Camp Celo

At Camp Celo, the Barrus family has welcomed campers to join us for the summer for over 50 years. The farm setting provides the basis for much of the camp activity with the children caring for animals and harvesting in the garden. There is hiking and camping in the...

Cane River Park

Cane River Park in Burnsville North Carolina is a part of Yancey County Parks and Recreation. Our mission is to further enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Yancey County. The Department strives to develop, conserve and maintain a system of parks,...

Emerald Village

Emerald Village is open EVERY day late March through October (9:00 – 5:00 except 9:00 – 6:00 Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day). Featured activities include: Underground mine tour every day Gem Mining at the Gemstone Mine every day Gold Panning at the Blue...

Gem Mountain

At Gem Mountain, we’ll satisfy your sense of adventure! Come experience the wonder and excitement of prospecting for gemstones in a pleasant and comfortable atmosphere. There are no admission fees. We have buckets for every budget and you won’t walk away...

Loafers Glory Rafting and Tubing

The mountains of Western North Carolina are the ideal backdrop for your adventure filled vacation. Loafers Glory Rafting and Tubing offers fun for the whole family with whitewater rafting or tubing on the Toe River and whitewater rafting on the French Broad River....