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Statewide Star Party

Wolf Rock at Hanging Rock State Park
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Statewide Star Party

Join the Piedmont Astronomy Club and Hanging Rock State Park for a night of star gazing and kid friendly activities Celebrating the NC Statewide Star Party!  We welcome the general public, but anyone who is not a camper or cabin guest must leave the park by 9:00 pm when the gate closes.

Date of Event: 
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Start Location: 
Visitor Center

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