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Stone Mountain State Park Primitive Backpack sites E and F are closed due to past storm damage.  These sites are located on the Widow's Creek Trail.
We appreciate your patience as we try to get this reopened for your enjoyment.

 Posted on: Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Events and Programs

Stone Mountain State Park offers a variety of learning opportunities for all ages. Typically led by park rangers, these interpretive programs allow the public to gain perspective into what makes North Carolina state parks naturally wonderful. ​

Most of the events are free, though some require pre-registration. All give park visitors deeper insight into the natural world. Call the park office for more information.


Meet a ranger for a one mile out-and-back hike to the 200 foot Stone Mountain Falls. Geology of the area will be discussed on the way.

Date of Event:
Sat, 06/23/2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Upper Trail Head Parking Area

Join a Ranger at the visitor center for a discussion about some of the common fishing knots used to tie fishing line to the reel, attach pieces of monofilament, and to tie lures or flies onto your line.  The program will last approximately thirty minutes.

Date of Event:
Sat, 06/23/2018 - 4:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Join a ranger at the Visitor Center for some State Park Trivia.

Date of Event:
Sun, 06/24/2018 - 11:00am
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Join a ranger near the B-Loop Washouse for some fun with sidewalk chalk.

Date of Event:
Sat, 06/30/2018 - 11:00am
Start Location:
B Loop Washhouse in the Family Campground

Bring your kids and meet a ranger for a program on what lives underwater in our mountain streams. Bring clothes and shoes that you can get wet. Weather permitting.

Date of Event:
Sat, 06/30/2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Bridge beside site #55 in the B Loop of the Family Campground

Stone Mountain State Park

3042 Frank Parkway
Roaring GapNC 28668
Phone336-957-8185 / Reservations 1-877-722-6762
Latitude: 36.387300
Longitude: -81.027300

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November - February: 7am - 6pm
March, April, September & October: 7am - 8pm
May - August: 7am - 9pm
Closed Christmas Day

Family & Group Campgrounds remain open after hours via the Royal Camp Ln Road.

Park Office
8am - 5pm daily, except closed weekends December - February.
Closed state holidays.

Year-round, from 7am until park closes.

Picnic Shelter
Shelters close 30 minutes before park closes.

Exhibit and Historic Site
Exhibits: open during park office hours.
Homestead site: open weekends, May through October. Visitors are welcome to walk the homestead site grounds when the site is not open.
Garden Creek Baptist Church historic site: services are held at 9am every Sunday, May - October and first Sunday, November - April. Visitors are welcome to walk the church grounds when the church is closed.