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Raymond Fisher campground closed   

The Raymond Fisher campground is closed due to aggressive bear behavior. Black bears have been active at Gorges State Park in recent weeks. Please make sure to hang food properly or store items in the trunk of your vehicle and ensure that all the windows are rolled up. Please report any bear sightings and or activity to park staff at the visitor center immediately.

 Posted on: Monday, October 1, 2018
Education

Gorges State Park opened its 7,100 square-foot Visitor Center in 2012. The Center was designed and built to national green building standards. Additionally two large picnic shelters with restrooms, and a maintenance facilities were completed. The Visitor Center is home to the park offices, large exhibit hall, a 75-person auditorium, 40-person classroom, and large covered wrap around decks offering outstanding southern views of the escarpment and park. The center received "GOLD" status by the national Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program. 

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Contact:

Gorges State Park

976 Grassy Ridge Road
SapphireNC 28774
Phone(828) 966-9099
gorges@ncparks.gov, Caution: GPS directions in this area of the state are not reliable.
Latitude: 35.096000
Longitude: -82.951000

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General Park Hours
7am to 9pm

Picnic Areas
8am to 7:30pm

Visitor Center
Monday - Sunday
9am to 5pm