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3042 Frank Parkway
Roaring Gap, NC 28668



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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.


Stone Mountain State Park is closed until further notice for all activities within the park gates to limit the spread of COVID-19.

 Last updated on: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Scheduled events

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.


This event has been canceled.

Come celebrate the NC Science Festival by joining a park ranger at the historic Hutchinson Homestead for an informational program on how Stone Mountain was formed. This program will last approximately 30 minutes.

Date of Event:
Sat, 04/18/2020 - 1:30pm
Start Location:
Hutchinson Homestead

This event has been canceled.

Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day by joining a park volunteer for a hike to the base of Stone Mountain Falls.  The hike will start at the lower trailhead parking area at 1:00pm and will be approximately three miles in length.  This hike will feature an excellent view of the face of Stone Mountain, a glance at the Historic Hutchinson Homestead, and a breathtaking view of Stone Mountain Falls from the base of the falls.  Be sure to wear sturdy hiking shoes and dress for the weather.

Date of Event:
Wed, 04/22/2020 - 1:00pm
Start Location:
Lower Trailhead Parking Area