Camping in the Blueridge Mountains

Camping in the Blueridge Mountains is the big summer attraction for family vacations. This area of North Carolina is busy with activities and festivals. If you enjoyed your Boone ski vacation, you'll love your summer family camping trip in the Appalachians.

With the exceptional beauty of Appalachian woodlands and the Blueridge mountains, there is no wonder why Northwestern North Carolina has gained a reputation of being a great camping region. Families come from near and far just to enjoy the unsullied camping experience and the natural inspiration that it affords.

Camping is the best way to affordably visit the region with your family. While here you can enjoy hiking in the mountains, viewing the birdwatching in the meadows, fly fishing the rivers, and listening to the ever present wildlife in your campsite. Many families mountain bike on the many trails around the area, go horseback riding, and canoeing or kayaking on North Carolinas many rivers.

You also shouldn't forget that Blueridge mountains was a gem and gold mining camp during the 1800s. Remnants of those bygone days still exist and will lend a historical slant to your camping trip. Enjoy the Emerald Hollow Mine, the only emerald mine in the United States open to the public for prospecting.

Blueridge Mountains also hosts a variety of music and harvest festivals throughout the summer and fall. Depending on when you camp in the area, you'll find the world famous MerleFest Music Festival, Yadkin Valley Pumpkin Festival and the Yadkin Valley Wine Festival.

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114 Byron Bunker Road Mount Airy NC  27030 Tel: 336-789-6199
Travel 25.34 miles  -  0:38 minutes from downtown Elkin, North Carolina

Mayberry Campground  - Mount Airy  , NC Full Hook-ups, 50/30/20 AMP, walking trails, pet friendly. Two catch and release fishing ponds, Cable TV. Peaceful and quiet with great mountain views

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229 Honey Bear Campground Rd Boone NC  28607 Tel: 828-963-4586
Travel 66.5 miles  -  1:25 hours from downtown Elkin, North Carolina

Honey Bear Campground - Boone , NC Honey Bear Campground is conveniently located off Hwy 105 in Boone, North Carolina. With close proximity to Blowing Rock and Banner Elk, you'll find yourself in the heart of all that the High Country has to offer. Our wooded camping sites, a small pond, and even a hiking trail ensure a true mountain camping experience.

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171 Flintlock Campground Dr Boone NC 28607 Tel: 828-963-5325
Travel 66.68 miles  -  1:24 hours from downtown Elkin, North Carolina

Flintlock Campground - Boone , NCEnjoy camping in the center of North Carolina's High Country! Flintlock Campground welcomes you with all the camping amenities, including camping cabins, tent sites and full hookups. Located on a mountainside stream at 3,500 feet in elevation, Flintlock is the ideal place to relax and enjoy the Boone, Blowing Rock, Beech Mountain, and Banner Elk area.

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6800 Bringle Ferry Rd. Salisbury NC  28146
Travel 67.67 miles  -  1:25 hours from downtown Elkin, North Carolina

425 acre park located 8 miles southeast of Salisbury. Offers a 10 acre lake for paddle boating and fishing, Rowan Wildlife Adventures, tennis courts, picnic shelters, Hurley Family Water Plaza,playground, volleyball, horseshoes, ballfields, miniature golf, carousel, gem mining, fresh water aquarium and miniature train ride for children. The 80 site family campground is open all year round. Outdoor theater.

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