The Forest Demonstration Trail is close. The Talking Tree Trail is open with wayside exhibits for reading, but the "Talking Trees" are under renovation.
About the Park
Located in Wilkes County 30 miles east of Boone, Rendezvous Mountain provides a unique, educational outdoors experience in a mountain forest environment. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, this forest showcases magnificent mountain hardwoods in one of North Carolina's most scenic settings. Visitors can explore its features on a series of well-marked trails and learn about the ecology of the mountain through exhibits and displays along their way.
There are no camping facilities at Rendezvous Mountain. The closest state park with camping is Stone Mountain State Park.
Plan Your Visit
1956 Rendezvous Mountain Road, Purlear, NC 28665
GPS: 36.2185, -81.2871
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays to Fridays
8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays
Please remember to plan ahead and finish your hike or picnic 10 minutes prior to gate closing time.