Burnsville-Yancey Chamber of Commerce

Home of Mount Mitchell








Burnsville, North Carolina

Highest Mountains, Small Town Charm

There are so many great things to do in Burnsville & Yancey County, especially between April and October. Each month has a special event, and all three seasons are perfect to get out in the mountains and explore.




















Mount Mitchell State Park

With a peak elevation of 6,684 feet, Mount Mitchell is the highest mountain East of the Mississippi River, and the first state park in North Carolina. The summit has an observation platform next to the grave of Elisha Mitchell and offers awesome views of the Black Mountains, home to 5 of the 10 highest mountains in Eastern U.S.

Burnsville & Yancey County

Great place to live, great place to work

Burnsville-Yancey Chamber