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We are the only campground in America that has NO sign at its entrance! This is due to Parkway regulations. There can be no commercial signs on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Follow the directions below and look for Milepost 324.8 and the road sign that states, "BEAR DEN MOUNTAIN ROAD".



Map to Bear Den

Campground open March through November.
Cabins open year round.

From Interstate 40...

Take exit 86. Go North on Hwy. 226 to the Blue Ridge Parkway. Go North on the Blue Ridge Parkway approximately 6 miles until you see a gate that the Parkway closes during inclement weather. Turn right on Bear Den Mtn. Road follow it to Bear Den!

Traveling on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Going North...

From junction Hwy. 226 it is six miles to mile post 324.8 Bear Den Mtn. Road turn right to campground.

Going South...

From junction Hwy. 221 it is 5.3 miles to Bear Den Outlook (Milepost 323) travel another 1.8 miles to Bear Den Mtn. Road milepost 324.8.

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Did You Know?

The latest edition of the Unofficial Guide to the Best RV and Tent Campgrounds in the USA lists Bear Den as the #1 Rated Campground in North Carolina!


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