Bear Den Campground - Spruce Pine NC


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Big Bear Cabin is located within 5 minutes of the Orchard at Altapass, 10 minutes of the areas best gem mining, 15 minutes of the nationally acclaimed Penland School of Crafts, 10 minutes of the beautiful Linville Falls Recreation Area, 25 minutes of Mount Mitchell, 45 minutes of the ski slopes, 20 minutes of Grandfather Mountain and 10 minutes of Linville Caverns.

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Bear Den Campground
Bear Den Campground is located directly off of the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 324.8 in Spruce Pine NC, nestled in the heart of the High Country. Need we say more? Bear Den Campground is literally next door to all the best sites and Things to Do on the Blue Ridge Parkway, and its location in Pisgah National Forest makes for the perfect blend of convenience, seclusion and beauty.

Bear Den Campground is comprised of over 400 scenic acres located inside the Pisgah National Forest. For the outdoor enthusiast, Trout Fishing Pisgah, NC Fly Fishing, Grandfather Mountain Hiking Trails, and the Overmountain Victory Trail are all a stones throw from Bear Den. You could never leave Bear Den Campground and still have plenty to do! Guests of Big Bear Cabin, also located in the Bear Den community, and Bear Den Campground can swim in the lake or lie on the sandy beach, paddle in a boat or canoe, fish in the lake without needing an NC Fishing License, or hike on Bear Denís miles of nature trails leading to streams, waterfalls, and spectacular scenic overlooks. For the sports enthusiast, Bear Den offers areas for basketball, horse shoes, volleyball, badminton and others. Children can play on the swings or in the arcade game room, and the whole family can join together in the recreational building for shuffleboard, ping-pong, square dancing and much more! You donít even need to worry about groceries. The Trading Post keeps light groceries, ice, drinks, and souvenirs so that you have everything you need for you vacation at Big Bear Cabin and Bear Den Campground.

Just outside of the Bear Den haven, the High Countryís most exquisite sites and attractions spread out in all directions. Things to Do and Visit on the Blue Ridge Parkway like the Orchard at Altapass, Grandfather Mountain, Linville Caverns, Linville Falls, North Carolina Mineral Museum and Gem Mining NC at Emerald Village are located just minutes away. Spruce Pine NC is centrally located between Grandfather Mountain, Little Switzerland, Linville Falls, and Penland School of Crafts, and was recently deemed a Mountain Heritage Trout City for NC Fly Fishing. Blue Ridge Lodging at its finest, Bear Den Campground and Big Bear Cabinís best feature is the inescapable beauty of the High Country that surrounds it.

Whether you are looking for Pisgah Forest Campsites, Blue Ridge Parkway Camping, Grandfather Mountain Campground, or just an escape to the mountains, Bear Den Campground has everything you need for a mountain vacation that leaves you refreshed and revived.

Amenities of Bear Den Campground and Big Bear Cabin

Lake with sand beach Lake fishing (no license needed!) Recreational Building
400 scenic acres-miles of nature trails Boat and canoe rentals Trading Post (light groceries, etc.)
Sports play areas Game room/arcade At Blue Ridge Parkway MP 324.8


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