Carolina Hemlocks Recreation Area

Be lulled to sleep by the beautiful South Toe River at night while you fish, tube, swim and explore during the day!

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Location
8516 Highway 80 South
Burnsville, NC 28714
Office Phone

828.675.5509

Reservations CANNOT be made by calling the office. Use the reserve link or phone number below.

Reservations

Reserve the Pavilion

877.444.6777

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The campground has sites available for both tents and RV’s, some sites with river views. Located in the Appalachian District of the Pisgah National Forest, Carolina Hemlocks is just a short drive from Mount Mitchell State Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Looking for a taste of the unique?  Asheville is only one hour away. Escape the hustle and bustle – Charlotte and Atlanta are only a few hours away.  Be sure to check out our other camping options at Black Mountain and Briar Bottom Campgrounds, just down the road. Camping in NC is the best way to spend a vacation, getaway or special occasion!


Site Info.


Dive into summer at Carolina Hemlocks!

Rates:
Standard/Interagency & Senior

  • Day Use Per car: $5 / $2.50
  • Day Use Season: $25 / $12.50
  • Pavilion Rental: $60 / $60
    (Full Day)
  • Standard Campsite: $25 / $12.50
  • Showers: $5 / $5
  • Cash, checks, and credit cards accepted at this facility
  • Federal Interagency Senior/Access discounts only apply to single standard site rate. Does not apply to any other items or services. Cardholder must be present on site to use discount.
  • Campground Map and Rules


Large Pavilion
The large pavilion is right on the river and is perfect for groups of 30 people.

  • Full Day–$60
  • Half Day–$30

FIND Adventure - On Site


  • 31 campsites
  • Modern bath houses with hot showers
  • Day use area for swimming and picnicking
  • Sites with river access
  • Check for Blue Ridge Parkway road closures in the area: Real-Time Road Closures

Directions


From Asheville, North Carolina, take I-26 west to exit 9, onto 19 east toward Burnsville. Follow 19 to Micaville and turn right onto Highway 80. Follow 80 south approximately 8 miles to the Carolina Hemlocks Recreation Area. GPS: 35.80444, -82.20444


FIND Adventure - Off Site


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Being a campground host is an exciting opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, meet new friends and provide assistance and information to visitors.  

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