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The Lucky Strike is a Christian Family oriented campground on the Second Broad River, open year round. Campsites with hookups, Miner's Diner, gift shop, restrooms and shower facilities.The Lucky Strike campground has 51 campsites, 26 are full hook-up with electric, water and sewer, and 25 have electric and water, a dump station is available. The shower house has plenty of HOT water for warming up, after prospecting for gold in the cool river that runs alongside some of the campsites. Long term campsites are limited now, so if you are interested in a long stay, you will need to get your reservation in. Come and enjoy the camaraderie of all the regulars at the campground, enjoy the regular Thursday night potlucks with music on the porch of The Miners Diner. No admission charge.Full service hookup $25.00 / night,Electric and water $20.00 / night. Ask about our monthly rates. Those camping with us do not have to pay an additional fee to get into the river and prospect using their own gold pan or sluice box.


north carolina campgrounds
If camping is not what you like to do but you would like to bring the family for a couple of days to the mountains of North Carolina and include a fun filled and unique outing for a modest fee; then local Motels are:
Blue Ridge County Club & Lodge
1-828-756-7001

Hampton Inn
US 221 and I40
1-828-652-5100

Little Switzerland Inn
1-800-654-4026


Some are within approximately 5 Minutes of the Lucky Strike Mine and just of off of interstate 40 in Marion. We are located approximately 2 hours from Charlotte, NC and 1 hour from Asheville N.C. . Both airports have daily flights and car rentals are available. There are lots of other activities in the local area, the Cherokee Indian Reservation, Dolly Wood, the Great Smoky Mountains, Blue Ridge Parkway, and very good local golf courses. Come Vacation with US.