Carolina Hemlocks Rec Area

Carolina Hemlocks Rec Area

The Carolina Hemlocks Rec Area location is in Burnsville, North Carolina
28714. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Carolina Hemlocks Rec Area facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

8516 Highway 80 South

North Carolina

Phone number


Campground information Burnsville, North Carolina


Carolina Hemlocks Recreation Area sits in the scenic mountains of Pisgah National Forest. This is a great place for small to medium-sized groups to swim, fish, tube, hike, camp, picnic and simply relax in the cool shade of the forest.


The river provides endless hours of fun for families and water enthusiasts, including swimming and tubing. Anglers can also try their luck for trout and smallmouth bass from the shore. Picnickers will enjoy relaxing in the shaded picnic shelter set amidst the deep woods. After eating, visitors can take a leisurely walk along a one-mile trail or get a workout on a 3.8-mile trail.


Carolina Hemlocks Recreation Area offers 35 primitive campsites, sites equipped with picnic tables, tent pads, lantern posts and campfire rings with grills. The facility provides hot showers and restrooms with flush toilets. Campers can purchase firewood, ice, tee shirts, souvenirs.

Natural Features

As the name suggests, Carolina Hemlocks Recreation Area is shaded by a thick hemlock forest with a mix of deciduous trees and rhododendrons. The facility is adjacent to the South Toe River and sits at an elevation of 2,900 feet.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors can enjoy scenic driving along the Blue Ridge Parkway or hiking in Mount Mitchell State Park.

Frequently Asked Questions About 8516 Highway 80 South Burnsville, NC

How do I make a reservation with Carolina Hemlocks Rec Area?

To make reservations at Carolina Hemlocks Rec Area, you can call the office at 828-675-5509.

Where is Carolina Hemlocks Rec Area located?

The Carolina Hemlocks Rec Area is located at 8516 Highway 80 South in Burnsville,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Carolina Hemlocks Rec Area have tent or RV camping?

Carolina Hemlocks Rec Area offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 828-675-5509 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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