Elk Knob State Park

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Elk Knob State Park is a popular destination for nature watchers, hikers and backcountry campers. Visitors appreciate the remote and primitive setting within the park’s backcountry along with its breath-taking vistas. Groupsite B is located within the backcountry of Elk Knob State Park at an elevation of 4000 ft. Campers experience the remoteness of the backcountry as they view plants and animals along the headwaters of the New River.

Elk Knob State Park is known for its spectacular hiking trails and vistas from the summit of Elk Knob. Trout fishing is permitted within the headwaters of the New River and posted trout waters exist adjacent to park property. Bird watching is popular as the park is home to the Golden-winged Warbler.

Plan B country store is a ten minute drive from the park and will provide small food items. Lowes Food is a fifteen minute drive to Boone from the park and will offer additional camping related items. The closest restaurant is in Boone.

Events

Backstreet Park Concert Series – Crooked Road Ramblers

May 27 2022
  • Backstreet Park West Jefferson

Backstreet Park Concert Series – Wayne Henderson Band

June 03 2022
  • Backstreet Park West Jefferson

Tavern Live Concert Series

May 20 2022
  • The Tavern

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