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3-6-2015- The road into the North River Section is closed due to damage from wet conditions. You may still park outside the area and hike the river trails. Do not block the gate. All Horse trails closed due to wet conditions. The road to the summit will open at noon today due to ice on the roadway. All the hiking trails in the Mountain Section of the park are all opened.
We are now accepting applications for a Park Attendant. This position is seasonal and will last 11 months. It is a great opportunity for anyone who is interested in a career in parks because it allows you to be involved in a wide variety of daily park tasks required to effectively operate a state park. If interested please complete the application found at this link http://ncparks.gov/Jobs/docs/pd107ltr.doc and submit it to the park office via mail or in person. You can also email it to pilot.mountain@ncparks.gov ... details ±
Organized and Commercial Group Climbing Permit Update
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  • WelcomeCliffs and crevices, ravens, and rhododendron are part of the scenery to be discovered.
  • ActivityExperienced climbers will find a challenge.
  • TrailsTravel the park's scenic trails on foot or on horseback.
  • EducationPark rangers lead educational and interpretive programs at the park.
  • CampingThe park offers tent, trailer, and canoe camping.
  • FloraWildflowers are abundant in the park, as well as rhododendrons and mountain laurel.
  • VolunteersFriends of Sauratown and Piedmont Hiking and Outing Club working on the Jomeokee trail.
  • ExhibitsExplore the historic wall along the Bean Shoals Canal trail.
  • ActivityThe annual trail marathon at North River Section.
  • FaunaVisitors may see vultures, hawks, and eagles.
  • ParkSnow on the overlook.
  • ScenicSunset over the Blue Ridge at Pilot Mountain State Park!
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