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Pilot Mountain State Park Campground

31 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

► Tent and trailer camping

The lower slopes of Pilot Mountain house the family camping area where 42 campsites for tents and trailers are scattered among oaks and hickories.

Each site has a tent pad, table, and fire pit/grill. Drinking water is available throughout the campground, and two…

Reservation Info

Park gates are closed and locked at posted closing times for your protection. There will be no exiting or entering the gates after the closing time. All visitors who are not spending the night need to be out by closing time.

If you leave the park and do not return before closing time, you will…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Tent Cabin


For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires


31 Reviews of Pilot Mountain State Park Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Davis H.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2022

Great Weekend Trip

We’re only about 30 minutes from Pilot Mountain and it’s always a great little weekend getaway. Camp host is always very helpful and keeps things in order.

Month of VisitMay
Brian F.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2021

Nice campground

Spent a night here in a hammock. Sites were well maintained, looked level for those ground dwellers that it matters to. Restrooms were adequate and decently clean.

Month of VisitOctober
Dave V.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2021

Andy Griffith's favorite haunt with Helen Crump

I have driven past geological knob numerous times in my NC travels, but this time I was able to visit. I usually travel 'by the seat of my pants' and hope to find an available site and being early week I was able to easily secure a site.

Of the 42 campsites, less than a dozen were filled, so I had…

  • Entrance Sign
  • Pretty self explanatory
  • Trail signage
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Month of VisitJuly


Pilot Mountain State Park Campground is located in North Carolina


From HWY 52 North or South look for the mountain and brown pilot mountain state park exit signs. There is no exit number. The park is 20 miles north of Winston-Salem and 14 miles south of Mount Airy. Get off US 52 at the park and follow the brown park signs.


1792 Pilot Knob Park Rd
Pinnacle, NC 27043


36.34400051 N
80.46600027 W

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