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Upcoming Events:

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 11:00am
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 11:00am
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 11:00am
Indian Creek Trail Closure 4/22 - 4/24   

The Window Falls / Indian Creek Trail beginning from the picnic area at the Visitor's Center will be closed from 4/22 - 4/24 due to trail maintenance and rehabilitation.  Visitors will be able to hike the trail beginning from the Dan River Access if they desire, but will not be permitted to do so from the picnic area.  Please contact the park for more information.

 Last updated on: Monday, April 22, 2019

Climbing Access' North End...   

The seasonal wildlife closure of Moore's Wall's North End is now in effect, due to peregrine falcon monitoring and potential activity.  The closure will run through 08/31/2019, but may open earlier depending on peregrine activity.  Climbing,bouldering, and hiking by park visitors beyond the North End trail point along the Moore's Wall access will be prohibited during the closure.

NOTE: This closure does not affect the Moore's Wall Loop Trail itself or access to the observation tower by hikers within the park.

 Last updated on: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Spring Boat Rentals Begin April 20   

Rowboat and canoe rentals will be available at the park lake beginning on April 20.  The concession will be open on weekends only during the spring at the Refreshment Stand from 10am - 4:30pm.  The swimming area will remain closed until May 25th, when it opens daily for the summer season.

 Last updated on: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Directions

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

Bathhouse/swim area
2847 Hanging Rock Park Rd. Westfield, NC 27053

Fishing Pier
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

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1790 Hanging Rock Park Road
Danbury, NC 27016

336-593-8480
hanging.rock@ncparks.gov

 

Map of North Carolina

GPS: 36.411906, -80.254120

 

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.

Swimming
(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