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How an Eclipse Happens

A dark view of Mount Mitchell State Park
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How an Eclipse Happens

Find out more about the Solar Eclipse. This rare event will not happen here again till May 2078! Mount Mitchell will have 98.43% percent totality on Monday, August 21st.

Date of Event: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Start Location: 
Upper Summit Parking Lot
Contact:

Mount Mitchell State Park

2388 State Highway 128
BurnsvilleNC 28714
Phone828-675-4611
mount.mitchell@ncparks.gov
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: 
Ph 
828-675-1024 
May 1 - August 31, 10am - 8pm daily
September 1 - October 31, 10am - 7pm daily

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