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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.

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.


Come celebrate the NC Science Festival by joining a park ranger at the hisitoric 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

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