Parking Lot Directions
Take US 52. Exit at the Pilot Mtn State Park exit. (exit 130) If you're traveling north, turn right at the end of the exit ramp. If you're traveling south, turn left at the end of the exit ramp. Go down Pilot Mtn. Park Rd. to the stop sign. Turn left on Old Winston Rd. Go about a half mile and the parking area is on the right. The trail entrance is at the end of the parking lot closest to Coon Rd. and is marked by wooden rails.This is a gravel lot that can hold a good number of vehicles and has a small covered picnic shelter but no restrooms.
Surry Line Parking Lot
Tories Den Parking Lot
From areas north of Pilot Mtn: Take US.52 S, exit at Pilot Mtn.(exit 134). Turn left on Rt. 268. Stay on Rt 268 until you reach Rock House Rd. Turn right on Rock House Rd. At the end of Rock House Rd turn left on Taylor Rd. At the end of Taylor Rd, turn right onto Rt 66. Go about a mile up curvy Rt 66 and turn left onto Moores Spring Rd. Go 1/2 mile and turn right onto Mickey Rd. Go .8 mile and turn right onto Charlie Young Rd. The paved parking area is on the left .4 mile up Charlie Young Rd.
This is a paved parking area with no facilities and can park 4 or 5 horse truck & trailers and several smaller vehicles. One horseback riding & hiking trail begins at the near end of the parking lot while the hiking only trail begins at the far end of the parking lot.
Brims Grove Parking Lot
From US.52, exit at Pinnacle exit #129. If you exited from 52 South, turn left onto Perch Rd. If you exited from 52 North, turn right onto Perch Rd. Go about 1 mile to the stop sign. Turn left at the stop sign onto Old Rt 52. Go 1.7 miles and turn right onto Coon Rd. Go 1.6 miles and turn left on Volunteer Rd. Go a very short distance and turn right on Brim's Grove Rd. The parking area is .2 mile down this road on the left. This is a small gravel parking area with a covered picnic table. There are no bathroom facilities at this parking area. To get to the trail entrance, cross the road, travel south a short distance and look for trail signs on the left.
Taylor Rd Parking Area
From Winston-Salem: Take US.52 N, exit at RJR/Moores Spring Rd. (exit #122)
Turn left off the exit and go 4.5 miles to Rt.66. There's a stoplight
at this intersection. Turn left at this light onto Rt.66 and go
approximately 6 miles. Turn left at the second
Taylor Rd sign and the parking is on the left a
short distance up the road.
From areas north of Pilot Mtn: Take US.52 S, exit at Pilot Mtn.(exit 134). Turn left on Rt. 268. Stay on Rt 268 until you reach Rock House Rd. Turn right on Rock House Rd. At the end of Rock House Rd turn right on Taylor Rd. and the parking is on the left a short distance up the road.
This is a grassy parking area provided to us by a generous land owner who lives nearby. It can park 2 or 3 horse truck & trailers and several smaller vehicles, and there are no facilities.