One Of North Carolina’s Most Stunning Natural Wonders, Pilot Mountain Stands 2,421 Feet Above Sea Level
At first glance, North Carolina’s famous natural landmark known as Pilot Mountain may look like a volcano. Stretching more then 2,000 feet above sea level, Pilot Mountain is a monadnock located at the westernmost end of the Sauratown mountains and is definitely not a volcano.
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Before heading to Pilot Mountain State Park, please check the official website to verify hours of operation. Also, be aware that this state park has a small parking area and once it is full, you will either be asked to wait until someone leaves – or rangers may suggest another nearby park (such as Hanging Rock State Park) instead.
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Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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