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Pilot Mountain

1792 Pilot Knob Park Road, Pinnacle, NC, Mount Airy, NC 27043-9090
+1 336-325-2355
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Breathtaking Views

Climb to the top, it's definitely worth it. There is also an easy to get to platform with views if... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
coopercasa
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Fort Worth
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Mount Pilot

Plethora of breathtaking vistas . Tremendous bird watching - eagles and other raptors. Free... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Margot S
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Great views of the countryside may be enjoyed from the summit.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“hiking trails” (26 reviews)
“state park” (27 reviews)
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1792 Pilot Knob Park Road, Pinnacle, NC, Mount Airy, NC 27043-9090
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+1 336-325-2355
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Climb to the top, it's definitely worth it. There is also an easy to get to platform with views if you aren't able to navigate inclines and stairs. Get there early, traffic can build up quick!

Thank coopercasa
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Plethora of breathtaking vistas . Tremendous bird watching - eagles and other raptors. Free. Accessible for all ages - You can drive to the summit and the paths are negotiable for seniors - big plus. Take binoculars , camera and walking stick. The long and...More

Thank Margot S
Reviewed 24 September 2017

A quick drive to the top and then you can choose which trails to go on. Well maintained state park, people that we met walking up the trail were very friendly.

Thank Gina R
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This place is beautiful if you like the outdoors and nature. There is sufficient parking and a number of lookout areas to enjoy the beautiful views. Bring your camera, a picnic lunch and make sure you are wearing your comfortable walking/hiking shoes if you plan...More

Thank Luci S
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Go to the knob,you won't be disappointed. The views are incredible. 2 hours from Raleigh and you're in Mayberry

Thank RKCHILTON
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We absolutely love hiking Pilot Mountain. The scenery is breath taking! You can see for miles and miles!

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This park is beautiful and offers many different levels of hiking trails from easy to strenuous. The trails are shady and fairly even, which lends to safe hiking. The views at the top op the mountain are breathtaking! Parking can be difficult, so prepare to...More

1  Thank Meg250
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Pilot mountain is a good place for hikers, climbers, or just someone looking for a beautiful view. The mountain is easily accessible by vehicle and can be enjoyed by everyone. Take a moment to go to the visitors center to plan or visit or to...More

Thank Glenn B
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Excellent state park for a family picnic, casual hike or even rock climbing. Picnic areas are clean and there are numerous tables spread out so even on the busiest days a table is easy to grab. We saw bald eagles and deer while hiking the...More

1  Thank dmoore1102
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful place to experience some of God's wonderful beauty!! Very well maintained and informative!

Thank pdbryant2003
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Christy M
27 July 2017|
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Response from Rick B | Reviewed this property |
No there are motels in Mt Airy and cabins throughout the area
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Bill H
6 June 2017|
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Response from marcy333 | Reviewed this property |
I enjoyed the drive up to the top almost as much as the view from the top. Once you park at the top you should walk just a short distance to see an even better view. You can also have a picnic at the top as there are... More
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lara631
5 September 2015|
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Response from Stephanie440601 | Reviewed this property |
Bring a leash and a bag and you'll be fine.
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