Hanging Rock State Park, NC

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Hanging Rock has trails to waterfalls and rock outcrops overlooking mountains and the piedmont. There are 18 miles of hiking trails and access to horse trails. Swimming and boating is available on the lake in season. Fishing is available year round on the lake and Dan River. Access to ...

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Description

Hanging Rock has trails to waterfalls and rock outcrops overlooking mountains and the piedmont. There are 18 miles of hiking trails and access to horse trails. Swimming and boating is available on the lake in season. Fishing is available year round on the lake and Dan River. Access to Dan River for boating and tubing is nearby. Other outdoor recreation opportuities surround the park in Stokes County. Old Salem, Pilot Mountain State Park, and the Blue Ridge Parkway are less than an hour's drive.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Amphitheater
  • Bath House
  • Boating, Canoes & Rowboats, Seasonal rental
  • Comfort Station
  • Exhibits, Nature & History
  • Fire Ring W/Grill
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Gift/Souvenir Shop
  • Hiking Trail
  • Indoor & Outdoor Sinks
  • Information Center
  • Lifeguards
  • Meeting Space
  • Nature Trails
  • Nearby Drinking Water
  • Parking
  • Picnic Table
  • Picnic Tables
  • Pit Toilets
  • Recycling Station
  • Retail, seasonal concessions
  • Scenic Overlooks
  • Shelters
  • Swimming - Lake (seasonal)
  • Telephone, pay
  • Trails, Horse
  • Trash
  • Trash Receptacles
  • Warm Showers
  • Water Drinking
  • Waterfall
Within 10 Miles
  • Art Gallery
  • Canoeing
  • Cash Machine/Atm
  • Emergency Services
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Golf
  • Groceries
  • Horse Stalls
  • Hospital
  • Kayaking
  • Propane
  • Restaurant
  • Retail, Bait and Tackle
  • Retail, Camping Supplies
  • Retail, Recreational Supplies
  • Seasonal Festivals
  • Trails, Mountain Bike
  • Tubing
  • Zip Lines
Alerts and Important Information

The park gate locks at night. There is no provision for arrival or leaving during closed hours. Emergency information is provided at registration. The park gate opens at 8 A.M. and closes:
May - August: 9 P.M.
March - April & September - October: 8 P.M.
November - February: 6 P.M.

Check-in is at the campgrounds for campers or visitor center for cabins. Check-in time is 4 P.M. Early check-in is allowed if the campsite is vacated or if cabin cleaning is finished.

WINSTON-SALEM

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

Hanging Rock State Park
1790 Hanging Rock Park Road
Danbury  NC  27016

Phone Number:

Information:  (336)593-8480