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!


  • Open May – October

  • 9 primitive campsites

  • Picnic tables, tent pads & lantern hooks

  • Day use area

  • First come, first served sites only

  • Flush toilet restrooms

  • Firewood available for purchase

Camping Fees

  • Single Campsite: $15.00 Maximum Occupancy: 8 persons, 2 cars

  • Extra Vehicle Parking: $3

  • Oversized Vehicle Parking: $5 per vehicle


Things to Do

  • Hiking and biking in Shining Rock and Middle Prong
  • Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Asheville, NC is nearby

Contact Information

8820 Lake Logan Road
Canton, NC 28716

GPS: 35.373693, -82.941524

Elevation: 3,100 Feet