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View of Hanging Rock from Pilot Mountain
Hanging Rock is the Mountain in the background.

 
Hanging Rock State Park
P.O. Box 278
Danbury, NC 27016
(336) 593-8480
hanging.rock@ncmail.net
Park Description
Not far from the cities of the Triad area, off the four-lane highways there"s another North Carolina to be discovered, with sheer cliffs and peaks of bare rock, quiet forests and cascading waterfalls, views of the piedmont plateau that stretch for miles. Hike the trails of Hanging Rock State Park and let nature put life"s hectic pace in perspective. Rent a vacation cabin and fall asleep to the lullabies of spring peepers and chorus frogs. Join an interpretive program and discover something new about nature"s bounty. Nestled in the hills is a cool mountain lake that beckons to swimmers and fishermen. Picnic areas and campgrounds lend themselves to time spent with family and friends. Hanging Rock State Park awaits you.

Hours of Operation: Park hours November-February, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. March and October, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. April, May, September, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. June-August, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Closed Christmas Day

Park office hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily Closed state holidays

Fees: No entry fees for this park
Metro Region: Triad, NC
Park Management: State

Printed Materials
Hanging Rock Map    

BBQ Grill   Benches   Biking-Road   Boat Rental Canoe/Kayak   Camping: Tents   Fishing   Nature Reserve   Open Space   Parking   Pond/Stream/Lake   Ranger Station   Restrooms   Rock Climbing / Rock Climbing Wall   Scenic Views   Shelter/Pavillion   Showers / Locker Room   Swimming-Nature   Trails, Natural Surface   Water Fountain   Wildlife Viewing   

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