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Hiking for a Century

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Hiking for a Century

Join us for the 100th Anniversary Celebration of North Carolina State Parks on the mountain where it all began! Come explore the mountain that inspired a state to start something new! A variety of guided hikes of varying levels of difficulty will be offered throughout the day. Please check back online regularly for more details.

Date of Event: 
Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Start Location: 
Summit Parking Area

Mount Mitchell State Park

2388 State Highway 128
BurnsvilleNC 28714
Latitude: 35.752800
Longitude: -82.273700

Park Hours:

November - February: 7am - 6pm
March, April: - 7am - 8pm
September, October: 7am - 9pm
May - August: 7am - 10pm
Closed Christmas Day

Park Office Hours:
8am - 5pm Monday - Sunday, April - October
8am - 5pm Monday - Friday, November - March

Museum Hours
May - October: 10am - 6pm 

Restaurant Hours: 
May 1 - August 31, 10am - 8pm daily
September 1 - October 31, 10am - 7pm daily

Concession Stand / Gift Shop:
May - October, 10am - 6pm daily