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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.


Join a ranger at the amphitheater to learn about some of the creatures that call Stone Mountain "home".

Date of Event:
Sat, 08/24/2019 - 9:30am
Start Location:
B-Loop Amphitheater

Join a Ranger at the visitor center for a discussion of black bear including physical abilities, feeding habits, and their populations in the park.  The program will last approximately thirty minutes. 

Date of Event:
Sat, 08/24/2019 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Join a ranger at the Hutchinson Homestead to learn about homesteader games and to build your own “buzz button”.

Date of Event:
Sun, 08/25/2019 - 9:30am
Start Location:
Hutchinson Homestead

Meet a Ranger to learn about some of the bugs in the water and water quality. If you can not walk from your campsite or are not camping, please park at the B loop wash house. Bring water shoes and clothing you can get wet. This program is scheduled as weather permitting.

Date of Event:
Sat, 08/31/2019 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
B Loop - Site 56

This day is set aside to enjoy the traditions of yesterday. The different types of traditions that will be on display are quilting, blacksmithing, looming, fishing lure tying, bee keeping, basket weaving, pottery and many more. While you are here you will also have the opportunity to enjoy bluegrass music. Parking for the event will be at the Upper Trail Head Parking Area. We ask that campers please walk to the Upper Trail Head Parking Area due to limited parking. Participants will be shuttled by bus to the event area.

Date of Event:
Sat, 09/14/2019 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Start Location:
Picnic Area

3042 Frank Parkway
Roaring Gap, NC 28668



Map of North Carolina

GPS: 36.3873, -81.0273


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.