For visitor and staff safety and to prevent traffic congestion once any parking access completely fills, the access area will be closed for up to 90 minutes. Only park vehicles and emergency/law enforcement vehicles will be allowed to enter the access if it is closed.
Visitors planning to arrive between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. are advised to consider making alternative plans in case they arrive at a closed access area. Please refer to the North Carolina State Parks web site or alternative information sites for available options.
Staff addressing multiple responsibilities, including parking management and visitor safety, may not be able to immediately respond to inquiries.
Parking anywhere outside the gates is not permitted. Vehicles that do so will be towed and the owner cited.
Canoe rentals have been suspended until further notice.Posted on: Friday, July 7, 2017 - 3:17pm
In addition to campsites, you can reserve the following facilities at this park:
Check the reservations website for availability and prices.
The two reservable picnic shelters at Crowders Mountain State Park are affordable and ideal for large group outings. They each accommodate 90 people, and have grill, water and restrooms. The shelter at Picnic Area 1 is handicap accessible; the shelter at Picnic Area 2 is not. Although unreserved shelters are available on a first-come first-served basis, reservations are strongly suggested.
The auditorium accommodates 70 people, and the classroom accommodates 35. Each has access to a restroom and drinking fountain. Reservations are required. Please call the park for more information.
Crowders Mountain State Park
November: 7am - 7pm
December-February: 7am - 6pm
March-April, October: 7am - 8pm
May-September: 7am - 9pm
Day use areas (Linwood Road Access and Boulders Access) and all trails close at the closing time posted at all entrance gates.
8am - 5pm daily