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Hanging Rock State Park

1790 Hanging Rock Park Rd., Danbury, NC 27699
+1 919-733-4181
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One of the nicest state parks in NC!

Our family just spent 3 days at the part and absolutely love it! We rented a cabin, which was very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve N Sharon B
My favorite state park so far

Loved this state park. We have hiked at 5 or so in NC so far, and this is my favorite. Waterfall... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beverly S
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1790 Hanging Rock Park Rd., Danbury, NC 27699
+1 919-733-4181

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family just spent 3 days at the part and absolutely love it! We rented a cabin, which was very nice and made our stay very comfortable. We hiked several of the trails up to hanging rock and to some beautiful waterfalls and kayaked on...More

Thank Steve N Sharon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this state park. We have hiked at 5 or so in NC so far, and this is my favorite. Waterfall and mountain views. Kid friendly. Picnic options. 3 year old and 11 year old did great.

1  Thank Beverly S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hanging rock state park is huge with tons of trails to follow along. the view from hanging rock is beautiful. The hike itself, is so much fun. We wish we had more time to do moore's knob, which is higher in elevation. The park...More

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took all my kids, ages 4-18 to Hanging Rock State Park to hike and fish. HRSP is great fun for all ages

Thank balld31
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So far I have hiked several trails here with my hiking group and this Park never ceases to amaze me. There are five waterfalls, a rock garden, a den (Tory's Den), a gigantic parking lot, and a wonderful nature center to behold. There are spectacular...More

1  Thank CarolinasGal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very well maintained park. We took the kids for a picnic. The picnic areas have grills to cook on. There are several large covered picnic areas available. We took the trails to see the two waterfalls. There is access to get into the water. It...More

Thank ChristyLouJohnson
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I hike here often. The park is well run. The staff & facilities are an example for others to follow. The diversity of this park means everyone can experience & enjoy the beauty of nature no matter what their abilities or interests.

1  Thank 178otisd
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Well maintained and marked trails (many choices-will have to return!), beautiful views. Lake and swimming area look beautiful.

1  Thank Kathy F
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Took a spontaneous solo trip to Hanging Rock to kill a few hours while my daughter had her interview and portfolio presentation for admission into UNCSA. Planned to do just a few of the easy trails but park ranger talked me into doing the hanging...More

1  Thank txshadow
Reviewed 16 March 2017

An awesome place to go in the summer. I can't walk the trails because I'm on oxygen, but I love going up to see the different artist that hang their pictures in the info station. The farmers market they have started having every summer is...More

3  Thank Judy F
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Erika J
Does anyone know how much it cost to go hiking?
19 April 2017|
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Response from Judy F | Reviewed this property |
It's free! Just be careful!
Luana H
Are the waterfalls/trails accessible with a jogging stroller?
26 October 2016|
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Response from traysea77 | Reviewed this property |
no. I would advise against it. the trails are steep in some areas with lots of roots. if you have a little one, I'd suggest using a wearable baby carrier.
Does anybody know typically how much does it cost to rent a cabin in hanging rock state park?
18 October 2016|
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Response from Han Z |
Two nights are the minimal. Recent price (Dec 2016, at holiday) is 85/night, plus reservation fee and tax is 188 for two nights. Cancellation 14 days before will you loss $6 reservation fee only but no cancel is allowed... More