Crawford's Campground

87 Horton Road, Murphy, NC, 28906

A family owned and operated, 11 acre full service, pet friendly camping facility. We are conveniently located just 20 minutes outside the historic town of Murphy North Carolina, at an elevation of 1850 feet, surrounded by mountains!  Closer to the natural beauty the area is known for. We are nestled in the center of a peaceful valley with a 360 degree view of the mountains that surround us.  The campsites border the many bubbling streams that pass through our valley.

A Full Service Campground, we have 2 separate bath houses with private individual bathing facilities, 3 Bunkhouses as well as Primitive sites.  We have a large pavilion for your group meetings, family reunions, fully lighted with electricity available.

We are open year round, be sure to check with the office to make proper precautions to prevent freezing, as you will be responsible for pipe freeze damage at your site

This is a great campground that has a lot to offer on 11 acres for a wonderful price. The campground is known for the natural beauty that surrounds it (360° view of the mountains), as well as the many streams that pass through its valley. The location is great as not only does it have natural beauty around it, there is a lot of great places that is very close by. Eleven miles away you can find the historic Murphy, NC. There are a lot of great sites to choose from with a great selection of amenities (two separate bathhouses, individual bathing facilities, 3 bunkhouses, a large pavilion with electricity, and more). There are also a lot of great activities like off road and water based that is not only fun but relaxing for everyone. If you want a great country escape yet be close to the city then this is the place for you!

RV Sites

Options Starting Daily Starting Weekly Starting Monthly
Electric, Water (20/30Amp) $25.00 $150.00
Electric, Water & Sewer (30Amp) $28.00 $168.00
Electric, Water & Sewer (50Amp) $30.00 $180.00

Options Starting Daily Starting Weekly Starting Monthly
Bunkhouse $40.00 $240.00
Tent Sites

Options Starting Daily Starting Weekly Starting Monthly
Electric and Water $15.00 $90.00
Primitive Sites $11.00 $66.00

NO Sites Available Aug 17-Aug 22, 2017

Reservations are not being accepted between Aug 17 through Aug 22, 2017. We are completely full for the Eclipse event. Come again later, Happy Camping.


We are a pet friendly park, all pets are required to be on a leas or within direct voice control and demonstrates good manners. Also you are required to clean up after your pets.

Refusal of Service

Crawford's Campground, owners & attendants reserve the right to refuse and have parties removed from the property if said parties fail to follow campground rules, regulations or act in a manor that may cause or causes damages to the property or may result in the injury of others.

Maximum Length of Stay

TENT Campers: 14 days in and 30 days out. RV's Check with office, we do offer long term options.

IF You Need to Cancel?

50 & 30 Amp Sites: 48 hours cancellation notice is required. Notify Crawford's Campground (828)837-9077 by 4 p.m. two days before your scheduled arrival. Bunkhouses: 7 days cancellation notice required. Please notify Crawford's Campground (828)837-9077 one week before your scheduled arrival. Reservations made after these deadlines: require nonrefundable deposits. Cancellations made after deadlines will result in forfeiture of all deposits. Holidays and special events: may have special deposit and/or cancellation requirements. Special conditions may apply during high-demand periods and special events. Please check with Crawford's Campground (828)837-9077 for details.

Crawford's Campground

View from one of our Bunk Houses

20 Amps

30 Amps

50 Amps


Community BBQ/Grill

Community Fire Pit

Community Restrooms

Community Showers

Community Water Fountain

Fire Pit

General Store

Laundry Facilities

Pet Friendly

Picnic Table

Propane Refilling Station

Sewer Hookups

Trash Service

Water Hookups

Beer/Wine Tasting






Historic Sightseeing




Rock Climbing

Scenic Drives

Swimming Outdoors


White-Water Rafting

Wildlife Viewing

Kayaking & Canoeing

Whitewater Rafting & Kayaking

87 Horton Road, Murphy, NC, 28906

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Sites 3 through 19 are 30-amp Electric, Water and Sewer

Sites 20 through 32 are 30-amp Electric and Water

Sites A,B,C are 50-amp Electric, Water and Sewer

Site D is 30-amp Electric, Water and Sewer

Sites 33 through 44 are Primitive Tent or PopUp 

45,46,and 47 are 12x12 Bunkhouses, AC-Heat, TV/DVD and Small Refrigerator 

Overall Rating: 4.0

Falon Gray

My family had a very lovely time here! The staff was super helpful and accommodating. There were a plethora of sites to choose from that had a whole lot of great amenities to ensure all the necessities were take care of. There were so many fun and exhilarating activities to do that was rather relaxing for all of us. I personally enjoyed the location was there were so many majestic and beautiful sights from all around the campground. Also everything was nicely maintained that really helped give us a great calming time. Overall this is a really nice campground and we can’t wait to get back. - Review provided by RV Park Recommendations & Reviews Facebook Group

Sarah Blakeney

Crawford is a very quiet and picturesque campground off the beaten path. It has updated shower/bath facilities and a beautiful pavilion. Don't go expecting wifi access. It is spotty at best. This campground would be perfect for the adventurous type and those who like to drive on those curvy, wooded roads. Overall a very beautiful place!