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Briar Bottom Group Campground

2 Reviews

Closed For the Season

This campground is closed for the season from October 31, 2021 through April 14, 2022.

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This campground is closed for the season from October 31, 2021 through April 14, 2022.

About This Campground

National Forest

Overview

Briar Bottom Group Campground is the perfect getaway for visitors to enjoy mountain scenery and easy access to hiking trails. The campground sits at the base of Mt. Mitchell, the highest peak east of the Mississippi River, in Pisgah National Forest.

Recreation

With the South Toe…

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Access

  • Drive-In
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Stay Connected

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  • AT&T
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  • T-Mobile
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Dispersed
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

2 Reviews of Briar Bottom Group Campground

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Katy S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2020

The best summer getaway

Briar Bottom Campground is located in the heart of Pisgah National Forest, close to several hiking trails. The campground has 6 group sites, each one spacious enough to host a hiking group, a group of friends or an extended family. Some sites (Laurel, Dogwood) are located close to the river, the…

  • Roaring Fork Falls
  • View from the Black Mountain Crest Trail
  • South Toe River
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Mark W.
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2018

Briar bottom

Great place for group camping. Bathrooms are shared with other group sites. Outdoor spicier at every site along with picnic tables under shelter and a campfire ring. Great spot to take the family. We went for 6 years straight. Make sure to lock up all your food the black bears will come take it if…

SiteLaurel
Month of VisitSeptember

Location

Briar Bottom Group Campground is located in North Carolina

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. Continue south approximately 12-14 miles to Mount Mitchell Golf Course. Turn right on South Toe River Road and follow signs to Black Mountain Campground. Campers must enter through the main gate at Black Mountain Campground to get to Briar Bottom.

Coordinates

35.75277741 N
82.22138818 W

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About This Campground

Overview

Briar Bottom Group Campground is the perfect getaway for visitors to enjoy mountain scenery and easy access to hiking trails. The campground sits at the base of Mt. Mitchell, the highest peak east of the Mississippi River, in Pisgah National Forest.

Recreation

With the South Toe River located near 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 up Mt. Mitchell.

The adjacent Black Mountain Campground has a playing field, volleyball courts and horseshoe pit available.

Facilities

The facility has six separate campsites; each can accommodate up to 50 people. Sites are organized around a single loop with individual parking spurs, providing plenty of space for tents. The campground is equipped with flush toilets and campers can use showers at the adjacent Black Mountain Campground. A campground host is available for visitor assistance.

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. The lush forest in this part of the Appalachian Mountains 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.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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