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Pilot Knob at Pilot Mountain State Park

Pilot Mountain State Park – Mountain Section

Location: Surry County, 24 miles northwest of Winston-Salem

At the park, you can find: Pilot Knob, the Yadkin River, and ravens soaring above Big Pinnacle

Highlights at this access: tent and trailer camping; variety of hiking trails; rock climbing and rappelling; visitor center

1792 Pilot Knob Park Road
Pinnacle, NC 27043
Meadow at the Pilot Creek access at Pilot Mountain State Park

Pilot Mountain State Park – Pilot Creek Access

Location: Surry County, 27 miles northwest of Winston-Salem

At the park, you can find: Pilot Knob, the Yadkin River, and ravens soaring above Big Pinnacle

Highlights at this access: meadows above Pilot Creek, a registered part of the Rosalynn Carter Butterfly Trail; long moderate hike to main mountain section

382 Boyd Nelson Road
Pinnacle, NC 27043

Pilot Mountain State Park – Pinnacle Hotel Road / Culler Road Parking

Location: Surry County, 23 miles northwest of Winston-Salem

At the park, you can find: Pilot Knob, the Yadkin River, and ravens soaring above Big Pinnacle

Highlights at this access: access to Grassy Ridge, Mountain and Corridor trails; horse trailer parking

134 Culler Road
Pinnacle, NC 27043

Pilot Mountain State Park – Shoals Fishing Area

Location: Yadkin County, 22 miles northwest of Winston-Salem

At the park, you can find: Pilot Knob, the Yadkin River, and ravens soaring above Big Pinnacle

Highlights at this access: fishing access; paddling launch for the Yadkin River

4454 Shoals Road
East Bend, NC 27018
View of the Cape Fear River from atop the rock during autumn at Raven Rock State Park

Raven Rock State Park

Location: Harnett County, 40 miles southwest of Raleigh

At the park, you can find: Raven Rock; rapids on the Cape Fear River; Northington Lock and Dam remains; creek tributaries; mountain laurel

Highlights at this access: hiking; mountain biking; full hook-up RV camping; backpack camping; cabins

3009 Raven Rock Road
Lillington, NC 27546
Views of the Blue Ridge Mountains from Rendezvous Mountain State Park

Rendezvous Mountain State Park

Location: Wilkes County, 30 miles east of Boone

You can find: Blue Ridge mountain and its hardwood forest habitat

Highlights: views of nearby mountains, such as Grandfather, Table Rock, and Hawksbill; Purlear Creek

1956 Rendezvous Mountain Road
Purlear, NC 28665
Sunset at Singletary Lake State Park

Singletary Lake State Park

Location: Bladen County, 48 miles northwest of Wilmington

You can find: Singletary Lake, a Carolina bay lake, and the fox squirrel

Highlights: group camp facilities with mess hall, grill, cabins, and swimming on the pier; vacation cabin for up to 12 people; day-use access to hiking, fishing, paddling, and picnicking

6707 N.C. 53 E.
Kelly, NC 28448
Clear Creek Lake at South Mountains State Park

South Mountains State Park – Clear Creek Access

Location: Burke County, 55 miles east of Asheville

You can find: elevations up to 3,000 feet, mountain streams, and the rosebay rhododendron

Highlights: day-use only access for hiking, horseback riding, paddling, and fishing; Clear Creek lake and watershed; stream crossings and small waterfalls

5999 Branstrom Orchard St.
Morganton, NC 28655
High Shoals Falls at the Jacob Fork access of South Mountains State Park

South Mountains State Park – Jacob Fork Access

Location: Burke County, 70 miles east of Asheville

You can find: elevations up to 3,000 feet, mountain streams, and the rosebay rhododendron

Highlights: more than 40 miles of hiking, biking and bridle trails; backpack camping in the rugged backcountry; equestrian camping; High Shoals Falls; Jacob Fork River; visitor center

3001 South Mountain Park Ave.
Connelly Springs, NC 28612
The granite dome at Stone Mountain State Park

Stone Mountain State Park

Location: Alleghany County, 62 miles northwest of Winston-Salem

You can find: Stone Mountain and rich natural communities as you traverse the summit

Highlights: tent, trailer and RV camping; Hutchinson Homestead; waterfalls; bridle trails; trout fishing; backpack camping; Garden Creek Baptist Church

3042 Frank Parkway
Roaring Gap, NC 28668
The lanky pines at Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve

Location: Moore County, 37 miles west of Fayetteville

You can find: the oldest known living longleaf pine tree; red cockaded woodpecker; fox squirrel; Sandhills pyxie-moss

Highlights: easy hiking through longleaf pine forests; Sandhills Discovery Room; access to Boyd and Paint Hill tracts (contact park staff)

1024 Fort Bragg Road
Southern Pines, NC 28387
The entrance road during the fall at Crabtree entrance of William B. Umstead State Park

William B. Umstead State Park – Crabtree Creek Access

Location: Wake County, 11 miles northwest of downtown Raleigh

At the park, you can find: the marbled salamander and the Jack-in-the-pulpit

Highlights at this access: Big Lake and Sycamore Lake; campsites; boat rentals; group camps; visitor center; horse trailer parking; Sycamore Bridge over Sycamore Creek

8801 Glenwood Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27617
Reedy Creek at William B. Umstead State Park

William B. Umstead State Park – Reedy Creek Access

Location: Wake County, 9 miles northwest of downtown Raleigh

At the park, you can find: the marbled salamander and the Jack-in-the-pulpit

Highlights at this access: Reedy Creek Lake; millstone marker for an old grist mill; group campsites; picnic shelter with stone deck

2100 N. Harrison Ave.
Cary, NC 27513