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LDMA - Vein Mountain Gold Mining & Campground

3216 Vein Mountain Road, Nebo, NC, 28761

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Last Updated: November 9, 2023

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$15per night

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Campground Overview

Get ready to create new memories that will last a lifetime. Bring the family and experience a unique gold prospecting adventure in the heart of North Carolina’s “Mother Lode” amongst the Dogwood trees in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Perfect for the seasoned gold miner and first-timers alike, you're sure to catch Gold Fever while discovering your gold in this historic gold producing area.

When visiting Vein Mountains' 131 acres, you will enjoy your choice of electric/water, or dry RV sites, as well as plenty of space to pitch a tent. All sites are in close proximity to the restrooms, showers, and panning hut. Your adventure awaits.

 Never panned for gold before? Metal detect for hidden treasure and gold? Learn how to find gold pockets and how to process material and get your gold! Lost Dutchman's host numerous events a year where you, your family, and friends can participate in a "gold adventure!"

Need an escape from camp? Bring your ATV/UTV as there are several trails to explore and enjoy the beautiful terrain.

Check In

Check In Time: 1PM | Please check-in at the office upon arrival.


Backpacking, Historic Sightseeing, Off-Roading/ATV


Pet Rules

All pets must be registered with the Vein Mountain Camp Office with current rabies certificate on file. Animals must be kept on a leash at all times and may not be left unattended at campsite. Animals may not be tethered to camp utility fixtures, picnic tables, trees or fences. Animal waste must be picked up by the pet owner anywhere on Vein Mountain Camp property.


Vein Mountain Camp Staff reserves the right to limit additional vehicles per campsite. All vehicles must display a valid Vein Mountain parking permit. A vehicle without a proper parking permit is subject to tow at owner's expense. Vehicles must not block the road or adjacent campsite(s). Speed limit is 5 MPH. Including all ATV's/UTV'S. Dust Rules Apply.

Quiet Hours

Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Restroom and Shower Facilities

Facilities are available. Due to Board of Health Regulations, animals and the washing of dishes are prohibited in the restrooms. Please clean up after your self, thank you!


Parents are responsible at all times for their children's safety and behavior. Please supervise small children in showers and restrooms, and do not allow children to play in the roadway.


Vein Mountain Camp Staff reserves the right to limit additional vehicles per campsite. Day or night visitors must register at the Vein Mountain Camp office.


Personal charcoal and propane grills are permitted. See Park Map for hot coal disposal dumpsters. Do not put hot coals in garbage containers. Fireworks are prohibited on the Vein Mountain Camp premises and on property.


Help us stay clean by depositing all garbage in the dumpsters located throughout Vein Mountain Camp.

After Hours Assistance

For after-hours assistance or security, please see Vein Mountain Caretaker(s).


Trees, and the shade they provide, are an integral part of an enjoyable Vein Mountain Camp experience. However, healthy and well-maintained trees pose a natural hazard of falling debris, such as leaves and branches, especially during windy and/or extreme weather conditions. We do not assume responsibility for these natural hazards or for any property damage, injury or other circumstances that may result. Please take this into consideration when parking in Vein Mountain Camp and while enjoying the camp.

Loss, Damages & Claims

Park management is not responsible for loss, damages or claims to property of guests due to fire, theft, accident or any other cause. The management also reserves the right to refuse service to anyone. Having in possession weapons such as firearms, knives, chains, etc. while outside a personal camping vehicle is not permitted on property. Vein Mountain Camp closes certain sites and areas of property for landscaping and maintenance throughout the season.

Monthly Rate Discounts

If your stay is shorten for any reason, and you paid for a discounted daily rate, you will be re-rated to the daily site fee and charged accordingly. You will also be charged a "Early Departure Camping Site Fee of $50.


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