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Pollinator Power - Assault on Invasive Plants!

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Pollinator Power - Assault on Invasive Plants!

Happy Earth Day! Join a Park Ranger to learn the importance of pollinators and how to attract them to your backyard. Learn the difference between a native, introduced, and invasive…
Then get to work and help us remove harmful invasive plants and then learn why we should plant natives! The first 15 participants will go home with a free native plant to help attract these powerful and important pollinators to your backyard. Participants will have the opportunity to obtain their patch as a Junior Ranger at Pilot Mountain State Park! (2 hours)

Hike Length and Difficulty: 
0.5 miles, Easy
Date of Event: 
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Start Location: 
Pilot Creek Access

Pilot Mountain State Park

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

Park Hours:

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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