East Coast behold, Mount Mitchell is your Everest. Home to the highest peak East of the Mississippi, Mount Mitchell State Park will quench your need for elevation. We get it, John Muir gets it, sometimes we just need mountains in our life. More than a mile in the sky this mighty mountain will humble you with it’s sights. Camp at the parks family campground, or backpack from here into the Pisgah National Forest, either way make sure to stop by the tippy top of the park’s namesake to bask in the mist of low hanging clouds.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
9 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Potable water available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

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Natural features you'll find at Mount Mitchell Campground.

Swimming hole
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September 23rd, 2018

The trail is beautiful but its listed as a fairly rough trail, but we found it to be well maintained.

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Mount Mitchell State Park
North Carolina
United States
Phone Number
(828) 675-4611
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Official Website
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35.753° N, 82.274° W
Unknown price
Tent / Van: 9 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
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