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Wolf Rock at Hanging Rock State Park
Spring Boat Rentals   

Canoe and rowboat rentals will be available on weekends only at the refreshment stand overlooking Hanging Rock Lake beginning on April 15.

The swimming area will be closed until May 27, when it will be open daily throughout the summer.  Please contact the park for more information.

 Posted on: Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 3:23pm
Campground Host Opportunity   

Join us for the 2017 season in one of North Carolina's premeire State Parks!
We are currently looking for Campground Host for the months of May and July!
Our campground consists of 73 campsites and 2 bathhouses. 
Duties include registering campers, selling firewood, cleaning up campsites, and periodically checking on campground bathrooms.

Please call the park office at (336) 593-8480 and ask for Ranger Sam, or email me at

 Posted on: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 9:33am
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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