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Wolf Rock at Hanging Rock State Park
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Wolf Rock Trail

Wolf Rock at Hanging Rock State Park. Photo by R. Riddlebarger.

The trail begins at the trailhead behind the lake bathhouse, located at 2847 Hanging Rock Park Road. This trail ends at its intersection with Hanging Rock Trail. The trail's surface is gravel, dirt, and rock, and it has some uneven steps. Enjoy unobscured views to the south from atop Wolf Rock, a large outcropping of quartzite.

Trail Location: 
Lake parking lot – 2847 Hanging Rock Park Road
Trail Length: 
1.40 miles
Trail Type: 
one way
Trail Difficulty: 
moderate
Trail Use: 
Hiking
Trail Surface: 
natural surface
gravel
boulders
stairs
Trail Blaze: 
blue triangles

1790 Hanging Rock Park Road
Danbury, NC 27016

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

 

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GPS: 36.411906, -80.254120

 

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