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Toxaway River at Gorges State Park. Photo by A. Coburn.
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Contact the park
 

828-966-9099

gorges@ncparks.gov
 

Addresses
 

Visitor center

976 Grassy Ridge Road
Sapphire, NC 28774

GPS: 35.0960, -82.9510

 

Frozen Creek access

Frozen Creek Road
Brevard, NC 28712

GPS: 35.1086, -82.8837
 

Hours
 

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  • December to February:
    7:00am to 7:00pm
     
  • March to April:
    7:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • May to September:
    7:00am to 10:00pm
     
  • October:
    7:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • November
    7:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • December to February:
    7:00am to 6:30pm
     
  • March to April:
    7:00am to 8:30pm
     
  • May to September:
    7:00am to 9:30pm
     
  • October:
    7:00am to 8:30pm
     
  • November
    7:00am to 7:30pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • Open daily:
    9:00am to 5:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

 

 

 

Scheduled events

Gorges State Park offers a variety of learning opportunities for all ages. Typically led by park rangers, these interpretive programs allow the public to gain perspective into what makes North Carolina state parks naturally wonderful. ​

Most of the events are free, though some require pre-registration. All give park visitors deeper insight into the natural world. Call the park office for more information.

 

Spring has arrived, come learn about the different tree species that can be found in the park and learn the ways to identify them. Take part on this guided hike starting at white pines picnic area.  

Date of Event:
Sun, 05/22/2022 - 10:00am
Start Location:
White Pines Picnic Area

Stop by this Ranger-hosted table before your Rainbow/Turtleback Falls hike to learn all about waterfalls and to get the most out of your waterfall hike! Waterfalls can be awe-inspiring when viewed as a whole, but when you take time to learn about the geological, hydrological, and biological processes that make each waterfall unique, you might find you'll see waterfalls with new eyes.

Date of Event:
Sun, 05/22/2022 - 12:00pm
Start Location:
Rainbow Falls Trailhead