Pilot Mountain State Park  »  Hours of Operation

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Park Hours:

The Mountain Section:
January, February 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
March, April 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
May, June, July, August, September 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
October 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
November 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
December 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Yadkin River Section:

January, February 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
March, April 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
May, June, July, August, September 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
October 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
November 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
December 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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.


Park Office Hours
8AM-430 PM- 7 DAYS A WEEK

The park is closed Christmas Day.