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The pinnacle at Pilot Mountain State Park


Parents do you need something for the kids to do while you take down the tent and pack the car for the ride back home?  Have them join a Ranger at the campground amphitheater for an educational program about some of the animals that can be found at the park.  The program will last 45 minutes.  The campground amphitheater is located to the left of the information kiosk as you enter the campground, look for the white NC State Ranger pickup truck.

Date of Event: 
Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:15am
Start Location: 
Campground Amphitheater

Pilot Mountain State Park

1792 Pilot Knob Park Road
PinnacleNC 27043
Phone336-325-2355, prescribed fire info page:
Latitude: 36.341276
Longitude: -80.462930

Park Hours:

The Mountain Section:
 March to November : Opens at 7am, Closes at Sunset. 

 December to February : Opens at 8am, Closes at Sunset. 

Campers only may enter the mountain section until the following times:
March,April, October- 9pm
May-September- 10pm
November- 8pm

Yadkin River Section:
November to February: 8:30am - 5pm
March, April: 8:30am - 7pm
May, June, July, August, September: 8:30am - 8pm
October: 8:30am - 7pm

Please note the North and South River Sections are 10 and 20 miles from the mountain section of the park and have different operating hours. Gates are locked promptly at closing. There is no gate entry before or after hours, including campgrounds, except in case of medical or law enforcement emergency. No vehicles other than those registered to campers may be left in the park overnight.

Park Office
8am - 4:30pm 7 days a week 

The park is closed Christmas Day