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Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 5:45am
Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 2:00pm
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
Hurricane Irma - Campgrounds Closed Beginning Monday at 8 AM   

Elk Knob State Park campgrounds are closed as of 8 AM Monday. Wind gusts are forcasted to reach 55 mph on Monday night into Tuesday morning. 
At this time, we are planning to re-open all of our campsites on Wednesday morning.  

 

 Posted on: Monday, September 11, 2017 - 9:53am
Directions

Elk Knob State Park is located in Watauga County approximately 9.5 miles north of Boone.

Traveling north to Boone on US Highway 421, take NC 194 North approximately 4 miles and turn left onto Meat Camp Road. Follow Meat Camp Road 5.5 miles to the Elk Knob-Snake Mountain Gap and turn right into the Park.

From Eastern and Piedmont North Carolina, follow I-40 West to US 421 North to Boone.

Traveling East on I -40 from Asheville, take US 221 North to US 421 South in Boone then to Hwy 194 North.

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Contact:

Elk Knob State Park

5564 Meat Camp Road
ToddNC 28684
Phone828-297-7261
elk.knob@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 36.332586
Longitude: -81.690640

Park Hours:

November - February: 8am - 6pm
March, April, May, September and October: 7am - 8pm
June - August: 7am - 9pm
Closed Christmas Day

Park Office Hours
8am - 5pm weekdays
Closed state holidays