The North End of Moore's Wall at Hanging Rock State Park is closed to rock climbing due to nesting peregrine falcons in the area. Only the North End is affected by this closure -- other parts of the wall and the boulder field remain open. Please contact the park for more information.Posted on: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 8:27am
The lakefront swimming area at Hanging Rock State Park will open for the season on Saturday, May 26. Boat rentals are available at the lake area on weekends only until then. Please contact the park for more information.Posted on: Friday, May 11, 2018 - 2:16pm
Each of North Carolina’s state parks has special events during the year and news about facilities, trails, staff and park supporters. And, visitors are frequently finding new ways to explore a park’s unique cultural and natural resources. Check these pages to keep abreast of the news at your favorite parks.
Hanging Rock State Park
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