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Address

Office Location:

Mecklenburg County
Park and Recreation
5841 Brookshire Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28216

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

980-314-1000

Campsites

Copperhead Island Camping Opportunities

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• 80 People Max Capacity
• 6 Campsites
• 2 vehicles ONLY allowed at the top of the parking lot by shelter
• Volleyball Court (must bring own ball)
• Horseshoe Pit (must bring own horseshoes)
• Shelter (electricity and water will be on with reservation)
• Paved trails
• 3 Restrooms and 1 Shower
• 2 large Charcoal Grills
• Boat ramps on the island (cannot leave any watercrafts in water overnight)
• Pets always remain on leash , not allowed in the bathrooms, cannot be left unattended
• Lights on the shelter MUST always remain on due to security reasons

McDowell Nature Preserve Camping Opportunities

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McDowell Nature Preserve Rental Reservations

  • McDowell Nature Preserve Campground has a total of 56 sites. 
  • This includes 33 Drive-to camp sites (called "D" and "T" sites), 10 primitive sites, and 13 RV sites. 

McDowell Nature Preserve Rules and Regulations

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Address

Office Location:

Mecklenburg County
Park and Recreation
5841 Brookshire Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28216

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

980-314-1000