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Beautiful in Every Season

SEASONLESS WONDER  There is no season prettier than another in the beautiful Sauratown Mountains.  As an organization dedicated to the preservation of this unusual Mountain range, we are so pleased that tourists and locals alike enjoy our many hiking trails, and playing in and along our Rivers all through the year.  In Spring one can…
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Passage of the Connect NC Bond on March 15th is crucial to our two State Parks.

Hanging Rock will get funds necessary to repair and renovate Vade Mecum so that it can be opened to the public. Pilot Mountain will see a much overdue Visitor Center funded along with parking and transportation improvements. Used to be that the park overfilled on peak Autumn weekends. Now even in the Winter, traffic backs…
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The Lake in Autumn at Hanging Rock State Park, photo by Johanna H. Stern

Fall At Pilot Mountain State Park means Hawk Migration!

Broad-winged hawks, traveling in kettles migrate an average of 4,350 miles to Central and South America!  On any given day between September 11th-30th, (weather permitting) we can see hundreds of migrating raptors.  Come visit any day between 10 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. for the annual Hawk Migration to view these raptors in all their glory and join rangers and…
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