Camp Wilderness Resort and Campgrounds in Charlotte, NC

Park: Closed SCarowinds: Closed View Hours

Park Update: Due to inclement weather, SCarowinds will be closed tonight, Thursday, October 28. Guests who purchased tickets can use them any other operating date through Oct. 31, 2021.

Carowinds’ Camp Wilderness Resort

Kick Back and Relax

If you think Carowinds is AMAZING, try Carowinds camping for unbeatable relaxation, comfort and fun! Open year-round, our 55-acre, on-site cabin and RV Park is nestled in a beautiful, natural setting and offers a full suite of modern amenities for lots of happy campers.

Whatever your lodging needs, this Carowinds campground delivers. Cabins sleep up to 8, and level sites with full hookups easily accommodate both pop-ups and RVs up to 45 feet. Need to house a large group? Great Wilderness Lodge sleeps 14 and offers a large meeting area, equipped kitchen, three bathrooms, and a wraparound, rocking-chair porch.

Everyone will find their own way to unwind with a swimming pool, cornhole, pool table, video games, shuffleboard, and free wireless internet in many places. What’s more, registered Camp Wilderness guests can purchase discounted tickets during park operating days. 

Come, stay and play with us at Camp Wilderness, the best choice for camping near Charlotte, NC!

Overnight guests at Carowinds Camp Wilderness or SpringHill Suites by Marriott Charlotte at Carowinds receive Guaranteed Entry to Carowinds & Carolina Harbor Waterpark. As long as you have a valid ticket, hotel or campground ticket package or season pass, your park reservation is guaranteed with your overnight stay. Reservations can be made at the front desk of either property.

Have questions? Call 704.588.2600, option 4.

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  • Open Year-round
  • Located Next to Carowinds
  • Discounted Carowinds tickets are available to purchase for registered guests.
  • Guaranteed Reservations to Carowinds and Carolina Harbor Waterpark
  • Trading Post with General Store
  • Picnic Tables at Each Site
  • Bathroom Facility with Hot Showers


  • Our pool hours are as follows:
    • 12 PM - 5PM on weekends May 31st to June 11th. 
    • 12 PM -5 PM daily from June 11th until August 20th.
    • 12 PM - 5 PM weekends from August 20th to September 6th. 
  • Pool use is for registered campers only, and health screening is required before entry.
  • Shuffleboard and Cornhole
  • Free Linen Exchange Service
  • 24-hour Security

Information & Policies

  • Pets are not permitted in Cabins/GWL.
  • Ground fires are not permitted, however, fire pits are permitted and can also be rented from the store.
  • Smoking is not permitted in Cabins/GWL.
  • For RV Sites, check-in is after 1 pm and check-out is by 12 pm.
  • For Cabins & Great Wilderness Lodge, check-in is after 4 pm and check-out is by 11 am.
  • We will make every attempt to accommodate any special requests. However, these requests are not guaranteed.
  • Guests must be 21 years of age to register.
  • We require 72 hours prior to the date of arrival cancellation notice for a partial refund. Your partial refund will be your deposit minus a $25 cancellation fee. If you cancel less than 72 hours prior to the date of arrival, the amount of the first night room/site charge with tax will be forfeited.


14609 Carowinds Blvd
Charlotte NC 28273

Take I-77 to SC exit #90 at the North Carolina/South Carolina border.  The park is just 15 minutes south of Uptown Charlotte and 15 minutes north of Rock Hill, SC. 

Carowinds Camp Wilderness is accessed from Catawba Trace. When approaching from I-77, Catawba Trace is on the right after the main entrance to Carowinds. Camp Wilderness Guests should not use the main entrance of Carowinds.

14609 Carowinds Blvd Charlotte, NC 28273
704.588.2600, option 4