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STATEWIDE STAR PARTY - NORTH CAROLINA SCIENCE FESTIVAL

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STATEWIDE STAR PARTY - NORTH CAROLINA SCIENCE FESTIVAL

Come join the Statewide Star Party as Park Ranger and members of the Forsyth Astronomical Society help you find your way in the sky!  Telescopes will be provided for public use and various activities led by Volunteers and Park Rangers will take place throughout the evening.  The viewing will take place in the summis area after dark, weather permittig.

Date of Event: 
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Start Location: 
SUMMIT PARKING AREA.
Contact:

Pilot Mountain State Park

1792 Pilot Knob Park Road
PinnacleNC 27043
Phone336-325-2355
pilot.mountain@ncparks.gov, prescribed fire info page: http://pilotmountainstatepark.tumblr.com/
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