Mount Mitchell State Park

Burnsville, North Carolina 28714

Mount Mitchell State Park

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"Bring warm clothes with you to Mount Mitchell. The rarefied air up here calls to mind Canada more than Dixie. The flora and fauna follow suit.

Luckily, in 1915, then-North Carolina Governor Locke Craig recognized the special character of this mountaintop and made it North Carolina’s first state park. Now, with a tent-only campground and some superlative highland scenery, Mount Mitchell State Park is a Southern Appalachian highlight."

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Pisgah National Forest
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