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Upper Cascades Trail

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Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 11:00am
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 8:15am
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 11:00am

Upper Cascades Trail

Upper Cascades Trail at Hanging Rock State Park

The Hanging Rock State Park TRACK Trail adventures are for use on the park’s Upper Cascades Trail. The trail to the Rock Garden is a paved 0.1 mile walk (0.2 miles round-trip). The trail to the Upper Cascade Falls is a 0.2 mile walk (0.4 miles round-trip) on crushed rock. The entire TRACK Trail is 0.6 miles round-trip.

Trail Length: 
0.30 miles
Trail Type: 
one way
Trail Difficulty: 
Trail Use: 
Discovery/Interpretive Trail
Trail Surface: 
natural surface

1790 Hanging Rock Park Road
Danbury, NC 27016



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GPS: 36.411906, -80.254120


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