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Friday, January 18, 2019 - 2:00pm
Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 2:00pm
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 2:00pm
Primitive Backpack Sites E & F CLOSED...   

Stone Mountain State Park's primitive backpack sites E and F along Widow's Creek Trail have been closed indefinitely due to damage.  We are working with our trail department to see they can be fixed or relocate them to another location along the trail. We appreciate your patience as we try to evaluate and reconstruct these sites to be reopened for your enjoyment.

 Last updated on: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Horse Bridal Trail Closed   

Stone Mountain State Park has closed the Horse Bridal Trail due to all the recent rainfall and icy weather area has encountered.  We appologize for the inconvenience this may cause.  Once the trail is clear to reopen this message will be removed from the website.

 Last updated on: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Trails

Trail network visits the Stone Mountain summit as well as waterfalls, trout streams, historic homestead and dramatic overlooks. Rugged terrain can offer hiking challenges, and equestrians enjoy a five-mile trail.

 

Black Jack Ridge Trail
Location: Reached from Cedar Rock and Wolf Rock trails.
Description:

The trail follows an old road bed through heavily wooded areas. In the winter, this strenuous hike offers wonderful views of Stone Mountain.

Point of Interest:
Length:
1.50 miles
One-way
Difficulty:
Moderate
Blaze:
white square
Surface: Natural surface
Bridle Loop Trail
Location: Reached from Horse Trail Parking Area
Description:

This trail takes you through a covered wood area where you can see local wildlife and also an old liquor still demolished during prohibition.

Point of Interest:
Length:
2.00 miles
Round Trip
Difficulty:
Moderate
Blaze:
red triangle
Surface: Natural surface
Bridle Out-and-Back Trail
Location: Reached from Horse Trail Parking Area
Description:

This out and back trail takes you through wooded areas were you can see local wildlife, views of the Blue Ridge Mountain escarpment, and local liquor stills demolished during prohibition.

Point of Interest:
Length:
4.00 miles
One-way
Difficulty:
Moderate
Blaze:
red triangle
Surface: Natural surface
Cedar Rock Trail
Location: Available from Stone Mountain Loop Trail.
Description:

This trail takes you to the top of Cedar Rock were you can see the Blue Ridge Mountain escarpment.

Point of Interest:
Length:
1.00 miles
One-way
Difficulty:
Moderate
Blaze:
red circle
Surface: Natural surface
Middle Falls/Lower Falls Trail
Location: Reached from Stone Mountain Loop or Wolf Rock Trails.
Description:

This trail leads hikers a half mile along Big Sandy Creek to Middle Falls and then extends to Lower Falls.

Point of Interest:
Length:
0.50 miles
One-way
Difficulty:
Moderate
Blaze:
blue circle
Surface: Natural surface
Contact:

Stone Mountain State Park

3042 Frank Parkway
Roaring GapNC 28668
Phone336-957-8185 / Reservations 1-877-722-6762
stone.mountain@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 36.387300
Longitude: -81.027300

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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.