Pilot Mountain State Park, seen here from an observation deck near the upper parking lot, Wednesday, November 21, 2012, has reopened to visitors although some trails will remain closed until railings and safety features can be fixed. The park was closed after a prescribed burn jumped fire lines and burned nearly 700 acres.
Posted: Sunday, July 27, 2014 11:00 pm
CHARLOTTE — A twisting 2.5-mile road in Pilot Mountain State Park leads to the iconic quartzite knob that’s been a landmark for centuries and in public hands since 1968.
But buried in a bill now before North Carolina legislators are a few paragraphs that would let state officials essentially rent out the park for private use.
Sunday, July 27, 2014 11:00 pm.