North Mills River Campground

Area Status: Open

Located just outside of Asheville, NC in the Pisgah National Forest, North Mills River is a shady, secluded campground. Scenic North Mills River runs through the campground, offering fishing and water-play. The site is open year-round with limited services from November-March.

Sites have picnic tables, tent pads, and lantern hooks. Flush toilets and showers in bath house, and firewood available for purchase.  This facility offers a Day Use Fee or Seasons Passes to a beautiful picnic area and parking. 

At a Glance

Reservations:  Reservation available March 23 through November 15. Same day walk up permitted year-round for 1 night at a time. Reservations made at or by calling (877) 444-6777. 
Fees: Standard Campsite: $30  Group Campsite: $40 Day Use: $5 per vehicle or $30 season pass.
Open Season: Year-round, Limited services, November-March
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Closest Towns: Mills River, Asheville, Hendersonville and Brevard
Water: Drinking
Restroom: Flush; waterless; showers
Operated By: Naventure
Information Center: Campground phone: (828) 577-4167 The site is operated by Naventure. Visit Naventure website.

General Information


5289 N. Mills River Road, Mills River, NC 28742

General Notes:

Pisgah Ranger District
1600 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
(828) 877-3265

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