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What to do in the area

Explore Camp’s “Backyard”

The Mountains Are Calling…

We don’t expect you to get tired of camp’s 900+ acres and miles of trails, but if you do choose to venture off property during your time off, this area of Western North Carolina has plenty to offer!

Check out our suggestions for things to do around the Hendersonville/Asheville area, or the Traveler’s Rest/Greenville, SC area.

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Get Paid To Play

Love being outdoors? Western North Carolina is the place to be!

Find out why working at Falling Creek is the best summer job for aspiring outdoor industry professionals.

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Hiking and Biking

Camp has an amazing trail system, only open to those at Falling Creek. But if you get tired of that, Dupont State Forest, Pisgah National Forest, Tsali Recreation Area, Fontana Village, Bent Creek, Mills River, and Paris Mountain are nearby.



  • Camp lakes are stocked with Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, and Grass Carp.
  • On property, we enjoy a private 1-mile section of the Green River, annually stocked with trout. For anyone not employed on staff, fishing here is by appointment only (828-230-1386). We have a strict catch and release policy for all fishing on camp property.
  • Davidson River
  • Big Creek
  • Lake Summit
  • Lake Jocassee
  • Dupont State Forest


  • Pisgah National Forest
  • Appalachian Trail
  • Nantahala National Forest
  • Smokey Mountains
  • Joyce Kilmer Forest
  • Jones Gap State Park
  • Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area
  • Table Rock State Park


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