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Gorges State Park

Contact: James Ledgerwood, State Park Ranger

Mailing Address: PO Box 100
Sapphire, NC 28774

Phone Number: 828-966-9099

Fax Number: 828-966-4526

Email Address:

Website Address:; search Gorges State Park

Office Hours: 8:00am to 12:00pm, 1:00pm to 5:00pm M-F

Location: Gorges State Park, Transylvania County--from WCU take Hwy 107 South towards Cashiers. In Cashiers, turn left onto Hwy 64 West. Travel approximately 10 miles. Park is located on the left just after the Hwy 281 South intersection. It is in the same building as the Sapphire Post Office. Total travel time: 50 min - 1 hr

Agency Description: Gorges State Park, a North Carolina State Park, seeks to protect North Carolina's natural diversity, provide recreation opportunities, and encourage stewardship of North Carolina's natural resources. Construction is pending at the park; please call in advance for more information.

Training: None.

Time Commitment: We can work with groups or individuals. Contact the Park Office for planned activities or any restrictions that may occur. These are subject to change depending on the circumstances.

Skills, Experience, and Special Requirements: None.

Volunteer Involvement: Assist as needed and in concert with the student any area of park operations including, but not limited to: environmental education, public contact, office operations, natural resource management, and maintenance.
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