Mount Mitchell State Park is CLOSED due to icy road conditions. The Blue Ridge Parkway is also closed both North and South of the Park, from Highway 80 (MIle Post 344) to Asheville (Mile Post 375)
Find your happy place and visit often.
A small town with big adventures and wide open spaces, Burnsville is Home of Mt. Mitchell—the highest peak east of the Mississippi River. Burnsville and Yancey County offer fresh mountain air, endless outdoor experiences, iconic American charm, and starry, dark skies. Stroll down Main Street, visit local artists, meander through the countryside, and make lasting memories in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Welcome to the official tourism website for Burnsville, North Carolina. View pages for things to do, check out visitor information, and click on the interactive trail map below to start planning your getaway to Yancey County.