State: North Carolina
Address 1: 1790 Hanging Rock Park Road
Open: Open all year
Open all Year: Yes
Number of Sites: 73
Full Hook: Yes
Not far from the cities of the Triad area, off the four-lane highways there’s another North Carolina to be discoveredsheer 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.
Cross Cascade Creek and wind your way up a forested ridge to the family campground where two one-way loops house 73 campsites for tents and trailers. One site is wheelchair accessible. Each campsite has picnic table, grill and tent pad. Drinking water and washhouses with laundry sinks and hot showers are nearby. Recreational vehicle hookups and dump stations are not provided.
Eight campsites located near the entry gate offer a wilderness camping experience for organized groups at a modest fee. Each site has picnic tables and a fire circle. Pit toilets and water are located nearby. Reservations are required.