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Upcoming Events:

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 11:00am
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 11:00am
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 11:00am
Indian Creek Trail Closure 4/22 - 4/24   

The Window Falls / Indian Creek Trail beginning from the picnic area at the Visitor's Center will be closed from 4/22 - 4/24 due to trail maintenance and rehabilitation.  Visitors will be able to hike the trail beginning from the Dan River Access if they desire, but will not be permitted to do so from the picnic area.  Please contact the park for more information.

 Last updated on: Monday, April 22, 2019

Climbing Access' North End...   

The seasonal wildlife closure of Moore's Wall's North End is now in effect, due to peregrine falcon monitoring and potential activity.  The closure will run through 08/31/2019, but may open earlier depending on peregrine activity.  Climbing,bouldering, and hiking by park visitors beyond the North End trail point along the Moore's Wall access will be prohibited during the closure.

NOTE: This closure does not affect the Moore's Wall Loop Trail itself or access to the observation tower by hikers within the park.

 Last updated on: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Spring Boat Rentals Begin April 20   

Rowboat and canoe rentals will be available at the park lake beginning on April 20.  The concession will be open on weekends only during the spring at the Refreshment Stand from 10am - 4:30pm.  The swimming area will remain closed until May 25th, when it opens daily for the summer season.

 Last updated on: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Reservable Facilities

Check the reservations website for availability and prices. 

In addition to campsites and cabins, you can reserve the following facilities at this park:

Picnic Shelters

Unreserved picnic shelters are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. However, the shelters are very popular, so reservations are strongly suggested.

Picnic Shelter #1, located above the lake parking area, has two fireplaces and grills. It accommodates up to 96 people. Drinking water and restrooms are nearby. This shelter is not handicap accessible.

Picnic Shelter #2, located at the lower picnic area off Window Falls Trail accessed from Visitor Center Drive, has one fireplace and grill. It accommodates up to 24 people. Drinking water and restrooms are nearby. This shelter is not handicap accessible.

Picnic Shelter #3, located at the lower picnic area off Window Falls Trail accessed from Visitor Center Drive, has one fireplace and grill. It accommodates up to 64 people. Drinking water and restrooms are nearby. This shelter is not handicap accessible.

Picnic Shelter #4, located right beside the lake parking area, has one grill and a water spigot. It accomodates up to 80 people. Restrooms are nearby. This shelter is ADA accessible and features accessible tables.

Auditorium

The auditorium accommodates 35 people and has video projection equipment. Water fountains and restrooms are nearby. No Wi-Fi. Reservations are required. $103/half day, $178/full day. Please call the park for more information.

Classroom

The classroom accommodates 12 people and has a sink and adjoining deck overlooking Moore’s Knob. Water fountains and restrooms are nearby. No wifi. Portable screen and projector are available. Reservations are required. $85/half day, $160/full day. Please call the park for more information.


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