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Waterfall on Jacob Fork River at South Mountains State Park
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3001 South Mountain Park Ave.
Connelly Springs, NC 28612

828-433-4772
south.mountains@ncparks.gov

 

Map of North Carolina

GPS: 35.5963, -81.600

 

Open Daily (except Christmas Day) 7am
Closing Hours
December, January and February 7pm
November 8pm
March, April and October 9pm
May - September 10pm
Closed Christmas Day

Park Office
8am - 5pm weekdays and weekends
Closed Christmas Day

April Stocking of Trout   

Due to the park closure at this time, stocking will not occur in April. Stocking will continue once the park opens back up. We apologize for the inconvenience.

 Last updated on: Friday, March 27, 2020

PARK CLOSED   

South Mountains State Park is closed until further notice to limit the spread of COVID-19.

 Last updated on: Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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UNC-TV: Fire brings new life to South Mountains State Park

February 14, 2019

More than two years after a large fire, plants at South Mountains State Park are thriving.

From the UNC School of Media & Journalism

Producer: Rob Gourley
Associate Producer: Kara Kochek
Scriptwriter and Narrator: Minali Nigam
Cameras/Video Editors: Rob Gourley and Bob Gunter
Executive Producer: Dr. Tom Linden

Photographs courtesy of Ranger Amanda Lasley of South Mountains
Additional video courtesy of Rahima Rahi


Into the river: A field trip to South Mountains State Park

May 9, 2014

Middle school field trip to a stream at North Carolina's South Mountains State Park