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Black Mountain Campground

20 Reviews

About This Campground

The campground is located in the shadow of Mt. Mitchell, the highest mountain in the east at 6,684 ft. Accessing this mountain from the campground can be accomplished via Forest Rt. 472, a scenic but steep and curvy drive. From within the campground take a right on Rt. 472 and drive up to…

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • WiFi
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 80 ft.

Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite

Reviews

20 Reviews of Black Mountain Campground

Ratings Breakdown

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 3
  • 17
Jenna S.
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2021

Tucked away fun family campsite

Great campground! The prices are reasonable, the campground was very clean, the people were friendly, and the bathhouses were some of the cleanest I’ve seen. It was also very close to Mount Mitchell so we could go on long hikes. Loved our time there!

Month of VisitAugust
Anna R.
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2020

Laurel group site bordering the Toe River

Tis campground is a little hard to find because it is off of the beaten path but close to the Blue Ridge Parkway. We went during the peak leaf season and of course, had to book the site super early. But we snagged the belle of the ball with the Laurel group site. The maximum number of people in the…

  • River loop trail runs out of the Laurel site
  • Setrock Falls. Hike here directly from the campsite
SiteLaurel Group site
Month of VisitNovember
Katy S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2020

The best camping option in the Black Mountain area

Two adjacent campgrounds Briar Bottom Group Campground and Black Mountain Family Campground provide the perfect summer getaway in the heart of the Black Mountains area. The group campground is more expensive, and is more suitable for groups of 10 and more, whereas the family campground is perfect…

  • Roaring Forks Falls
  • South Toe River (from the River Loop Trail)
  • Black Mountain Crest Trail
Site32
Month of VisitMay

Location

Black Mountain Campground is located in North Carolina

Directions

From Busick, NC, take State Rt. 80 north 0.7 miles to campground sign at South Toe River Rd.(Forest Rt. 472 and State Rt. 1205). Bear left onto South Toe Rd. and go 2.5 miles to campground.

Coordinates

35.75272253 N
82.22114175 W

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About This Campground

The campground is located in the shadow of Mt. Mitchell, the highest mountain in the east at 6,684 ft. Accessing this mountain from the campground can be accomplished via Forest Rt. 472, a scenic but steep and curvy drive. From within the campground take a right on Rt. 472 and drive up to the Blue Ridge Parkway (NOT for RVs). Take a right on the Parkway and proceed several miles to the Mt. Mitchell State Park and the mountain. Great views of the Black Mountains and several trails.

Large football-size sports area. Horseshoes, volleyball, frisbee, etc.

SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No

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