Tracks in the Sand is a self-guided trail with educational brochures available at the trailhead display. The route is marked with directional arrows and leads to the Roanoke Sound.
Fun hikes for kids
Kids in Parks is a nation-wide network of family-friendly outdoor adventures called TRACK Trails. Each TRACK Trail features self-guided brochures and signs that turn your visit into a fun and exciting outdoors experience. Best of all, you can earn PRIZES for tracking your adventures!
Find a TRACK Trail in North Carolina State Parks below, or search all of North Carolina on the Kids in Parks website.
The trail gives alternate hiking opportunities for both the Pinnacle and Fern trails.
The Hanging Rock State Park TRACK Trail adventures are for use on the park’s Upper Cascades Trail. The trail to the Rock Garden is a paved 0.1 mile walk (0.2 miles round-trip).