Join a Ranger for a short hike and a program on animals in and around Hanging Rock State Park.
Hanging Rock State Park
Join a Ranger for an interactive hike and presentation on our hemlock trees and the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid. We'll talk about trees in general, hemlocks more specifically, and the insect adversary that is affecting our hemlock population.
Join a Park Ranger for a short, informative hike from the Visitor Center to the Lake Bath House. We'll discuss the history of the Civilian Conservation Corps in the park and see first-hand impacts of their important work. Pictures and artifacts will be on-hand as well. Approximate length of program is 45 minutes. In case of inclement weather, program will be held in the Visitor Center Audit
Join a Park Ranger for a short, nighttime hike in the friendly woods of Hanging Rock State Park. We will discuss nocturnal animals and play a few games. Program is appropriate for all ages. Please dress for the weather.
Start the New Year off right with Hanging Rock State Park’s annual 1st Day Hike 2019! We will not only be celebrating the coming of a New Year but also the grand opening of the Ruben Mountain Trail! The hike will begin from the Lake Bathhouse, continue around the lake, through the valley between Moore’s Knob and Cook’s Wall, towards Huckleberry Ridge and then completely around the NEW Ruben M
The campground wash houses are closed for the winter months. A pit toilet and water spigot are centrally located in the family campground.
Hanging Rock State Park is currently accepting donations for nonperishable items and toys for those in need in Stokes County. Stop by the park's visitor center to donate today!
Anthony Miller artwork will be on display in the Jayebird Gallery every day in November and December from 9:00 a.m. until 4:45 p.m. Jayebird Gallery physical address is 1005 Visitor Center Dr. Walnut Cove, NC. If you'd like to purchase one of the artworks, information on how to do so will be posted in the gallery.
A park expansion master plan is complete for the 750 acres of land that the State of North Carolina acquired north of Hanging Rock State Park.
Join a park ranger for a short hike to the lake bathhouse and learn about how Hanging Rock State Park was founded in the 1930s in the midst of the Great Depression, and learn about the men who served and sacrificed to give us what we have today. Meet in front of the Visitor's Center at 1:00.