Hiking trails are open, please exercise caution on park roads and trails with the changing winter weather conditions.
The picnic shelters are not currently available for reservations.
The visitor center and restrooms are open, but the exhibit area, classroom, and auditorium remain closed. A properly worn mask or face covering, covering both the nose and the mouth, is required to enter the visitor center.
Chestnut Mountain Road will be Closed from January 16th - March 9th 2021 for Road Repairs.
Due to construction from the developed campground project, the one-way section of the park road is temporarily closed. This includes the roadside overlook.
All campsites are open. Raymond Fisher primitive tent campsites can be reserved online or campers can bring exact change ($15 per night per site) and register in-person at the trailhead. Other backcountry campsites are available for free on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please note that this alert is updated only when something changes. Generally, state parks are following the phased reopening statewide. As of October 3, we are following modified Phase 3.
If you have any questions, contact the park office at (828) 966-9099.
Last updated on: Wednesday, January 13, 2021