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North End of Moore's Wall Climbing Closure   

The North End of Moore's Wall at Hanging Rock State Park is closed to rock climbing due to nesting peregrine falcons in the area.  Only the North End is affected by this closure -- other parts of the wall and the boulder field remain open.  Please contact the park for more information.

 Posted on: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 8:27am
Swimming Area Opens May 26   

The lakefront swimming area at Hanging Rock State Park will open for the season on Saturday, May 26.  Boat rentals are available at the lake area on weekends only until then.  Please contact the park for more information.

 Posted on: Friday, May 11, 2018 - 2:16pm

IMPORTANT: Not all campsites have identical amenities. Read the campsite information on the reservations website to preview photos of campsites; check availability and fees; and find out whether a specific site is handicap accessible; has access to water, showers, or restrooms; has electric hookup; and other important information.

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Tent and Trailer Camping

The tent and trailer campgrounds offer two one-way loops that lead to 73 campsites. One site is wheelchair accessible. Each campsite has a picnic table, grill and tent pad accommodating up to six people and two tents. Drinking water and bathhouses with utility sinks and hot showers are nearby. The bathhouses are closed December 1 – March 15 when a pit toilet is available. Sites not reserved are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Recreational vehicle hookups and dump stations are not provided.

Group camping

Five campsites located near the entry gate offer a primitive, wilderness camping experience for groups of six to 16. Each group site has picnic tables and a fire circle. Accessible vault toilets and drinking water are nearby. Reservations are required.


Cabins are available year round except December 24 and 25. Reservations are required. Each has a bathroom, living room, kitchen with dining space and two bedrooms. Each accommodates up to six people. You must bring your own linens.

Smoking is not permitted in the cabins. Two of the cabins are ADA accessible. Animals are not allowed in the cabins or cabin area with the exception of service animals.

Read more and see photos in the Hanging Rock State Park Cabin Brochure


Hanging Rock State Park

1790 Hanging Rock Park Road
DanburyNC 27016
Latitude: 36.411906
Longitude: -80.254120

Park Hours:

December, January, February: 7am - 7pm
March, April: 7am - 9pm
May, June, July, August, September: 7am - 10pm
October: 7am - 9pm
November: 7am - 8pm

Camping and cabin guests must arrive prior to the closing hour, after which the park gate is closed for the night.

The park is closed Christmas Day.

(Summer months only. Hours may vary slightly due to staff availability. Diving platform may be closed due to staffing, please inquire with staff for hours)
Monday: 11am - 5:45pm
Tuesday - Sunday: 10am - 5:45pm
(Fee charged for all swimmers. Free swim from 5-5:45 pm)

Boat Rentals and Concession Stand
Weekends only in spring and fall (10am - 5:30pm)
Daily during summer months

Park Visitor Center
9am - 4:45pm daily