Number Combined Sites (Tent or RV)26
Tent Pads: Yes
Group Tent Sites:No
Number ofTables on Sites: 26
Number of Grilles on Sites: 26
Group RV Sites: No
Number RV Pull Throughs: 0
Waste Station: No
Largest Parking Apron Size: 16' X 74'
Some parking aprons are grass, others are gravel.
Hot Showers: No
Public Phone: No
Number Water Spigots (non-site, not threaded): 3
Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No
From Fontana Village, NC, take State Rt. 28 south 5.5 miles to Cable Cove sign. Turn left at sign and go 1 mile to campground on the right.
Fees: $10 per day
Closest town: Fontana Village
The Cable Cove Recreation Area is located about 15¼ miles from Robbinsville in the northwest part of Graham County, about 3 miles from the Fontana Dam. From Robbinsville, travel 9.2 miles East on State Highway 143 until you reach the junction with Highway 28. Turn left at the stop sign and go North on Highway 28 for approximately 6½ miles to the entrance road for Cable Cove Recreation Area.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service
Cheoah Ranger District
Route 1, Box 16-A
Robbinsville, North Carolina 28771
For reservations and fees:
No reservations are accepted based on a first come first serve
Contact the district office at the above address for more info or call 828-479-6431 or FAX 828-479-6784.
The campground is adjacent to a stream and 0.5 mile from Fontana Lake. It is located in mature hardwood with most of the understory cleared out. Sites are spacious and nicely shaded. The lake is very popular with canoeists.
Elevation: 1,620 ft.
Seasons: Open Seasonal: Yes, Open April through October
Reservations: Not required but to be sure you'll have a space reservations should be made about 3 weeks in advance.
Rate: $10 per day
Maximum Stay Permitted:14 days
Lake: Lake Fontana is 10,000 acres.
Swimming No Life Guard provided
Boat Ramp: Yes
Boat Carry Down Access:No
Power Boating: Yes
Water Skiing: Yes
Hiking: Unnamed interpretive trail
Fishing: Rainbow Trout in stream. Trout, Walleye, varieties of Bass, Bream and Crappie are in the lake.