Due to a break in the main water line, the restrooms are currently closed at Hanging Rock State Park. Drinking water is also unavailable. Portable toilets are located in the parking lots at the Visitor Center and at the Lake, but we highly advise visitors to bring plenty of drinking water with them until we can complete repairs. This message will be removed when the water is restored.Posted on: Friday, June 22, 2018
The lakefront swimming area, boating and refreshment stand at Hanging Rock State Park will be open from Saturday, May 26 until Memorial Day, Monday, May 28. It will then close and reopen on Friday, June 1, and be open daily throughout the summer. Hours of operation are from 10am - 5:45pm (Mondays 11am - 5:45pm).
Please contact the park for more information.Posted on: Sunday, May 27, 2018
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
From Walnut Cove, NC take Hwy. 89 west to Danbury. Turn left at the hospital on Hanging Rock Park Road 1.5 miles to the park.
From Winston-Salem, NC take Hwy 8 north to Danbury. Turn left at the hospital on Hanging Rock Park Road 1.5 miles to the park.
From King, NC take Hwy 66 north to Moore Springs Rd. Turn right on Moore Springs then right on Hanging Rock Park Road at the park entrance,
From Stuart, VA take Hwy 8 south to Danbury. Turn right at the hospital on Hanging Rock Park Road 1.5 miles to the park.
Parking Lot Locations
Group camp parking lot
2056 Hanging Rock Park Rd. Westfield, NC 27053
2847 Hanging Rock Park Rd. Westfield, NC 27053
2700 Hanging Rock Park Rd. Westfield, NC 27053
Lower Cascades parking lot
2143 Hall Rd. Westfield, NC 27053
Dan River Access parking lot/riverbluffs trailhead
1258 Flinchum Rd. Danbury, NC 27016
Torys Den parking lot
1185 Charlie Young Rd. Westfield, NC 27053
Climbing Access parking lot
1035 Climbing Access Dr. Westfield, NC 27053
Mountain Bike Trails parking lot
2617 Moore’s Springs Rd. Westfield NC 27053
Get directions from Google.
Hanging Rock State Park
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