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Map of North Carolina – Elk Knob State Park

 

Contact the park

828-297-7261

elk.knob@ncparks.gov

 

Address

Park office

5564 Meat Camp Road
Todd, NC 28684

GPS: 36.332586, -81.69064

 

Hours

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  • November to February:
    7:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • March to May:
    7:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • June to August:
    7:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • September to October:
    7:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Monday to Friday

     
  • Closed state holidays
     

 

 

 

 

 

Park is Open! Four Wheel Drive and Foot...   

Less than one inch of snow/ice is on all roads, trails and walkways.  Four wheel drive and foot traction devices are highly recommended.

 Last updated on: Monday, January 27, 2020

Additional information

There are no entrance fees to enjoy the park. In addition to park-specific rules, please read the systemwide Park Rules for all North Carolina State Parks.

Camping

The primitive, backcountry campsites and zone camping are $15 per night.  

The group backcountry sites are $55 per night during the summer season (April 1 to October 31) and $49 per night during the winter season (November 1 to March 31) for up to 26 people (minimum of seven).

 

Permits

Event permits. Some events—such as weddings, athletic contests, company parties, etc.—may require a Special Activity Permit. If you're unsure whether such a permit is necessary for your event, call the park office beforehand. You can download a Special Activity Permit application or obtain one from the park office.

Research and collection permits. A permit is required for any project involving the collection, removal or disturbance of any natural or cultural resource of any state park unit and for projects that require placing monitoring equipment in any state park unit. Learn more about research and collection permits or fill out a permit application online.

 

A $25 fee will be charged for all returned checks.

Upcoming Events:

Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 1:00pm
Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 1:00pm
Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 1:00pm