Outside of developed recreation areas, fishing and hunting are permitted throughout the national forests in North Carolina.
Deer Springs RV Park is located just 3.5 miles from the Standing Indian Campground turnoff, and a few miles down this road is access to the Nantahala River.
While the Forest Service manages the habitat and protects water quality in the national forests, the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission regulates fishing. Anglers should have a fishing license. For information on licenses and more, contact the Wildlife Resources Commission at www.ncwildlife.org or call 888-248-6834.