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How To Use A Compass

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Upcoming Events:

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 3:00pm
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 11:00am
Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 8:00pm

How To Use A Compass

Join a Ranger at the picnic area for instruction on how to use a compass for navigation in the event that your cell phone or GPS loses service or your batteries die. The program will last approximately 45 minutes.  

Date of Event: 
Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 2:00pm
Start Location: 
Picnic Area

Stone Mountain State Park

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

Park Hours:

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.