As you will read from others reviews, there is a steep hill up from one parking lot that you can choose to climb (you still have to pay to park here--otherwise, there is limited beach parking). We did climb it and it was fine--but my husband has had some back issues in the past and the steepness of the hill caused a flareup so we, unfortunately, couldn't stay as long as we wanted. I was only able to hike the Guy Fleming trail (easy trail with great views) and then I walked on to the Visitor's Center while he headed back down to the car. There were restroom facilities at the top and bottom and water available at the top from a fountain (bring your own bottle or they can sell you one). I didn't realize that there was a lodge at the top--looked cute but I didn't check it out. AMAZING VIEWS!!!