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Hanging Rock State Park EXPANSION

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Hanging Rock State Park EXPANSION

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 8:22am
Superintendent of Hanging Rock State Park, Robin Riddlebarger and crew

A Park Expansion Master Plan is underway for 750 acres of land that the State of North Carolina acquired north of Hanging Rock State Park.  This plan will create a vision for the newly acquired land.  Please visit the website for more information on the plan and to provide input on the recommendations as they progress.
The URL for the site is: There is also a dedicated email address for comments from the community. That address is:



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