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Upcoming Events:

Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 1:00pm
Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 5:00pm
Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 5:00pm
Park is Open! Four Wheel Drive and Foot Traction...   

Two inches of snow and ice fell on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.  All roads, trails & walkways may contain snow/ice.  Four wheel drive and foot traction devices are highly recommended.

 Last updated on: Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Ice   

Some surfaces covered in a thin, unnoticable coating of ice that is very slick.  Take care.

 Last updated on: Sunday, February 17, 2019

Fees/FAQs/Rules

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.

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