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 Posted on: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 11:15am
Events and Programs

Pilot Mountain State Park offers a variety of learning opportunities for all ages. Typically led by park rangers, these interpretive programs allow the public to gain perspective into what makes North Carolina state parks naturally wonderful. ​

Most of the events are free, though some require pre-registration. All give park visitors deeper insight into the natural world. Call the park office for more information.

 

Visit members of Forsyth Audubon and Park Rangers as we count and document the number of migrating raptors! Stop by the Little Pinnacle Overlook and look to the skies to see migrating hawks, falcons, eagles, osprey! Use a pair of binoculars to see for yourself and learn about the history of migrating raptors! Bring the kids to help celebrate Take a Child Outside Week!!!

Date of Event:
Repeats every day until Mon Oct 01 2018.
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Wed, 09/26/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Thu, 09/27/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Fri, 09/28/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Sat, 09/29/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Sun, 09/30/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Mon, 10/01/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm
Start Location:
Little Pinnacle Overlook

Visit members of Forsyth Audubon and Park Rangers as we count and document the number of migrating raptors! Stop by the Little Pinnacle Overlook and look to the skies to see migrating hawks, falcons, eagles, osprey! Use a pair of binoculars to see for yourself and learn about the history of migrating raptors! Bring the kids to help celebrate Take a Child Outside Week!!!

Date of Event:
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Wed, 09/26/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Thu, 09/27/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Fri, 09/28/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Sat, 09/29/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Sun, 09/30/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Mon, 10/01/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm
Start Location:
Little Pinnacle Overlook

Visit members of Forsyth Audubon and Park Rangers as we count and document the number of migrating raptors! Stop by the Little Pinnacle Overlook and look to the skies to see migrating hawks, falcons, eagles, osprey! Use a pair of binoculars to see for yourself and learn about the history of migrating raptors! Bring the kids to help celebrate Take a Child Outside Week!!!

Date of Event:
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Wed, 09/26/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Thu, 09/27/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Fri, 09/28/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Sat, 09/29/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Sun, 09/30/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Mon, 10/01/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm
Start Location:
Little Pinnacle Overlook

Visit members of Forsyth Audubon and Park Rangers as we count and document the number of migrating raptors! Stop by the Little Pinnacle Overlook and look to the skies to see migrating hawks, falcons, eagles, osprey! Use a pair of binoculars to see for yourself and learn about the history of migrating raptors! Bring the kids to help celebrate Take a Child Outside Week!!!

Date of Event:
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Wed, 09/26/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Thu, 09/27/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Fri, 09/28/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Sat, 09/29/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Sun, 09/30/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Mon, 10/01/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm
Start Location:
Little Pinnacle Overlook

Visit members of Forsyth Audubon and Park Rangers as we count and document the number of migrating raptors! Stop by the Little Pinnacle Overlook and look to the skies to see migrating hawks, falcons, eagles, osprey! Use a pair of binoculars to see for yourself and learn about the history of migrating raptors! Bring the kids to help celebrate Take a Child Outside Week!!!

Date of Event:
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Wed, 09/26/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Thu, 09/27/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Fri, 09/28/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Sat, 09/29/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Sun, 09/30/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm, Mon, 10/01/2018 - 11:00am to 4:30pm
Start Location:
Little Pinnacle Overlook
Contact:

Pilot Mountain State Park

1792 Pilot Knob Park Road
PinnacleNC 27043
Phone336-325-2355
pilot.mountain@ncparks.gov
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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