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Night Hike around the Knob

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Night Hike around the Knob

Look for bats, listen for owls, and enjoy the night as we walk in the dark. Meet with a park ranger at the Summit Parking Area to join for a hike of the Jomeokee Trail at night. Please bring a personal flashlight.

Hike Length and Difficulty: 
Easy, 0.8 miles
Date of Event: 
Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 8:00pm to 9:15pm
Start Location: 
Jomeokee Trail

Pilot Mountain State Park

1792 Pilot Knob Park Road
PinnacleNC 27043
Latitude: 36.341276
Longitude: -80.462930

Map of North Carolina


The Mountain Section:

March 15 to November 30 : Opens at 7am. Closes at Sunset. 

December to February : Opens at 8am. Closes at 6pm. 

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


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