Carolina Hemlocks Picnic Area

Area Status: Closed

The picnic area has 19 tables and grills, and a large pavilion available by reservation.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for the season.
Operational Hours: CLOSED FOR THE SEASON 10/31/2021   Open April 16- October 31. Dawn to Dusk.
Reservations: To reserve the Picnic Pavilion visit  Reservations for the Picnic Pavilion must be made 4 days in advance. Shelter fee is $40.00 per day.
Fees: A $5.00 parking fee is charged for day use. The picnic area has 19 picnic tables and grills. No refunds are given for bad weather. Fees include maximum of 30 persons and 5 auto parking passes. Additional vehicles are $5 each per day.
Open Season: April 10, 2015
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Burnsville
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: Operated by private concessionaire. The phone number for the host is (828) 675-5509.

General Information

Directions: From Burnsville take U.S. 19E for 5 miles, turn right on NC 80S for 9 miles.

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2,900 ft.