Pine Grove Furnace State Park


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Top 10 Things to do

There are dozens of fun activities at Pine Grove Furnace State Park, but here's a list to get you started.

 

Steeped in natural and historical features, the 696-acre Pine Grove Furnace State Park is at the northern tip of the Blue Ridge Mountains, in an area known as South Mountain. Visitors enjoy many recreational opportunities, including two mountain lakes, Laurel Lake and Fuller Lake, hiking the Appalachian Trail, biking the rail trail, visiting the Appalachian Trail Museum and imagining when the park was a charcoal-fired iron furnace community. The park is surrounded by Michaux State Forest, which provides opportunities for exploring extensive public lands around South Mountain.

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Maps and Downloadables

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Recreational Guide

Pine Grove Furnace State Park Map (.pdf) (1,787 kb, 5/13)
Pine Grove Furnace State Park Recreational Guide (.pdf) (2,135 kb, 5/13)
   large print version of the guide text (.rtf)

Interactive GIS Map

The Interactive GIS Map uses Geographic Information Systems to create a map that does not need to be downloaded and features driving directions, searchable park amenities and customizable maps. Please note that the background maps are maintained by a variety of public sources and driving directions usually go to the nearest large road.

Campground Map

Pine Grove Furnace State Park Campground Map (.pdf)  (292 kb, 7/14)
    large print version of the brochure (.rtf)