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Crowders Mountain State Park, NC

Photo: Crowders Mountain State Park
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sun Sep 20 2015   Later Dates
Site, Loop:003, Crowders Mountain Family Backpack Campground
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Reservation Window: Tue Oct 21 2014 – Sun Sep 20 2015


Check-in: 4:00 pm
  


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Check-out: 3:00 pm

Site Details:

  • Site Type: Primitive
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Site Access: Hike-In
  • Hike In Distance to Site: 5280
  • Checkin Time: 4:00 pm
  • Checkout Time: 3:00 pm
  • Type of Use: Overnight
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 6
  • Pets Allowed: Y
  • Min Num of Vehicles: 1
  • Max Num of Vehicles: 2
  • Max Vehicle Length: 20
  • Shade: Full
  • Tent Pad Length: 12
  • Tent Pad Width: 12
  • Tent Pad: Y
  • Campfire Allowed: Y
  • Fire Pit: Y
  • Grills: Y
  • Looking For Category: Group Site,Tent Site
  • Picnic Table: Y
  • Distance to Body of Water: 5280
  • Parking Lot Surface: Paved
  • Proximity to Drinking Water: 311
  • Site Surface: Dirt
  • Tent Only: Y
Photo: 003, Crowders Mountain Family Backpack Campground Photo: 003, Crowders Mountain Family Backpack Campground Photo: 003, Crowders Mountain Family Backpack Campground Photo: 003, Crowders Mountain Family Backpack Campground Photo: 003, Crowders Mountain Family Backpack Campground Photo: 003, Crowders Mountain Family Backpack Campground

Alerts and Important Information

Site

Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
Firearms and other weapons are prohibited except that those with a proper permit may possess a concealed handgun in permitted areas and under the requirements of North Carolina G.S. 14-415.11. All firearms and weapons are prohibited in state park visitor centers and park offices.
All campers must pre-register at park office or at self-registration box at Pinnacle Trailhead at Visitor Center. All vehicles must be parked at the Visitor Center. All campers must provide park with a tag and description of their vehicles(s) prior to going to the campground.
Firewood provided at campground. All fires must be attended at all times.
The park gate is closed & locked at the posted gate closing time. No one will be allowed in or out of the gate except in cases of emergencies. Anyone entering the park after the gate is closed is subject to citation. This is a moderate one mile hike in to the camping area.
Lights required for those hiking to campground after dark; difficult hike to the campground in the dark! For safety reasons, no campers are allowed to hike park trails after gate closing hours, except to get equipment from their vehicle to the campground.
Pets are allowed except in park buildings and swim areas, but they must be on a leash no longer than six feet and cannot be left unattended.
Posted quiet hours are enforced. Building fires in undesignated areas is prohibited.
Unlicensed vehicles and motorcycles, golf carts, ATV's and mini-bikes are prohibited with the exception of mobility-aid devices used by a mobility-impaired person. All vehicles are prohibited from walkways, trails and other areas not designated for such purposes.
Campsite is a one mile hike from the parking lot. The only parking available for the campsite is at the Visitor Center Area. No overnight parking is allowed at the Linwood Access Area, Boulders Access Area, or outsite the park gates.

Notes

Site

The park closing hours are as follows:
November - February: 6 P.M.
March, April, September, October: 8 P.M.
May - August: 9 P.M.

Gates Opens at 8 AM year round. Gate closes at 8 PM March, April, September, October Gate closes at 9 PM May-August Gate closes at 6 PM November-February.
FOR AFTER HOURS EMERGENCIES, CAMPERS WILL BE PROVIDED AN EMERGENCY PAGER PHONE NUMBER; NO ENTRY TO PARK OR EXIT FROM THE PARK AFTER GATES ARE CLOSED OR PRIOR TO GATES OPENING, EXCEPT UNDER EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES.
Quiet hours are 10 PM to 7 AM

North Carolina state park rules and regulations are posted in each park and enforced by rangers. Violating these rules and regulations is a misdemeanor and may result in a fine and revocation of permit.
State vehicle and traffic laws are enforced, and the speed limit is 25 mph unless otherwise posted.
North Carolina state parks are wildlife sanctuaries; no hunting is allowed and collecting plants, minerals and artifacts is prohibited. State fishing regulations are enforced.
Campsite is one mile hike from the parking lot.
The only parking available for the campsite is at the Visitor Center Area. No overnight parking is allowed at the Linwood Access Area, Boulders Access Area, or outside the park gates.

Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.