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Run with a Ranger

Wolf Rock at Hanging Rock State Park

Run with a Ranger

Join a Ranger for a “strenuous, but fun uphill run.”  This will be a 3.7-mile round-trip route with an elevation gain of 500 feet.  The run will start at the Group Camp parking area and will follow the main park road up to the Lake Bathhouse.  It will continue by following the main road down and around the Visitor Center parking area.  You will finish by following the main road down to the Group Camp parking area.  Be sure to wear bright colored clothing and hydrate in advance.

Date of Event: 
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Start Location: 
Group Camp Parking Area

Hanging Rock State Park

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

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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