Sauratown Mountains

Uniquely situated in the Piedmont Triad, the Sauratown Mountains have beckoned generations to their trails, summits, and waterways since the early days of the Saura Indians. Friends of Sauratown Mountains was formed in 2010 to preserve and protect the Sauratown Mountains for future generations.
Working closely with Hanging Rock State Park and Pilot Mountain State Park, Friends of Sauratown Mountains seeks to:
  • Promote environmentally sound uses and conservation of the two State Parks, Sauratown Trail, and surrounding waterways. 
  • Maintain and create trails. 
  • Partner with other organizations and businesses committed to outdoor recreation and environmental education. 
  • Advocate at a local and state level for the preservation and integrity of the Sauratown Mountains. 
By becoming a member of Friends of Sauratown Mountains you are joining with hundreds of others that are passionate about preserving and protecting the Sauratown Mountains. Individual membership is $15 per calendar year; Family membership is $30; higher giving levels available. Member benefits include:
  • Regular updates regarding activities, events, and important legislative actions. 
  • Coordinated opportunities to volunteer with others to support the Sauratown Mountains and their natural resources. 
  • Quarterly meetings with unique events for Friends of Sauratown Mountains members. 
Join with us today to make a difference for tomorrow’s generation!

Latest News

  • Vade Mecum Workday Saturday, October 25th  9:00 – 4:00 1105 Camp Sertoma Drive, Westfield  Vade Mecum is safely in the hands of Hanging Rock State Park, and we get to help with getting it into shape to re-open to the public!  Join us for our first workday at Vade Mecum.  We will meet at the Hotel where we will divide into two groups.  One will head out to begin clearing the trails on the property.  If you have pruning tools such as loppers, please bring them.  The other group will begin the process of thoroughly cleaning the buildings, removing trash, sorting items for reuse, salvage, or disposal.  We will furnish all cleaning products and trash bags.     Come for all day or ...
    Posted Oct 18, 2014, 9:26 AM by Administrator Friends of Sauratown Mtns
  • Sunset Eclipse Viewing at Pilot Mountain Thursday, October 23, 5:30pm – 7:00pm  Join a Park Ranger and members of Forsyth Astronomical Society between 5:30-7:00 p.m. to view a partial solar eclipse at the Summit Parking Lot of Pilot Mountain State Park! We will be gathered toward the southern end of the parking lot and would love for you to come and enjoy such an amazing event as the Sun makes it’s way below the horizon during this eclipse.   Remember the only way to view the sun is to do it SAFELY! DO NOT look directly at the sun with your naked eyes, even during a partial eclipse. Less than 1 percent of the visible sun is still 4,000 times ...
    Posted Oct 18, 2014, 9:19 AM by Administrator Friends of Sauratown Mtns
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