South Mountains State Park

South Mountains State Park

The largest state park in North Carolina with more than 40 miles of trails and an 18-mile mountain bike loop. Elevations up to 3,000 feet and an 80-foot waterfall provide excellent views.

South Mountains State Park

Highshoalsfalls

High Shoals Water fall is a 1-mile hike along a well-maintained gravel trail.

Just south of Morganton and Valdese is the largest state park in North Carolina. More than 40 miles of trails and an 18-mile mountain bike loop. Elevations up to 3,000 feet and an 80-foot waterfall provide excellent views. Activities include equestrian camping, primitive camping, trout fishing, mountain biking, picnicking and hiking.

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