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I love this place it is beautiful any time of the year. I do wish there was a slightly shorter and... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
kelli j
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Excellent state park with many very good trails, nice visitor center and very good views. Easy to... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
sabimax
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“backside trail”(12 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

I love this place it is beautiful any time of the year. I do wish there was a slightly shorter and easier way to make it too the top but when you get there it’s beautiful you can see all the way to Charlotte on...More

Thank kelli j
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Excellent state park with many very good trails, nice visitor center and very good views. Easy to get to from the interstate.

Thank sabimax
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I might be a little biased since I live on the foothill of Crowders, but nevertheless, Crowders offers many vantage points with beautiful views, a labyrinth of trails which provide different experiences each time you go, and probably the best thing about Crowders is that...More

2  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Crowders Mountain provide many trails in this relatively large state park just West of Charlotte. If I could rank it 3 1/2 stars I would. It's above average, yet I wouldn't say it's "very good". Perhaps I'm spoiled from spending the last 2 year's in...More

Thank Gene S
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Great day trip for all ages Hike to top is 1 mile strenuous and includes 341 steps with benches alone the way. Dog lease friendly & take lots of water Great repelling with 45 ft 85ft & 140ft drops 1st,time repelling ever & I did...More

1  Thank Funadventures2do
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

My gym family and I went on a Saturday hike at Crowders Mountain. We chose the path that appeared to be really step and ended with over 300 stairs that took us to the top. It was challenging but the views were breathtaking. This is...More

1  Thank Tamara V
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We are camped 16 days at an RV Park in Blacksburg. We arrived here just for a hike on a special holiday. We saw a few options for trails. We took an easy one from the Visitors Center to Shorts Lake. We saw two otters...More

Thank Bob19512014
Reviewed 18 April 2018

My grandson was visiting and he is one who always wants to be on his electronics. My husband had just had total knee replacement so we couldn't go hiking but did look around the visitor's center and then walked a short distance in the woods....More

1  Thank momngrandma
Reviewed 16 April 2018

This was our first trip to Crowders Mountain. We stop at the park office and talked with the two ladies working and the little sales counter and they were both super friendly and very helpful with explaining the different trails. We decide to do King's...More

2  Thank Botzworth
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

The trail to the top is really nice and taken care of. The view at the top is beautiful and it is fun to go around the many rocks at the top. The only downfall is the amount of people. If you are looking for...More

1  Thank ju1i3
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Nick J
30 March 2018|
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Response from ladylapoet | Reviewed this property |
If you are just going for a hike...there's no need to reserve anything. I did see some families that we heading to the campsite and yes...you have to reserve anything area. I didn't stay over...only did the 2 hr trail.
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Melanie F
26 February 2018|
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Response from 143camp | Reviewed this property |
We take the pinnacle trail it’s pretty tough, it faces km at the top! There is another entrance that has more steps and it faces Charlotte at the top
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sullivanbrenden
10 February 2018|
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Response from AuntTraci | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure I can answer your question. Crowders is, well, crowded. If you’re looking for privacy, you’re not going to get it here. It’s pretty active year round with hikers. You likely won’t go more than 5 to 20 minutes... More
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