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Wolf Rock at Hanging Rock State Park

Upcoming Events:

Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 11:00am
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 10:00am
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 7:30pm
Swimming Area Closed / Fall Boat Rentals   

The lake swimming area is closed for the season.  Rowboat and canoe rentals will be available at the refreshment stand at the lake on weekends only until October 20.  Please contact the park for more information.

 Last updated on: Monday, September 9, 2019

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1790 Hanging Rock Park Road
Danbury, NC 27016

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

 

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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