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Stone Mountain State Park

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Address: 3042 Frank Pkwy, Roaring Gap, NC
Phone Number: 336-957-8185
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Activities: Fishing, Hiking
Description: This 15,000-acre North Carolina state park offers trout fishing, hiking...
This 15,000-acre North Carolina state park offers trout fishing, hiking, climbing and scenic waterfalls.
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If you're in the Atlanta area, this is a must see geological and artistic phenom. If you have the time, hike up the mountain. If not, the gondola is a quick zip to the top.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

If you're in the Atlanta area, this is a must see geological and artistic phenom. If you have the time, hike up the mountain. If not, the gondola is a quick zip to the top.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

My family and I have camped here three times so far. This is a great place to camp and the sites are clean. During one trip, we hiked the falls trail. This last trip, we hiked to the summit. It was a bit of a strenuous hike, but the views were well worth it. Next time, we hope to hike... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

If you have to take any trail I would suggest the one that leads to the summit, it will not disappoint, there's plenty of rocks to climb on or view if your adventurous!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This park is off the beaten path but worth every minute of the time to get there. The trails are always in perfect shape and they are challenging but not impossible for people of all ages. The sites – between the summit of Stone Mountain and the 200-foot waterfall – are incredible and all of the trails are worthy of... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

Loved this park, from the helpful ranger in the visitors center to the rushing rivers throughout. Didn't have time to hike but will definitely be back.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We had never stayed at this park before, only hiked. This past week we stayed 3 nights in an RV. This park had probably the best facilities of any state park we have ever stayed in (this includes NC, SC, GA, FL). Everything is paved, each site has a large pad for a tent and fire ring, and new water... More 

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Creedmoor, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I camped here with friends from church and had a great time! The hike was great with wonderful views. The trail was challenging but we all managed with no problems. Just pace yourself and stop to rest if needed and you will be fine. I am going back this spring and taking my son. If you like to hike this... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

We went early in the morning during the winter but it was still a great hike. We did the stone creek trail- I think that's what it was called. We saw a waterfall and followed it all the way down and continued following the creek. We ended up hiking a good 2.5 out and 2.5 back. We passed by the... More 

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North Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

My wife and I traveled to this park after reading about it on other camping blogs. It is so popular that we had to make reservations 6 months in advance. We stayed for 7 days, arriving and leaving on a Sunday. We were hauling our camper, so we picked our route carefully as the roads get narrow and twisty the... More 

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This place has it all - great hiking trails and beautiful scenery. Hiked 7 miles - saw 3 waterfalls climbed rocks to face of Stone Mtn.

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