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One of my all time favorite hiking destinations!

OK, if this is so great, why only 4 out of 5? Because if you hike all the way to the top IT AINT... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Davidson, North Carolina
Nature therapy

This park is great..the scenery is beautiful..the walk to the waterfall will definitely raise your... read more

Reviewed December 4, 2018
Hickory, North Carolina
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This 15,000-acre North Carolina state park offers trout fishing, hiking, climbing and scenic waterfalls.
3042 Frank Pkwy, Roaring Gap, NC 28668-9532
+1 336-957-8185
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Reviewed 5 days ago

OK, if this is so great, why only 4 out of 5? Because if you hike all the way to the top IT AINT EASY :) You need to be in pretty good shape. But the hiking is easy the first half so that is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Granicus007
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

This park is great..the scenery is beautiful..the walk to the waterfall will definitely raise your heart rate with all those steps...and the view from the summit is awesome....the only negative that I have is the park ranger there is the worst I’ve ever seen...went into...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kellyg855
Reviewed November 16, 2018

Maountain bike trails look great here but we didnt ride. There is some leveation and watersedge stuff and a fantastic of diferrent grade day hikes. Want some excercise or just a beautiful stroll, this is a great little semi-suburban park. Plenty parking and awesome fauna...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CultjaVultja
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Very well maintained park, with clear trail markings, ample parking and great views of the waterfalls.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Chuck F
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We picked this park due to its proximity to the Parkway and it is about halfway in the middle. We wanted to enjoy autumn in the mountains. This is the third time we have been in the North Carolina mountains and really do enjoy it....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gargoyle158
Reviewed October 9, 2018

The visitor center is at second floor. There is not much to see. We got the park map and went on to lower trail parking lot and walked the Stone Mountain Loop trail. It was quiet and full of fresh air. Then we hiked to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank doublewoodscj
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Great place to go if you like outdoors. Several of the negative reviewers on here did not even know that this is not the Stone Mountain in Georgia (which is private and not a state park) and they were making negative comments about that location....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank savetellico
Reviewed October 6, 2018

I've been here several times and have found things to enjoy about every trail The hike to see the falls is over 400 vertical stairs, A way to avoid this is take the Stone Mountain Loop to the bottom of the falls and just make...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank funtobhad
Reviewed September 29, 2018

We hiked to both the Stone Mountain falls and the Widows Creek falls. The hike to Stone Mountain falls started out nice and wide. Once at the falls, the trail went down some rock that was a little slick in the wet weather. Then there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank wirttravelers
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

The walk to the first waterfall was considered moderate...but there were so many steps to get to the bottom. It was very strenuous to get back up. It was worth it but very tough to get back. I was sad to see trash here and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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John C
July 17, 2015|
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Response from hollyjolly77 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous response. I am unaware of a lodge or cabins at Stone Mountain also.
Jonathan A
April 11, 2015|
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Response from Heidi B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - just hiked but definitely worth the visit.