Located at the foot of 5,721-foot Mount Pisgah, this is one of the highest campsites in the state and one that all but assures of a cool night’s sleep. Privacy is a premium here as well, with most sites nestled into tight rhododendron groves that give the impression you’re at a remote campsite. The Mount Pisgah camp store is across the road, as is the Pisgah Inn, if you don’t care to cook. Then there’s the immediate access to the Mountains-to-Sea Trail and hundreds of additional miles of trail in the nearby Shining Rock and Graveyard Fields areas.


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