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Horse Trail Closed June 24-28, 2019   

The Stone Mountain State Park horse trail and parking lot will be closed to guest on June 24, 2019 through June 28, 2019.  There is a planned stream restoration project being conducted during this time and maichines with personnel will need this area for staging.  We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause for our equestrian guest.  We anticipate this area to be re-opened for our guest on June 29, 2019 for your enjoyment.

 Last updated on: Friday, May 31, 2019

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 visitor center for a workshop demonstrating the process of building a tapered fly fishing leader and a discussion about the advantages and disadvantages of buying tapered leaders versus building your own. The program will last approximately 45 minutes

Date of Event:
Sat, 06/22/2019 - 1:30pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Join a Ranger at the visitor center for a tutorial on how to tie various fishing knots.  The program will last approximately forty five minutes.

Date of Event:
Sun, 06/23/2019 - 1:30pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

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, 06/29/2019 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
B Loop - Site 56

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:
Sun, 06/30/2019 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
B Loop - Site 56

 
Join members of the Forsyth Astronomy Club for a look at the night sky. Begins at dark in the Family Campground. Meet in the field between campsites 33 and 34. We ask that you please use grass walkway between campsites 33 and 34 and not walk through visitors campsites. Weather Permitting.
 

Date of Event:
Sat, 10/05/2019 - 7:45pm
Start Location:
Field between campsites 33 and 34 in the A Loop of the Family Campground.

3042 Frank Parkway
Roaring Gap, NC 28668

336-957-8185
stone.mountain@ncparks.gov

 

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.

Fishing
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.