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Hanging Rock State Park

1790 Hanging Rock Park Rd, Danbury, NC 27016-7417
+1 919-733-4181
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One of NC's Best Kept Secrets

Our family has spent at least a week here every year for the past ten years, and we never get bored... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Zemo T
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Indian Creek Trail one way 3.6 miles with shuttle to Flinchum Rd.

We thought this was going to be our "easy" hike day. LOL We drove the shuttle and left a car in... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
fthikerFl
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Waterfalls, Hidden Falls, Window Falls, Dan Post, Hiking, Trails, pet friendly, mountain, hanging Rock formation
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“cascade falls” (10 reviews)
“hiking trails” (24 reviews)
“day trip” (22 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
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1790 Hanging Rock Park Rd, Danbury, NC 27016-7417
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+1 919-733-4181
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family has spent at least a week here every year for the past ten years, and we never get bored of this beautiful treasure of a state park. The absolute highlight, for us, is the 5 Peaks Hike -- where else can you get...More

4  Thank Zemo T
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

We thought this was going to be our "easy" hike day. LOL We drove the shuttle and left a car in the parking area off of Flinchum Rd. and came back to start our hike from the parking area at the Visitors Center. We hiked...More

2  Thank fthikerFl
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

This park really exceeded expectations. We were in the area while on a road trip and had a day to kill. Weather was gorgeous but not too hot. We decided to hike up to hanging rock, about 2.6 miles round trip. The park ranger recommended...More

2  Thank emma b
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

My family and I just came back from hiking at this park. I have 7 and 12 year old girls. We decided in the Indian trail first and it was awesome. The trail wasn`t very long, maybe 3/4 mile or a tad over. There were...More

Thank Milton R
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Well used Park. Stopped by visitors center and the person working was very helpful and knowledgeable about the park. Well maintained. Has a lake, waterfalls plenty of hiking, camping, and cabins. Spent the day walking to the all the falls. Very relaxing.

Thank Tim R
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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful park. Lots of views from high points. 5 waterfalls! They are not huge waterfalls, but they are beautiful. Lots of hiking trails, many miles of trails though no single really long trail, the longest being 7 miles. Some trails are strenuous...More

1  Thank Bloozy
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

BEAUTIFUL views, gorgeous waterfall, one hell of a hike to get to the top, but so well worth it. This one is not for people with fear of heights or ones who are out of shape (like me!). Long hike up the mountain to the...More

Thank Holly12573
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Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

This is the best state park I have visited in North Carolina. Has great trails, waterfalls and an amazing lake to have a nice dip. There is also a lot of activity around the lake. The view from the Hanging Rock and the trails are...More

Thank Renuka P
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Joe and I went to Hanging Rock today. We saw the following water falls - lower cascades, upper cascades, hidden falls, and window falls today. The park is very nice. Has nice trails. The lady at the visitor center was very nice and answered all...More

1  Thank bettinahavard
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Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

Always a great time visiting hanging rock! This is an amazing park tucked away in beautiful Danbury NC.We enjoy taking picnics to enjoy right after hiking the scenic trails here. Great for any time of the year. Exceptionally beautiful in the fall.There's something for any...More

Thank Miss A
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pfeiffergrad03
March 25, 2018|
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Response from Holly12573 | Reviewed this property |
Where we parked, we didn’t see where you could pull up a camper/trailer. I would call them and ask. I’m sure there’s a place close by. If not, still go!! You won’t regret the views!!!
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klg13
August 25, 2017|
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Response from CarolinasGal | Reviewed this property |
The rock garden trail is good for kids plus it has a waterfall to view as well. Then drive over to the Tory's den parking lot to see the cave and waterfall which is incredible. There is a bit of elevation but kids can... More
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Erika J
April 19, 2017|
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Response from Judy F | Reviewed this property |
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