Carolina Hemlocks Recreation Area & Campground


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  • Seasons - April-October


  • 8516 State Hwy 80S

    Burnsville,   NC   28768

  • Mailing Address -

    49 Pisgah Hwy, Suite 4

    Pisgah Forest,   NC   28768


Campsites are cool-misty havens under an abundance of hemlock and hardwood shade. The South Toe River runs nearby with opportunities to fish, tube and swim.

The campground offers two loops that are split by NC 80. 31 camping sites for tents, car, and recreational vehicles. Each site includes a table, fire ring, and lantern post. Drinking water along with new restrooms and showers (coin operated) are available in each loop. No hookups available. Visitors can also hike, fish, and swim at the campground. Open April 14 to Nov. 1.

Two hiking trails - 1-mile Hemlock Trail and 3.8-mile Colbert Ridge Trail.

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8516 State Hwy 80S
Burnsville NC 28714


Latitude: 35° 47' 39.3468" / Longitude: -82° 12' 5.8752"

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