Black Mountain Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Sitting in the shadow of Mt. Mitchell, the highest peak in the Eastern US, and bordering the South Toe River, Black Mountain campground is mecca for people who enjoy the outdoors and recreation, such as hiking and fishing. Black Mountain Campground offers individual camping sites (none with hookups).

At a Glance

Fees This is a fee campground, operated by CFAIA. See CFAIA website.
Open Season: April 14
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Burnsville
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush toilets and showers
Operated By: Cradle of Forestry In America Campground Division (CFAIA)

General Information


50 Black Mountain Campground Road, Burnsville, NC 28714

General Notes:

Appalachian Ranger District
632 Manor Road
Mars Hill, NC 28754
(828) 689-9694 

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Nature Viewing

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Outdoor Learning

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Interpretive Areas

During the summer, a variety of programs, children's activities and guided walks are featured at Black Mountain and Carolina Hemlocks Campgrounds. The programs focus on wildlife and wildflower identification.


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