Black Mountain Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

The campground offers 37 primitive campsites with 3 campsites with electric hookups. The campsites are equipped with picnic tables, tent pads, lantern posts and campfire rings with grills. The facility provides hot showers and restrooms with flush toilets. There is a small supply store where campers can purchase firewood, ice, t-shirts, and souvenirs.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Lower Loop CLOSED due to flood impacts. Briar Bottom Group Camp OPEN
Operational Hours: CLOSED FOR THE SEASON 10/31/2021       South Toe River Road- Road #472- open to Black Mountain Campground, closed at gate 2 miles past campground; no access to Blue Ridge Parkway Horseback riders Non-motorized or wheeled conveyance (bicycles) All motorized vehicles Being on the road. 36 CFR 261.54(e) This includes but is not limited to pedestrians.  Camping. 36 CFR 261.58(e) Exceptions: Persons hiking South River Loop Trail (FST 200) may cross South Toe Road (FSR 472) only where South River Loop Trail and the location of South Toe Road (FSR 472) intersect.
Reservations: This campground can only be reserved by contacting Recreation.Gov.  For reservations call 877-444-6777 or by visiting  General Information, not related to making reservations:  828-675-5616
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Burnsville
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush toilets and showers
Operated By: FIND Outdoors
Information Center: Current Road Closures on our District that may affect your plans:   **Although these roads are closed to motor vehicle traffic, they are open to walking, non motorized bikes, and horseback riding.**     South Toe River (472): Open from Highway 80 S to Black Mountain Campground. Closed from 2.5 miles south of Black Mountain Campground to Blue Ridge Parkway. Please be aware that the southern part of that road is closed indefinitely due to extensive infrastructure storm damage and you cannot reach the area from the southern route off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. You will need to drive in from the north (in Burnsville, NC) from 19E and then down HWY 80 to get to the campground.  FIND OUTDOORS MAP AND MORE INFO

General Information


50 Black Mountain Campground Road, Burnsville, NC 28714

General Notes:

Open April 16, 2021 – October 30, 2021 

For reservations call 877-444-6777 or by visiting




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3,020 ft.