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Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area

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Address: 3451 Rocky Face Church Road, Hiddenite, NC 28636
Phone Number: 8286321093
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Activities: Hiking, Parasailing, Biking, Hang-gliding
Description: Home to unusual cacti plants, this site offers a multitude of outdoor...
Home to unusual cacti plants, this site offers a multitude of outdoor activities from hiking and biking to hang-gliding and parasailing.
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Terrific Climbing and Hiking Location

I've climbed at the park a half dozen times. I'm very impressed by the planning and development work that went into creating this wonderful resource. Best location I've ever... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I've climbed at the park a half dozen times. I'm very impressed by the planning and development work that went into creating this wonderful resource. Best location I've ever seen for introducing kids to climbing! And a special thanks to the great staff! They're so welcoming and helpful! BTW. Dominos Pizza in Taylorsville will deliver to the park. Awesome!

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My wife and I were in Charlotte and looked up best mountain hikes around Charlotte knowing we would have to drive an hour North or west to reach. We have spent a lot of time west of Charlotte so we were very excited this on came up It's a little over an hour away but easy to get to just... More 

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

You will enjoy a lovely drive through a rural landscape on the way to Rocky Face Mountain Park, then you will enjoy a breathtaking rocky face that seems to spring out of no where. Lots of zig zag trails take you to stunning overlooks. The well maintained pavilion has tables, grills and restrooms but you will need to bring your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area is a a great place to spend the day or weekend. The park has several miles of hiking trails, a paved walking track, a picnic shelter with charcoal grills available.

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Taylorsville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I love Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area! Operated by Alexander County, this park has five miles of moderate to strenuous hiking trails, an ADA accessible walking track, a picnic shelter with restrooms, an overnight campsite, geocaching, and beautiful views from atop the mountain. If your family loves the outdoors, this is a must-do on your list! www.RockyFacePark.com

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Monroe, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I grew up in the area and have visited the Rocky Face mountain many times over the years. We used to climb the cliff in the quarry area long before it became a park. Also in years past it was a great place to target shoot as all the bullets smashed against the rock and just fell to the ground... More 

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Parker, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We were staying in Statesville for the weekend & drove up here for a day hike. The path has some rocks & uneven area that are a little difficult. Overall it was a great hike & the sights were beautiful!

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Taylorsville, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

First visit to walk the trails. Views were spectacular but will be even better this fall. A walking stick would have been helpful; some of the paths were steep and crossed streams (may have been from the recent rains though). Next time, I will take my cell phone (just in case of accidents) and camera. Thanks to the Eagle Scout... More 

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Address: 3451 Rocky Face Church Road, Hiddenite, NC 28636
Phone Number: 8286321093
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hiddenite

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