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Hanging Rock State Park

Hike to Tory's Den

Hanging Rock State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 10/27/2018 - 2:00pm

Join a park ranger at the Tory’s Den parking lot for a short (0.3 mi) hike to the cave.  We will discuss how the area was used as a Loyalist hideout during the American Revolution and learn a bit of interesting local history.
 

Fall Foliage Hike

Hanging Rock State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 10/28/2018 - 2:00pm

Join a ranger at the Lake Bathhouse for a 1.0 mile round trip hike around the park lake. We will observe the fall foliage and identify the common trees found here at Hanging Rock, talk about park history, and anything else we see along the way. Wear hiking shoes, and please no dogs at program.

Discovery Table

Hanging Rock State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 09/30/2018 - 10:00am

An Environmental Educator will share several of nature’s marvels in a display table.  Take a close look at a mounted owl, the tiny skeleton of a bat, and lots of bugs!
 

Leave it to Beaver

Hanging Rock State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 09/29/2018 - 10:00am

Learn about the true engineer of home-building and an expert in close family ties.  Feel its lustrous fur, examine its skull, and discover the abilities of this aquatic genius. 
 

Walk on the Wildside

Hanging Rock State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 09/23/2018 - 10:00am

Join an Environmental Educator and learn to identify the signs that wild animals have walked our trails.  Match tracks and scat to the furs of these park residents.
 

On The Trail Theatre, featuring Shared Radiance performing Shakespeare's "As You Like It"

Hanging Rock State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 10/13/2018 - 4:00pm

Stay tuned for more information about this event.         Stokes County Arts Council is sponsoring "On The Trail Theatre" featuring the actors of Shared Radiance who will be performing Shakespeare's "As You Like It". This performance will take place along the trail as a moving/hiking show. The audience will hike along with the actors who will be doing Shakespeare with a 1960s twist.

Owls of the Park

Hanging Rock State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 3:00pm

Did you know that there are three species of owls found in the park? Come learn some interesting facts about these nocturnal hunters, debunk some myths and see some mounted examples of each species. A Ranger will be at the Visitor Center between 3-4pm to answer questions.

Skins and Skulls Display

Hanging Rock State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 09/30/2018 - 3:00pm

A ranger will have a table set up at the Visitor Center from 3:00 - 3:45 displaying the skins and skulls of some of Hanging Rock's furry native denizens.  Stop by to talk and have a look!