McDowell Nature Preserve

15222 York Rd
Charlotte, NC 28278
(980) 314-1128

Open All Year
Last Year's Rate
$19 to $33
Card(s) Accepted
debit cards   visa   mastercard

Facility

Type (Public Park)
Partial Handicap Access

Policies

Pets Welcome
Day Max Stay (14)
Tent Camping Allowed

Sites

Spaces Available (56)
Width (30)
Max Length (60)
Paved Sites (46)
30 Amp
50 Amp
Dirt Sites (10)
Water (56)
Electric (56)
Max Amps (50)
Pull-thrus (13)
Pull-thru Size (30 x 60)
Back-ins (30 x 60)
Site Length (60)
Fire Rings

Other Amenities & Services

Restroom and Showers
Restrooms

Recreational Facilities

Lake
Fishing
Boat Rental
Body Of Water (Lake Wylie)
Horseshoes
Playground
Kayaking/Canoeing

Recreation Nearby (within 10 miles)

Hiking

On-Site Rentals

Customer Reviews

McDowell Nature Preserve
Avg Rating 4out of 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars  (1) Reviews
4 out of 5 stars   Avg Facility Rating
interior roads, sites, registration area, hookups, recreation, swimming, security, laundry, store and building maintenance...
5 out of 5 stars   Avg Restroom Rating
cleanliness and physical characteristics of restrooms, including interior construction, adequate supplies/odor free, adequate number of facilities, exterior appearance and location in relation to park spaces, and interior appearance.
5 out of 5 stars   Avg Appeal Rating
the park's setting and site layout, function and identification of signage, overall exterior building maintenance, noise, trash disposal, litter and debris around the grounds and sites, and appearance of grounds, sites and entrance area.

GaryB-inTN

Reviews: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1
Good Sam Member

Date of Stay: December, 2015
4 out of 5 stars   Overall Rating
4 out of 5 stars   Facility Rating
5 out of 5 stars   Restroom Rating
5 out of 5 stars   Appeal Rating
Campground is located in the beautiful McDowell Nature Preserve. The scenery is spectacular, the hiking trails are fabulous, the people are super nice, the campground is pet friendly - not much more one could ask for in terms of a place to spend a quiet, relaxing few days. The overall score would have been 5 star except for the fact that are only a limited number of sites that are suitable for a large RV and several of the sites are a bit of a challenge in terms of leveling. But, having said that, I would simply recommend that when making a reservation, be fairly specific with the staff there in terms of your requirements and I'm confident they will work with you as much as possible to make your stay enjoyable. In closing, if you're looking for a resort with pool, spa, games, etc., this probably isn't for you. But, if you simply want to relax and enjoy nature, then be sure to check it out.
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From Jct of I-77 & Carowinds Blvd, NW 2 mi on Carowinds Blvd to Hwy 49, S 4 mi (R)

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