — it encompasses some of the oldest European and Prehistoric settlements in the United States. 

If you want a pristine place to camp near Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville East KOA Holiday is a top choice. The KOA Campground offers various ways to stay and excellent amenities, and it is minutes away from the region's best sights — book your stay.

Visit the Blue Ridge Parkway website to learn more.



Pisgah National Forest

The Pisgah National Forest is known for its forested greenery, waterfalls, slopes and mile-high peaks. The 500,000 acres of mostly hardwood forests host various trails and picnic areas with magnificent views. Pisgah also has historical significance. It is home to Biltmore Forest School, the first forestry school in the U.S., which is now preserved at the Cradle of Forestry in America site.

Visit the Grandfather and Appalachian Ranger district to explore the eastern foot of North Carolina's western mountain range. These stretches offer ample opportunities for outdoor adventures and picture-worthy views. Cast a line at one of many lake and pond fishing areas at Pisgah National Forest. Climbers can gear up to scale cliffs. If you love mountain biking, bring your bike for extensive on- and off-road cycling fun.

Camping near Pisgah National Forest allows you to relax, unwind and experience the luxury of nature. Asheville East KOA Holiday provides RV SitesTent Sites and Deluxe Cabins with best-in-class amenities. Plan your nature escape — book your stay.

160 Zillicoa St. Suite A

Asheville, NC 28801




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