North Mills River Campground may be a well-shaded area, but its recreational intents are warm and inviting. With its namesake river crisscrossing through much of the campground and a plethora of hydrophilic activities to do in it, you’ll be pruned for days and damn pleased!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
17 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at North Mills River Campground.

Hot spring
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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Hipcamper Carla
Carla B.
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October 26th, 2016

We just stayed here for a few nights and loved it. All area camp sites were booked for the weekend we got lucky they had a cancellation and Robert held it for us until we could drive there. The managers and camp host were so great and friendly we will definitely camp here again. They were constantly driving around keeping a eye on everything and camp host would deliver wood when needed it. Bathrooms and showers were kept very clean. It is nice and tucked in the woods so let your family know you'll be off the grid cause there is absolutely no cell reception.

Hipcamper Derek
Derek T.
recommends this listing.
February 28th, 2018

Plenty of beautiful Backcountry sites along the creeks that crisscross the trails at lower elevations.

Hipcamper Pat
Pat A.
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December 31st, 2018

It is certainly in the woods!

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August 29th, 2018
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September 17th, 2018
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October 24th, 2019
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May 25th, 2017
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May 7th, 2017
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March 30th, 2017
Pisgah National Forest
North Carolina
United States
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35.407° N, 82.646° W
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Tent Only - Group: 1 Site
(Up to 30 people per site)
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 16 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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