About Mama Gertie’s

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If a distinctive camping experience is what you’re looking for, Mama Gertie’s is the place for you! Carved into the side of a mountain, we offer stepped sites with campground views on our lower tiers. Our top or 3rd tier offers stunning vistas. Four sites boast private decks with a swing, cafe table and fire pit. These sites fill up quickly as you can imagine!

Most of our sites offer full hookups and 30/50 amps. We do have several water and electric only sites that are perfect for pop-ups, tear drops and more petite campers. These sites are located a short walk to our clean and well maintained bathroom facilities.

We cater to motorhomes, 5th wheels and travel trailers including pop-ups and micro campers! In addition, we are renovating a portion of our campground. Stay tuned for new lodging offerings coming late summer 2022!

We are conveniently located near many local recreational options, right in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Check out the local farmer’s markets, art galleries, craft breweries or shop to your heart’s content at one of the many antique and specialty stores in the area. Tour the famous Biltmore Estate. Cruise the Blue Ridge Parkway. Visit Black Mountain and Montreat. After a full day, return to the serenity that is Mama Gertie’s and enjoy a campfire with friends and family.

We’re open year round, so make your reservation today!

Campground Rules

In an effort to make all of our guests’ stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible each time they return, we ask that they follow some of our simple rules.

  • Check-out time is by 11:00 AM. Please depart promptly so we may ready the site for the next guests.
  • Quiet Hours – 10pm to 8am
  • TRASH – All trash must be bagged properly and placed at the end of your site between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM. Our friendly staff will pick up and dispose of it for you. Please flatten all cardboard boxes. We cannot accept large items like mattresses or bikes to be placed in dumpster. Please do not leave trash at your site.
  • Washing of RV’s or vehicles is prohibited as all sites are serviced by well water. We may assess a minimum $35.00 fee or eject the offender from the campground with no refund.
  • Weapons, explosives or fireworks of any kind are not allowed on campground property.
  • MINORS –  Minors must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or over at all times, in all areas of the Mama Gertie’s grounds. The unique nature of our park, in addition to wild animals makes it imperative that
  • NO profanity in the park. This is a family campground and there is no need for foul language.
  • DRINKING – Alcoholic beverages are to be enjoyed at your campsite only. Alcoholic beverages must be in cups or have exterior labeling covered/concealed (i.e. by using a koozie). Please do not not walk around the campground with bottles or cans of alcohol.
  • SPEED LIMIT – Speed limit around the campground is 5MPH. This is strictly enforced to ensure the safety of children, wild and domesticated animals as well as guests and staff within the grounds.
  • WILDLIFE & PROPERTY – Anyone caught hurting or chasing our wildlife or damaging our property in any way will be asked to leave the campground immediately and there will be no refund for those ejected for this behavior.
  • Please do not feed the wildlife – Please do not feed or leave food out for animals of any sort. This is for the safety of the animals, campers and staff.
  • SITES – Please keep your site clean. No outside laundry hanging, or trash left around your site.
  • NO TENTS on cabin or RV sites. No stakes of any kind allowed on RV sites due to shallow underground utilities.
  • FIRES & GRILLS– All fires must be in designated fire rings and watched closely. Do not leave fire unattended or move the fire pit. Fire rings are intentionally placed to avoid underground cable & electric lines. Please do not put grills on picnic tables.
  • BATHROOMS -Please close the shower curtains while taking a shower to help keep the floor dry. Shut off the lights when you leave the bathroom and make sure the door is closed tight behind you.
  • OUTDOOR AREAS & NATURAL FEATURES – Please stay away from our rock walls, keep children and animals off walls. Climbing on natural features such as rock retention walls is prohibited for safety reason. Please do not remove rocks from retention walls or natural features as it could potentially damage them or cause unstable conditions.
  • PETS – We welcome pets at the campground as long as they are good-natured, you keep them on a leash no longer than 6 foot in length, and pick up after them at all times. There are bags and receptacles located around the park for your convenience. We reserve the right to ask guests to leave the campground without refund if pet waste is not removed immediately. Pets must not be left unattended at anytime. Frequent or prolonged barking is grounds for ejection from our campground without refund.
  • SEWER/DUMP STATION – Please do not throw feminine products, plastic gloves, bottles or anything that should not go down a drain in our septic system. Do not dispose of pet waste in the sewer.
  • ATV/UTV/OFF-ROAD Vehicles and Golf carts – the use of off road motorcycles, 3 wheelers, and 4 wheelers is prohibited on the property. We are a small campground and everything is close by,  if you require a mobility device to travel from your site to the bathrooms or laundry, we do allow Hoverounds, mobility scooters, etc… Golf carts may be used by licensed drivers, but must be insured with current proof of insurance on hand. Be prepared to show insurance at any time. Please see management at the camp office to inquire about charging your electric vehicle.
  • ALL visitors, vehicles and guests must be registered and paid for at the campground office. Please notify office of any & all guests you will be having in campground during your time here. Guests are responsible for the behavior of their visitors.
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