A Guide To Hiking Pilot Mountain State Park
Pilot Mountain is convenient to cities in the Piedmont and has multiple trails from easy to strenuous.
The Jomeokee Trail is easy and 0.8 miles. Perfect for a quick walk with gorgeous views of the area.
This trail is very dog friendly but does have some rock stairs. It goes around Pilot Knob and takes a little less than an hour.
Ledge Springs Trail gives you this gorgeous view of the knob. It is harder but a great workout.
There are lots of stairs on this trail and it takes around 2 hours to complete.
Grindstone Trail takes you from the visitor’s center at the bottom to the top of the mountain.
This is a strenuous trail but the views are beautiful.
At Pilot you’ll find steep cliffs, forests, and wildflowers in the summer.
Be on the lookout for mountain laurel in early summer.
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