Pilot Mountain State Park, Pinnacle

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#12 of 158 in Nature in North Carolina
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Pilot Mountain State Park is a North Carolina state park in Surry and Yadkin Counties, North Carolina in the United States. Located near Pinnacle, North Carolina on highway US 52, it covers 3,872 acres (15.67 km2) and includes the distinctive 2,241 foot (683 m) peak of Pilot Mountain.

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  • My go-to spot to feel a bit of peace...to relax with fresh air & an amazing view! Great place to see 'the' mountain from so many directions. A must-see!! 
    My go-to spot to feel a bit of peace...to relax with fresh air & an amazing view! Great place to see 'the' mountain from so many directions. A must-see!!  more »
  • awesome visitor center and beautiful park! We took our 1 year old on a hike that was easy enough for him to walk on his own. 
    awesome visitor center and beautiful park! We took our 1 year old on a hike that was easy enough for him to walk on his own.  more »
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  • We stayed two nights at the campground which was great. The campsites are well taken care of. The showers/restrooms are always clean and fully functioning. There's hot water. Also, it's right next to the grindstone trail, so you can take the two mile hike up to the summit. The hike is pretty scenic and the views at the top are incredible. We had lunch at the smaller pinnacle, which is a good spot to view the main pinnacle. Also, i was worried that the fire from 2021 which burned more than 1000 acres would take away from the beauty and the experience but it is very much still worth the visit.
  • I really enjoyed my time at Pilot Mountain. There was a lot of families there walking the dogs and enjoying nature at it's finest!!! It was one of my favorite places as a kid now that I'm a father it's one of my favorite places for my kids! I miss my kids spending time Outdoors bonded with the family making memories something that you can’t make up at a later date! Once your babies are grown they are grown and probably making memories of their own!!! 🥲🏞🏔

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