Black Mountain Campground

Burnsville, North Carolina

Overview

Black Mountain Campground sits in the shadow of Mt. Mitchell, the highest peak in the eastern U.S. and borders the South Toe River. Black Mountain is a mecca for the outdoor enthusiast.

Recreation

With the South Toe River located adjacent to the campground, visitors will have no shortage of things to do, including picnicking, day hiking, scenic driving and trout fishing. Hikers will be pleased with a variety of trails from which to choose, including a leisurely half-mile walk through the forest or a challenging 5.6-mile hike to Mt. Mitchell.

Facilities

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. Campers can purchase firewood, ice, tee shirts and souvenirs.

Natural Features

The campground sits at an elevation of 3,040 feet. The 6,684-foot Mt. Mitchell towers over the area, with several other high peaks of the Black Mountains nearby. This lush Appalachian forest is rich with wildlife, plants and scenery.

Nearby Attractions

Groups can easily head out for a day of scenic driving along Blue Ridge Parkway or hiking in Mount Mitchell State Park.

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Adventures Nearby

Hike to Green Knob Lookout Tower

1 Miles Round Trip - 313 ft gain

Hike Deep Gap Trail at Mt. Mitchell State Park

9 Miles Round Trip - 3000 ft gain

Summit Mount Mitchell via the Old Mitchell Trail

4.5 Miles Round Trip - 484 ft gain