Sunburst Campground

Sunburst Campground

Sunburst Campground

Sunburst Campground is a primitive campground nestled between Shining Rock and Middle Prong Wilderness within Pisgah National Forest. Hiking and biking opportunities abound in this area, while just across the street is a waterfall perfect for an afternoon swim. Approximately 15 miles from the campground is downtown Canton, NC, where you will find grocery stores and restaurants.  Looking for variety?  Downtown Asheville, NC is only an hour from the campground, while Charlotte and Atlanta are only a few hours away. For the simple pleasures of camping in NC, come and bask in the glory of the natural world at Sunburst Campground!

Please Note: You may purchase maps and guide books to this area by visiting our on-line store, The Forest Place.

Sunburst Campground

The Blue Ridge Parkway is only 10 miles and a short drive up the mountain!

Sunburst Campground Picnic Area

The spacious picnic area at Sunburst can accommodate large groups.

Things to Do

Campground Fees

Single Campsite:

Maximum Occupancy: 8 persons, 2 cars – $15

Federal Interagency Senior/Access discounts only apply to single standard site rate. Does not apply to any other items or services. Card holder must be present on site to use discount.

Only cash and check accepted at this facility.

Day Use Fee: $3
Extra Vehicle Parking: $3
Oversized Vehicle Parking: $5 per vehicle + .50 cents per person
Annual Pass: $30


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