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Park has reopened   

Elk Knob State Park is now open. Please exercise caution during your visit as park staff work on clearing debris.

 Posted on: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Events and Programs

Elk Knob State Park offers a variety of learning opportunities for all ages. Typically led by park rangers, these interpretive programs allow the public to gain perspective into what makes North Carolina state parks naturally wonderful. ​

Most of the events are free, though some require pre-registration. All give park visitors deeper insight into the natural world. Call the park office for more information.

 

Come hear about historical customs connected with this time of year.  Learn about the science behind leaf color.

Date of Event:
Sat, 10/13/2018 - 1:00pm
Start Location:
Outdoor Amphitheater

Come hike the Beech Tree Trail with a ranger.  See and learn about beautiful fall color.

Date of Event:
Sun, 10/14/2018 - 1:00pm
Start Location:
Trailhead Parking Lot

Come out and hear about Rattlesnakes and get your questions answered.

Date of Event:
Sat, 10/20/2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Trailhead Parking Lot

Come hike the Beech Tree Trail with a ranger.  See and learn about beautiful fall color.

Date of Event:
Sun, 10/21/2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Trailhead Parking Lot
Contact:

Elk Knob State Park

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

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November - February: 7am - 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