North Mills River Picnic Area

Area Status: Open

Day Use offers parking, bathrooms, large picnic area, water source and trash. Trails nearby for hikers, bikers and horses. Fishing and accessible fish platform. 

Day Use area is adjacent to campground. 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 8am - sunset
Fees: $5.00 per vehicle for day use.  $30.00 for day use season pass. Fees paid on-site via fee tube, cash only. Season pass available on site from camp host. 
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Asheville 
Water: Drinking
Restroom: Flush/Vault
Operated By: Naventure
Information Center: Campground phone- (828) 577-4167  This site is operated by Naventure- visit Navenure Website 

General Information

Directions: North Mills River (NC)5289 N. MILLS RIVER ROADMills River NC 28742GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):35.40722, -82.64583Take HWY 280 west to North Mills River Road. Follow North Mills River Road to Campground.

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