The park gate closes and is locked at night. Access in or out is not permitted during closed hours. Park staff will provide information for after-hours emergency response. Gate closing hours change with the seasons. Park hours are:
November - February: 8 AM - 6 PM
March, April, September and October: 8 AM - 8 PM
May - August: 9 AM - 9 PM
Quiet hours are 10 PM to 7 AM.
Bring your own linens and towels.
A cabin brochure and list of cabin contents is available on the North Carolina State Parks website or from the Hanging Rock office.
Vehicles must be parked in the cabin parking spaces. Maximum 2 vehicles per cabin. Extra vehicles will be issued a parking permit and may be parked at the Visitor Center.
All food and food containers should be locked inside the cabin and not left outside when unattended.
Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 10:00 AM. Check-in is at the Visitor Center. Should the Visitor Center be closed, check-in instructions will be posted on the door.
Alcoholic beverages, firearms (including fireworks) and other weapons are prohibited. Concealed weapons are allowed with a valid permit.
Assisting animals are only allowed in ADA accessible cabins. All other animals are prohibited in cabins and the cabin vicinity.
Cutting or damaging live trees, shrubs and other plants is prohibited.
Unlicensed vehicles, motorcycles, golf carts, ATV's and mini0bikes are prohibited with the exception of mobility-aid devices used by a mobility-impaired person.